Author Archives: Matt

Coronavirus – What You Need to Know Locally

Coronavirus – What You Need to Know Locally

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is already in the U.S. and, according to the CDC and World Health Organization, it is going to spread BUT that does not mean you should panic. There are many questions surrounding the Coronavirus and a lot of misinformation on the internet and fear mongering in the media that is not helping.  People…Read more »

Monday Motivation: Avoiding Bad Nutrition Advice

Monday Motivation: Avoiding Bad Nutrition Advice

Nutrition seems to be constantly evolving.  They told us Fat was bad for us, but now it’s good, egg yolks were bad and now they’re good, and on and on. Headlines like “Don’t Drink Coffee!” followed by “Drinking Coffee prevents cancer!” There are so many trendy diets from OG’s like Atkins to the modern day…Read more »

Leap Day Freebies!

Leap Day Freebies!

Leap Day comes once every 4 years and we have all the deals, specials, and savings right here for you! Also, happy 15th birthday dad! Free Entrees Anyone born on February 29th – with a valid ID – can get a free entree at Applebee’s, Quaker Steak & Lube and Chevys Fresh Mex Free Donuts Krispy Kreme is rolling out national…Read more »

9 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day (That Work!)

9 Tips for Taking a Mental Health Day (That Work!)

I think most of the time we forget about the option to take a mental health day.  If you have sick days at work there is nothing wrong with taking a mental health day if you need it, in fact it’s probably the best thing you can do! Mental health is tough because we can’t see it…Read more »

Most Anticipated Shows of 2020

Most Anticipated Shows of 2020

2020 has already delivered on several greatly anticipated shows, such as “Picard,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 10,” “The Outsider,” and “The New Pope,” just to name a few… And, even though we’re not even half way through any of those shows, there are plenty of new shows we are excited to see that are still…Read more »

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Presidents’ Day Funniest Memes

Presidents’ Day Funniest Memes

Today is Presidents Day, but don’t worry if you didn’t remember that because most people didn’t either.  George Washington’s birthday and Presidents day are a 2 for 1 holiday deal that no one really knows what to do with. Do I make my famous Franklin Pierce Potato Cakes?  George H. W. Busch Lights? And I…Read more »

What to Watch This Week!

What to Watch This Week!

From making ‘McMillions’ to racing with Matt Damon & Christian Bale, to an all-star cast with their knives out, this week we have the movies, shows, and series you should be watching and what you should avoid at all costs. Watch: McMillions (HBO) Mark Wahlberg is involved in producing another interesting project with HBO.  This…Read more »

How Much is Iowa Spending on Dating Advice??

How Much is Iowa Spending on Dating Advice??

The state of Iowa is spending $4.2 Million on workshops for people to avoid ‘falling for a jerk.’ READ THE FULL STORY HERE These faith-based groups are using taxpayer dollars to advise Iowans on the hazards of dating, but we decided to give you some dating advice for FREE, right here, just in time for…Read more »

What to Watch This Week

What to Watch This Week

From Nazis to Serial Killers and Gwyneth Paltrow in between, this week’s reviews feature Academy Award nominated films, Amazon documentary series, and the Goop Netflix show that nobody needed. Each week, Matt Tompkins watches way too many series, shows, movies and specials so that he can tell you what you should watch and what you…Read more »