Finance Solutions For The New Year

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After the holidays a lot of us are now is dept.  If you live paycheck to paycheck this can be a huge problem.  Finding the right Finance Solutions can be hard.   We have a few ways to help you take control of your finances that will help you avoid this issue in the future.  Once you start on the road finding the right professionals to help you get even farther can be the key to having it all.

 

Check your credit score

  Keep track of your credit sore and take their advice on how to raise the score.  Owning a home may seem like a dream, but if you can buy one a lot of time your mortgage will be less then you are paying in rent.  Its worth getting that score up and looking into.

 

Take care of Dept

  Having dept can not only take a toll on your credit, but it’s another bill you have sitting around gathering interest.  Interest is money you are latterly spending on nothing at all. Even if you have to make little payments make sure you do.  Make your payments on time and extra if you can.  Not being in dept when you start the holidays will help you stay out of dept.

 

 Sell what you do not use

  I am not saying sell your car, you are going to need that to get to work.  We all have a ton of stuff we will never use again.  Why not sell it?  You can sell on Facebook at a garage sale or on sites like Let it go.  All these can earn you a pretty little penny for something that you were never going to use again anyway. You will be surprised on how much money you have sitting in your home or storage unit.

 

Meal Planning

  I know it sounds funny, but meal planning can really save a ton of money.  Knowing what you are going to make is going to save you from spending at the store on stuff you don’t need.  It can also save a ton of money on fast food.  Knowing what is for dinner will cut out a lot of the I have no idea what to eat nights.

 

  Start a Side Hustle

  If you do have some extra time, special talent, or are great at crafts starting a side hassle could be right for you.  With all the craft fairs and the need for unique items now adays you can make some good money doing what you love in your spare time.

 

  Taking these steps can have you on your way to not be in debt when the next holidays come along.  I know this is a goal for us next year.  I hope this list has helped you.  If you any more tips please feel free to let us know in the comment section.

The Addams Family Giveaway

I am so excited for The Addams Family Movie.  I have been a fan of The Addams Family for years and tomorrow I get to watch the new movie that had rave reviews.

 

The very first full-length animated film about the eccentric and unconventional family,
THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Blu-ray™️, DVD and Digital showcase the wonderfully weird world of the Addams family with a variety of exclusive bonus features not seen in theaters including deleted and extended scenes, an interactive charades game with Thing, behind-the-scenes footage, music lyric videos and more! Filled with wildly funny moments and a fresh take on the beloved characters created by Charles AddamsTHE ADDAMS FAMILY celebrates the uniqueness of every family and delivers spooky fun all year long.

 

One lucky U.S Winner will get their very own copy of The Addams Family Free.  Good Luck All 

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5 Most Essential Woodworking Tools That You Should Own

Power tools like cordless drills and table saws play an integral role in any woodworking shop. The market is filled with high-quality products that are reliable and durable. Investing in a good selection of power tools enables both amateur and professional woodworkers to achieve impeccable precision. Although beginners can start working with basic units, it is vital to opt for high rated tools to ensure value for money.

  1. Circular saw

Circular saws are one of the most used tools for woodworking. They can cut any material if you have the right type of blade and know the right technique. Despite being one of the most used power tools, it is always good to review some basic tips that allow you to achieve the expected results.

One of the characteristics that make circular saws such good tools is the ability to change blades. There is a variety of options that are designed to work with a particular type of material and perform precision cuts. The blades can handle different types of wood. Options with fine teeth are designed to make more precise cuts but they require more power.

There are models that incorporate carbide or diamond tips, which makes the saws more durable. This allows users to work with materials as hard as concrete. You should never buy a tool blindly when there are plenty of online sources like Protoolzone’s circular saw reviews to help you buy the right tools.

  1. Miter saw

The best miter saw is one of the most accurate cutting tools. Hence, it is used to handle tasks like molding and trimming. Some of the newer models available on the market have integrated light and laser. The beam of the laser indicates the cutting line.

This type of saw has the capacity to cut soft metallic materials using the corresponding blade. When placing the blade in the miter saw, it is vital to consider the direction of the arrow on the blade. It must match the direction of the arrow that is marked on the blade guard. If you want to keep your cutting consistent then you should definitely get a reliable stand for it. Read the rolling miter saw stand Buying Guide on thesawlab for more information.

  1. Jigsaw

This type of saw is suitable for cutting different shapes in material up to a few centimeters thick. With most jigsaw machines, the footplate can be adjusted between 45 and 90 degrees, so that you can make miter cuts. The speed is adjustable for some machines. For hard materials, a low speed is set to limit the heating of the blade.

With the help of special fasteners, some jigsaws can be attached to the workbench with a platform facing upwards, which allows you to work without having to drive the unit. This simplifies the task when working on small workpieces by eliminating the need to fix materials. Many jigsaws are supplied with a parallel stop, a T-shaped guide designed to cut the material parallel to the side edge of the workpiece.

