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5 sites with fun and creative evites you can use for free

If you’re planning a party at your apartment soon, there’s one thing you have to check off the to-do list before tackling anything else: the invitations. Regardless of how festive your decor looks or how flawless your food spread is, your party will be a flop if no one shows… Read more

simple April recipes

5 Simple recipes with ingredients in season in April

The arrival of April means spring showers, blooming flowers, and fresh produce. Many fruits and veggies flourish in the beginning of spring, which means you’ll have a whole new host of ingredients at your fingertips at the local farmers market. This April, try one of these easy recipes starring in-season… Read more

simple decorations to celebrate spring

5 simple decorations to celebrate spring

With spring right around the corner, it’s almost time to pack away that parka and break out the rain jacket. As you switch over from your winter wardrobe to lighter spring ensembles, you should also shake up the decor in your apartment to reflect the shift in weather. Forget spring… Read more

Friends exercising together

6 Motivation techniques to get you back in a workout habit

When the temperatures drop and snowflakes begin to fall, it’s difficult enough to drag yourself to the office, let alone the gym. If you’ve let your workout routine wane a bit this winter, you’re not alone. That doesn’t mean you have to wait until spring to get back in the… Read more

Outdoor meditation

Outdoor meditation techniques to try

When the craziness of daily life threatens to overwhelm you, there’s something you can try to stave off the meltdown: meditation. Meditation helps to calm the body and mind by turning your focus inward and zeroing in on small things. The flow of breath in and out. The soft flutter… Read more