A few weeks ago I blogged about the hockey emergency kit. You know, that stuff you have stashed in your bag or car in case someone breaks/loses/needs something and can’t play. My fabulous readers (that would be y’all) had a couple suggestions via comments and email but the best one came from Phil Simeon of Northern Freeze Hockey. Phil suggested I check out the HockeyTUL, which he said is an extremely nifty thing. Bill from the HockeyTUL was following our conversation on Twitter and offered to send me a couple HockeyTULs to try out. So enough with the backstory. Let’s get down to the testing! Read the rest of this entry »
I suffer from chair envy. As I lug my camp chair out to the field, I’m eyeing everyone’s chairs, noticing the sleek, shiny lightweight aluminum, bulging storage pockets and high denier nylon. Sigh. It’s not healthy but not at all surprising since I used to do the same thing with strollers. My own chair is in good shape so there’s no new chair purchase in my future but I can’t help doing a little shopping around–just in case I accidentally run it over with the car or leave it behind at a field. Besides, a girl can dream, can’t she?
Best bets for your butt
The criteria is that it has to be portable, have a reasonable sitting area and come in at $100 or less. There are a lot of choices out there so here is my scouting report on how to get the best seat in the house. Read the rest of this entry »