Friday, 28 February 2020
What I Learned Being Raised By An Addict
Great Ways To Save Money On Entertainment
As life begins to get more expensive it is easy to see why so many people are choosing to cut back on extras that are not a necessity. Cable prices have been jumping up over the years and with the amount we are already paying for everything else it just doesn’t make sense to keep those services.Luckily with all our technological advances we have come up with some amazing products to keep you entertained while saving you tons of cash!Roku players are a great and economical way to smarten up (add the Roku Operating System) your TV. These players are an excellent last-minute gift that are also very affordable (MRSP from $40-$70).On the higher end of the scale, Roku also works with companies to build TVs that already have the Roku Operating System built in. These are awesome TVs that offer an amazing array of entertainment, so check those out.
If you have someone that loves watching TV, Roku offers great gifts in a wide range of prices.
All Roku streaming devices in Canada provide access to thousands of free and paid streaming services, including: Netflix, Prime Video, The Roku Channel, Disney+, Apple TV+, DAZN, Global TV, CBS All Access, Acorn TV, hayu, Britbox, VMedia and many more. Additionally, Roku players and Roku TVs can be used with the free Roku mobile app for iOS and Android, to enjoy private listening, voice search and more.
Roku Express – $39.99The new Roku Express is 10% smaller than its predecessor, is sleek and designed to blend in and disappear when connected to a TV. It can be fully powered by most TVs to reduce clutter around the TV. With the Roku Express consumers enjoy easy and smooth HD streaming. In the box a simple remote control is included with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons, a High Speed HDMI® cable and a power cord.
I found the free channels on the Roku express to be ok but nothing spectacular. Once you add a few extra apps and subscriptions you are set with a very decent television package for much less than conventional cable.
The new Roku Premiere is a simple way to start streaming in HD, 4K Ultra HD or 4K HDR. It features a powerful quad-core processor and comes in a low-profile form factor. In the box a Premium High Speed HDMI® cable is included plus remote control with popular streaming channel shortcut buttons and a power cord.Roku Streaming Stick + - $69.99
Powerful and portable, the Roku Streaming Stick gives the gift of entertainment on-the-go all in a powerful stick. Choose your favourite program with the Search function using the included point-anywhere remote, or just use the Roku app on your smartphone to control the action.Stream. Watch. Play. Laugh. Listen. Enjoy. Repeat. With Roku TV, entertainment is everything and that’s why we’ve made it easier to get to all the things you love. No matter what TV you choose you’ll get the same great Roku experience. Here are just a few of the awesome brands that run on the Roku Operating System:
The RCA 32” Roku Smart TV features a personalized home screen that keeps navigation simple. Put your favorite broadcast TV, streaming channels, and devices like your gaming console and Blu-ray player in one place for easy access. Control your TV with a smartphone, the free Roku App lets you control your Roku TV from a phone or tablet with the same buttons you’ll find on the standard Roku remote.The Sharp 43" 1080p HD LED Roku OS Smart TV continually enhances your streaming experience with automatic updates for better viewing. The big 43" display gives you plenty of screen real estate to enjoy blockbuster movies, action-packed video games, and your team scoring the winning goal in overtime.The Sanyo 50" 1080p TV is more than a TV. With the Powerful Roku OS, kick back with access to 150,000+ streaming movies and TV episodes across thousands of free and paid channels. Watch blockbusters, hit series, live news, kids' shows, and more. Plus, stream award-winning originals from channels like Netflix and Amazon Prime.The Hisense 58R6107 Series 58” UHD Roku TV is an easy, convenient way to stream what you love. Watch just about anything whenever you want from free channels, paid subscriptions, or rent or buy — all on demand.Westinghouse now produces Roku TVs and the 65” models are part of their UX Series of TV’s. The UX Series allows for beautiful HD and 4K HDR picture quality while viewing. Like all Roku TVs, users can access live channels that are available through the integrated over-the-air antenna.Simplify entertainment with TCL's 65" 4-Series Roku TV. The 4K UHD display with HDR support brings sharp, bright images to your screen in stunning detail while the 4K Creative Pro engine upscales HD content to near 4K quality. The built-in Roku OS provides access to all your favourite streaming apps right from your TV so you're never missing out.
