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How to Build a Rainy Day Budget

Many Americans know the importance of building an emergency fund, but few are able to do so successfully. Research from the AARP found that 53% of American households lacked an emergency savings account. Not only are Americans unprepared for emergency expenses, but most households would struggle with an unexpected $400 expense, according to the Federal Reserve. These findings indicate that few people have invested in either a rainy day budget or an emergency fund, relying instead on loans and ... [read more]

Help Mellow Mushroom Give Back to the Community June 25th

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, with more than 180 restaurants in 21 states, launched A Pie for A Pie community giving program in April 2020 to recognize organizations and essential workers in local communities. Each week since the giving program began, specific Mellow Mushroom owners host a pie sale where for every stone-baked pie sold, the owner donates a small pizza pie to a community organization or frontline worker.? This Thursday, June 25, 2020, the Mellow Mushroom store owners in Georgia ... [read more]

Basement Waterproofing Tips for Home Owners in Wilmington

When it rains or snow, you can be sure there will be a lot of water lying around your perimeter. Droplets of water and balls of ice are typical inhabitants of roof spaces and other areas of the home during the wet season. Basement waterproofing is not a daily chore, but once you do have to get it done, it could be a bit of a hurdle. Simple home repair and improvement, such as painting your walls or fixing in drywall, could be a walk in the park for the handyman, but when it comes to ... [read more]

Routine Health Checks- Excuses That Men Often Make

The male mindset is wired to be tough and men often end up believing that they are invincible, particularly when it comes to the health front. It is easy to prepare them for running a marathon or repairing stuff at home rather than convincing them to attend their medical appointments. Whether you suffer from a health issue or just want to take preventive measures, you must be extra conscious about routine health checks and diagnostics. While these are essential for diagnosing silent problems, ... [read more]

2Pac Changes for Throwback Thursday

I see no changes, wake up in the morning and I ask myself, is life worth living should I blast myself. These are the opening line to 2Pac Changes, which is part of his Greatest Hits double album. 2Pac would’ve turned 49-years-old if he wasn’t murdered in Vegas on September 7th of 1996. Changes were released after his death and it’s one of his most impactful records ever. 2Pac Changes talked about racism, gun violence, mistreatment of black people by the police and the war on drugs. Does any of ... [read more]

5 Helpful and Useful Toy Recall Tips

We all enjoy watching our children play. There is nothing quite like seeing them open that toy or gadget you have just bought them and seeing them enjoying it. Especially if this is something they have been badgering you to buy it for them for some time. Giving your children what they want is one of the joys of being a parent. Most of the time things work out well and your child enjoys playing with their new toy. But, unfortunately, on occasion, things go wrong. Every year, dozens of toys ... [read more]

It’s Official: The NBA is on its Way Back

It’s been a rough few months but screw it; I’m going to Disney World! Not really … wouldn’t it be nice? There have been no sports for months. I guess that’s not entirely true. For some reason, WWE was deemed as ‘essential work’ so, those guys continued to televise matches – what a joke. And at least we’ve finally been getting some UFC events to watch. But there have been two main concerns as we donned our masks to leave the house all spring and on towards summer: Will there even be an ... [read more]

Can CBD Make You Hungry? Truth Exposed

Most of us may already know what CBD is. It has made its way to the top of some markets throughout the years. I know that most of us are quite familiar with its benefits and what it is but to those who have a challenging time understanding, let's do a little recap. CBD (also known as Cannabidiol) is found in the Cannabis plant and is one of the 113 active compounds found in hemp. But unlike its counterparts, like THC, it is far safer to use. There are three types of CBD which are CBD isolate, ... [read more]

How Much Could It Cost To Break The Law?

