• Home Improvement,  Safety

    The Importance of Checking Your Home for Asbestos

    Did you know that homes built before 1980 are at a higher risk of containing asbestos materials? Before the 1980s, there were very few restrictions on the use of asbestos in building materials. This has resulted in health complications for those exposed to asbestos, including the possibility of being diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, because of toxic fibers in the air. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26th, it’s important to stress the importance of what can happen if exposure to asbestos occurs in your home. Keep reading to learn more about how and why you should check your house for asbestos materials. What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a…

  • Gift Ideas,  Guy Stuff

    10 Sweet and Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Every Type of Brother

    “Brothers aren’t simply close; they are knit together.” -Robert Rivers. Getting a gift for your brother is one of the easiest tasks. Just give him a chocolate or a wallet, and you are done for the day. Right? However, if you wish to give something different and thoughtful, this easiest task could take weeks to complete. After all, no product or service can help you express your love towards him. Besides that, not everybody has the answer to “what does your brother like?” But you can observe your brother for a day or two and learn some things about his personality. Plus, we are also here to help you out…

  • Gift Ideas

    Astonishing Anniversary Gift Options to Wow Your Parents and In-laws

    Since your parents raised you perfectly and supported you in the ups and downs of your life, it is only fitting that you compliment their efforts by grabbing every opportunity to shower them with love. And it wouldn’t be wrong to say that buying a gift for parents is one of the toughest chores in the world. Every year it feels like a hassle to choose a perfect gift for the ones who don’t necessarily want anything. It is always the same when you go gift shopping for their birthdays, anniversaries, and other holidays. But it doesn’t have to be the same this year. In this article, you will get…

  • The Top Home Improvements to Make on an Old Home
    Home Improvement

    The Top Home Improvements to Make on an Old Home

    Moving into an older home can have its challenges. Depending on the age of the property, you could find that there are various issues due to the age of the building and the quality of the build. Of course, there are advantages to choosing an older home too. Old properties can have a lot of character and offer something unique. But they also don’t have the benefits of a modern home, which can mean that some work is required to get them up to your standards. While a lot of work might need to be carried out, there are generally some key issues that are definitely worth considering first. Check…

  • Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Lupe Fiasco Kick Push for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist started out with A Tribe Called Quest and their classic Low End Theory joint. The Sound of Revenge from Chamillionaire and the New Jersey Drive Soundtrack followed that. Pusha T’s Wrath of Caine, plus the What the Game’s Been Missing project by Juelz Santana also made the playlist. The classic album of the week was the debut album from Lupe Fiasco called Food and Liquor. Food and Liquor was a highly anticipated album after his classic feature on Kanye’s Touch the Sky. Before that, Lupe dropped some classic material on a few mixtapes also. Food…

  • Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 3 NFL Predictions
    All Sports Talk,  Football,  NFL

    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 3 NFL Predictions

    Welcome to Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season in what has been an exciting couple of weeks. My record from a week ago was 8-4, which pushed my overall mark to 13-8. My winning percentage heading into Week 3 is 61.9% which means I’m below my targeted mark. The Los Angeles Rams continue to impress as they outlasted the Colts on the road. Buffalo rebounded nicely in Miami as they blanked the Dolphins. The Las Vegas Raiders are looking like real contenders early on after beating the Steelers on the road. The Titans, Cowboys and Patriots picked up their first victory of the season on the road. Carolina, Tampa…

  • 7 Tips Dads Can Reduce Stress While Christmas Shopping
    Daddy Talk,  Shopping

    7 Tips Dads Can Reduce Stress While Christmas Shopping

    Every year, millions of parents start to dread the holiday season. It’s not just about getting kids ready for school and ensuring we’re all healthy enough to be around family. It’s also about finding time to shop for everyone on your list and dealing with the inevitable sales that happen during this time of year. With so much going on in one short period, it can seem impossible! But there are some things you can do as a dad to make your experience easier this Christmas. Budget It Giving yourself a budget is the first step. Write down everything you need to buy and what it will cost, then hold…

  • Fashion,  Investments

    4 Tips for Buying Your First Luxury Watch You’ll Love

    Whether you’re intrigued by an Insta post or have recently met your best friend wearing a luxury watch, if you wish to buy one for yourself, make sure you know how to do it the right way. Luxury watches are not to be confused with ordinary accessories. These timepieces can take your dress-up to an all-new level. But being able to do so, and that too without breaking your bank is something that requires practice. And not to mention, a lot of homework too. Follow these tips if you are buying your first luxury watch. 1. Decide the Occasion You cannot be wearing your expensive watch to a night out…

  • Which Safety Features Should You Look For In Your Next Vehicle?
    Cars,  Safety

    Which Safety Features Should You Look For In Your Next Vehicle?

