Lifestyle & Activities

Simple Ways to Up Your Recycling Game at Home

November 7, 2017

It was only about four decades ago that three arrows in the shape of a triangle started appearing on garbage cans across major cities. But today, you’ll be hard-pressed to go more than a day or so without seeing the famous recycle logo or hearing about recycling, and for good reason! Recycling is one of the simplest and most substantial ways we can protect our environment.

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In honor of America Recycles Day, we’re sharing just a few of the many ways you can transform your home into an eco-friendly haven (or at the very least, a home that now recycles!). Continue Reading…

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How to Make Hot Apple Cider

November 1, 2017

I think we can all agree that hot apple cider wins the award for favorite cold weather drink. But before you head out to your local coffee shop for a $12 cup of apple cider, we’re here to tell you that it’s surprisingly easy and affordable to make at home. So whether you’re preparing for a big holiday party or just sitting by the fire with a good book, put the apples from your most recent apple picking adventure to good use! Continue Reading…

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How to Succeed Your First Time at a Farmers Market

October 26, 2017

For years, you were the one walking around your local farmers market looking for the best deal and the ripest fruits. But now, you’re on the other side of the table! Your first time selling at a farmers market can be a little intimidating. But with a little advice from us, the biggest problem you’ll have is figuring out how to grow more fruit to sell! Continue Reading…

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Winterizing Your Fruit and Vegetable Garden

October 26, 2017

With winter just a few weeks away, most of the United States will soon be covered in a cool blanket of snow. And it doesn’t take a botanist to know that cold temperatures plus little sunlight equals less-than-ideal growing conditions. But since you can’t pick up your garden and store it inside, what’s a gardener to do?

The solution is simple: it’s time to winterize your garden! Winterizing is important because the steps you take this fall will determine how well your fruits and vegetables grow again in the spring. Continue Reading…

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The Many Ways to Prepare Fruit This Fall

October 13, 2017

The best thing about fruit is that it’s always ready to be eaten — no prep work or timers required. But while we all love biting into a fresh piece of fruit, it’s also fun to change things up once in a while, especially with the colder weather fast approaching. So turn on your oven, fire up the stove top, and break out your grill once again because we’re sharing some of the most interesting ways to prepare fruit this fall. Continue Reading…

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Perfect Gifts for the Pumpkin Lover

October 13, 2017

Sure, October is the first full month of fall and the month that Halloween and Columbus Day are in, but all of that pales in comparison to the fact that it’s the first month that pumpkins are in season! From pumpkin spice to pumpkin pie, we all have that one friend (or heck, maybe it’s you) who loves all things pumpkin. In honor of the “pumpkin-mania” we’ve all fallen under recently, we’re sharing the different ways you can get the many flavors and decorations that pumpkin has inspired into your home this season. Continue Reading…

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How to Make These Scary Homemade Halloween Treats

October 13, 2017

You’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone, adults and kids alike, who doesn’t associate Halloween with candy. But you don’t need a doctor to tell you that the mound of candy kids eat during the Halloween season isn’t good for them. While a little sugar here-and-there is fine, days of Halloween parties leading up to the big day can leave your kids with a week-long sugar rush. Instead of relying solely on regular old candy this season, try (sneakily) adding these monster-inspired snacks into your little one’s next Halloween celebration. Continue Reading…

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October Birthday Fun Facts and Gift Ideas

October 9, 2017

Let us at Fruit Bouquets be the first to say it — happy birthday, October babies! Sure, to some October is all about Halloween and the return of pumpkin spice, but for you, it’s all about your birthday! In honor of your (or your best friend’s) birthday month, we’re sharing a few little-known facts about the first full month of fall and the people born in it. Continue Reading…

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Nutritious Fall Fruits and Vegetables

October 2, 2017

Yes, the end of summer means saying goodbye to your pool, the beach, and your favorite berries. But there’s a lot more to fall than hayrides and Halloween (though we’re certainly looking forward to those). We’re talking, of course, about all of the incredible fruits and vegetables that come along with the changing of the seasons! But our fall favorites are good for a lot more than just getting us in the autumn spirit, they’re also rich in vitamins and minerals — meaning we can all snack guilt-free! Continue Reading…

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Fall Inspired First Date Ideas

September 29, 2017

Summer lovin’” may have had us a blast, but with fall just around the corner, we’re changing our tune! From the cozy sweaters to the many (and we mean many) , now is the perfect time to surprise the person you love with a fun fall outing. After all, this is the season for *falling* in love! Continue Reading…