Day: May 14, 2022

Gas prices vary across the state, experts say price shopping will help them come down

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Alabama gas prices are up thirteen cents from last week, averaging $3.98 as of May 7th.

Clay Ingram with Alabama AAA said gas prices are varying by about fifty cents across the state, which he said is normal when prices are this high. Ingram said we would start to see prices go down if more drivers would price shop and buy the gas from only the cheaper stations, because it would cause overall prices to go down by creating competition.

But, Ingram said price shopping isn’t as popular as it needs to be because drivers like to stop at the same gas stations every time or only trust certain gas brands. Ingram said by not buying the cheapest gas you can find, you are paying more for no reason.

“If you’re going to make the decision to use that gas station and it’s a bit higher

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How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring: Shopping Tips for Guys

How to Pick an Engagement Ring

What to know before taking a knee

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By Megan Collins | Last Updated: May 12 2022

For many of the guys I know who are engaged or married, the process of picking a ring was equal parts exciting and astronomically stressful. 

So if you’re ready to join their ranks, take a deep breath. Team SG’s going to to walk you through what you need to know about engagement ring shopping.

Below, how to pick the perfect engagement ring in 3 easy(ish) steps:

1. Set your budget

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scalloped pavé diamond engagement ring: Brilliant Earth, starting at $990

First things first. A perfect engagement ring isn’t perfect if you can’t afford it.

You may still have some pretty old-fashioned ideas about engagement rings. Ideas like:

It doesn’t “count” unless it’s a brand-new diamond. It’s gotta cost two (or three) months’ salary. Her friends need to be

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on the / 6 Top Men’s Fashion Items to Transition from Spring to Summer

The transition from spring fashion to summer fashion can be subtle or drastic depending on each year’s seasonal elements. Spring is all about layering and having a lightweight waterproof outerwear option at hand, whereas summer is about making use of cooling fabrics, especially when heatwaves are forecast. With this in mind, we’ve picked out 6 items that are perfect for the transition from spring to summer.

The Cambridge Satchel Co. The Portrait Backpack 

For spring/summer, The Cambridge Satchel Co. has updated their Portrait Backpack in this new bright and vivid colourway ‘Bonbon’. This distinctive bag combines the smart design of the iconic Satchel and adds the practicality and comfort of a backpack for something truly unique. Perfect as a work bag and

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10 Fashion Trends From The Early 2000s That Are Going Strong

Yk2 is all that anyone is talking about, get your low-rise jeans and lip gloss ready for early 2000s trends.

Yk2 fashion has taken over as the most popular aesthetic, especially because it encompasses an era of fashion. While it does cover trends from the late 90s up until the mid-2000s, a large focus comes from the trends during the early 2000s, making it the most nostalgic look among Millennials as it goes back to all the trends they loved as teens, and early 2000s fashion icons.

From stars like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton setting the bar with low-rise jeans and mini-purses to Gwen Stefani and Beyonce, many of the trends that they set are still going strong today.

Low-rise is making a comeback along with satin and shiny materials, mini-purses, chunky shoes and much more. Check out these 10 trends from the early 2000s that are still going

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Saturday May 14, 2022