If you’ve spent much time watching Hollywood films in your life, you’ve probably heard of the concept that crime doesn’t pay. While committing crimes can often be much easier than working hard for a living, the impact that acts like this can have on your life will be very dramatic. Most serious criminals end up getting caught, making it hard to escape the problems that come with this sort of lifestyle, even if you have the perfect escape plan. Of course, though, while you probably aren’t ... [read more]

8 Ways to Save Energy During Dog Days of Summer

Everybody wants to live a healthy life and for that, they make efforts in different styles. These ways include dieting, exercising as well as consuming some supplements. Estimate Energy Requirement is the energy that is required to maintain your diet. If your diet is healthy and balanced then you will be living a healthy life. The EER helps you to know how much diet you should take, about how much exercise or walk you should perform. Talking about the concept of Estimate Time Requirement, it ... [read more]

Busting 4 Common Laser Hair Removal Myths

When it comes to laser hair removal, there’s a lot of misinformation on the internet, and most of it stems from people who have never undergone the procedure, don’t fully understand what it entails or had laser hair removal long ago. In this post we want to put the record straight, so here are four common myths about laser hair removal and why you shouldn’t believe them. 1.? Laser Hair Removal Only Works on Women Contrary to popular belief, laser hair removal is for men too, helping them to ... [read more]

Keith Sweat I’ll Give All My Love to You 30 Year Anniversary

Keith Sweat is one of the greatest musicians to come out of Atlanta. In 1987, Keith Sweat released his classic Make It Last Forever. Make It Last Forever is the one album me and my wife always listening to when we’re together. It is considered a classic and it went on to sell over 3 million copies. Two and a half years later, Keith Sweat returned with his second album. I’ll Give All My Love to You was the name and it had huge expectations. Ill Give All My Love to You dropped 30 years ago today. ... [read more]

Candy Rain by Soul for Real for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which means we’re closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of quite a few gems like the new album from Wale. We also checked out Petey Pablo’s debut, the 2nd Steady Mobb’n joint and Eve’s first album she put out. Playa Fly’s project called Fly Shit was also part of that playlist, but we are going in another direction for this one. The last album that was played took me back to the mid-90s. Soul for Real hit the scene with their debut ... [read more]

6 Natural Ways to Increase Testosterone

All guys will eventually have to face the hard truths about testosterone. Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and anabolic steroid. In men, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as testes and prostate, as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle and bone mass, and the growth of body hair. Nowadays, there’s so many supplements that promise you to increase your testosterone. There are may ways to increase your ... [read more]

What Do People Claim After A Car Accident?

No one wants to be involved in a car accident. Which is why most of us abide by the rules of the road, drive defensively, stick to the speed limit and are always cautious? Sadly, even the most sensible of drivers can get caught up in car accidents, and they’re usually the fault of someone else. The injuries that you can sustain in a car accident can vary; however, it's often the aftermath of the crash and subsequent injuries that cause the most upset. From time off work to rising medical ... [read more]

5 Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

School is officially finished for most part of the United States and this was a crazy one to say the least. For most of the second semester, kids were engaged in digital learning. With the government slowly opening things up I’m still skeptical in having my daughter in public. She’ll be in the 10th grade next year, so she spends most of her time on the phone like every other teenager. If you have younger kids, you may face a dilemma to keep them from driving you crazy. If you’re stuck in the ... [read more]

3 Health Benefits of Vitamin D to Your Life

In the past, I’ve shared with you the importance of vitamins and how I’ve incorporated them into my everyday lives. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. It is also produced endogenously when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis. Vitamin D obtained from sun exposure, food, and supplements is biologically inert and must undergo two hydroxylations in the body ... [read more]

2 Shopping Apps That Helps Earn Money Back

Who loves to do a little shopping? Are you someone that loves to do shopping online? If so, did you know that you could be earning money back in the process? Who wouldn’t want to make a few extra dollars while shopping in the process? Trust me, this is something we’ve become accustomed to and the money adds up quickly. Check out these 2 shopping apps that helps earn money back below.   Rakuten We first signed up with Rakuten when they were called Ebates. In the past, we have ... [read more]

