Why Is Public Wifi Dangerous? The 5 Biggest Risks of Using Public Wifi

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Public wifi hotspots can still be dangerous. Yes, cybersecurity has evolved, but hackers and scammers have gotten more creative as well.Unknown wifi connections (especially public, open ones) create an ideal environment for scammers to break into your personal data. Even though this is a declining trend, we should still talk about the biggest risks of using public wifi.  Let’s dig in!  Malware Infections The most obvious way to hurt public wifi users is through malware distribution. When anyone can connect to a network, all sorts of hidden files can be sent…

Practical Groomsmen Gifts They’ll Actually Use

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There’s only a couple of months until wedding season officially begins, so it’s time to start looking for practical groomsmen gifts that they’ll actually use and not throw into a drawer, never to be seen again. From beautiful, customized wooden boxes to metal pieces, here are the practical groomsmen gifts that make our shortlist. Practical Groomsmen Gifts I’ve had the pleasure of being in a few weddings: Mr. Locke, the same. For mine, there was a time when, and don’t feel like I’m ungracious, there really wasn’t a thing as…

Adorable & Practical Bridesmaid Gifts

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It’s only a couple of months until wedding season officially kicks off, so compiling a list of completely, adorably practical bridesmaid gifts so you can start planning now is right up my street. From personalized coffee mugs to the softest pajamas to bridesmaid’s invitations, here are the items that made my short list for this year! Practical Bridesmaid Gifts I know how stressful planning a wedding can be. And back a million years ago when I got married, if someone would have given me a list of adorable bridesmaids gifts…

Aldi Lacura Eyeshadow Palette: Naked Palette Dupe

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If I can score a dupe for a high end eyeshadow palette for a  tenth of the price, you bet I’m sharing it with everyone I know. This week, the Aldi Lacura eyeshadow palette hit my store shelves and I immediately knew it was a dupe for Urban Decay. So, I grabbed the last one off the shelf and ran home to test and swatch it. And the results are eye opening. Here’s why you need to run, not walk to Aldi for the Lacura eye palette Urban Decay dupes. …

Pretty Woman Musical in Pittsburgh: Not What You May Expect

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Pretty Woman Musical at The Benedum premiered this week and I was lucky enough to attend on opening night. As a massive fan of the 1990 movie of the same title, I went into the show thinking I knew what to expect – wrong. Here’s what’s different from the musical to the movie.  Warning: There are some spoilers in this post. If you don’t mind reading about them, keep on going! Disclosure: I was given media admission to see Pretty Woman to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own!…