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Boy, Oh Boy Experience Fun Rides and Good Eats During Knott’s Berry Farm’s Boysenberry Festival

The annual Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm, which ends April 3, is in full swing. Upon entering the park’s historic Ghost Town, one will find themselves in the midst of a merry berry celebration. There are six booths with delectable creations that each feature boysenberry(harvested at the theme park). A tasting card(that costs $25 […]

Flower Power Several Ways to Enjoy Cauliflower

Not only is cauliflower a superfood but it’s light and fluffy when cooked and goes well with almost anything. It contains sulforaphane, one of the vegetable’s many cancer-fighting ingredients, that improves blood pressure and kidney function and helps fight other health problems as well. Cauliflower, which is packed with vitamins and minerals, is an anti-inflammatory […]

Show Time! The Cavalia Odysseo Experience

Cavalia’s Odysseo, currently in Orange County, has been described as a Cirque du Soleil with horses. While there’s some truth to this comparison, the show is much more than that. In addition to acrobatics and impressive performances by well-trained horses, the show features African dancers(who have incredible acrobatic skills as well), aerialists, amazing special effects […]

On The Go 6 Products That Make Travel Easier

It’s always nice when a new product that makes your life easier comes out. When it comes to travel, there are a lot of issues and inconveniences that can come up. Products that target these issues and make us more able to enjoy our travel experiences our life savers. Here’s a list of travel items […]

Sleep On It Why You Need More Sleep and How to Get it

On average, adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night according to the National Sleep Foundation. However, about 40 percent of Americans get less than the recommended amount of shut-eye. Though some people can skate by with as little as 6 hours of sleep without signs of sleepiness or drowsiness, other can’t […]

Fish Out of Water Tasty Ceviche Recipe to Try at Home

Rich both in protein and flavor, ceviche is a great source for omega-3s. Ceviche, a South American delicacy, is also low in calories and high in nutrients so, if you’re on a diet or just want a healthy snack, ceviche is the way to go. For those who don’t like fish or who don’t eat […]

Picture of Health Oil Pulling Benefits

Oil pulling, a tradition stemming from Ayurvedic medicine, has been around for 3,000 years. It’s simple to do; all you have to do is take a tablespoon of oil(coconut, sesame, or sunflower), swish it in your mouth for 20 seconds then spit it out. Not only does oil pulling whiten your smile, but it also […]

It’s Game Time Healthy Game Day Snacks For Whatever You’re Craving

Seeing as it’s the day of the Super Bowl, you may find yourself surrounded by food you want but can’t have or it will ruin your diet. Or, maybe you do indulge only to regret it later. To prevent food envy/ a food coma, prepare yourself either by making healthy snacks or searching for healthier […]

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff The Best Deodorants and Sprays

It’s not a good workout if you don’t sweat. That being said, it’s not very fun to feel sticky and smelly and sometimes the negative effects of sweat can last all day. To prevent soaking through your shirt or reeking of perspiration and for ways to freshen up after a long workout session, here are […]

Spring is in The Air Spring and Summer Bag Trends

It’s official, the groundhog didn’t see his shadow so we’ll be experiencing spring in just a little over a month. You may not be looking forward to spring cleaning, but adding fresh looks to your wardrobe is also what’s to come this season. While buying new clothes for the warmer weather is a must, getting […]

Village People Visiting Super Bowl City

For those living in or visiting the Bay Area, Super Bowl City is a can’t miss event. The free public fan village, which officially opened January 30, was designed to show off everything the city has to offer. Games, activities, concerts, and delicious local food are all a part of what’s in store for visitors. […]

Wake Up and Smell The Coffee Caffeine Health Benefits and Risks

Most of us rely on our daily dose of caffeine to give us the energy boost we need to be productive. In fact, 90 percent of Americans consume some form of caffeine every day. While it’s a staple in most of our daily routine’s, there’s a lot of confusion when it comes to how healthy […]

Malls of America Most Visited Malls in The US

Seeing as the US is inhabited largely by shopaholics, it makes sense that we have hundreds and thousands of malls to flock to. Some of the large-scale malls are so popular, they’re tourist attractions themselves. From amazing stores to special features like ice skating rinks, movie theaters, and even zoos, malls are become more than […]

Word Play Benefits of Puzzles and Word Games

If you enjoy a puzzle or word game every now and then, there’s good news: not only are they fun, but they benefit the brain in several ways. Solving puzzles, anagrams, cryptograms, word searches and playing games like Scrabble or Words With Friends are all little workouts for your brain. Around 15 percent of American […]

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too The Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo

As someone who suffers multiple food allergies(I’m allergic to gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, and corn), I love to find foods that I can not only eat, but enjoy. That’s why I’m excited for this year’s Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo. It will take place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on February 20-21, and will […]

Safety First Safest Countries and Cities for Women Travelers

I’m all for traveling solo. In fact, I wrote all about how to go about traveling alone in Going Solo. While there are a lot of factors that can affect a woman traveler’s safety, you shouldn’t let your fears hold you back. Instead, make smart choices and take preventative measures to make sure you’re aware […]

Gadgets and Gizmos Aplenty Seven Must-Haves in Travel Tech

Just like Ariel in The Little Mermaid can attest to, no matter how much stuff we have, we always seem to want more. Lucky for us and our greedy notions, there’s always more to be had. Every year, new technology is discovered and affords us cool new gadgets we don’t know how we ever lived […]

A Good Mani is Hard to Find Health Risks of Manis/Pedis

Though getting a mani/pedi(or even just one or the other) is a fun, relaxing activity, there are a lot of health risks involved, like coming into contact with bacteria and fungus. Though it doesn’t happen extremely often, a lot of salon patrons bring home an infection after getting their nails done. Unfortunately, a day at […]

Eat Your Heart Out Healthy Midnight Snacks

Midnight snacks feel like a guilty pleasure; and sometimes, that’s exactly what they are. It’s difficult to make healthy decisions at such a late hour and there might be something specific you’re craving. Midnight snacks shouldn’t haunt us throughout the rest of the day, though. By making healthier choices, you’ll feel better and may even […]

All Bottled Up Perfumes That Look as Good as They Smell

If you’re perfume collector like me, then you know a perfume’s package can be just as important as its scent. Some perfumers know how to add just the right touch to make a bottle gorgeously represent what’s inside. Here’s a list of some of the prettiest perfumes. Missoni Eau De Parfum(available soon at The […]

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