Roger Troutman I Want to Be Your Man for Throwback Thursday

  Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which makes up closer to the weekend. My playlists this week consisted of the King album from T.I., Compton by Dr. Dre and Usher’s Raymond vs. Raymond. UGK’s Ridin Dirty, the Idlewild soundtrack from Outkast and a personal Ice Cube Greatest Hits. This week, the featured track comes from neither of those as we’re going in another direction. For some odd reason, Roger Troutman and Zapp tracks have been in my head all week. For my Throwback ... [read more]

Bicycle Cards and Games to Play During Quarantine

Growing up, my dad always kept a deck of Bicycle cards at all times. My dad would either play solitaire in the kitchen or coffee table all the time. When I became a teenager, card games are what we played on those rainy days. We played Spades, Tunk, Blackjack, Gin Rummy and Poker. Since becoming a parent over 21 years ago, you can count on one hand how many times I’ve played cards. Honestly, I’ve never had the time between spending time with them, my wife and work. With them becoming older, I’ve ... [read more]

5 Helpful Tips to Help You Through a Divorce

Going through a divorce is rarely an easy time. There is a lot of emotional stress involved, not to mention that it will completely change your life going forward. It’s no wonder that many men struggle when going through a divorce, even if they don’t want to admit it. If you’re in the unfortunate situation of going through a divorce, here are some tips you can use that will hopefully make things a little easier to manage. Find a Way to Reduce Stress One of the first things you should try to do ... [read more]

4 Key Things To Consider When Buying Your First Home

Buying a house is an amazing milestone. It’s something most of us dream of our whole lives, to have a place that’s our own, to call home. Many people save for years, putting every paycheck away to be one step closer to homeowner status. You might even want to build a home from the ground up - a project that can take years but is ultimately super rewarding.? If you’re starting a family, the pressure might be on to find the right home for you and your growing brood. The prospect is all so ... [read more]

Sports Turf Company to Renovate Cobb County Schools Football Fields

Sports Turf Company, a specialty sports construction and surfacing company, is proud to announce they have been awarded the renovation project for Cobb County schools to replace the synthetic fields at all 16 of the county’s high schools. This is an exceptionally large replacement contract with a very tight schedule for the project. “This was a major decision for Cobb County staff and the Cobb County Board of Education and will greatly benefit Cobb students who use the county’s stadium fields,” ... [read more]

CBD Living Introduces CBD Coffee For Everyone

If you haven’t been paying attention, CBD products have become very popular over the last couple years. CBD products are good for anxiety, pain, depression, heart health and much more. The use of CBD products has been known to help pets also. The product comes in oils, gummies, pills, and a lot of other ways. CBD Living has now introduced coffee and it comes in three assorted flavors. They come in Instant Black Coffee, Golden Milk and Instant Matcha.   CBD Living Instant Black ... [read more]

Naughty by Nature Poverty’s Paradise Released 25 Years Ago

Naughty by Nature is one of the illest hip hop groups to ever pick up a mic. This past Thursday, their classic Feel Me Flow was my featured Throwback Thursday track. Feel Me Flow is one of the singles released off their classic, Poverty’s Paradise album. Poverty’s Paradise went on to win the Grammy for Rap Album in 1996. 25 years ago today, Naughty by Nature released Poverty’s Paradise to the world. Treach, Vinny Rock and K-Gee released a masterpiece to the world. This was their fourth album and ... [read more]

Build A Custom Home with a Designer in Vancouver

Newly-weds and couples would prefer custom homes in areas such as Vancouver if they can afford them. They can decide the number of rooms, location of the dining area, and all the other specifics that they can’t do in a pre-constructed house. You can know more about pre-constructed or prefab homes in this link here. For newly-weds, a baby might be on the way, and they wanted to move in as much as possible. They would wish for the nursery to be near the room of the parents for more comfortable ... [read more]

CBD Oil for Pets Suffering From Anxiety

People are sometimes unaware of how much animals relate to them. These are living beings with the same physiological needs, emotions, fears, and even mental problems as humans. Your pet can be stressed, anxious, scared, or hyperactive. Like humans, each animal has a separate set of personalities. Each dog or cat will deal with certain situations differently. Some will calmly watch you leave the house, while others go wild. This behavior is especially characteristic of dogs. It is necessary to ... [read more]

