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Hipster Party

Your hipster party: ultimate checklist

Nowadays, it seems as though the world is teeming with hipsters. A hipster, if you’re not in the know, is a person who follows the latest trends in culture. Usually said trends operate outside of mainstream music, art, and fashion. This makes it a great theme for your next party!… Read more



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Top training methods for your apartment pet

Training is a vital part of being a pet owner. When done properly, it results in an obedient and well-behaved friend. Instilling these traits in your pet is especially important when living in an apartment, where space may be limited. There is no shortage of information on how to train… Read more



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Top 5 dog parks to visit in Los Angeles

Dog parks are a great place to exercise and socialize—for both you and your pup! Los Angeles has no shortage of great places to take your pooch; here are our top five picks. Laurel Canyon. This huge dog park is great for your four-legged companion, no matter his or her… Read more



The History of Gastropubs

The history of gastropubs

The restaurant world has a tendency to bat around buzzwords and phrases that do not make immediate sense to those who aren’t in the know. Often, the concepts behind these words are actually pretty interesting. One example is that of the gastropub, a cross between a bar and a restaurant…. Read more



Mason Jars

How to make your own snow globes out of mason jars

Is there anything more magical than a snow globe? With a few twists of your wrist, you can put a serene setting under blizzard-like conditions. Watching the “snowflakes” swirl around rapidly and then fall calmly to the bottom is something that never gets old. But have you ever wanted to… Read more