FruitBouquets

Fruit Appetizer Ideas and Recipes

July 27, 2017

Whether you’re having a small, backyard get-together or a full-fledged birthday bash, every good party starts with one thing — appetizers! And while there’s nothing wrong with a traditional fruit platter, there are so many more creative ways to use fruit in your appetizers. No matter the occasion, your guests will love these easy-to-pick-up finger foods, and you’ll love that you won’t have a slew of forks and knives to clean up afterwards!

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How To's & Fruit Tricks

A How-To Guide for Starting a Fruit Garden

July 19, 2017

From summer’s sweet strawberries to fall’s crisp apples, there’s nothing quite like biting into a piece of fruit that you grew yourself. So what’s one of the main reasons why people don’t have a fruit garden you ask? Most people just don’t know how to get started. So whether you’re planting in a pot or a plot, here are a few things every first time gardener should know.

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Fruit Facts

How to Say ‘Fruit’ In 50 Different Languages

July 17, 2017

If you live in Thailand, odds are you love purple mangosteen with your breakfast. If you live in Haiti, you probably prefer gooseberries in the morning. Every country has their own favorite sweet treat, but no matter what your favorite fruit is, one thing is clear: a love of good fruit is universal! So whether you’re just curious, or you want to know how to order fruit on your next international trip, we thought we’d share 50 different ways to say “fruit” around the world.

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How To's & Fruit Tricks

The Best Fruits for Easy Weight Loss

July 12, 2017

Having a hard time shedding those last few pounds? The answer to your problems may not lie in the gym, but rather in the produce aisle. While two cups of fruit a day is the recommended serving for most people, incorporating more of these fruits into your diet may be the secret ingredient missing in your weight loss plan. Continue Reading…

Lifestyle & Activities

Best Wineries and Vineyards in America

July 11, 2017

Looking to visit a winery this summer? If so, it probably won’t take you long to find one, seeing as how there are nearly 3,000 commercial vineyards in America. And as of just a few years ago, there is now at least one winery in every state, including Alaska and Hawaii. But while there are plenty of wineries to choose from, a select few have managed to set themselves apart from the pack.

So whether you’re a tried and true vino looking for the next great bottle, or you just want to spend the day soaking up the sun with friends, these are some of the best vineyards and wineries in the country. Continue Reading…

How To's & Fruit Tricks

DIY Homemade Fruit Popsicles

July 11, 2017

There’s nothing as sweet as sitting outside on a hot, summer day with a delicious ice-pop in your hand. But before you head down to the supermarket in search of an artificially flavored snack, try making them yourself! These fruity treats are easy to make, low calorie, and most of all tasty! Stay cool all summer long with these homemade, fruit popsicle recipes. Continue Reading…

Gatherings & Events

Best Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in 2017

July 3, 2017

It seems like just last week we were all watching the ball drop and ringing in 2017. But alas! Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year and gearing up to celebrate the Fourth of July? While we’re sure you’ll have plenty of red, white, and blue decorations at your barbecue, there’s no such thing as being too patriotic on Independence Day, so make sure your food is on theme too!

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Party Food

DIY Fourth of July Appetizers and Desserts

July 3, 2017

It seems like just last week we were all watching the ball drop and ringing in 2017. But alas! Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year and gearing up to celebrate the Fourth of July? While we’re sure you’ll have plenty of red, white, and blue decorations at your barbecue, there’s no such thing as being too patriotic on Independence Day, so make sure your food is on theme too!    Continue Reading…

FruitBouquets, Lifestyle & Activities

What You Should Reach for (Instead of Coffee) in the Morning

June 29, 2017

For most of us, the day doesn’t start when the alarm goes off — it starts once we’ve had our first cup of coffee! While we all love that extra jolt of energy that coffee gives us, it does come with some downsides. Too much caffeine (four or more cups of coffee a day) has been known to increase your risk of depression, certain cancers, and anxiety. So the next time you find yourself needing a morning pick-me-up, reach for one of these delicious coffee alternatives instead. Continue Reading…