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Hey there, family! Ready to dive into the world of credit card rewards and bonuses? Well, get ready, because we’re about to break down everything you need to know about those sweet, sweet perks and the not-so-sweet surprise tax implications that come with them. Alright, now let’s get into it and unravel the mystery behind credit card referral bonus points and why they might just be more than meets the eye tax-wise. Table of Contents Introduction Hey there, savvy spenders and reward hunters! Have you ever referred a friend to snag that coveted credit card, only to find out later that those referral bonus points come with a tax surprise? Well, gather ’round because we’re about to unpack why understanding the tax implications of credit card referral bonus points is crucial. Imagine this: you’re spreading the word about your favorite credit card faster than gossip at a family reunion, and…

What’s up, foodies and kitchen newbies! Do you ever feel like your kitchen does not have the right pots and pans? Or, it always feels like you don’t have the pot or pan you need? Just in the kitchen fed up because you don’t have what you need. Don’t worry friend, as always we got you covered! Today, we are talking about kitchen essentials but our pots and pans edition. We will cover all the basics you need so that you don’t have to buy one of those kitchen sets that are cheap or don’t do what you need. We will also give you some options on how to find these items cheaper than usual. Now, this blog does have some affiliate links but as always I will give you the cheaper alternatives. Table of Contents Introduction We get it – stepping into the world of cooking can be as…

I love love, love, love a rattlesnake plant. They are so beautiful and alive because you actually see them rise and fall just about every day. The first rattlesnake plant I had made me think I was trippin’ because I could swear it was moving, although I never saw it move. First off, can we just appreciate the name for a second? Rattlesnake plants. It’s like they were born to party. And speaking of parties, these plants are all about it. With their striking leaves that resemble the skin of a rattlesnake, they add a touch of razzle dazzle to any space. Plus, they’re easy to care for, so you don’t have to worry about them going full-on animal on you. One of the things I love most about rattlesnake plants is that they’re perfect for adding some texture to your indoor garden. Their leaves have a lovely wavy edge…

Hey plant parent family! Let me tell you a tale of a plant so bold and bright that it will make your eyes pop like a pirate’s treasure. It’s called the Caladium, and it’s a tropical wonder that will add a splash of color to any garden or indoor space. First, let’s talk about its appearance. The Caladium has large, heart-shaped leaves that come in a range of colors, from deep greens to vibrant pinks and reds. Some even have a speckled or marbled pattern that looks like it was painted by an artistic octopus. These leaves are so mesmerizing that you’ll want to stare at them all day long. But don’t let its beauty fool you, matey. Caladium is a tough cookie that can handle a variety of conditions. It likes warm temperatures and high humidity, which makes it perfect for tropical climates or indoor spaces with a humidifier.…

Hey, plant parents! Have you met the Dracaena plant? Do you have a Dracaena plant? Let me tell you how dope these plants are and why you need one. The Dracaena is named after a female dragon, “drakaina”. This plant is too cool. The Dracaena family has over a hundred species. That means you have a bunch of these and none of them will look the same!! We love a good amount of variety. They can even come in various shapes and colors, and you would be surprised how different they can be. One of the most common types is the Dracaca you can find will have long dark green leaves. On the other hand, the cousin, the Madagascar dragon tree, will have thin green leaves with red borders. You absolutely need one because this plant is great for any space. I love them because I have the worst allergies…

Why You Need Houseplants Hey there, plant lovers! Are you considering bringing some greenery into your home but not sure if it’s worth it? Let me tell you, having houseplants is not only trendy but also super beneficial! First off, plants don’t just look cute, they actually purify the air in your home! They filter out pollutants and release oxygen, making your air fresher and cleaner. Plus, they can help regulate humidity levels, which is great for those of us who suffer from dry skin or allergies. And get this, plants can also boost your mood and reduce stress! Just looking at them can make you feel happier and more relaxed. And taking care of them can be a fun and therapeutic activity, perfect for unwinding after a long day. But the best part? There are so many types of houseplants to choose from! From small succulents to big and…

The Black Rodeo: A Must-See Event Introduction Family, let’s talk about the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo. Now, this is something that means something to me, maybe not as much as some but for sure more than most. This is something as a little Black girl in Oakland, CA, I enjoyed watching in the summer. Watching Black people compete, in a way that is unique to us in an activity I didn’t see many Black people did. Whether you are a fan of rodeos or maybe just looking for something unique and exciting to attend? You definitely don’t want to miss the Bill Pickett Rodeo. Not only is it named after the legendary cowboy Bill Pickett, but it’s an annual event that celebrates the contributions of Black cowboys and cowgirls to the Wild West. Keep reading to learn more about what the Bill Pickett Rodeo is and why you should be…

You need a house cleaner! Are you tired of spending your weekends scrubbing floors, dusting shelves, and wiping down counters? Do you wish you could spend more time doing the things you love, like binge-watching your favorite shows or taking a relaxing bubble bath? Well, have no fear because housecleaners are here to save the day! If you can afford it in your budget, hiring a housecleaner can be a game-changer for your life. Not only will you have more free time to do the things you love, but you’ll also be able to come home to a clean and tidy space every day. No more stress about the pile of dishes in the sink or the dust bunnies under the bed. Plus, think of all the benefits to your mental health! Having a clean and organized home can reduce stress and anxiety, and can even boost your productivity and…

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the task of cleaning out your closet? It can be difficult to know what to do with all of your old clothes once you’ve decluttered. If you’re not sure where to donate your gently used items, look no further! In this article, we’ll provide tips and suggestions for finding the perfect home for your old clothes and giving them a new lease on life. Not only will you be able to free up space in your closet, but you’ll also be able to make a positive impact on your community by supporting charitable organizations and reducing waste. Keep reading to learn more about how to responsibly dispose of your old clothes and make a difference. Spring Clean and Declutter Your Closet Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your wardrobe and give your closet a good cleaning. But what do you do with all…

Are you and your sweetie looking for the ultimate date night ideas? Look no further than Nashville, the city of music, food, and fun! Whether you’re a local or just passing through, you’ll find plenty of options to make your evening unforgettable. Feeling like a night out on the town? Nashville is home to some of the best live music venues in the country, and there’s nothing quite like a night of good music, good drinks, and each other’s company. For a more refined experience, the city has a variety of delicious restaurants to choose from, and you’ll be able to enjoy a romantic dinner while taking in the city’s stunning views. But if you’re feeling adventurous, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Take a stroll through the city’s parks, or pack a picnic and enjoy it together. And for the ultimate romantic experience, take a hot air…