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]

5 Of The Most Common Male Image Concerns

Everyone has their own individual problems in life. But these can often overlap into concerns which are common to a huge proportion of the population. In this blog post, we will be zeroing in on some of the most common male image concerns out there. With many of them, there are a few things that you can do to make them less of a factor in your life which we will also be discussing in more detail. I Wish I Was Taller High up on the list (no pun intended), it is estimated that around half of men are unhappy with their height. A lot of ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout December 28th College Football Bowl Predictions

This is the first prediction for college football from me since the Conference Championships. My record was 6-0, which means I’m on a 11-game winning streak and my record shot up to 49-17. My overall winning percentage went from 71.7 to 74.2%. For the bowl season, I’ll be predicting what I perceive as the top games throughout the bowl season. For me, some of the most hyped ones begin on December 28th with a trio of games that features ranked teams. Let’s go ahead and get started with the games.   We head to Orlando as the 22nd ... [read more]

The Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Loans

There are broadly two different types of loan, secured and unsecured. They are very different if you are thinking about taking out a loan, then you should understand the difference. Secured A secured loan uses something that you own and has value as the collateral. This means that should default (not pay) the loan back then the lender has the right to take that thing. This might be your car, your home or something else that is of high value. This might sound scary, but if you are able to keep up with repayments, then everything will be ... [read more]

Just For The Record… How Can You Start A Record Label Business?

There are two types of record labels in the world, the ones that do it for the money, and the other does it for the art. Whatever your goal, whether it is to produce that one classic album, or go after the big bucks, or just further your quest for new music, starting a record label is a complex prospect in many ways. There have been many examples of people starting it on a whim and just following their nose, Creation Records being a notable example. But if you want to start a record label, what are the fundamentals you need in place? The ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2017 Week 16 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 16 of the NFL season, which means there’s two weeks left in the regular season. There are several teams fighting to get into the playoffs, as well as positioning. Last week happened to be one of the worse weeks I’ve ever had. My record was 2-5, which dropped my record to 58-44 and brought my winning percentage from 59 to 56.9%. Unfortunately, we had another injury to an MVP candidate when Antonio Brown went down with a calf injury against the Patriots. This week I’ll be predicting seven games, which includes two Monday night ... [read more]