The Local GIG – May 2022

Tax season is behind us, so we can all breathe easier. And if you received a refund this year, we’ve got a few tips on how to spend it. We’ll also help you save a little money when traveling for a record number of weddings this year.

If you’re looking to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, you’ll love the meal prep video. And you won’t forget the ingredients with a super cool app we discovered. Finally, you can skip the ads in podcasts easily (you’re welcome).

Enjoy a little bit of everything in this month’s edition of The Local Gig.

Enjoy More Streaming

You love podcasts. But you don’t love the moments of prolonged silence, ads, and other things that keep you from the content; Overcast fixes that problem. Now you can speed through ads and silence. It also features a sound improver so you can hear voices clearer without turning the volume up. Check it out

Are you excited about Amazon’s new show, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power? You can get yourself ready for the release later this year by spending some time in The Shire with this The Lord of the Rings ambiance. 

There are a bunch of brand new shows available on multiple streaming platforms. Find your next binge-worthy watch right here.

Music, Movies, and Television

Enjoy More Health

Boot camp workouts are great for raising your heart rate, building strength, and being active. But it can be tough to know where to start. This article includes several workouts you can use in your own routine. 

Spring and summer mean plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. And if you’re a meal prepper, this video will help you take advantage of the seasonal goodness. Check out these healthy recipes you can enjoy all week long. 

Exercise, Nutrition, and Tools That Make it Easier

The right technology can make all the difference in your workout. And if you’re just getting started, these seven apps could be perfect for hitting your goals. Check them out here

Enjoy More Finance

If you received a tax refund this year, it feels good to see the cash sitting in your bank account. But before you spend it all in one place, read this list of 12 things you can do with the money. 

You just thought of a great idea for your work project or remembered something you need to discuss in this afternoon’s meeting. But there’s not a sticky note anywhere! Just reach for your phone and open the Noted app (iOS Download / Android Download). Noted lets you record your thoughts and voice memos into text. It can also capture essential moments from meetings, so you never miss anything (or forget the milk). 

Wedding season is here. And after a few years of pandemic-delayed nuptials, this may be one of the biggest wedding years in history. With those invitations come the costs of travel, clothes, lodging, and gifts. Here’s how to save when you’re traveling for weddings. ❤️

Budgeting, Retirement Planning, and Working from Home

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