#GriffinSurvivor Core Takes The Ride of Its Life Community

After his iPhone fell 150 feet from a high-speed roller coaster, Captain Jesse Adkison expected the worst. Read on to hear his story as a #GriffinSurvivor … As a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, Jesse Adkinson knows the importance of security and protection. He extends the same mentality to keeping his iPhone in […]


5 Holiday Cockails To Warm You Up This Winter Community / Stuff We Love

One area, however, where winter totally owns summer is in the realm of the mixed drink. Whether it’s a simmering bowl of spiked cider or a single serving of rum and cranberry, there is something magical about warming yourself with the perfect beverage that, in my opinion, just doesn’t parallel the rest of the year. To that end, I’ve gathered some of my favorite alcoholic drink recipes for this time of year. I’ve tried to keep the ingredients simple and the prep time short. Give these a try with a loved one or for your next party and enjoy the one upside to long cold nights: a drink that warms you to your toes.


My Essential Running Accessories Community / Fitness

Whether taking a quick jog around the block or getting in a long run for the week, there are a few items that are essential to have when hitting the pavement. Music is key to helping me, and many others I know, push through intense runs so I always have my phone and earbuds on […]


The Ultimate Holiday Party Playlist Community / Music

Christmas music: love it or hate it, you’re probably already sick of it. Before the Halloween candy had made it to the clearance aisle, the treacly confections of Christmas were decking the halls of your personal space, earworming their way into your psyche a full month before Thanksgiving. Even the best songs wear out their welcome like a distant relative […]

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Scratch Programming for Kids Community / Education

Today’s students have a strong interest in technology and have a great aptitude for learning it. We’ve been involved with the STEM Club at J.T. Moore Middle School in Nashville for over a year, but we wanted to take our work with them a step further. That’s why we decided to host a Scratch programming workshop for interested students.


We’re giving away an iPad Pro! UPDATED! Community

Excited about the new iPad Pro? We are, too. We’re in love with the faster processor, large screen size, the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil—everything, really. We’re so excited, in fact, we’re giving away an iPad Pro and all the accessories you’ll want with your new iPad!


Recycled Pallets: The Down Low On DIY Furniture Community / Tips & Tricks

Pallet furniture has gotten more and more popular over the past few years, and for good reason: pallets can be free, they’re (relatively) easy to work with, and you’re reusing old goods and materials. Karma points from Mother Nature. If you’re looking to get started with your own project, we’ve got some handy insider tips […]


Our President got a Zombie Makeover! Community / Fun

Even when Halloween isn’t just a few days away, zombies are everywhere these days. We wanted to get in on the fun so when our president, Mark Rowan, was appointed board of directors of NECAT—an organization who just so happens to teach a zombie make-up class— we jumped at the chance. Or, rather we convinced […]