    Are you in the market for a new vehicle? Choosing a new car can be a tough decision, there are plenty of considerations to think about. You’ll want to consider if you’re looking for a used or new car, and what your budget is. Naturally, you’ll be thinking about the aesthetics of the car, and which infotainment features you’d like. One of the most important things to consider is the safety features. When you’re shopping around for a new car, here are a few of the best safety features to look out for. 1. Lane Departure Warning Lane departure warning is a safety feature that alerts you when the car…

  • Health

    Symptoms and Causes of Knee Pain You Should Know About

    Did you know that 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain? On top of that, one-third of Americans report experiencing knee pain at least once in their lifetime. According to the CDC (The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), these cases have been continuously rising since 2014. Therefore, if you or your loved one’s experience knee pain, it is essential to understand its signs and take immediate treatment. Otherwise, minor pain might turn into a severe medical condition such as arthritis, gout, and infections. Symptoms Of Knee Pain The degree of the pain might range from mild to severe, depending on the root cause. Still, there are numerous signs…

  • Five Reasons To Buy A House Right Now
    Finances,  Money Matters

    Five Reasons To Buy A House Right Now

    If there is one thing that’s common right now, it’s that the housing market is all in favor of the seller. The pandemic has made the market boom and sellers are able to sell their homes at and above what they’re truly worth. People are heading into bidding wars and house prices are smashing through the roof, and considering all of that, the housing market is very intimidating right now. If you have been renting for a while, you will know that there are certain struggles that renters face. If things break down, the landlord is supposed to fix things but they rarely do. Especially if it is something that…

  • 4 Basic and Helpful Tips to Maximize Your Savings
    Finances,  Money Matters

    4 Basic and Helpful Tips to Maximize Your Savings

    There is no denying that when the country is gripped by an uncertain economy and vast job losses, saving is something people just aren’t making a priority. After all, if you can barely scrape enough money to get by, why would you want to restrict your income further by having savings? The reality is that having a savings fund can help keep you afloat in various situations, and being able to create good financial habits that include saving money, can help you out both now and in the future. Savings aren’t just wasted funds sat in a savings account, even though that might be how it feels at times. And…

  • All Sports Talk,  Golf

    7 Things to Practice That Guarantee Better Golf

    You’re aware that you want to improve your golf playing skills. But, you may be frustrated with your game or lacking the motivation to get out there and improve. The good news is that if you follow these simple steps and some basic golf swing tips, your game will drastically improve. 8 Things That Guarantee Better Golf   1) Get the Right Practice Club If you purchase a cheap club, it will just frustrate you and take away from your game. You better not use it at all. There is such a thing as ‘practice’ clubs, but why bother if they don’t make the slightest difference in your golfing? A…

  • 3 Tips to Know If You Need to Hire a Contractor or Firm
    Business

    3 Tips to Know If You Need to Hire a Contractor or Firm

    There comes a point in many peoples’ lives where they’ll need to hire someone to help them with a task. These are often referred to as contractors, as you’ll hire them on a short, contractual basis. They’ll also only help you with specific things. Some of the more notable of these are those that will work on your home. It can be used to refer to quite a few other things, however. If you’ve found yourself in a position where you’ll need to work with someone, you might be confused with the process. After all, there can be many questions about it. Making sure you hire someone that’s right for…

  • All Sports Talk,  Football,  NFL

    Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 2 NFL Predictions

    Welcome to 2021 Week 2 of the NFL season as things kicked off with a bang. Last week was bad, but it could have been much worse with my predictions. My record was 5-4, which falls way short on my quest to have at least a 70% winning percentage. The big shockers on Sunday had to be the Saints dominate the Packers for starters. The other one saw the Arizona Cardinals decimate the Tennessee Titans. On Monday, we saw one of, if not the best game when the Raiders beat the Ravens in OT. We will kick things off this week with the New York Giants visiting the Washington Football…

  • Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Fat Joe Featuring Ja Rule and Ashanti What’s Luv?

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. The Blueprint album by Jay-Z started off the week seeing its 20th anniversary was on 9/11. The new AZ album made my rotation, the debut album from Bone and the Radio joint from LL Cool J was played. Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, And Then there Was X from DMX and Time is Money by Styles P made the list. There were a couple others, but as you see this was another good week. On Tuesday, we saw another epic Verzuz matchup featuring Fat Joe and Ja Rule. Fat Joe’s Jealous One’s Still Envy made the…

  • 5 Financial Lessons That You Should Know by Heart
    Finances,  Money Matters

    5 Financial Lessons That You Should Know by Heart

    There are many financial lessons that you should know by heart. But unfortunately, most people don’t learn them until they have to deal with the consequences of not understanding them. So here are some important lessons and how to avoid making the same mistakes as others who didn’t heed these warnings ahead of time. You Need to Live Within Your Means You can’t afford to know how much money you have because that will result in confusion and stress for all involved. In turn, you will end up struggling since you are not tracking nor living within your means. Therefore, even if you are filing bankruptcy, keeping accounting records for…