All About Reverb Effect That You Need to Know

Reverberation is the natural result of the interaction of sound waves with each surface that comes across its path. Reverberation is basically the effect due to decaying sound signals reflecting off various surfaces. It is generally heard after the initial sound source. The effects of reverberation can be experienced in the real-world and also during music production. The use of this effect can make a massive difference in a professional audio recording. In a recording studio, various tools ... [read more]

Naughty by Nature Feel Me Flow for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday. We’re one day closer to Friday and that means the weekend. The only album that was played this week was the Fuck Da City Up mixtape from T.I. I’ve had the week off and haven’t really been anywhere. For my featured Throwback Thursday, we’re going back to 1995. That year we had countless classics that dropped. Only Built for Cuban Linx, Me Against the World, Soul Food and plenty others were released. Of course, this was the middle of the second ... [read more]

Try Out the Best Wings Ever from the Air Fryer

One of the things I love to do when I have time is cook. A few months ago, my love for BBQ country style pork ribs in the air fryer was highlighted. I’ve also talked about baked potatoes in the air fryer also. This past week, wings were on the menu. My family and I are huge fans of wings and we also baked them in the air fryer also. Our favorite is the Buffalo flavored wings and the lemon pepper. We prefer to eat the ones from our air fryer over any restaurant any day of the week. Below is how I ... [read more]

Common Released Be 15 Years Ago

Common is one of the illest rappers to ever pick up a microphone. 15 years ago today, Common dropped his sixth album, Be. Be marked his first album in two and half years as he went in another direction. Common signed with Chicago’s own, Kanye West and his GOOD Music label. One thing about Kanye’s production is that he’ll provide some soulful melodies. By teaming up with Common, this is exactly what we got as fans. Within one year, Common dropped five dope singles off the Be album. The Food, The ... [read more]

College Sports & Students- Why Athletes Fare Better

Sports are an integral part of college life and if you are lucky and talented enough, you can even make it into your favorite sports team. Although it takes a lot of hard work to excel in academics and sports together, the exhilaration that comes with the experience makes all the effort worthwhile. However, there is a lot more you get than the thrill and excitement of being able to play for the team if you think about the real benefits of college sports. Many of these young prodigies do well in ... [read more]

5 Effective Lifestyle Tips for Men Over 50

Stepping into your fifties may feel like a huge milestone. But there are several apprehensions that men may have regarding the imminent decline in their health at this age. Still, this isn’t the end of life because there is much you can do to stay in good shape and prevent age-related conditions. And thankfully, the measures you need to adopt to stay healthy and fit are easy to implement. Here are some effective lifestyle tips that are recommended for men over fifty. Steer clear of junk ... [read more]

Ja Rule Caught Up for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday. Of course, we’re one step closer to Memorial Day weekend. If you have plans, please be safe, practice social distancing and hoping no more Covid-19 cases. My playlist this week consisted of nothing but mixtapes and Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2. Two personal mixtapes and one from Drake and Joell Ortiz. For this one, we’re going with Ja Rule. R.U.L.E. was his sixth album and eventually it went gold. Wonderful featuring R. Kelly and New York, New ... [read more]

Is It Safe to Play Bingo Online?

Bingo is one of the most popular social games and it has plenty of fans online. In addition to being enjoyed by tens of thousands in brick-and-mortar locations, it can be played at specialized Internet bingo rooms and casinos. Anyone can enjoy the thrills of these games from the comfort of one’s home, as well as on the go on mobile devices. While the game is widespread and easily accessible, there is always the concern of safety. In the paragraphs below we will explain why it is safe to play ... [read more]

3 Ways to Save Money to Purchase Vehicle During Pandemic

At the beginning of the year, my plans were to help my oldest daughter to purchase her first car. When she turned 16, she didn’t care too much about driving. At 18, driving was still the farthest things from her mind despite pleading with her numerous times. In August of last year, she decided that want to learn how to drive and done it really quickly. She eventually got her license in November and drove one of the three cars at home. After Christmas, she said she wanted to save money to buy her ... [read more]

