• Atlanta Hawks Hosting Naismith Classic Starting Tonight
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    Atlanta Hawks Hosting Naismith Classic Starting Tonight

    The Atlanta Hawks continues to prove why they are one of the best organizations in all of sports. They do so much in the community and host several events to give back. Starting tonight, they will showcase some of the best basketball players in the state. The Atlanta Hawks will host the Naismith Classic as it features some of the top schools in the state. We know that universities play vital roles in sports and many of these players will take their talents there. The games will be held on Thursday, Dec. 9 and Friday, Dec. 10 at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (Atlanta) and on Saturday, Dec. 11 at Norcross…

  • Chili’s Is Becoming One of Our Go-to Spots to Eat
    Food,  Georgia,  Places To Eat

    Chili’s Is Becoming One of Our Go-to Spots to Eat

    As many may have noticed, we like to venture out and try different restaurants. We like to try a little bit of everything. We have hit up Cabo’s for Mexican food, Krab Kingz for our seafood fix and Smokey Bones for BBQ. Mello Mushroom is a place where we love their wings and other items on the menu. This past weekend, we went to Chili’s after a long week of working. This was our second trip in the last six weeks because we really enjoyed the food the first time. In the past, I’ve never been a fan of Chili’s, so we wanted to see if it was a fluke…

  • Goodie Mob Soul Food for Throwback Thursday
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    Goodie Mob Soul Food for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Once again, my playlist for the week was really good. The week started with listening to the new Pop Smoke album and that was followed by Young Joc. I Am from Nas, Disc 1 of Life After Death and Mood Muzik 3.5 was also in my rotation. I’m Your Baby Tonight from Whitney Houston and a personal 2Pac mixtape also made its way to my playlist. The Doctor’s Advocate by the Game was another project that was played this week. All of these great albums had amazing tracks and could be a featured track. The final album…

  • Grab a Crispy Chicken Sandwich in 50 Flavors and So Much More
    Food,  Georgia,  Places To Eat

    Grab a Crispy Chicken Sandwich in 50 Flavors and So Much More

    Smokey Bones’ virtual brand The Wing Experience is throwing its hat into the chicken sandwich ring and is about to put the other chicken sandwiches to shame. Starting now, its new Crispy Chicken Sandwich is golden fried to perfection and available in 50 different flavors! While other chicken sandwiches are only offered in traditional or spicy versions, The Wing Experience is taking its 50 wing flavors and making them available for the Crispy Chicken Sandwich. Guests can opt to have their chicken tossed in flavors like Sticky Honey Garlic sauce, Bourbon Blackberry BBQ, Honey Sriracha, and so many more. To see all 50 available flavors – everything from savory to…

  • Outkast Ms. Jackson for Throwback Thursday
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    Outkast Ms. Jackson for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, as that mean we are closer to another weekend. First off, I’m hoping all the dads out there had an amazing Father’s Day. My playlist this week was highlighted by a couple of new albums and four mixtapes. The week started off with the new joints from Polo G and Gucci Mane. As far as the mixtapes, we had a nice blend one, a couple of slow jams and Street Wars 13.5. Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt, Keith Sweat and the Groove Theory project was also played. The final album was from Outkast and their Stankonia joint. Stankonia was the follow-up to the classic Aquemini album as it…

  • Outkast Elevators for Throwback Thursday
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    Outkast Elevators for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week started off with the Exodus album from the late, great DMX. Trill by Bun B, Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2 and Premro 2 by 8Ball was also played. Kizzy Rock, the joint from Talib Kweli & HiTek and Ice Cube’s Peace album made the list also. Any of those albums would be worthy of being featured, but I’ll go in a different direction. The History of the Dungeon Family mixtape was also played and it had some bangers. If you didn’t know, the Dungeon Family included Organized Noise, Outkast, Society of Soul and…

