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Bar Cart

Essentials for the perfect bar cart

Mid-century modern design remains a hot trend in home decor, and with that comes the return of the bar cart. A timeless and exciting way to display your favorite spirits, glasses, and other accoutrements, a bar cart adds an instant garnish of Mad Men-inspired whimsy to a space. There is… Read more



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5 Better for your body beers

The beverage of choice for many bar patrons and partygoers, beer doesn’t really have a reputation for being a health product. As is true for many things, moderation is key. But did you know that some beers are actually better for you than others? Below, we’ll take a look at… Read more



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Community bike rides

With bikeshares popping up in every major city and bike lanes becoming the status quo, practicing sustainability on your commute to work is easier than it’s ever been. Combine biking to work with buying local and organic produce, drinking only responsibly raised coffee, and buying most of your clothing secondhand,… Read more



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5 toning workouts for the pool

Since you’re probably going to spend most of your summer snapping selfies at the pool anyway, might as well squeeze in a workout while you’re there. Transform the pool into your ultimate fitness tool this summer by bringing a foam noodle along and running through these resistance moves. Bonus points… Read more



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6 must have pieces of dog hiking swag

When you have enough time to get out of the gym grind and hit the open trail instead, it’s the perfect opportunity to get your pup a little extra exercise, too. He’ll be thrilled to explore and enjoy Mother Nature, and you’ll get your workout at the same time. Plus,… Read more