The Art of Making Coffee at Home
Even though it’s easier to just run down the street to your nearest coffee shop and get a fresh cup of your favorite coffee, there is a certain level of fulfillment that comes with making that perfect cup in your very own kitchen. It may sound like a challenge, especially if your choice of favorite coffees doesn’t include a regular black one for which you just need a pot and coffee filters. Coffee-making is truly a small art form in its own right, but once you master it, not only will you be able to have the perfect cup at any time, but you’ll also save a whole lot of money in the long run, as we all know that purchasing a cup every morning does indeed break the bank. So, in order to keep things on the affordable side, and give you a chance to master an additional skill, let’s dive into what it takes to create that rich, perfectly flavored cup of joe.
Whether you’re a sports and gym enthusiast or not is truly irrelevant. The age of athleisure is here, and, as the trend has made its transition from a fad to a lifestyle, everyone, even those that were never really into sneakers, will love them. Why? Not just because they’re the epitome of athleisure, but because the tendencies and demands in regards to design have changed due to the incredible rise of the trend. The new consumer desires a sneaker that goes beyond comfort and practicality and is actually stylish and pretty enough to be rocked everywhere, from the office to a romantic date. The industry listened and some of the most renowned names in sportswear have come up with incredible sneakers that are so amazing you’ll be tempted to wear them to a black-tie wedding (but don’t). So, let’s see what the year holds for the footwear of the season – the mighty sneakers.
Beginners Guide to Organic Wine
In the world of winemaking, you can see it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. However, the problem is that conventional products often force you to take the bad (additives) with the good (taste, possibly). This is simply unacceptable. The good news is that a breath of fresh air sweeps across the stale vineyards and cellars. Industrial winemaking is no longer the only game in town. Natural and organic winemakers are champions of the new global wave that is already shifting the whole ecosystem. They act as wardens and facilitators rather than trying to force the wine to fit a particular market-ready mold.
When shopping for some tools, you want to keep two things in mind... first make sure the logo says Ryobi and second, they have to be the brightest green tools you can find. All jokes aside, Ryobi tools are top notch and hold up under pressure. We have been using this set persistently for the past two months and really only have good things to say. Sit back and get comfortable, here is a first-person review on the Ryobi 18v 6 piece Lithium+ Unlimate Combo Kit.
XTERRA Surf is a San Diego based wetsuit brand with over 25 years of industry experience. Their suits are lightweight but warm. The Incognito 2/2 Chest Zip Wetsuit is flexible, comfortable and warmer than you would think. I have been testing this suit for the past few weeks and have never been this comfortable in a wetsuit. The quality of build is solid and the suit comes with a one year guarantee. If your looking for a new go-to wetsuit for surfing and / or swimming, I would look into XTERRA Surf. Tested and approved by the team.
Stand Desk Review
Searching for a desk can be hard these days. Wether your picking a standing desk or not, the market is exploding with thousands of different desks options. The clean lines and awesome table top material / size options make this desk stand out in the heavily populated marketplace. With scientifically proven health benefits of standing up at work, you can easily adjust your desk’s height up or down (27.5 - 47.2 in), powered by a single motor that extends dual segment leg. Stand Desk definitely stands out amongst the crowd. Tested and approved by the team.
Long days of travel can be a pain, thats why you have to choose your travel gear carefully. Doesn't matter if your road-tripping it or hoping on a flight, your gear is important. Here is a list of our top 10 picks for travel gear to keep you entertained and comfortable during your trip. Enjoy and travel well.
Hand-crafted from waxed canvas, American bison leather and lined in Aztec flannel fleece, HoldFast has created a camera bag thats functional yet stylish. If the three padded compartments dont tickle your fancy, Holdfast also has a great pouch system that allows you to attache basically any kind of holder you would need for extra gear. The bag comes in olive, black and navy. Tested and approved by the team.
Men's Wearhouse has stepped up their game with some custom tailored suits. When you think of getting a custom suit, you're not thinking of the Wearhouse. Since partnering up with Joseph Abboud, these crafted American-made suits look the part and wont burn a whole in your wallet. We went thought the whole tailoring / customizing process, took notes and wrote an article.
These wireless headphones are no joke. JBL teamed up with Under Armour to create an in-ear headphone system that not only delivers intense sound / bass but also tracks your heart rate. With UA Record™, you can view training analysis / analyze performance trends and hear on-demand heart rate updates thanks to a touch sensor. This wireless sound system has the best bluetooth connection we have ever tried and is ideal for running, cycling, rowing, Netflix and chilling or anything else you have in mind. Tested and approved by the team.
Quite Rebellion Socks are exactly that.. socks that look plain and basic on the outside but have some awesome designs under the surface. These socks have a bold design that sit under your foot only showing once you kick off those shoes and get comfortable. They are colorful, super comfortable and are delivered in style. If you are looking to up your sock game, Quite Rebellion is here for you. Tested and approved by the team.
We think dads are cool and so should you. Dads get a bad rep... first their bodies get a little flabby then their style goes down the drain. Well, we are here to bring that Dad Style back to its prime. Introducing our signature Dad Style selection. Whether your lounging around the house, taking the kids to practice, playing poker with the boys or just taking your girl out, our Dad Style section will help your game.
When I think of buying a mattress, I think of painfully heading over to a local store and trying to pick out the least expensive / most comfortable option available. We have all seen these boxed mattress ads and commercials but, I at least, have been hesitant. Mattress in a box, it's going to suck for sure. Well my friends, I was wrong. This casper mattress is the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. It's firm and soft and feels like I am laying in my own personal cloud... No Joke. Tested and approved by the team.
Introducing Honey Jewelry Co. a company based in San Diego, California who crafts some of the most stunning handmade rings you will ever see. There is nothing basic about these designs and styles. If your looking to make that special someone insanely happy, then we found the brand for you. I personally went through the entire process with Honey and no joke, this company freaking rocks.
The new 24'' Milwaukee Hardtop Rolling Tool Bag is built strong with style. Every product Milwaukee releases is of the highest quality and built to last... This new hardtop tool bag is no exception. This Hardtop Rolling Bag has a solid construction that allows for stacking and giant wheels for off-roading or just going down and up some stairs. If your looking for a home storage bag or a new tool bag for the job, then you found it. Tested and approved by the team.
With the internet flooded with subscription boxes for men, it's hard to see past the fads and clever marketing. Bespoke Post has created a unique / stylish way to bring your travel essentials to your doorstep. The Bespoke Refresh Box has some great products for a super low price. The box is totally worth the $55 bucks ( $45 with a subscription ). For example, typically leather and canvas dopp kit sell for $50 by themselves...
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