How to Have an Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day

For those looking to celebrate Valentine’s Day to its fullest without making a big impact on the environment around you, there are many options! By foregoing the classic fixed-price meal at a fancy downtown restaurant and shelling our hundreds of dollars, you’ll have a great V-Day with a purpose. Celebrate and save the world with these tips. Continue reading

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What’s Cooking This Season? [2015 Cookbook Holiday Gift Guide]

This holiday season, there are plenty of opportunities to gather with family or friends and cook up something amazing to share. With regular, traditional holiday food front and center, some of the lesser known dishes may get ignored. Many people who may not enjoy foods served on Thanksgiving or Christmas may like some of these alternative meals. Check out some of the best cookbooks this holiday season; they’re perfect for gifting to a friend, yourself or a loved one. Continue reading

2015 Summer Beach Bag Essentials

To get the most out of the tail end of summer, take a trip to your nearest river, lake or ocean, dip your toes in the cool water and feel the beating sun on your skin. While soaking up Vitamin D, bugs and other unfriendly creatures can start to come out and bother you, so be sure you’re prepared! I packed quite a few essentials for my recent water trip, so I was good to go. Take a look inside my beach bag to see what I’m hooked on this summer. Continue reading