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 […]

Open for Takeout Near Ocean Vista: Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub

If you miss the experience of going out to eat right now, Wrench and Rodent Seabasstropub is doing everything it can to bring that experience to you. Thursday through Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., the local eatery offers takeout with an abbreviated menu of its most popular seafood and noodle dishes. This special menu […]

Open for Takeout and Delivery Near Ocean Vista Apartments: That Boy Good

When the kitchen team at That Boy Good comes in each morning, they check off one task before doing anything else. They make sure the hickory wood in the smoker is still smoldering. After all, they can’t accomplish much without it. Most of the meats on their menu slowly cook to tender in that smoker, […]

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 […]

Spend a Sunny Spring Day at Guajome County Park

Guajome County Park may be a few miles away from the beach, but it still boasts waterfront views thanks to a pair of picturesque ponds at the heart of the park. Their waters gently ebb and flow, providing safe haven for local wildlife. Tread the path around the ponds to spot some of the resident fauna. […]

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 […]

Expect Vegan Fare at The Plot

The Plot dishes out vegan food, but that’s not the only reason it’s so popular. It also works with local producers as much as possible to source fresh, responsibly raised produce, and its goal is to generate zero waste in the day-to-day operations. All of these efforts combined probably contribute to its perfect rating on Yelp […]

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. […]