Advice & Life Tips

10 Ways To Help Out New Parents

May 26, 2017

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…

Gatherings & Events, National Days & Holidays, Party Food

How To Make Sure Your Memorial Day BBQ Is a Hit

May 25, 2017

It seems like just last weekend we were all showering mom in flowers and chocolates for Mother’s Day — where did the time go? With only a few days left until Memorial Day, many of us will be kicking off the summer around the barbecue with friends and family. But there’s a lot more to a barbecue than just turning on the grill and dusting off your lawn chairs. If you want to have a truly unforgettable Memorial Day barbecue, here are a few things you should consider before, during, and after the party. Continue Reading…

FruitBouquets, Gifting

Graduation Gifts For Him and Her

May 24, 2017

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, 2017

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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Gifting, Mother's Day

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Will WOW Her

May 4, 2017

This year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14th. If this is the first you’re hearing about it, then we have some good and bad news for you. The bad news is that you only have a few days to whip up something amazing for mom, but the good news is that we’re here with a complete list of gifts that every mom will love (and more importantly, she’ll never suspect that they were thought of last minute!).

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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, 2017

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 on Mother’s Day

May 1, 2017

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…


How and When Mother’s Day Is Celebrated Around the World

April 30, 2017

Feliz día de la madre. Bonne fête des mères. Selamat Hari Ibu. Happy Mother’s Day. No matter how you say it or when you celebrate it, Mother’s Day has become an internationally recognized holiday in which we honor our mothers, and motherly figures. While we here in America will be celebrating Mother’s Day in just a few weeks with flowers, delicious treats, and homemade cards, plenty of other countries will be celebrating in their own unique ways. Let’s take a trip around the world to learn how these seven countries celebrate Mother’s Day. Continue Reading…

Fruit Facts, FruitBouquets

Debunking The Most Common Fruit Myths

April 25, 2017

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, 2017

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…