3 Ways To Encourage Your Kids To Swim

Of all the sports that you may hope your kids find some interest in, swimming is arguably the most difficult to persuade them to try. There are a variety of reasons for this. For one, it’s rather exposing; few of us feel comfortable with the idea of being so exposed as we are when we wear swimsuits. Those feelings can be even more difficult for kids to overcome, especially if they are approaching puberty. Then there is the fact it’s a very organized activity; it’s not like they can just head out one evening and do it for a while the way you can ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Review and Stream 4:44 Album by Jay Z

If you’re an exclusive member of Tidal or got service through Sprint, you had the chance to get the new Jay-Z album. A few weeks ago, we started seeing Tidal promoting a project entitled 4:44. Some thought it could be a movie or a Tidal exclusive, but many was hoping for an album from Jay. The response from the album has been nothing, but positive, but I like to listen to albums a few times before judging it. I’ve never claimed to be the biggest Jay-Z fan in the world, but I respect his work. We all know his story and now this dude is damn near ... [read more]

4 Sports That Are Great for Kids to Try

In the contemporary world, it can be difficult to get the kids to go play outside. With a wide range of other activities available at their disposal including television, video games, and other interesting things on the web, kids often tend to overlook the benefits of playing outdoor sports. Hence, it is up to you, parents, to get the kids interested. Before introducing your kid to a sport, you should identify a sport that is age-appropriate for your kid. For instance, toddlers are too young to participate in organized sports; however, they ... [read more]

Arranging An Unforgettable Bachelor Party or Stag Do

It’s always exciting when a family member or friend decides to get hitched. After all, you have a wedding to look forward to. But if you are given a role, it can come with pressure. Not only will you have to find a good suit and even plan a speech, but you might oversee the stag do. And if you have never arranged one before, it can be quite overwhelming. Therefore, here are some tips you need to arrange an unforgettable stag do. You need to choose a destination The first thing you need to do is decide on where to go. It might be that ... [read more]

Why You Should Try These 5 Foods for Weight Loss?

When it comes to losing weight, most people think that it's all about exercise but what you eat has a major impact on your weight loss. Some would argue that eating the right foods is more important than exercise. Regardless of which side of the fence you fall on, there is no doubt that what you put into your body has a dramatic impact on your weight. The main question that arises is what should I eat. Should I stop eating carbs? Should I only eat fruits and vegetables and avoid meat? These questions have been asked for decades and there is ... [read more]

Suit Up: What to Wear to a Formal Wedding

Getting wedding invites is always an exciting feeling. Aside from the fact that a family or friend is getting hitched, attending such a lovely celebration is one for the books. We immediately scour through the details of the ceremony, including when and where it will be held. And then we look to the dress code and we see all sorts of terms such as cocktail, white tie, black tie, and all those labels. When we are rarely exposed to such celebrations—and when our fashion game is at the bare minimum—picking the right attire is such a risky move. ... [read more]

4 Ways to Stay Cool in Georgia This Summer

This post was brought to you by RaceTrac and I’m a RaceTrac Ambassador, I received compensation to write about this post but all opinions expressed are my own. Summer is finally here in Georgia and let’s just say, it’s freakin’ hot outside. I know, you’re probably thinking, calm down because it’s only going to get worse. I’ll be the first to tell you that I love being outside, but when summertime rolls around, now that’s a totally different story. Despite the hot weather I’ll always be outside on the grill, I mean I can run back and ... [read more]

What To Ask For When It’s Your Birthday

When a lot of us are asked what we might want for our birthdays, our minds go blank and we forget everything that we might ever have been interested in receiving. If you’ve ever finally said “It’s okay, you don’t need to get me anything” and then ended up with a gift that you don’t particularly want and that’s a total waste of money, then fear not - you are not alone. If you don’t want your nearest and dearest to waste their cash on things that you don’t really want, here are a few ideas that you could ask for ... [read more]

Will Your Kids Share Your Love For Music?

Don’t you just hate it when your kids roll their eyes and tut when you put on your fave tracks? Then they complain that you only ever put on ‘old’ music. Needless to say, your quality grooves are timeless classics that every kid should be honored to hear! Still, what probably worries you more isn’t so much their personal taste in music, but rather their lack of passion for it overall. It’s a huge part of my life, so how can I sit idly by and let it fade out in their lives?   It’s important to bring music into your kid's lives. Don’t ... [read more]

Upgrade Your Water Hose with the Black & Decker ZeroKink Water Hose

I received free products in return for a review. All opinions are 100% mine and the article is sponsored by BondMFG. It’s hard to believe that it’s summer once again. In Georgia, that means on those hot days we have that hot, humid weather we love to hate. On the cooler days, we either still spend time in the house or use that time to wash our cars. Usually, we head to the local car wash to make our vehicles look nice because I don’t like dealing with our water hoses tangling up all the time. This year will be much different as I’ve ... [read more]