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Most Popular Fruits From Around the World

September 15, 2017

Most of us here in the United States don’t go more than a few days without having an apple or banana, which is why it’ll probably come as no surprise that these are the most popular fruits in America. But while these fruits reign supreme here, they’re almost nonexistent in other countries. Everything from soil and growing conditions, to tradition and personal preference plays a major role in how popular a certain fruit becomes in each country. Expand your knowledge of the world by learning a little more about each country’s favorite or most popular fruit. Continue Reading…

Gifting

Perfect College Care Package Gifts & Ideas

September 13, 2017

With roughly a month of school under their belt, most first-year college students are starting to understand just what it takes to live on their own — from navigating their way around a laundry machine to cooking their own meals. Naturally, every parent would love to head over to their child’s rescue, but that’s not always an option (especially when your not-so-little-one is out of the state). But no matter how far away you’re living from your recent college student, there are still plenty of ways you can help make their lives just a little easier. Yup, we’re talking about sending a care package! Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events

Everything You Need for the Ultimate Football Season Kick-Off Party

September 6, 2017

If there’s one thing that makes saying “goodbye” to the summer just a little bit easier, it’s knowing that football season is just around the corner! Each year, friends and families don their team’s colors, break out their lucky jerseys, and fight (in the most loving way possible) for their team to reign supreme. So kick-off the first week of football season in the best way possible — with an unforgettable party, full of these fan-favorites! Continue Reading…

How To's & Fruit Tricks

18 Strange Fruits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

September 4, 2017

Have bananas become boring? Are mangos mundane? Do dates taste dull? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place! Though we all love tried-and-true favorites like apples and oranges, it’s fun to spice things up once in a while. And unlike many hybrid fruits that are only native to specific regions, you can find unique fruits in most major farmer’s markets — you just have to know what you’re looking for! Continue Reading…

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Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Social Sweepstakes Rules

September 1, 2017

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How To's & Fruit Tricks

World’s Weirdest Hybrid Fruits

August 22, 2017

You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who’s never had a strawberry or apple. But what are the odds you know someone who’s had, or even knows what a plumcot or rangpur is? Believe it or not, those are real fruits that people around the world enjoy every day! Through controlled cross-pollination, farmers have given birth to a whole new category of fruit — hybrid fruits! The next time you’re in the supermarket, keep an eye out for some of these uniquely tasty fruits. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle & Activities

Fun and Easy Ways to Boost Employee Morale

August 22, 2017

The old model of cubicles, strict divisions of labor, and a rigid hierarchy in the workplace has been completely replaced in recent years. Today, companies care about a lot more than just their bottom line, they care about the company culture itself. Are employees happy? Are they thriving? Are they challenging themselves? These are the questions employers are asking — and for good reason. Numerous studies have shown that when employees are happy they work harder, stay at the company longer, and ultimately earn the company more money.

And while raises and extravagant getaways are certainly welcomed gifts, there are plenty of smaller, more cost-effective ways to let your employees know you value and appreciate them. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle & Activities

Top Picnic Spots Across America

August 18, 2017

Whether it’s due to the clear skies above or the warm breeze on our face, one thing is for sure — lunch is always more enjoyable when eaten outside. With the summer drawing closer to an end, get the most out of your last weeks by visiting some of the best picnic destinations across the country. Continue Reading…

Fruit Facts

Late Summer Fruit Gardening Tips

August 18, 2017

We hate to say it, but we’ve officially reached the last full month of summer — *cue the communal “awww.”* But alas! There is some good news. As we prepare to say “goodbye” to summer, we say “hello” to a new crop of delicious fall fruits that have been patiently waiting to make their appearance. Keep your crops thriving throughout the fall with a little help from us. Continue Reading…

How To's & Fruit Tricks

Clever Ways to Keep Your Summer Fruits Fresh

August 17, 2017

With fall just a few weeks away, homes across America are working hard to accomplish one very important thing — prolonging the lives of their favorite summer fruits. Soon, finding perfectly ripe watermelons and berries will become increasingly difficult (if you’re looking anywhere other than Fruit Bouquets, that is). Make your favorite fruits last a bit longer with our tips on the best storage methods for each of these sweet treats. Continue Reading…