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Recipe: Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

My family loves this Lobster Mac 'n Cheese recipe. It is adapted from Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook. It is fairly easy and you can alter some ingredients to adjust the flavor. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons Flour 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes (2 cans if you like it extra saucy) 1 cup [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:54:42+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Grieving Dad: Dragonflies and White Butterflies

While I was browsing through recent Facebook posts, I came across an article from a page I follow, Grieving Dads. He wrote an article about how dragonflies feel like the spirits of the children he had lost. My family and I can definitely relate to this feeling on a few levels. After losing a loved [...]

New Features at RBRussell.com

As my website continues to grow, I will always be looking at features and other ways to improve the user experience. If you're a regular follower, then you probably know that this is a hobby of mine. I enjoy writing and I love technology. Some of my articles are more personal than others where I [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:00+00:00 September 26th, 2015|Categories: Personal|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Fitness Tracker Showdown: Apple Watch vs FitBit By An Actual User

My FitBit History As most of you know, I've been a FitBit user for almost 2 years now. I started off using the Flex, then upgraded to the Charge, and my wife even had the Surge. I have experience with all 3 of these fitness trackers. I've written a few fitness articles and even called [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:16+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Gadgets|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to make Selective Black and White images in Photoshop

You've probably seen photos around the internet where the majority of the picture is black and white and there are specific parts of the image that are left in color. If you're wondering how to do this, you can actually use Photoshop. Depending on the image, it can be a little tidious to do, but [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:22+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Categories: Photography, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Add a Copyright Watermark to a Batch of Photos in Photoshop

As a newcomer to the photography scene, my wife and I are starting to get our feet wet with Photoshop and photo editing. I created a transparent watermark already and I can copy it into an image just fine. After doing a large photo shoot, we realized it would take a long time to watermark [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:23+00:00 June 13th, 2015|Categories: Photography, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Stretches To Correct Your Body’s Posture Alignment

While stretching is a key part to any successful workout, there are many stretches you can do to help your body's posture and alignment. I came across a couple of articles that displayed common posture problems and listed the proper stretches to help with the issues. In this article, I'll provide more details and pictures [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:26+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Personal|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

“Crazy Youngsters” Music Video For ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

If you're fans of the Pitch Perfect movie like my family is, then this music video posted yesterday on YouTube is for you. You'll appreciate the fact that it is aca-awesome. Mainly because of the music and comedy, the original movie doesn't get old, I can't even count how many times we've watched it. Ester [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:29+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Categories: Personal|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Losing Faith In FitBit – From A Loyal User Of 2 Years

I first joined FitBit in 2013 when I bought my Flex wristband. I enjoyed it that I bought my wife one shortly afterwards then her daughter bought one as well. We've all used the Flex wristbands with minimal issues. We've had a couple of bands crack on us around the display window but the Flex [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:40+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

Recipe: Latin Fish Soup

We found this recipe on a card at the grocery store and the original version was a stew, which we decided to make into a soup. The whole family loved it. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients 4 - 4oz Catfish Fillets 1/2 tsp - Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 2 tbsp - [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:46+00:00 January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Personal, Recipe|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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