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Thursday, 27 February 2020
5 things to remember when pursuing a medical malpractice case
Everyone should be able to consult their doctors and receive the standard of care that is expected. Whether it’s a routine operation, a concern you have about your health or advice and information that could lead to a diagnosis, your medical team should be there for you every step of the way. However when that high standard of care isn’t reached, and you’re left ill, worried about the future and in a worse physical and mental state than you were before, that’s when medical malpractice comes in.
If you think you’ve been the victim of medical malpractice it’s always best to consult a personal injury lawyer – for more information on medical malpractice settlements, click the link – but what else should you be doing? Going down this legal route isn’t going to be easy, so to give you a little guidance I’ve gathered 5 things to remember when pursuing a medical malpractice case.
Look after your health first
If your health has been compromised by the negligible actions of your doctor then your first priority is to look after yourself. Make sure you’re seeking medical help from a competent professional and follow the medical treatment plan that you’ve been given. Not only will this help you on the road to recovery, but it will also make your claim stronger. As desperate as you may be to seek justice for what has happened to you, nothing is more important than your health.
Don’t blame yourself
You may have been hurt physically, but you should also be taking steps to preserve your mental wellbeing. Feelings of guilt, or despair, concerns for the future and worry about your upcoming medical malpractice case can have a huge negative impact on your mental wellbeing. Keeping a diary of your emotions and your mental struggles will help your case – e.g. loss of enjoyment, stress and of course inconvenience are all legitimate ways to enhance the foundations of your medical malpractice case. It will also help you come to terms with what has happened to you. Remember, if you’re really struggling then reach out to friends, family or a competent doctor.
You can help build your case
Of course, your lawyer is responsible for building a case against your doctor. To know how a medical malpractice lawyer can help fight your case, visit yourpghlawyer.com. However, there are ways you can get the ball rolling. Even whilst you're recovering from your experience. You can start by requesting your medical records, write down in as much detail as possible, your experiences at your medical centre, who you met, who treated you, how you felt and whether or not you felt that your concerns were listened to and that your needs were met. Documenting as much as you can, will make your case as strong as possible. This can be a positive exercise too!
Make sure you’ve hired the right lawyer
The right lawyer can make or break your case. So, you must hire a lawyer who has your best interests at heart and has proof of experience in medical malpractice cases.
With the right treatment plan and the right legal team behind you, you will be able to get the justice you deserve. Stay positive!
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
The best Leap Year sales!
On February 29, get a whole pizza (cheese, pepperoni or extreme meat) for just $2.29 at participating 7-Eleven stores! The offer is valid in-store while supplies last (with a limit of five per order), or available for delivery through the 7NOW delivery app. Plus, if you’re new to the app, you’ll receive a $29 discount on any 7NOW delivery order over $50 when you use the code 29OFF50 at checkout.
Farmer Boys will gift leaplings a free Big Cheese cheeseburger to help them celebrate their once-every-four-year-birthday on Saturday, February 29. To get a free burger, simply show your photo ID at a participating Farmer Boys location.
Stop by Garrett Popcorn on leap day to get a free upgrade from small to medium for any signature or limited-time recipe, including Buffalo Ranch.
On February 29, visit a participating location to get a large one-topping pizza for $0.29 when you buy a large pizza at menu price and use the code LEAP29 at checkout.
The family of grocery stores is giving away free tacos all day on Saturday, February 29, and will give away free tacos for an entire year to two special guests.
Anyone born on leap year who visits the Lay’s Facebook page on Friday, February 28, and comments on the brand’s leap day post, letting the chip company know that February 29 is their birthday, will have a chance to win a free bag of Lay’s potato chips.
Legal Sea Foods
Get two one-pound steamed lobsters and a choice of two sides for $29 at all Legal Sea Foods (except airport locations) on February 29.
This Leap Day, Miller Lite is celebrating the extra 24 hours with a 24-pack of Miller Lite on them. On February 29, visit Miller Lite’s Instagram and Twitter to get a QR code, scan it and submit your receipt from your 24-pack to get a refund via PayPal.
On February 29, bring home an Olive Garden $5 Take Home entrée for just $2.29 (get it?) with a choice between Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno and Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. If your birthday falls on February 29, you’ll also get four free dolicini desserts.
