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12

Jul

BRINGING KIDS TO WORK? KEEP EM BUSY!

Now that the kids are out of school for the summer, my 6 year old daughter is always asking me to bring her to my work. I’m in the music biz so there is usually something fun going on (for her). I can’t take one and not the other, so I have my 2 yr old son as well. They’re pretty good - but they can get bored quick so I have to find things to keep em busy while i work. 

Today - I found some leftover Hefty Zoo Pals plates from a party (i guess). Not sure why we have kids plates here, but maybe it was a blessing from the patron saints of daddys. Either way, never look a gift horse in the mouth…i’l take em! Thinking fast - these turned out to be a very easy project. So, instead of answering some of my thousand emails, I’m at my desk making masks. Yes!

What you’ll need:

  • Hefty Zoo Pals Plates (you can prob just use regular plates and draw your own faces too…but I’m not trying to do all that right now)
  • Scissors
  • rubber bands (or string)

It’s pretty self explanatory, cut holes in the eyes, make holes on the sides for the rubber bands to keep the mask on their faces and whah-la. Instant fun. For a few bucks you potentially get 20 different masks, so it’s a cheap thrill.

11

Jul

NOT SWAG: CHRISTINA MILIAN BLASTS THE DREAM AS A DAD

Doesn’t matter how much money you have, if you are a shitty parent then you’re wack as fuck. In a recent interview, The Voice co-host and Young Money songstress stated:

"I’m not happy at the moment, but I have come to the realization that I have to be 200% mom for her and it’s not about finances, it’s about spending time.  I’m not one of those who withhold their children from their baby daddy. I don’t do that.  We live in different cities, he’s in Atlanta and I’m in LA. There are planes and plenty of money for airplanes so..as far as Skyping: I’m just gonna leave it at that my daughter is a great kid and someday their will be a healthy man in my life that will love her the way I do."

Step it up, Terius

Full interview HERE

via theboombox.com

SHAVE LIKE A MAN

Most men have abandoned the clean shaven look for the less fussy unkempt 2-day stubble vibe. But there is still something about that tradition of putting a razor to your face after a nice hot shower that just feels good. It’s that once in a while treat, kinda like when girls go get manicures or something. If you’re going to go in, then throw out that cheap over-fragranced chemical mousse and try something more becoming of the modern day man with swag: Spencer & Devon Shaving Cream. Made with stuff like Shea Butter or Aloe Vera and a plethora of botanicals, this smells good and is good for your skin.

$27.50 at Amazon.com 

"BATMAN" JORDAN 6

Did you know that Nike made custom blacked out Jordan 6’s for the 1992 Batman Returns? With Dark Knight Rises only a couple weeks away, and while we’re in the midst of a bunch of Jordan 6 releases, figured i’d throw that lil tidbit out there…

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huffposttv:

Attention children of the ’80s: “The Real Ghostbusters” is returning to TV. Set your DVRs appropriately.

PS - what ever happened to movies that had dope original theme songs? The 1984 Ghostbusters theme actually hit #1 on the Billboard charts! Run DMC even remade it for part 2. 

huffposttv:

Attention children of the ’80s: “The Real Ghostbusters” is returning to TV. Set your DVRs appropriately.

PS - what ever happened to movies that had dope original theme songs? The 1984 Ghostbusters theme actually hit #1 on the Billboard charts! Run DMC even remade it for part 2. 

FLEA TALKS KIDS MUSIC PROGRAM

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea talks about the non-profit music school he started in LA, called the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. If you live in the LA area, anyone can sign up, so check it out. Music is great for children - aside from allowing kids to be creative and express themselves as individuals, it helps develop the parts of the brain that we use for math and science. Even if you don’t live in LA - you should find a local program and get your kids playing an instrument. Much like Flea talks about in this video - music changed my life and kept me on a positive path. Shouts to @Flea333 - very inspirational.

Stuntin’ like my daddy…

Stuntin’ like my daddy…

10

Jul

COOL FAMILY CAR: FIAT 500 by GUCCI

Ok, ok - i know what you’re thinking…how is this little ass thing a family car? Aside from the fact that it comfortably can fit you, your baby mama & at least 2 kids (even in a car seats), it’s safe (more on that), and it will SAVE YOU MONEY. If you live in a a major city with kids, then you know how that helps your family. You will save money on gas (38 mpg highway, 30 mpg city), save you money on parking (you can easily find spots just about anywhere in this thing) and it’s pretty damn cheap. You can get one of these things for less than $150 per month. There is a whole lot of swag in this whip - and it WILL turn heads. I’ve never had more people stop to talk about a car than when I was driving this thing. For a car in the 15 - 25k range you can be ballin on a budget.

I actually rented one of these for a drive up to Montreal from Manhattan. I’m about 6’2” and 230 lbs, but i had PLENTY of space. 6 hours of driving back and forth and it was comfy, quiet and fun. And I only had to fill up once each way. What really sold me was at the end of the trip when some asshole rear ended me while merging onto the FDR. I drive almost 1000 miles no problem, but then i get back to NYC and some bastard comes flying down the on ramp and slams into me as i was yielding to get on the highway. He hit me, I hit the car in front of me but the Fiat was the car with the least amount of damage. My rear bumper was a lil messed up, but his Nissan Maxima was TOTALED. Couldn’t even drive away. The Fiat took a solid hit and shrugged it off. It may be small, but it’s damn sturdy. 

Bottom Line: if you’re looking for something like a Camry or whatever, go check out the Fiat 500. If you want to up the swag meter - go for the Gucci edition (the Gucci stripe seatbelts will make you want to buckle up!). This is a versatile ride, a great value and you will get a ton of props to make you feel like you still “got it”.

more pics after the jump

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What does daddy get for his hard work? The big piece of chicken at dinner! - Chris Rock
collegehumor:

Lawn Order Special Sprinkler Unit
In landscaping the lawn is tended by two separate yet equally important groups: the sprinklers, who water; and the mowers, who cut the grass. These are their stories.
BUM BUM!

collegehumor:

Lawn Order Special Sprinkler Unit

In landscaping the lawn is tended by two separate yet equally important groups: the sprinklers, who water; and the mowers, who cut the grass. These are their stories.

BUM BUM!