  1. Table saw

A woodworking shop is never complete without a table saw. It is bulkier, thus users should consider the space requirements in the workshop. A table saw can handle various cutting functions. It is designed to cut multiple sizes of wood with efficiency and accuracy. The table promotes stability and convenience.

If you are planning to buy a table saw, you should look at the features and whether the unit fits well within your budget. The unit is likely to be the first large machine tool that every woodworker plans to acquire. A table saw is where your initial and major cutting is going to happen. If you need a saw for a precise task, consider a quality bandsaw. These can help you make accurate cuts. This is especially useful if you’re trying to cut curved shapes with your saws.

  1. Cordless drill

With a cordless drill, you can screw and drill holes efficiently on wood, metal or plastic without having to worry about finding a plug. Unlike wired electric drills, the power of cordless drills is supplied by a battery. These drills are two tools in one, the gear mechanism with two speeds allows you to select the desired speed. The lowest speed is ideal for bolting and higher speeds for drilling.

6. Straight Flush Saws

The best straight flush saws are lightweight and prevent user fatigue. For this reason, you can use them all day. With adjustable depth settings, you can enjoy flexible cutting capabilities and angles. With these saws, you can extract subfloors without damaging your walls. Also, these are safer to use than traditional undercut saws.  Get used to accurate rips and cuts, as most straight flush saws have built-in rip guides. These saws are used by both contractors and DIY enthusiasts.

Adventerra Games Giveaway

We’re celebrating the New Year by giving away all four of our award winning-board games to one winner which include WaterGame, Recycle Rally, PowerHaus and Global Warning. These games have all recently won a 2020 Hot Diggity Awards. You can read why they won at https://www.hotdiggityawards.com/all-toys-games-1  . Additionally, our board games have recently been honored by the Academics’ Choice Awards, PAL Awards, National Parenting Product Awards – NAPPA and Tillywig Awards too!

This giveaway ends on 1/31/2020. Enter now and be sure to check out our games at: https://adventerragamesusa.com/shop/

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Craft Beers like Melvin Brewing are a huge hit

I love great warm weather and a nice cold beer.  It just screams summer to me.  With all the new craft beers available now you can make an awesome road trip and tasting trip this summer.  Almost every town had their very own Craft brewery’s now and you can make an epic trip with your friends and try some of the best on your next road trip.

Its not your same old beer company’s anymore.  There are so many now that your taste buds are in for a treat.  You can find craft beer company’s all around the united states and each one like Melvin Brewing has their very own unique brew and taste.   I have learned from the few that I have gone to that they truly are passionate about what they do.

The beers themselves are not the only hit right now.  Each place has their own unique atmosphere.  Each one you go to is an adventure.   When they do have an open to the public restaurant or bar the decor really dos tell the story about the beer.  Each one is unique and different just like their beer.  Each recipe for every craft beer in unique you will never find two the same.  There is someone in the back who is a master at their craft waiting for you to try their recipe.

 

I have always loved that everyone I have gone into I have meet the owners.  These are real people with great beer who truly enjoy making beer and meeting their customers. I also love that when I first started going, I knew nothing about them.  I still know very little but everyone is always so helpful in helping you find the perfect brew for you.  A lot of them even have tasting menus.  You can taste some of their most popular ones for just a few dollars.

What makes a craft beer?

Wikipedia says

“A craft brewery or microbrewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer, typically much smaller than large-scale corporate breweries, and is independently owned. Such breweries are generally characterized by their emphasis on quality, flavor, and brewing technique.”

Want even better news if you are not a huge beer fan you might be at the end of your trip.  A lot of the Craft Beer places also make the most awesome root beer and food you will ever taste.  Make sure to check out everything they have to offer.

Give her nails a makeover for Valentines Day

We got these Manicure sets free in exchange for an honest review all opinions are our own

Have you been looking for the perfect Valentine’s day gift for her?  Does she love to have nails done?  Then we have the perfect Valentines day gift for her.   Me and hubby are always looking for our nail items.    With this fantastic set everything it keep in one place in an awesome holder.  No more throwing them in a drawer just to be lost forever.

The tools themselves are very strong.  I hate when I spend money just to get some flimsy clippers that would not cut a hand nail.

This Manicure Set is (16 Pieces): Professional Manicure Kit Contains 16 pieces nail and toenail tools for three functions, including hand care, facial care, and foot care. This Manicure Pedicure set has everything you need.

There are two sets to pick from either of them will be a great gift.  But if you are anything like my family, I would suggest getting two.  We each like to have our own set.  They come in great gift boxes

Come check out these two great gifts Blue case here Leather case here 

Becoming an Influencer

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I get asked a lot about becoming an influencer.  The truth is it is not a walk in the park.  A lot of people think I just sign on and bam I am an influencer.  This is not the way it works.  Yes, I do get to try out some awesome stuff and I do get to work from home.  Both of these are great, but these is also a lot of work that goes into it.

