How to Redecorate Your Apartment—for Free!

You don’t need to wait for a new season or a holiday to do a bit of decorating—nor do you need to break the bank! Revamp your decor any time of year without spending a single cent using these pro tips. Rearrange your furniture. Something as simple as swapping the sofa and loveseat will make […]

Nemea Greek Taverna: An Authentic Mediterranean Experience in San Jose

The chefs at Nemea Greek Taverna take great pride in the high quality of their authentic cuisine, which they carefully craft from scratch. Even the simplest dishes bring fresh, bold flavors. For instance, the hummus is a simple mix of garbanzo beans, tahini, and garlic, but the top-notch ingredients provide complex flavors. The same is […]

The Table Is Offering Take-Home Craft Cocktail Kits

If you’ve ever wanted to craft a cocktail like a real mixologist, The Table is making it easy to shake things up at home. A new take-home kit comes with a bottle of The Botanist Gin, Q Indian Tonic, Q Elderflower Tonic, and even a couple of fresh limes—enough supplies to whip up eight cocktails […]

3 Mocktails to Make With Your Homegrown Herbs

Has your windowsill garden been flourishing this spring? If you have some herbs that are ripe for the plucking, toss them into these sweet summer mocktails—which can easily be made boozy if that’s your preference! Mint-Berry Splash [Tasty]How does your crop of mint look right now? Trim a few leaves and muddle them with raspberries […]

Give Your Apartment a Boho Vibe With Plants From Leafy

Looking to make your day-to-day life a little more green as springtime approaches? The newly opened modern plant shop, Leafy, on Santana Row can help you achieve your dream of being a plant parent!  This is Leafy’s second location, following the prior shop in Palo Alto. With the tagline, “Bring the Outside In,” their assortment of […]

Spring-Inspired Baked Goods to Sweeten Your Season

In the mood to do a bit of baking this spring? Take advantage of everything the season has to offer and skip the boxed brownies! Try these recipes instead, which feature ingredients that are in-season this time of year. Lemon Blueberry Bread [Taste of Home]This treat lands somewhere right between bread and pound cake, and […]

Where to Order Takeout Tonight: Dumpling Capital

Dumpling Capital recently reopened under a new name and a new owner. Formerly called Mama Chef, the new version of the eatery focuses largely on—you guessed it—dumplings. It boasts more than 20 types of authentic, house-made dumplings, which the kitchen dishes out piping-hot or in frozen batches that you can make at home later. Have your […]

DIY-able Centerpieces for Spring and Summer

Now that the warmer weather has arrived, you’re probably craving sunshine all the time! Even when Mother Nature won’t oblige with sunny skies, you can still brighten up your home with a seasonable table centerpiece. Try DIYing one of these cute crafts.  Citrus Slice Centerpiece [HGTV]Citrus fruits are the stars of many spring dishes, so […]

How to Be a Great Modern-Day Pen Pal

Texting, calling, video-chatting—modern technology has made keeping in touch easier than ever. But still, there’s nothing quite like getting snail mail. There’s something nostalgic about it, like reading a paperback. And it’s nice to know someone cared enough to actually sit down with pen and paper! Revive the pen pal tradition, but make it modern […]

How to Redecorate Your Living Room for Better Energy

Feng shui is more than just an interior design approach. It’s more about bringing good energy to a space than decorating in a particular way. But aesthetic beauty and mood-boosting vibes do tend to go hand in hand, which is why you should apply these principles of feng shui to your own home. Add greenery. […]