5 Top Niche Sports You Never Knew Existed

Are you bored with soccer or tennis? Does baseball no longer hit a home run for you? Why not try something different? There are lots of interesting sports in the world that you may never have considered. Here are the top five niche sports you probably never knew existed.   Pickleball Pickleball is a game that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two of four players hit a polymer ball with holes in it using a solid paddle. To see the type of paddles used, check out ... [read more]

5 Ways to Make Yourself a Better Person

One of the things we all strive to do in life is to better ourselves every day. If you’re an athlete, you want to improve on your skills from day-to-day. If you’re a health care worker, you want to help as many people as you can. As human beings, you want to see some sorts of improvement or be a better person than you were yesterday. For me, it’s something I’ll admit that it’s something I’m constantly working on. Whether it’s your marriage to your spouse, relationship with co-workers or ... [read more]

Great Advice for Guys That’s Getting Into A Serious Relationship

We all have been through it at some point in our lives. You were torn on being single forever or would you explore the possibility of finding love. One day, you find that someone and you enjoy every minute you spend with them. The time is slowly going by and all of a sudden, things are starting to get serious between the two of you. You see her as someone that you can get serious with and down the road, marriage is a possibility. You don’t want to talk to friends about it, but you could use some ... [read more]

Why Steam Cleaners Are for All Purposes?

Sitting in a clean environment gives us a sense of peace. It seems like everything is in order, and it makes us feel good. There's no dust anywhere, and all surfaces are spotless. However, we can't clean everything with only water. Sometimes, we need to add certain chemicals, and other times we need to raise the temperature. That's where steam cleaners come into play. When they were introduced, it was a whole new revolution for all the places we couldn't reach with a sponge. Steam by itself ... [read more]

Bell Biv DeVoe Poison for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday, which makes closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a couple personal mixtapes. Master P’s Only God Can Judge Me, War & Peace from Ice Cube, and the Bell Biv DeVoe album. For this week’s featured Throwback Thursday track, we’re going back 30 years. On March 20th, Bell Biv DeVoe celebrated the 30th anniversary of their Poison album. The Poison album went on to sell over 4 million records. This solidified the New Edition family ... [read more]

The ABCs Of Maximizing Your Enjoyment Of RCs

Playing with radio-controlled vehicles is a hobby enjoyed by millions. It's the perfect activity to unite fathers with their sons and daughters. It offers family fun that combines being outdoors with modern tech. Casual users will find that the standard setup and approach is just fine. However, if you're serious about unlocking the full excitement of RC vehicles, the following three steps are for you.   Adaptation Just like normal vehicles, RC cars can benefit massively from a ... [read more]

3 Often-Neglected Budget Areas

Living to a budget is one of the cornerstones of personal finance and, when used consistently, can be the key to a strong financial future. However, there are a few budget areas that often fall by the wayside and don’t receive the attention - or the planning effort and funding - they require. Here are three of these often-neglected budget areas, so you can double-down your own focus and ensure you have a budget that covers every area exactly as required.   Food and drinks away from ... [read more]

6 Helpful Ways to Help A Family In Crisis

This ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has changed lives forever. Unfortunately, there are millions of people that have either lost their job or being furloughed. Fortunately, with the CARES Act will help relieve some of the burden placed on families. There remain many families that could use any bit of assistance that live around us. With this pandemic, we have seen the best of people in times and that’s something that must continue. Some families will need counseling from places like ReGain to try ... [read more]

Shaping the Future with Children’s Music

The sweet melody of musical notes filling the air as your little one plays in the background of the day, while you’re in the kitchen baking cookies for them to decorate. Now isn’t that a scene from the perfect movie. In our house, that image is a bit different. Yes I bake cookies and we all decorate them together, some being covered in icing more than others and handfuls of sprinkles that are flying everywhere, but the background music isn’t a sweet rosy-cheeked child tapping away on the ... [read more]

What Is The Difference Between Consumer And Commercial Drones?

