Happy Monday, friends! Hope everyone had a pretty great weekend. Something exciting happened for the Hinkley TV this weekend. We got a Roku! See ya, Comcast! Well, the cable, not the internet of course. So far, I am delighted with the new TV watching options.
I was not super eager to get rid of the regular cable TV. Mainly because I love having the DVR so I can record overlapping shows, or on the off chance I am out gallivanting around town, it is there waiting for me to watch when I get home. It had become just a comfortable thing that I didn't want to change.
I also love cable because of all the options. When I am at home, I am pretty much in veg mode. I worked all day, sat in traffic insanity for a while. I just want to zone out. Cable provides hundred of channels at my disposal, so I can always find something interesting.
But yeah, I am sick of the bill, and sick of the time suck that is Cable TV. So we are going to try out the Roku. I am sure the $$ saving will make be a believer. I am also thinking/hoping that TV watching will become much more intentional. Because as of now, I will totally watch a 4 hour Hoarders marathon just because it is on. Why not spend 4 hours studying for my CPA exam, or reading a book, or even getting out of the house and living life (gasp!).
I am a teeny bit sad that there doesn't seem to be a direct way to watch HGTV and Food Network, which are admittedly my biggest TV time sucks. This is probably a blessing in disguise, so I wont complain too loudly yet.
I am excited for the new TV adventure though, and regaining some of my life back.
Any tips/tricks/etc welcomed! :)