Our garage is like an old comfortable pair of shoes. Well worn, often used, but not well cared for, and not very pretty. The garage is where things get built, tools and motorcycles get stored, and where things that have no place in the house go to die. Oh and everything is covered with...
About: El Granto
El Granto is Kristen's devoted husband. When he's not listening to what she tells him to do he's a motorcycle maniac and an avid beer, whiskey and cigar connoisseur.
Recent Posts by El Granto
A few months back I heard about a new (old) game that's been picking up some popularity and it sounded very interesting. The game is called Kubb and was supposedly invented by the vikings and sounded like a lot of fun so I decided I'd look for a set on the internet. Oh it's over $120 you say......Read More
Hey, I don't know if you've noticed the author name on this post or on the homepage but it's not Kristen. Yeah, I know you don't see the author name of El Granto here a lot. Frankly Kristen's just better at it. But I'm here now and I'm all you've got for today, so you...Read More
You may know of our Printmakers media cabinet build. We love our cabinet. But there was one major design flaw (well not so much a flaw, more of a drawback). If we wanted to watch TV or control the volume on anything in the cabinet we needed to...Read More
As the leaves are turning and the daylight is fading, now its the optimal time to do some fall maintenance around your home. (more…)...Read More
We had an idea to use the Nest as a reoccurring post for a few months. But the simplicity of Nest kind of got in the way of those plans. (more…)...Read More
Last weekend while Kristen was sanding a new project and I had little to do. Sure I could have helped. But why not whip together a quick project while she did all the boring work? I have seen many beer/can carriers on the internet and decided to give it a try myself. I started by measuring a...Read More
I don't typically think of myself as an old man. There's only a few times that I do. One was just the other day when I told a kid (twenty-something) to get-the-f off my garage roof (He was fetching a football. It's a silly expletive filled story). After doing so I felt so old I...Read More
I loves me some cornbread! El Granto here to share with you how to make some of the tastiest cornbread out there. (more…)...Read More
Today marks the start of Toronto Beer Week. From beer tastings, pairings, a homebrewing competition and of course BEER QUEST (which we will be competing in this Sunday!). So as the Storefront Life resident beer drinker and connoisseur and in the spirit of Toronto Beer Week I bring to you... Da--da-dada!Read More