Sean's Blog

This is fascinating. 10 years after it opened a restaurant in midtown Manhattan is still full almost every night, but profits keep going down. When they adjust for inflation, food costs, etc... profits are still (as a precentage) way off from where they should be -- especially...
Can you believe school starts in 1 week for some Indy area kids? Back in my day (insert old man cough) we always started the week of the county fair, by god! Also read this thing that said back to school shopping sprees are so passe..that parents spread out their spending. Again...
Lays is doing that "do us a flavor" thing again where they put out 4 new flavors and we pick which one sticks around. Last year they did this with Chicken & Waffles, Sriracha, and Cheesy Garlic Bread chips. Garlic bread won. This year it's yes..cappuccino flavored along with...
I've done a topic throughout this week about the "fattest" thing you've ever done ... inspired by my own story of going through the Rally's drive-thru while on my way to pick up Chinese food. I intended it to be a "funny, amusing, don't beat up on yourself..because I've done it...
We've all done a dumb thing to save money... --maybe buying something just because it's on sale --maybe opening a store credit card just to get the opening discount that day --maybe buying something dumb in bulk (like carrots..I can't eat 5lbs of carrots before they go bad..no...
Stumbled upon this article that mentioned 7 questions that could cause problems in your relationship. So many of these make sense... How much did that cost? -- Before they even say a number, your spouse already feels like they're being judged. The article suggests prefacing it...
Sorta. As weddings get more expensive, I read this thing about how couples are turning to friends & relatives to pay for their big day. Couples are launching "crowdfunding" websites asking for donations... and it's working. This is a modified version of my idea. I've said...
IHOP is offering a shortstack of pancakes for 56 cents on Tuesday, July 8 in celebration of the company's 56th anniversary. Friday is the popular Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A restaurants. Customers who wear a cow costume can get a free breakfast, lunch or dinner meal...
I'd actually suggest you stop saying these words EVERYWHERE. "I'll try." I read this article that said in the work place... these two words imply you might not succeed and serve as a way of protecting yourself against blame. Makes sense. I hate it in personal relationships too...