Summertime is a great time for fun new adventures! Have you ventured out to your local Farmers Market lately? Here are just a few reasons why you should consider making plans to visit soon! Support the Local Community We’ve all heard about the push to support local businesses, but this also applies to supporting local…


There’s nothing like a frozen treat in the middle of a hot summer to really cool you down! We can all agree on that. Where we start arguing a bit is when we decide what frozen treat we want to enjoy. Do we grab some traditional ice cream? Perhaps a fancier gelato is what you’re…


We all have times in our lives when we don’t feel confident in our abilities, and that can really affect how we do in school and at work. It’s normal to be a little nervous before a big test or an important interview, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to increase self-confidence!   When…


So you’re twenty-something … now what? Deciding what do with your life is completely overwhelming. You’re fresh out of college, landing your first job, and buying your first house.  In the midst of doing all of this, we self-proclaim our “adulting” status while paying bills, early morning wake-ups, and tight schedules.  With all this newness…


What defines a successful woman varies based on personal preference, priorities, and matters of importance. However, what makes a woman successful can be shared across the board. Here are 9 top secrets to success every woman needs to know. A successful woman is: Everything she does is done with full on fierceness. Everything she does…


It is important for our mental and emotional health for us to have social interaction. Some may wonder, with the popularity and availability of online social networks, will that suffice or not? National Social Media Day is June 30th.  It is a way to recognize social media’s impact on global communication, and social media is…


Nothing beats a hot grill, cold drinks, and some friends to dine with. Grilling can easily be one of the healthiest ways to cook and cleanup is usually a breeze! But before you invite your friends over for a backyard gathering, keep in mind these tips to a healthy grilled meal!   Grilling: it’s all…


It is the height of road-trip season when we all are itching to get away. It doesn’t have to be someplace far away for a week; just for the weekend will do just fine! Here are the top 5 day-trip musts this summer. If you are having too much fun, add on a night’s hotel…


National Cancer Survivors Day is coming up, and according to the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation, this day is a celebration for those who’ve survived, inspiration for those recently diagnosed, support for families and an outreach to the community. Here are 3 ways to celebrate the cancer survivor in your life. There are 15.5 million…


Did you know that heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the U.S.? Today is Heat Safety Awareness Day, so here are tips to playing it cool when the heat is up. We all want more time outdoors when the weather is nice. Relaxing by the pool, biking, walking the pooch—it’s just good…