As leaves change to the colors of fall and nature readies itself for the winter season, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving – a holiday dedicated to being grateful for the current harvest and other blessings received during the year.
Garden Meditation Day is May 3rd. This is the perfect day to decompress from all the chaos and stress in your life. It’s a day where you are encouraged to take time out for yourself, surrounded by the beauty of a garden. Whether that garden is in your backyard, on your balcony or in a public space, the idea is to just relax and take in all the beauty and peace around you.
The idea behind food prep is that you can eat good, healthy food throughout the week by doing a little extra work on the weekend. What this means is that on the weekend you do a lot of “pre-cooking” and cooking for meals that will get you through the week.
Reducing your home's energy usage doesn't require you to spend much money. By making small lifestyle changes and by making changes to the way you use electronics and appliances, you can reduce your home's energy bills. Over the course of years, you can save hundreds of dollars.
The pandemic has put up so many barriers to our normal celebrations that it's easy to feel disappointed before they even arrive. Yet now is the very best time to think about the people in your life and show them just how much they mean to you. It can help you wrap up the year with that much more gratitude and love. We'll give you some ideas to give gifts on a budget without compromising your (or anyone else's) safety.
National Clean Out Your Fridge Day may not be Christmas, but there are a few reasons not to discount this seemingly silly holiday. We'll look at the many benefits of a clean fridge, and why you should mark your calendars for November 15.
When the job market is so tight and the benefits so few, eviction is a real threat for many Americans. The protections in place have a few loopholes in them, and landlords everywhere have strong incentives to find them. It helps to have the details, so you're empowered as a renter. You may be staying in someone else's place, but the landlord doesn't hold all the cards.
Gardening has long been celebrated all over the world as a way to reconnect with both the soil and your soul. Relaxing and productive, it provides countless mental and physical benefits to those who embrace this pastime. Considering April is National Garden Month, there's no better time to discover just how nourishing it is to feast on the food you've grown with your own two hands. We'll give you the basics to get started so you can take it from there.
Happy National Nutrition Month! Focused on the importance of making informed food choices while also developing good eating and exercise habits, this annual observation is the perfect opportunity to check in on how we’re doing and take steps to improve. The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month is “Bite by Bite,” which reinforces the payoffs of making even small changes.
Filing your taxes can be confusing for anyone, regardless of what kind of job they have or how much money they make. If you're guilty of waiting until the deadline to even pull out your forms, you're certainly not alone. But before you resort to old habits, you should know there are serious benefits to getting it done early.