Before you start a blog or anything else is to pick your subject.  Now to be honest I never had a specific topic.  I do try and always keep it family friendly and in that I have found my subject.  If you are truly passionate about something then go for it.  If you are like me and love so much you can go the Lifestyles rout, I took.

One you have picked your subject pick your name, make sure its not taken and work on getting your social media number up.  Start interacting with people.  Social media is going to be a huge part of your blog if you start one or even just becoming a social media influencer.  You are not going to do it without the numbers.  There is a lot of work on Instagram and if you don’t have the numbers you won’t get the jobs.

Work on your pictures.  Posting great pictures is going to be huge.  Now I have to admit I need to work on my pictures.   This is something most of us could also use a little help with.  Make sure to do your research and practice, practice, practice.  The better your pictures the more interaction you will get on social media.

Once you have worked on these it’s time to get your name out there.  You can join different influencer programs to get recognized and even apply for jobs.  You have to be on this.  You will get emails from a lot of them but checking daily for jobs is a must.

There are so many different kinds of jobs out there.  Between social media post, blog posts, events, and so much more it can be a blast.  There is a lot of people out there trying to get that one job.  You will have to make sure you stand out.

I would like to point out,  you are not going to become rich overnight.  Most of us never will.  If this is something you are thinking of doing to get free stuff, this is not what you are looking for.  Becoming an influencer is a lot of work and you must be dedicated.  You will not work 10 hours a week and be good.  If you truly want to have an online voice and have some fun then this may just be the job for you,

 

Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Arrives on Digital 12/31 and Blu-ray 1/14

We got Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil free in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own.

I have to say #1 was one of my favorite.  I could  not even think of how they would make a #2 yet they did it and it was fantastic.  Maleficent and Aurora have lived the dream for many years.  When Aurora gets proposed too everything seems to be falling apart of Aurora and her godmother.

I have to say I never though a Disney movie would ever make me feel bad for the bad guy, but from the beginning I feel so bad for Maleficent.  Yes she does make some mistakes, but for the most part it is not her fault. When dinner with the soon to be new family happens everyone thinks Maleficent has cursed them.  I on the other hand don’t think it was her at all.

I love that Maleficent has found so many of her own kind, but I wonder if this will help her with Aurora or hurt her.  With all these mystery’s and more this movie had me sucked in from beginning to end.

The animation and the costumes are amazing this is truly a great movie for the whole family.

The Great Alaskan Race Giveaway

Welcome to the The Great Alaskan Race Giveaway.  Good Luck All.

As you all know I am a sucker for a great movie with dogs how could I not be.  I am so excited to see The Great Alaskan Race.

THE GREAT ALASKAN RACESynopsis: After overcoming personal tragedy, widowed father and champion musher Leonhard ‘Sepp’ Seppala steps in the midst of adiphtheria outbreak in his small dock town of Nome, Alaska to safely deliver the anti-toxin to the hospital. With his own child’s life on the line, Sepp battles the impossible, accompanied by his trusty pack of sled dogs. When a severe winter storm has made it impossible journey for planes, trains, or any form of transportation, Sepp and his dogs are able to get the anti-toxin to the children in need, just in the nick of time.

 

One Lucky U.S winner is going to win their very own copy Good Luck All.  Winner will have 48 hours from time of contact to reply with shipping info.

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Bathroom Remodel

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It’s a new year and a lot of people are looking into home improvements.   This can be a long and tired process for a lot of if you find the right people then it can go smoothly.  One thing I always dream about is a bathroom renovation.  We all have that one room that we would love to upgrade and make more our own for me it’s the bathroom.  There is nothing I like more then a relaxing bath at night.  Of course, I could use more room and a better bathtub.  Here are a few things I would love to upgrade and make it my own.  Come dream with me and add what you would love to do in the comments.

Lighting

My bathroom is so dark I would love to add some extra lighting for when I am getting ready.  There are so many to choose from making sure you have the right lighting can make a huge difference when getting ready or even taking selfies.

 

Bathtub

I have just a plain old bathtub.  My mom just recently got jacuzzi tub and I am in love.  Not only can I actually lay down and be fully covered in water but there are nice relaxing jets that’s a huge plus.  When picking the right bathtub, you will also have to remember to check how much room you have.  There would be nothing worse then finding your dream bathtub, buying it and finding out it does not fit.

More room

Speaking of making sure you have enough room. I would love to get more room in my bathroom I share with little guy and it seems like all the room I have is for bathtub toys.  Can you picture a fantastic little sitting area to dry off and put on lotion OMG heaven.  Now depending on your house this may not be possible.  If it is not having the right people to help you pick fixtures and other items for your bathroom can really add some space you never knew you had.

 

Now even though I dream about this I know one thing.  This is not something I can do on my own.  Home improvement especially with plumbing is not something I will even try.  How do we fix this well that is easy finding a good company in your area like bathroom remodel New Orleans or of course your own area is going to make the process so much easier.  Not only can they help you realize your bathroom dreams they can help with the installation and pricing.