Fourth stimulus check comes in two days
Stimulus checks are hitting the bank accounts of households in the U.S. in just days. This, part of the child tax credit that started dispersing payments of $300 per child back in July 2021.Read full story
You Don't Need a Membership to Shop at Costco?
Did you know a membership is not required to shop some items at Costco?. This little hack is widely unknown and here are 5 ways you can get away with it:. This one makes total sense.Read full story
Four Months Til' Texas Freezes Over — Again?
Four more months until Texas reaches freezing temperatures again like we did during the Texas Freeze in February 2021?. According to the Farmer's Almanac, we're expected to get frigid temperatures again around January-February.Read full story
Food Prices are Rising — Is It Time to Stock Up?
Food prices are going to be up by as much as 40% or more within the next 12 months. Is it the right time to stock up?. Stocking up will cause even more food shortages that grocery stores around the country are dealing with, due to supply chain issues, lack of truck drivers, and other potential issues.Read full story
I've Been Vegan for 8 Days – Here's What I've Learned
I started exploring veganism for its health benefits. I've never been a die hard meat fan. I hate the preparation and cooking of meat in my kitchen and before this, my family would only eat meat a few times a week.Read full story
Twindemic Happening this Fall?
Battling COVID-19 and flu season makes what experts are calling, a twindemic, an environment where the seasonal flu and COVID-19 may both be present. Here’s what you need to know…Read full story
Are food shortages happening in Texas?
Not just Texas but across the nation, stores are facing food shortages with food categories like meat being especially being hot hard. Any time there is a surge in demand, the supply can decline. It can happen when a national disaster hits like a hurricane, tornado, or freeze. And, it can happen when a pandemic hits an area.Read full story
Are we getting 4th stimulus checks this month?
No official announcement of a fourth stimulus check yet but it might be getting close. The media is covering this topic with new announcements daily. You can show your support for monthly $2,000 stimulus checks at this petition which is now at 2.898 million signatures.Read full story
Did this cause the Texas arctic freeze and will we get another severe winter?
Many of us remember the arctic storm in February 2021 that killed 210 people and caused over $150 billion dollars worth of damage. While there was some warning that cold temperatures and snow would be coming, nobody was prepared for the devastating winter conditions coupled with electrical outages, water outages and other issues that arose.Read full story
Another Texas freeze coming?
According to the Farmer's Almanac, Texas is predicted to reach icy cold conditions this winter season. In February 2021, the area experienced extremely cold temperatures and snow across many parts of Texas.Read full story
Public Alert: Did you get your $1,500 pandemic relief payment for Harris County?
Update: Applications have closed. For more on area relief programs, check out these options:. Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Have you submitted your application for the Harris County Recovery Assistance program? It just reopened and will remain open for 4 more days until September 12.Read full story
Have you gotten your grant money? 11 Small Business Grants available today
COVID-19 has impacted the global economy and impacted many businesses around the world. If you're a small business, there's grant money available to you. Each grant varies in amount, conditions and requirements, distribution, etc. They can be a good way to help toward the road to economic recovery with your business.Read full story
Did you get an extra tax refund in your bank account this week?
It's estimated that around 1.5 million people will be getting "surprise" tax refunds. If you're a family with kids under 13 then you may be eligible for a 'surprise' tax refund up to 50% of $8,000 for childcare expenses.Read full story
Are You Evacuation-Ready? CAT 1 Hurricane Nicholas Could Flood Houston
This Gulf Coast development named Nicholas is barreling towards the coastline, said to impact Texas and Louisiana according to reports from the National Hurricane Center. Life-threatening flooding and storm surge appear to be the biggest threats that will present, so far.Read full story
Acadiana Cafe in San Antonio
In this restaurant review, I'll be going over Acadiana Cafe in San Antonio. Keep reading to learn more about the food, experience, and overall impression. Let's go!. Acadiana Cafe is a diner located in San Antonio, Texas in the northwest San Antonio area. They've been around for a while and if you're a San Antonio native, you've probably eaten here.Read full story
Did you get your stimulus payment for internet and computer?
It's called the Emergency Broadband Benefit and the goal of the program is to help people stay connected. If you're struggling to pay your internet bill due to COVID-19 then this program might be what you're looking for.Read full story
700+ Quarantined in this Texas School District
How many need to be quarantined in order for a mask mandate to take effect in a school district?. 781 might be the magic number. That's how many students were required to quarantine from this Central Texas school district that now requires masks.Read full story
CDC Urges Public Against Travel Unless You're Vacccinated
No vaccine, no travel is the message being put out by the Centers for Disease Control. Labor Day is one of the most traveled weekends. It's marking the end of summer and people want one last hurrah before diving back into life to wrap up a busy end of year.Read full story
I Tried Eating Once A Day - Here's What Happened
This might sound crazy, eating once a day. I did this and here's the story of how it went down. It's called OMAD, short for one meal a day and it's quickly grown to become somewhat of a cult following in the weight loss community.Read full story
Hurricane Ida made Landfall Hitting the Gulf Coast of Louisiana
Update: Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast of Louisiana on Sunday. It devastated Louisiana and areas in its path:. In a statement from the National Hurricane Center:. "The center of Ida will move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico today and move over the central Gulf of Mexico tonight and early Sunday. Ida is then expected to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast within the hurricane warning area on Sunday, and then move inland over portions of Louisiana or western Mississippi later on Monday.Read full story