Fruit Facts

Healthy Snacks to Pack for School

August 14, 2018

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t have a ton to look forward to – there’s apple picking, pumpkin picking, sweater weather and so much more in our futures. But before we can get to enjoying all that, there’s one other thing we have to get through first – the beginning of the back-to-school season.

For children, this entails tasks such as preparing school supplies and finishing summer reading reports, and for parents, this includes organizing drop-off and pick-up schedules, as well as finding lunch and snack ideas for their kids to utilize throughout the week.

Today, we’re here to help with the latter – keep reading for some of our favorite healthy snacks for school.

A multi-ehthnic group of elementary age children are sitting together at a table eating their healthy snacks full of apples, carrots, and celery.

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Desserts, How To's & Fruit Tricks

How To Make Your Own Ice Cream

May 29, 2018

When you think about the summer, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Odds are, it’s ice cream! From kids flagging down the ice cream truck after school to grabbing an ice cream cone at the beach, ice cream and summer have had a long, beautiful relationship with one another. So the next time you’re in the mood for some vanilla bean, skip the supermarket and make your favorite ice cream flavors right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips

10 Ways To Help Out New Parents

May 26, 2018

There’s no bigger change in a person’s life than the day they become a parent. Suddenly, everything you do no longer revolves around your schedule. Instead, it is all about your little one’s! And while it’s one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, it’s also one of the hardest. If your friend or family member recently had a new baby, here are a few ways you can lend them a helping hand. Continue Reading…

FruitBouquets, Gifting

Graduation Gifts For Him & Her

May 24, 2018

As your graduate prepares to don their cap and gown and walk across the stage, there’s probably a lot going through your head — pride, excitement, and “oh boy, what am I going to get them?” There are few accomplishments in life that rival graduating from school, so a one-of-a-kind gift is exactly what they need to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whether they’re graduating from high school, college, or even grad school, here are a few gifts that are sure to say, “congrats grad!” Continue Reading…

National Days & Holidays, Party Food

5 Different Fruit Cocktails to Help You Celebrate National Cocktail Day

May 10, 2018

Whether you’re getting ready for a big party or are just looking to relax by your pool on an exceptionally hot day, having a few fruity cocktail recipes on hand (or in your hand) is never a bad idea. And while there’s nothing wrong with a glass of wine or a martini, experimenting with new ingredients is a fun way to up your barista game (*insert visions of becoming Tom Cruise in Cocktail*). Take advantage of all the fresh produce spring has to offer by adding some fruity touches to your favorite drinks.

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How To's & Fruit Tricks, Mother's Day, National Days & Holidays

Your Guide to the Perfect Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

May 3, 2018

Skip the brunch crowds and loud restaurants this year in favor of a quiet, warm breakfast in bed! It might be a little cliché, but there’s a reason why every Mother’s Day movie features breakfast in bed (after all, it combines the two best things — eating and relaxing!). If you’re looking to start Mother’s Day off on the right side of the bed, these are all the ingredients you’ll need for the perfect morning. Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events, Mother's Day, National Days & Holidays

Unique Things to Do to Make Mother’s Day Special

May 1, 2018

While we certainly have nothing against breakfast in bed or a nice candle light dinner, we think it’s time to shake things up for Mother’s Day. First and foremost, all mom really wants this year is to know that you appreciate her. Secondly, she probably just wants one full day of quality family time, so shut down your email and put away your phone, because today it’s all about mom! If you want to make this Mother’s Day as unique and special as your mom is, here are a few out-of-the-box ways to celebrate. Continue Reading…

Fruit Facts, FruitBouquets

Debunking The Most Common Fruit Myths

April 25, 2018

We’ve all heard a good myth or two in our lives, like that the Great Wall of China is visible from space, or that goldfish only have a 3 second memory (for the record, you unfortunately can’t see the Great Wall of China from space and goldfish are believed to have a memory of about three years!). The world is full of misconceptions — especially when it comes to some of our favorite fruits. Though we may not be able to tell you how they got started, we can tell you that these are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about fruit (and the truth behind them).

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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Plus Eco-Friendly Tips & Tricks

April 20, 2018

plantingLooking to green your lifestyle? We know that going green can sometimes feel overwhelming. Luckily, pricey solar panels and electric cars (though still wonderful options!) are not the only way you can live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle this spring. By making simple, yet consistent changes to your daily routine, you’ll be able to improve your life — and our planet. Take the first step this Earth Day and learn about all of the ways you can positively impact the Earth. After all, “no snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.” Continue Reading…