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3 Patriotic Snacks That Will Make Your Fourth of July a Total Blast

3 Patriotic Snacks That Will Make Your Fourth of July a Total Blast

If there’s one thing that people can agree on, it’s the unifying phenomenon of good food shared with family and friends. And these three dishes are quick, easy, and sure to be a total blast at your Fourth of July get-together. 1. Firecracker Shrimp  It never hurts to...

Beach Safety Tips for a Fun Summer in the Water

Beach Safety Tips for a Fun Summer in the Water

On a beautiful, sunny day, it’s hard to resist going to the beach and enjoying some sun and surf. Swimming, surfing, boating, and other water activities are a great way to spend the day at the beach, but they can also be dangerous if you don’t take beach safety...

How to Show Gratitude to Our Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day and Beyond

How to Show Gratitude to Our Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day and Beyond

For many of us, Memorial Day means grilled hamburgers and a day at the beach. But while you are enjoying the unofficial summer kick-off, take a moment to pay respect to those who serve our country. But why limit your gratitude to one day? Here are three easy ways to...

3 Small Lifestyle Changes You Can Adopt to Help Preserve Clean Air

3 Small Lifestyle Changes You Can Adopt to Help Preserve Clean Air

Did you know that California is ranked 38th in the country on the air quality index? That means we are more vulnerable than 37 other states to asthma, respiratory disease, and other ailments caused by air pollution. The good news is our actions can have a direct...

3 Easy Ways to Volunteer Your Time Right Now

3 Easy Ways to Volunteer Your Time Right Now

It’s times like these when we feel most compelled to help. But with the need for self-quarantine and social distancing, the standard, go-to options to volunteer our time aren’t an option. So, what can we do? With many of us watching our spending, offering big cash...

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

The surprisingly wonderful benefits of rental living

If you are considering moving into an apartment, you are not alone. Experts estimate there are just over 43 million renter-occupied housing units in the US. And while renters are renting for a variety of reasons, there are some common perks that renters enjoy. Here...

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Reasons why setting goals is a good thing

Don’t let New Year’s resolution failure fool you. Setting goals is a good thing. Let’s talk about goals. Wait! Not New Year’s resolutions. I mean regular, everyday goal setting; those goals that you can (and should) start at any time. Although around 80 percent of us...