The smell of weed surrounded the car.

“There was a strong smell of marijuana eminating from the vehicle” as an officer approached Florida man’s car.

It’s not the first time an American has spent his income tax return in an unwise way. When you a shiny new set of 24s on a $600 car? Tax return. When you see the box to an 80 inch TV in front of a single-wide? Tax return. When I have two dozen fresh organic eggs at mny house? Tax return. It’s a flex of sorts. But some people have different prioroties. Take Florida man, who decided to spend his tax return on a pound of weed.

Deputies in Monroe County say they pulled over 31-year-old Alexander Rey Rivero of Big Coppitt Key for driving 35 mph in a 25 mph zone. When they approached his Infinity, they noted a strong aroma of marijuana. When deputies questioned the suspect, he admitted to them that he had recently bought a pound of weed with his tax return. When asked for his driver’s license, it was also discovered that Rivero was driving without a license. Rivero was charged with possession of marijuana and driving without a valid driver’s license.

Once the deputy detected the presence of marijuana in the suspect’s car, he confronted the man, who admitted to driving without a license and possession of marijuana. The man also told the officer where he had hidden the weed and how he’d bought it with his $500 tax return. Rivero was jailed in the Monroe County Jail, where he remains with no bond amount listed. Source:

5 Things You Can Do With A $100,000 Home Makeover

5 things you can do with a $100,000 home makeover. Owning a home is expensive and when it is time to upgrade something you know it’s going to cost a lot. There’s always that one project you want to get to, but you keep putting it off because of how expensive it’s going to be. 

Did you hear? Florida’s Largest Spring Home & Garden Show is giving you the chance to make this home makeover a realitySpa Manufacturers is giving you that chance. The way the contest works is a ‘secret contractor’ put together a makeover project list. There are ten projects and you put them in order they way you want them. If your list matches the ‘secret contractor’ list in exact order then you win the prize.

Walking through the Home Show will give you a lot of great ideas about what you can add to you home. Whether it be a a new roof, flooring or a new kitchen. There is always new technology coming out, so maybe you want to upgrade with the times.

Here are 5 things you can do with a $100,000 home makeover

  • Outdoor Patio

    Whether you do or don’t have a pool, the outside patio is one of the main focal points in any Florida home.

  • Kitchen Remodel

    We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and we could all use more room in our kitchen. You may think…new cabinets/storage would be nice…we need an island…new appliances.

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  • Windows

    Upgrading your windows before hurricane season is a MUST! If Hurricane Ian taught us anything it’s that it’s best to be prepared before any big storm! Upgrading your windows to sustain hurricane force winds and help reduce your energy bill is a great way to spend part of that $100,000.

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  • Flooring

    There are so many types of flooring. It can all be expensive. Picking out flooring is time consuming because you want to pick out the right thing for what works best at your house. $100,000 would get you exactly what you want for the flooring in your house.

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  • Bathroom Remodel

    Bathroom remodel can be one of the most expensive home improvement projects. Think of the shower/bathtub setup you can get with $100,000.

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A Salute To The Quiet Beatle

Sean Roberts was conceived in the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky by two passionate, panel aligning, third shifters who had grown bored with the same ole same ole. Upon birth, he was placed in the trunk of a new Stingray and sent off to find his destiny. That destiny included several stints on radio stations across the United States. Some played punk country gospel, while others focused on Croatian death metal played backwards. After many years and many adventures, Sean wound up on The Shark, where he does shots of tequila while playing the most badass tunes ever created by humankind. He remains humble, however, never forgetting about the lean years...the street corners and dark alleys where he played songs on his car stereo for food and sex. He's on top and he's never gonna stop LIVING THE DREAM!