  • If you’re looking for a community where you can explore somewhere new every weekend, Cave Spring is for you. This small city of fewer than 2,000 residents is home to some seriously great activities, including a natural limestone cave, a lake shaped like the state, and so much more. There are plenty of local restaurants in the charming city to visit, like Linde Marie’s Steakhouse on the Square. If you’re looking for a tight-knit city with an authentic small-town atmosphere, Cave Spring is the place to be. Ellijay
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    5 Most Beautiful Places to Buy a House in Northern Georgia

    Northern Georgia is a must-see area in the US. It’s packed with natural beauty, plenty of things to do, and is an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It’s no wonder that people are flocking to the area and wanting to buy properties there. Here are the five most beautiful places to buy a house in Northern Georgia. Blue Ridge In Northern Georgia, Blue Ridge is the epitome of retirement bliss. It’s a highly safe community with a low crime rate and friendly atmosphere. It’s also an excellent option for those looking for a vacation home. If you love the outdoors, Blue Ridge is the place to…

  • Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today
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    Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today

    If you’re from the south, fan of hip hop or from Georgia then you know all about Pastor Troy. Pastor Troy has been putting out music since 1999. Many people know of him because his beef with Master P and No Limit Records. 20 years ago today, Pastor Troy released his fourth album, Face Off. Face Off put Troy on the map as it was his first joint with a major label. Troy signed with Universal Records so now he started getting some publicity. Before the album was released, No Mo Play in GA was heard on so many mixtapes during that time. We all know that track was directed…

  • Listen and Stream O.T.R Legends by JP & Murda
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    Listen and Stream O.T.R Legends by JP & Murda

    If you have followed me throughout the years, you will know how much I love music. It’s even more special when people close to your put it out. This past Friday, two childhood friends did just that. JP & Murda just released their new project OTR Legends. The OTR stands of Out the Road, which is where we all grew up. They have been doing their thing for years now. JP has a son named MKP who’s been featured on here before. JP & Murda came back hard with the Return of the Legends track. The video highlighted not only Out the Road, but the city of Gainesville. Great track…

  • Virtual Brand the Burger Experience Revamps Menu
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    Virtual Brand the Burger Experience Revamps Menu

    Smokey Bones’ delivery-only burger brand, The Burger Experience, has revamped its menu with new burgers and a secret umami XTC sauce.  The curated menu features five quality burgers and new crinkle cut fries, all at a competitive price. The five burgers include a Classic, Classic with Cheese, a Bacon Cheeseburger, Mushroom Swiss Burger, and a Green Chile Burger – all served on a grilled brioche bun.  Bringing an extra zip to the burgers is the restaurant’s XTC sauce, a combination that includes umami notes of mustard, soy, and hoisin sauce for a savory and complementary taste that harkens back to the days of the original burger joints. The simplified menu…

  • Mellow Mushroom Joins the Second Great American Takeout March 24
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    Mellow Mushroom Joins the Second Great American Takeout March 24

    Can you believe it’s been a year since the restaurant industry shut down and thousands were out of work? Restaurant workers were down but not out. To honor the perseverance and resilience of the restaurant community, Mellow Mushroom will join in The Great American Takeout, to support restaurant employees in need on March 24 and offer a 10 % off all Online, pick up and Take Out orders. The community can do their part by posting a photo of a meal to #TheGreatAmericanTakeOut, and $10 will be donated to CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees) by the event’s sponsors, which includes The Coca-Cola Co. The goal for the day is to…

  • Smokey Bones Offering Free Delivery Throughout March
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    Smokey Bones Offering Free Delivery Throughout March

    Smokey Bones and its delivery-only brand The Wing Experience have a line-up of dine-in, delivery and wing deals for March – just in time for March Madness.  Deals are available directly from smokeybones.com and thewingx.com. Whether you’re eating inside or ordering online, Smokey Bones is offering great deals. You know I will be taking advantage seeing how much my family loves their wings. With March Madness already started, this is a perfect time to watch basketball and eat wings. Head to the Mall of Georgia now or place an order for one of these amazing deals.   Smokey Bones Receive free delivery for orders over $20 in March. Use promo…

