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 Near Plum Tree Apartments: 85°C Bakery Cafe

Celebrating a birthday at home? A strawberry cake from 85°C Bakery Cafe might be the perfect way to celebrate. The seasonally inspired creation essentially offers up slices of sunshine with layers of strawberry chiffon cake, strawberry mousse, and vanilla creme brulee. Fresh strawberries, strawberry chocolate shavings, and dollops of cream decorate the top of the […]

NORMS Restaurant: Serving Comfort Food When You Need It Most

Comfort food is more important than ever in challenging times, which is why it’s so lucky that NORMS Restaurant is still offering takeout and contactless delivery. After all, its hotcakes have been comforting folks since 1949. That’s how long it’s been since the recipe for the fluffy buttermilk pancakes was conceived, a from-scratch confection that […]

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 […]

Craving Mediterranean Fare? Order From Ali Baba!

If the Mediterranean fare from Ali Baba Restaurant and Cafe tastes extra fresh, that’s because it is. The kitchen team gathers as many of their ingredients as possible from local farmers’ markets, and you’ll definitely notice the difference in every bite. The combination of farm-to-table ingredients and skilled, seasoned chefs is already winning recently opened Ali Baba […]

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 […]

Treat Your Sweet Tooth at Claremont Cones

Ice cream isn’t just for dairy-eaters at Claremont Cones. The ice cream shop sets itself apart by offering as many as 10 dairy-free options on any given day, all in addition to the traditional stuff. From fruity sorbets to classic vanilla ice cream crafted from soy milk, they have ample options for vegans, the lactose-intolerant, and […]

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. […]