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It’s National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

2020-07-30T09:51:30-04:00August 2nd, 2020|

Ice cream sandwiches are one of America’s most time-honored favorite desserts. But did you know they have their own holiday? August 2 marks National Ice Cream Sandwich day and we’re celebrating by having one, sharing a little history and offering some cool recipes for the frozen treat.  A time-honored tradition  The first ice cream sandwich was sold for a penny in 1900 from a pushcart on the streets of New York City. Although the identity of the original vendor remains unclear the frozen [...]

Give Old Junk New Life with Upcycling

2020-07-29T14:55:11-04:00July 29th, 2020|

Got some old junk sitting around the house? Or trying to think of some at-home projects to do? Here are some ideas to upcycle. In case you haven’t heard, upcycling is the art of refurbishing old stuff instead of throwing it away. It’s a craft that saves the trash heaps from getting too full and is a fun way to give old stuff a fresh new look.   Put a cork [...]

Ideas to Vacation at Home

2020-07-22T12:00:24-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

It’s been a tough couple of months for many people. Being in quarantine, vacations cancelled, several places closed, there can be limited choices when it comes to getting away. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of ideas to relax and get away in the comfort of your home.  Trying New International Recipes  World cuisine can be at your fingertips with a little research! Take a trip to Italy, Japan or anywhere your heart [...]

5 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat Indoors

2020-07-22T16:39:55-04:00July 22nd, 2020|

With temperatures hitting well into the 90s many people are looking for ways to beat the heat indoors. Here are some fun tips to stay cool inside and have fun.  Create an Indoor Obstacle Course  Organize your furniture and belongings to create a fun-filled obstacle course right in your home. You can take chairs, cushions, pillows and any other items to make a trail of challenges, twists and turns to burn energy or just [...]

Tips To Keep Your Pets Cool

2020-07-22T16:40:36-04:00July 19th, 2020|

It's hot out! Which means both you and your pet need to take extra precaution to stay cool! Keep Them Out of Parked Cars  First and foremost, keeping a pet in a locked car with the windows up is not cool. If you have to run errands or go somewhere please plan ahead for the safety your furry, feathered or four-legged friend.  Even on a 70-degree day, car temperatures can rise to more than 100 degrees. Limit Outdoor Playtime and Walks  Proceed with caution what [...]