@STRAWBOSSCOMBS Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2016!

December 16, 2016

 

It’s been a big year for The Straw Boss Comb Collective on Instagram! Not only have we used the platform to share our handcrafted Beard Supply; like our combs and Beard Oils – but we’ve also curated some of our favorite media from every corner of the internet – cocktail recipes, inspirational quotes, photos that give us wanderlust and apprecition for the great outdoors, and of course, photos that were sent from all of YOU!

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Beats of the Week: Selections From The Great American Songbook

December 8, 2016

 

With the holidays around the corner, you may find yourself feeling a little nostalgic, reaching for Frank Sinatra or Bing Crosby in lieu of your standard choices. But where do you look when you’ve worn out your Ella Fitzgerald records and every Billie Holiday recording available on Spotify?
Though Jazz singers, Lounge Crooners and Band Leaders in their respective categories, each belong to an elusive and illustrious collection known simply as
The Great American Songbook. 

This week, the Straw Boss crew is highlighting an era in American songwriting that would define how we use one simple word: Classic.

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Beats of the Week: Radiooooo – Vintage Music for the Modern Man

November 14, 2016

Your days of rummaging through through yard sales and records store clearance bins for hidden vintage treasures is over. If your musical taste and curiosity has ever pointed you away from today’s hits and the top 40 lists of yester-year you already know that finding recommendations outside of Frank Sinatra and the Bing Crosby can be a bit of a task. But a new music streaming service has recently popped up that aims to become an repository to all recorded music, ever!

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Mailed to Measure – 7 Newsletters to Improve Your Inbox & Save You Time

November 13, 2016

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It can be overwhelming to stay up-to-date. You don’t always have time to read every article, and when you finally sit down to digest, it can be hard to determine what’s worth your time. Newsletters can be your secret weapon.
You’re already using Google News Alerts to scan for mentions of your name and Elon Musk’s latest IPO- Automate your inbox.

It’s takes far too long to find good content. Our inboxes should be something we enjoy retreating to after a long day sifting through pop-up ads, click bait, and recycled content.
Tailor your newsletter subscriptions to your own interests and forgot the days when “Load More” was a gamble against your time.

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How To: Support Movember Without Shaving Your Beard

November 4, 2016

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Movember season is upon us again and your instagram feed is beginning to fill with handlebar mustaches and crumb catchers in support of prostate cancer research. While the Movember Foundation is the only charity focused on men’s health globally, it’s humble beginnings can be traced back to a small group of friends in Australia.

It’s no doubt that the Mo Bros and Mo Sistas behind the project are doing incredible, impact-full work, but campaign rests on one terrifying requirement….Shaving. If that’s not something you’re prepared to part with, there are still plenty of ways you can support the cause without dusting off the razor and sacrificing the beard.

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10 Seasonal Cocktails to Wet Your Whistle, and Warm Your Innards!

November 3, 2016

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As the weather cools, there is one sure fire way to keep warm; a rich and seasonal cocktail. The Straw Boss Comb Collective has hand selected and compiled the best cocktail recipes of the season.

“Though the weather outside is frightful, the fire is sure delightful..”

Onward to our 10 picks for Seasonal Cocktails to wet your whistle!

[Source image is the Pomegranate Manhattan via Shutterbean]

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