Love At First Sight: Romance in Blooms Meets CoolBot

Kathleen Kreher is the owner of a retail flower shop, Romance in Blooms, in Chicago, Illinois. She has been in business since 1994, offering flowers for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, funerals and everything in between. Over the decades, both her passion for flowers and her loyal customer base has blossomed.  But in 2023, she faced a major challenge: her landlord decided …

CoolBot Spotlight: Customer Support Team Member, Pete Burns

Store it Cold believes in world class service, in real world time. We spoke with Customer Support Team Member, Pete Burns, to hear more about his job and how the CoolBot team operates. A slightly edited transcript of the conversation can be found below. Pete, how long have you been part of the Store it Cold family and how did …

CoolBot Spotlight: Customer Support Lead, Dan Schumacher

Store it Cold believes in world class service, in real world time. We spoke with Customer Support Lead, Dan Schumacher, to hear more about his job and how the CoolBot team operates. A slightly edited transcript of the conversation can be found below. Dan, you are the Lead Customer Support specialist at Store it Cold. How long have you been …

CoolBot Walk-in Spotlight: Sales Manager, Caleb Brock

We recently caught up with our Sales Manager, Caleb Brock, to discuss all things CoolBot Walk-in related. Caleb has been a key member of our team for the past two years, working with hundreds of customers to help them with their cooling needs. Learn more about Caleb in this employee spotlight. Get a quote from Caleb for your walk-in cooler …

Cruizin Brewz Uses CoolBot For Unique Customized Tap Trucks

Pete Shanley has been collecting antique cars all of his life. “I’ve got a bit of a collection,” he tells us. “Most of the stuff is older, from the 1920s and 30s, but there’s also some new stuff. Most people are into [collecting] the same type of cars, but I’m more into things that are a bit different.”  Pete has …

Dustin Apple Celebrates 7th Season With CoolBot

Dustin Apple – or you might recognize him by his YouTube handle Whiteriverrambo – and his wife Amy have both been bow hunting since the nineties. Dustin is actually celebrating his 30th year bowhunting. They reside in Southern Indiana and are “year round avid sportsmen,” hunting deer, turkey and fish. Their diet consists mainly of this meat, in addition to …

Malt barley

Advanced Brewing: Mashing

Mashing is the process of converting grain starches into sugars that can be used by the yeast in the brewing process. The term applies to “all-grain brewing” which uses crushed malted barley to make the wort (unfermented beer). Though a bit intimidating at first, most homebrewers can master the art of mashing with just a bit of research and practice. …

Beer in glass

Advanced Brewing: Milling Grain

Ready to take your homebrews to the next level? If you’ve already started moving away from extract brewing into the all-grain territory, you might be ready to test the waters of milling grain. Milling your own grain is a great way to get consistent results and finely tailored ingredients for your brew. The process also allows you to control the …

spring hunting season

Why Are There Almost No Spring Hunting Seasons?

Hunting is typically associated with cold, fall weather: perhaps a little snow on the ground, lots of warm layers. Why is fall hunting season, and not spring hunting season, the norm? Why can’t hunters pursue their passion in the spring? Hunting Seasons are Determined by States Each state has its own version of a department that regulates hunting. In California, …