  • Krab Kingz Is Another Great Spot in Georgia to Eat
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    Krab Kingz Is Another Great Spot in Georgia to Eat

    Ever now and then, my wife and I like to venture to different spots to have a date night. We’ve hit up Cabos several times in the past, but we wanted some seafood. We didn’t go out for dinner on Valentines Day because we knew it would be crowded. Last weekend, we hit up the Mall of Georgia and rode around listening to my Valentine’s Day playlist. Instead of our usual spots, we were craving some seafood and decided to head to Krab Kingz. Krab Kingz is located in Lawrenceville, which is right above Atlanta and is on 706 Grayson Highway. Below is exactly what we thought about the place.…

  • Keeping it Local with Jobs, Products, and Prices
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    Keeping it Local with Jobs, Products, and Prices

    Shopping American made shouldn’t mean digging extra deep into your pockets. When you use Criterion Technology you’re keeping it local- jobs, products, and prices. They’re proving you can have a sustainable company without making big sacrifices that your customers have to hold the bill for. Criterion Technology, Inc. is a highly rated business based out of Thomasville, Georgia. They are leading the way in turnkey molding assembly systems. Criterion has been in business over twenty-eight years, and they continue to display their commitment to keeping things on the up and up. They’re creating jobs for Americans as well as giving back to their community through fundraising efforts. Some of their…

  • 4 Helpful and Great Benefits of Therapy
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    4 Helpful and Great Benefits of Therapy

    Going to therapy used to be a ‘hush hush’ thing to do. If you went, you didn’t tell anyone about it. Now, mental health is so important and people boast about going to therapy sessions. We’ve learned along the way that therapy is not a bad thing. In fact, it is the complete opposite, but a lot of us do not know the actual benefits of therapy. So, what are they? Let’s discuss! First of all, what is therapy (my hope is that all of you already know this)? It goes by many different names: therapy, counseling, psychotherapy, talk therapy, individual therapy, play therapy, and more. But no matter what…

  • 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Cutting Out Refined Sugar
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    5 Things to Keep in Mind When Cutting Out Refined Sugar

    Cutting out refined sugar can be hard, but if you are considering cutting it out for personal health reasons, keep these five things below in mind. Cutting out refined sugar can be hard, yes, but it will greatly improve your health! If you decide to try cutting it out, let me know what you think! What is refined sugar? The Cancer Center says, “Refined sugar comes from sugar cane or sugar beets, which are processed to extract the sugar. It is typically found as sucrose, which is the combination of glucose and fructose. We use white and brown sugars to sweeten cakes and cookies, coffee, cereal and even fruit. Food…

  • Smokey Bones Adds Fireball Whisky Wings to its 51 Flavor Wings
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    Smokey Bones Adds Fireball Whisky Wings to its 51 Flavor Wings

    Wing lovers will be breathing fire when they try the new Dragon Wings from Smokey Bones and its pick up- and delivery-only brand The Wing Experience.  Made with the iconic spirits brand Fireball® Whisky, the new wings are available for a limited time beginning this week and just in time for the Big Game. The Dragon Wings feature the agave syrup, honey hot wing sauce, sweet N’ sour, ground cinnamon, ground cayenne and Fireball® Whisky.  The wings taste like a shot of Fireball® with the heat found from spicy wings. See photo link at the end of the news information below. The new Dragon Wings are the 51st flavor for…

  • 4 Things To Do Before Buying A Home
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    4 Things To Do Before Buying A Home

    Are you buying a home in the near future? If so, consider these 4 things to do before buying a home. This will help you get ready for the home buying process + help you make a smart decision when it comes to your home purchase. Know Where You Want to Buy First of all, you have to figure out exactly what you want to buy, and what you need. Do you want somewhere in the city, or would you prefer the quiet suburbs? Do you need land, or do you prefer a lower maintenance option, such as a condo or townhouse? Do you need extra space for family down…