The food delivery service is celebrating leap day by delivering something extra from Popeyes. Anyone who buys a chicken sandwich from Popeyes through Postmates (with a minimum order of $15) between February 24–28 will receive a code for a free chicken sandwich via email on February 29.
Inspired by the leap day tradition in which women are encouraged to propose to their significant other, anyone that proposes to their lover—subbing a sandwich for a ring—will be entered to win free Quiznos catering at their wedding.
Leap Year Clothing Deals
Shop the site on Leap Day to get 29% off thousands of styles plus free 2-day shipping on orders over $70.
Visit the site on February 29 to shop $29.99 Leap Year steals with code LEAP.
Topshop and Topman
Get 20% off sitewide and free shipping on orders over $20 with code LEAP20.
Leap Year Travel Deals
Great Wolf Lodge
On February 29, book a room for $29 per person at any of the 18 U.S.-based locations with code LEAPYEAR. The offer is good for Family Suites bookings between April 13 and May 21, 2020 with a minimum of two guests per room.
This year, Hotels.com will reward 29 lucky people with Leap Day birthdays with a special discount code worth $290 each to use on a stay at a hotel of their choice. Eligible leaplings can tweet at @hotelsdotcom on February 29 to share the biggest struggle of being born on Leap Day. Hotels.com will pick the 29 best answers based on creativity and level of struggle and reward the winners! For those not born on Leap Day, you can still get 29% off on select properties for stays between February and May, 2020, plus an additional 8% off with the code LEAPYEAR2020.
Visit and book through Motel 6’s Leap Year page by March 2 to get up to 20% off rates for stays between February 29 and March 31, 2020 at participating locations.
More Leap Year Deals
Get dressed up in your best on February 29 for a Black & White ball to celebrate Leap Year at both Florida locations of the sports bar and restaurant. Sip on complimentary champagne from 9 to 11 p.m. and enjoy $5 Absolut cocktails throughout the evening. The Brickell and Las Olas parties are open to the public and free with registration.
Shop online or in-store on February 29 and save up to 29% off and get an extra 10% off with code LEAPYEAR.
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
The sports and recreation company is inviting the 187,000 leaplings in the United States to fly for free during Leap Year Week (Monday, February 24–Sunday, March 1). They’re also offering a special 29% discount on up to two additional flights added to a flight package during Leap Year Week for those not lucky enough to be born on the special day.
Monday, 24 February 2020
How to Find the Best Deals on Amazon's Hidden Sale Section
The Amazon Outlet is a little known section of Amazon where shoppers can find discounts on overstocked or clearance items across all categories. Shoppers can find deals on just about anything from clothing to beauty to household appliances and pet supplies, and outdoors and automotive items.
Similar to conventional outlet stores, Amazon Outlet also provides deep discounts on thousands of overstock items. For example, you can discover watches from Versace, Fendi and more, as well as dresses from Calvin Klein and BCBGeneration among others on discount.
Sara Skirboll, Fashion & Trends Expert at The Real Deal blog, has some tips for scouring the Amazon Outlet to find the best deals:
- Search by category: All of the categories are laid out for shoppers to browse and click through. They even have an under $10 category that has a variety of items from kitchen appliances, clothing and even toys and games.
- Filter by your own size: The Amazon Outlet has such an abundance of items, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the options. Narrow down the search results and filter by your own size if shopping for shoes, apparel or other similar items.
- Filter by store, brand, etc. if you’re looking for specific items
- Sort by the star ranking: To ensure quality, look at reviews and star rankings. Sara believes that anything over 4-stars is usually a good buy.
- Don’t overlook seasonal items: Amazon Outlet allows shoppers to get discounts on everyday items that were overproduced and under sold. Don’t overlook items that are seasonal like Christmas trees or holiday decor, because they work just as well for next year.
- Use the price filter: This will remove any items above the threshold you want to pay, eliminating temptation to overspend.
- Check out other retailers: While the products on Amazon Outlet are heavily discounted, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still price compare to ensure you’re getting the best bang for your buck. The product may be discounted across several retailers, and another may have a coupon code or cash back offer making it an even better deal.
- Act fast: Similar to off-price brick and mortar retailers, items on sale in the Amazon Outlet are often limited in supply.