Should You Be Filming Your Kid’s Sports with Your Drone?

Kids’ sports these days are getting more and more competitive, and if you’ve spent any time in the stands, you know that the parents are—ahem—a bit that way as well. And while you don’t want to be the overly obnoxious parent while you watch a sporting event, capturing in just the right way is important to many of us. Is taking photos and videos enough? Perhaps you’re making efforts to become more adept at using technology. Should you be filming your kid’s sports with your drone? It could be controversial topic as some might think it’s a bit ... [read more]

Garage Conversion: How to Take on this Task

Many people wish they had a little bit of extra space in their home, but they struggle to find it. If you have a garage, this could be the perfect area to be converted into an extra room. After all, a lot of the time, people don’t even keep their car in there and it just becomes a dumping ground for clutter that is getting under your feet in the rest of the home. However, like a lot of major developments, it can often seem daunting knowing what your first step should be. So, let’s break this job down so that you feel more comfortable taking it ... [read more]

Classic Track Mockingbird by Eminem from His Encore Album

Once again, I’m back with another Throwback Thursday track for you. With the news that Eminem will be dropping another album later this year, why not feature him. The other day I was listening to this Encore album, which is a dope disc by the way. It’s hard to believe that album was released over 13 years ago; man, time really flies by. Anyways, the track that stood out the most to me was Mockingbird, which was like a tribute to his daughter, Hailie Jade. Check out the track below and make sure you got the album because it got a few bangers on ... [read more]

Maintaining Your Home When You’re Gone on A Trip

As the man of the house, it’s your responsibility to make sure to maintain it 24/7. When you and the family head out for an extended trip, there are some extra details to pay attention to before you leave. From heating and cooling, water filtration and electricity to securing your home in general, here are a few to-dos to check off before vacation. 1. Adjust the Thermostat If your traveling in the summer time, either turn off the air conditioner before leaving for your trip or turn it up to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. This is a safe ... [read more]

Calling the McGregor/Mayweather Fight

Sports talk is all good, but it's off-season right now for the biggest and best sports around the globe - even soccer isn't truly back just yet and we're about a month off of football. Many tangible and fruitful conversations can't truly be realized until kick-off, but we're mere weeks away from one of the biggest sporting events of all time. The Irishman 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor heads to the lights of Nevada to fight Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Jr. in what is becoming known as 'The Money Fight'. The reason for the hype? Well - Mayweather ... [read more]

How To Be Smarter When It Comes To Technology

We all know that technology is temperamental. It seems to be built that way. Phones break within a year or a few months, and you need to upgrade anyway because the next best model is out. It’s also frustrating trying to keep up with this ever-changing tide. You can feel out of touch or uncool because everything is moving so quickly. All you want is to be able to understand this confusing digital era more intuitively rather than always asking your colleagues, friends, or even your children how to use the latest devices or what to do when things ... [read more]

Household Chores: How and Why Children Should Contribute

If we teach our children to read, to cross the street with care, to be kind, to keep their teeth clean and to go to bed at a reasonable hour, why shouldn’t we teach them to contribute to household chores and take responsibility for their home? It goes without saying that age matters, which is why there are some chores that small children will find difficult, or that could even put them at risk. Selecting the appropriate household responsibilities is important. It’s also a really good idea to have the right kind of cleaning equipment in place ... [read more]

Things Every Freelancer Needs Before They Start Their Business

The main thing any freelancer needs if they want to take their one-person operation into the business world is a sense of entrepreneurial spirit. If you don’t have motivation, determination, and a willingness to persevere then you won’t survive in the lion’s den. Starting your own business is tough, and it’s very tough in the early days. Perhaps you’ll one day expand and get yourself a team, but, until that day, you’re the employer and the sole employee of this operation. You answer only to yourself. There’s no ducking and diving from your ... [read more]

The Pros And Cons Of Freelancing

Freelancing is a wonderful way to be your own boss, without the hassle of commuting and sitting in a stuffy office. You can start up your own career without adhering to many rules. Of course, like with most new things it can be daunting and unfamiliar, it can be a gamble but most are worth taking the risk for. It’s always best to see how it can benefit and reward you long term. But before you dive in weigh up the pros and cons beforehand. Pro’s Decide your own work hours The most common and popular reason for becoming self-employed is ... [read more]

Scarface Released The Fix 15 Years Ago Today

If you don’t know by now, Scarface is one of my favorite rappers of all-time. As a matter of fact, he’s my 3rd favorite right behind 2Pac and Nas, which says a lot. To me, Scarface has been consistent with his releases whether it’s solo or with the Geto Boys. His releases have spanned across 4 decades, which is amazing. 15 years ago today, Scarface released another classic with The Fix and it was well-received by the public & critics. Back in the day, it received a 5-mic rating from the Source Magazine, which was huge during that time. The ... [read more]