How to Avoid Deer at Night

If deer were motorists, we’d have to revoke their license. These friendly woodland creatures are responsible for hundreds of deaths and billions of dollars’ worth in automotive repair work each year. If you’re thinking it’s not their fault, you’re right — but one look at…

11 Eco-Friendly Eateries in LA

LA is known for being ahead of the curve when it comes to dining options. Yes, you can find just about anything to eat in the City of Angels, and you can also be very specific about how it’s prepared: farm-to-table, gluten-free, vegan, locally sourced……

Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks for Your Car

Spring cleaning season is almost here, and you may already be running around frantically trying to shake off the last vestiges of winter as the weather warms. While your home or office might be a priority for the spring cleaning madness, one place you shouldn’t…

12 Asparagus Recipes to Get You Amped for Spring

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means, right? More rain, plants sprouting and slightly warmer weather, to name a few. And of course, the inevitable influx of high-quality local asparagus. “But asparagus is stringy,” you say, “And it doesn’t even taste all that…

7 Ways You Can De-Stress Right Now

Stress is a big and often unavoidable part of our lives. We all carry work stress, family stress and relationship stress on our shoulders, and unless we take some steps to shake some of it off, daily stress can be too much to handle. If…

Build Your Own Buddha Bowl: A Hearty, Healthy Work Lunch Idea

Unless you’ve had one before, you probably don’t know what a Buddha Bowl is off of the top of your head. If you guess it’s some sort of harmonious gathering off foods, you’d be on the right track. You might also think that it’s some…

How to Host a Pinterest-Worthy Holiday Cookie Swap

Whoever came up with the idea for a cookie swap at the holidays is just plain brilliant. The concept of going to a party with one kind of cookie and leaving with eight or 10 different kinds? This had to have been the brainchild of…

10 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table ASAP

Cooking dinner is sometimes a nice, relaxing way to spend the evening, but almost no one enjoys it all the time. Luckily, there are ways to speed the process up. Check out this list for 10 ideas to hurry up and eat! 1. Be Your…

When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Eating Disorders Masquerade as Diets

When Dove began their Real Beauty campaign in 2004, the advertising world did a double take. Real women? No airbrushing? What on earth were they thinking? But millions of women let out a collective sigh of relief. For Dove, it was a marketing gamble that…

Summer Food Formula for a Fit Fall Physique

Summer Food Formula for a Fit Fall Physique

Fall is coming. And that means pumpkin spice lattes and at least a dozen more reasons to indulge and forget about your desired physique. But remember, when you’re surrounded by pumpkin pies, candied apples, and pillowcases full of Halloween candy, the pilgrim founders of America…