Drones are a great piece of tech that you can use for filming and taking great photos or just flying around for a bit of fun. There are a lot of different ones on the market and the prices range a lot, so you may not know where to start. When you are looking at your different options, you may notice that there are commercial drones and consumer drones available, but you might not know what the differences between the two are. In a lot of cases, you can make do with a cheaper consumer ... [read more]

5 Tips to Help Strengthen Your Relationship During Quarantine Time

Over the years, I’ve given my fair share of advice when it comes to relationships. My wife and I have been together since we were 19 and 17-years-old, respectively. This coming August will mark 23 years that we’ve been together. Throughout the years, we’ve seen it all and have been able to make it work. Our relationship has been tested by everything imaginable and we have been in a great place the last 10+ years. We have talked to many people about what to do and not to do in their marriage and ... [read more]

4 Helpful Tips on Choosing Roofing Company

Choosing a contractor is never an easy job for those who want to renovate or build a home or office. The low level of standards and control in the market allows anyone to deal with construction. And that's a problem globally. So, if you need these services, make an extra effort into the selection of a reliable contractor. Be especially careful when it comes to roofing. A roof is as important an element as anything else on your house - walls, joinery, port, etc. Even if done well, problems can ... [read more]

4 Ways to Help Prevent You from Getting a Divorce

There are so many things that are changing ever since the Coronavirus pandemic. One of those things has been the divorce rate. Unfortunately, the divorce rate has risen and that has to do with many people working from home. Couples are spending more time together, which is triggering the spike in divorce rates. With people losing their jobs or being furloughed that has a lot to do with it also. Hopefully, this will pass and things get somewhat back to normal in the process. With that, we’re ... [read more]

Now’s the Perfect Time to Tackle Your Chores and DIY To-Do List

Often, as parents, we’re used to leading pretty hectic lives. We face the school run. We commute on busy roads or in packed public transport carriages to get to our jobs which involve targets, meetings, deadlines and more. Between these daily essentials and our attempts to get the kids to their activities and keep on top of our own exercise and social plans, we don’t usually end up having all too much time left over for the household basics. Sure, we’ll do the routine chores. We’ll load the ... [read more]

What You Should Know About CBD for Muscle Recovery

Sportspersons tend to push their bodies to the maximum for it to perform optimally. The way you recuperate is similarly as significant in deciding how well you prepare plus perform. Moreover, knowing how to speed up muscle recovery will assist you to get back out there to the sport you love quickly. With the above in mind, are you aware that CBD has the capability to assist with your sports recovery? It doesn’t matter whether you participate in sprints, play basketball, or even lift weights; ... [read more]

Reviews and Comparisons of Bathroom Essentials Trends of 2020

Up until now, bathrooms serve as an individual’s throne; a haven to do your personal business. It is a simple, functional room in the house that you do not give much thought about. Fast forward to the 21st century where people treat bathrooms as glorified spaces. They are getting posher and bigger as homeowners put effort to transform it into a wellness sanctuary; you can read more about this here. They are creating spaces not only for functional use but also for self-relaxation and ... [read more]

2 Tips When Searching for Affordable Trampolines for Kids

Any kid would jump at the chance of being able to have a trampoline in their backyard. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures, and yet brings so much joy and so many benefits to both them and you. It is definitely a win-win situation for every parent seeing your children stay active and adorning a happy smile on their face, owning a trampoline. It may seem like a big expense when thinking of investing in one of these, however some helpful online resources have done all the hard work for you in ... [read more]

Looking For Gift Ideas for Dad? Peep the Top 10 Gifts for Dad

Who is the Superhero of your life? Your dad. Right? Dads love us more than anything else and want all the best for us. You know dads are hard to shop for. You may want to buy a gift for your dad on any special day like- father’s day or his birthday to show love to your father and make your dad love you even more than before. It’s really hard to decide which gift can make your dad smile because he deserves best of the bests. We’ve done this task easy for you. We advise you to give a ... [read more]

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