Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Top 10 Halloween Songs for Your Party Playlist

In case you were looking to put together a last-minute Spotify playlist for your Halloween party this weekend, you may find this post slightly helpful.

Recently, our friends at Billboard compiled a list of the top 10 Halloween songs. According to their post, the list is based on Nielsen ratings during Halloween week last year.

Enjoy the rundown and hopefully it gives you a few ideas...

Sunday, October 26, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Beer

Today we take a look at a product that many of us consume, yet some of us may not recall consuming it: beer.

Beer is an interesting product. Even after thousands of years in existence, beer is still as popular as ever, filling countless purposes for consumers across the globe.

Here are a few facts and stats about beer that you may not have known. Enjoy (responsibly, of course)!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10 Horror Movies That Will Scare the Crap Out of You This Weekend

As Halloween quickly approaches, we are all in the mood for a good scare, so it may be good to take a moment and reflect on a few holiday movies.

Horror movies generally go in one direction or another. Either they are great or they absolutely suck and there is very little in between. To save you from having to crack a few eggs and sit through a dud or two, here is a quick rundown of the 10 movies I think will have you sleeping with the lights on this weekend. 

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Top 10 Songs in the US This Week in 1990

It's Friday and your mind is probably not all that into work right about now. Probably as good a time as any to take our weekly trip down memory lane and take a look at 10 songs that were probably playing everywhere you went on this day many years ago. Our chosen year this week: 1990.

Here are the top 10 songs in the US on October 27, 1990 according to Billboard. Enjoy!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Top 10 Halloween Costume Trends of 2014

Don't you love when you walk into work and a coworker is wearing something very similar to what you have on? It is so much fun to hear "Hey, did you two call each other?" all day long.

Well, consider this post your warning. Here are the top 10 Halloween costume trends for 2014 according to retailer Party City.

Show up to a Halloween party in any of these get-ups and you are bound to have an equally unoriginal twin...

Monday, October 20, 2014

10 Super-Easy Gluten Free Recipes Your Family Will Love

So, because holding down a full-time marketing job, spending 4+ hours a day commuting, keeping up with a 3-year-old and running a few pretty active websites, wasn't enough activity, I decided about a year ago to take up a hobby. I wasn't necessarily good at anything in particular, so somehow I settled on cooking. I guess this decision was made mostly because of my love for eating. It also gives me some quality time with my son, who "supervises" in the kitchen.

Anyways, this hobby took a bit of a turn late last year, when a member of our household was diagnosed with a gluten allergy. This made the weekend cooking projects a bit more challenging, but we were determined to keep trying new things. Thankfully, because of some great websites, apps, food manufacturers and grocery stores, cooking gluten free is 1,000 times easier (and tastier) than it was a few years ago.

Most of my inspiration comes from Pinterest and Googling random ideas. There are 1,000's of awesome gluten-free recipes out there. Unfortunately, there are also a few bad ones. I figured it would be fun to share a few of my family's favorites and give a little credit to the websites that have helped bring a little flavor back to my family's Sunday dinners. Most of these items are pretty quick to make and taste as good, if not better than, the gluten version.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Star Wars

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Although there are varying degrees to which people take it, Star Wars fanaticism truly transcends generations, personality types and pretty much any of their defining characteristic of society. They are movies that pretty much everyone has seen and everyone remembers.

With the next wave of Star Wars sequels on the horizon, I thought it might be fun to try to dig up a few Star Wars stats and facts that you may not have known about. Here they are in our famous 10things listicle format. Enjoy!