Daddy’s Hangout 2018 NFL Wild Card Predictions

Well, we all can agree that the final weekend of football was crazy. My picks for the playoffs in the NFC was on point, but the AFC side of things were totally different. My record for the final week of the regular season was 5-6. It capped a bag weekend, which included how I blew all my college picks. My final record for the regular season was 69-51, which made my winning percentage at 57.5. The road to Super Bowl LII begins this weekend with the Wild Card.  Let’s get started with Wild Card weekend!   We kick things off in the AFC ... [read more]

2Pac Ready 4 Whatever Featuring Big Syke Produced by Johnny J

For the year 2018, I’ll try my best to do a Throwback Thursday almost every week. About 5 weeks ago, we all celebrated the 20 years anniversary of 2Pac’s R U Still Down? Album. While listening to the album, the first track from disc 2 features Big Syke and Johnny J. What stands out the most from the track is that all three of them are deceased. Of course, Pac died 21 years ago, Johnny J passed away in October of 2008 and Big Syke died last month. The tracks from the album was recorded between 1992-1994 and they’re pretty much how he recorded ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Money Saving Ideas for 2018

First off, Happy New Year’s to everyone out there. Hopefully, 2018 will be much kinder to you than 2017 was. For me, 2017 was a pretty average year, but the best moment had to come with my son graduating high school. In a few months, my oldest daughter will get to make that walk to receive her high school diploma. With college around the corner and my youngest daughter being involved with cheerleading for most of the year my year will be busy. With all the activities, there is the money aspect of it and I love to find ways to save money. In ... [read more]

Why Every Dad Deserves Their Own Man Cave

Do you remember what it was like to have fun with your friends on a game console when you were younger? Perhaps you miss the days of sitting in front of a television screen playing the latest games against your friends, or maybe you long for the day that you can play video games with your children without bothering your partner by hogging the television. Well, fear no longer! In this article, we’ll be going through some good reasons as to why you deserve your own man cave. Whether it’s filled with retro arcade games or the latest and greatest ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 New Year’s Day Bowl Predictions

First off, Happy New Year’s Day to everyone out there. Unfortunately, I wasn’t available throughout the weekend, so the Cotton Bowl was my last prediction. With the Buckeyes taking care of the Trojans as predicted, my bowl record jumped to 2-2. My overall record is now 51-19 and my winning percentage is 72.9% as of today. I’ll be picking the Peach, Citrus and College Football Semifinals for today. Let’s go ahead and get this thing started!   We kick things off in Atlanta for the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. The undefeated 12th ranked UCF ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2017 Week 17 NFL Predictions on New Year’s Eve

It’s hard to believe that we’ve reached the final weekend of the NFL regular season. We still have about five teams fighting for two spots in both conferences combined. We also have teams fighting for positioning in the playoffs as well as a first-round bye. My record last week was 6-1, which raised my overall mark to 64-45. My winning percentage jumped from 56.9 to 58.7%. With so many games that impacts the playoffs in some form, why not go for them all. This week I’ll be predicting a total of 11 games, which is the most I’ve ever done. Let’s ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2017 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Prediction

After going 1-2 in my first three bowl games, this is another tough one. The 8th ranked USC Trojans will make that trip to Texas to face the 5th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. Any other time, this would be a Rose Bowl matchup, but the Cotton Bowl got a treat. Yesterday, Michigan State surprised me with their performance against the Washington State Cougars with their blowout. The other two games came down to the wire as Oklahoma State closed out Virginia Tech. TCU and Stanford turned into an offensive onslaught as the Horned Frogs edged out Bryce ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Top 10 Rap Albums of 2017

I’ll be honest, this year has been a pretty impressive year for rap music. We’ve had our share of beefs throughout hip hop and we saw the culture unite for Meek Mill, who was sent to prison. From the rise of Cardi B to the collaborative album by two of my favorite artists, Fabolous and Jadakiss. It’s been a very exciting year in hip hop where we got a surprise album from Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar dropped out of nowhere. Below I’ve put together the top 10 rap albums I’ve heard this year. What’s your favorite albums of 2017? 10) 2 Chainz Pretty ... [read more]

2 Great Things to Do When Making Memories With Your Family

Making memories with your family is just precious. We all had those memories in our youth that we’re so fond of. So when you do finally become a parent, recreating some of these amazing memories with your own children is something that should always be pretty high on your list of things to do. But, like with anything in life, money seems to always get in the way. Things are a lot more expensive compared to how they used to be, so funding a lifestyle that is going to make them happy is always going to be hard. But there are a few ways in which ... [read more]

How A Family Friendly Garden Can Bring Your Family Together

The family garden is the perfect space for the whole family to come together to eat, play and explore. As a Dad you can take great pride in creating an outdoor paradise for your whole family to enjoy that is both safe and full of fun for your little ones and partners alike. If you are super smart you can even create your own garden area that you can retreat away to when you require some much-needed man time. Start With A Feature Piece The best way to create your family friendly garden is to start with a central focal piece and work you way ... [read more]