Archives - April2020

DIY Skills to Learn This Year

April 30, 2020

Everyone has a wishlist of DIY projects that might not match their skill sets! Take some  time to start acquiring the skills you need in order to tackle that dream project. And now that the weather is getting warmer, your list just might include an outdoors project or two!

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Carb-Loaded or Carb-Free Comfort!

April 28, 2020

A wise man once said humanity cannot live on bread alone, and while we love a good zoodle as much as the next carb-conscious foodie, we find it nigh-on-impossible to completely eliminate carbs from our lives! If that sounds like you, read on for a wide range of recipes —  from carb-free to coma-inducing food …

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Craft Away the Weekend!

April 23, 2020

These strange times may have you doing things you never did (or even thought you would do). Washing your hands 20 times a day. Piling up your grocery cart with a week’s worth of groceries. Binge-watching every Netflix show you never had time for. 

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At-Home Haircuts and Workouts

April 21, 2020

With salons shut down for at least another week or so, we’re all trying to figure out how to cut hair – our own and other’s – stay in shape and not go stir crazy from inside our four walls. The pros have offered some timely tips on home hair-cutting and coloring, and we gathered …

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Stay-at-Home Fun & Virtual Entertainment Options

April 16, 2020

Stay-at-home mandates and social distancing guidelines for the good of the community are much easier to bear when there’s something fun to do at home! From guided tours of famous cities in Europe to virtual tours of the most inspiring museums and National Parks, you will feel like you’ve been around the world while never …

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Shop and Cook From Your Pantry!

April 14, 2020

One of the precious few “good things” happening as a result of the COVID stay-at-home guidelines are family dinners – and lunches and breakfasts. We’re experiencing the joys of eating together – regularly – and experimenting with our stash of fridge, freezer and pantry staples and sometimes recipe substitutions.

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Activities to Ease Anxiety

April 9, 2020

It’s no secret that stress and anxiety levels are soaring due to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s important to realize this is part of the new normal, and there are many things you can do to help yourself and others cope. From finding small moments of gratitude and peace through your houseplants to seeking free or low-cost …

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Plan a Zen or Vegetable Garden

April 7, 2020

If you’re feeling anxious about your new normal and an uncertain state of self-quarantine – take to the soil and start planning a garden. Gardening has ALWAYS been a stress reliever and an exercise in left and right brain collaboration. The resulting sprouts, seedlings and blooms can be a rewarding source of satisfaction, and whether …

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Online Events and Opportunities

April 2, 2020

We’re all gradually adjusting to life online—all the time. A silver lining to the current situation is that so much more of the world is available to us now in the form of virtual events. We’ve highlighted several ways that you can participate in online events, including ways to connect and sites that offer free …

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