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17 Things to Do If You Feel Cooped Up, Isolated, and All-Around Crappy

Lifestyle March 29, 2020 0 Comments

Cabin fever is hitting hard. As people struggle with suddenly being stuck at home in the name of slowing the spread of the new coronavirus, it’s hitting me how much practice I have with this whole social distancing thing. As an introvert who lives alone, has the freedom to work remotely regularly, and deals with mental illness, a good deal of my normal

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Virtual Tastings, Free Shipping, and More: Your Guide to the Wine World During Quarantine

Lifestyle March 27, 2020 0 Comments

The new Napa? A bushel of wineries that offer virtual tastings Spring usually heralds the beginning of traffic jam season in wine country, but this year it’s bandwidth, not bumper-to-bumper bachelorette parties you’ll need to worry about. Much as the rest of the world changed overnight with the arrival of the coronavirus, so too has the wine world had to respond to the

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How to Spring Clean Your Kitchen, According to Experts

Lifestyle March 10, 2020 0 Comments

From a wellness blogger’s remodel to professional home organizing advice, here’s what to keep in mind when spring cleaning your kitchen. Materials Matter Wellness blogger and recipe developer Alison Wu remodeled her Portland kitchen with a minimalist ethos and low-maintenance lifestyle in mind. The resulting design makes it easy to keep things clean and tidy. “My kitchen is essentially my office and

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How to Make Your Bubble Bath the *Most* Relaxing

Lifestyle February 9, 2019 0 Comments
You'll sleep like a baby right after. The right type of bath has serious benefits for your body and mind, like rejuvenating your muscles and taming any chaotic thoughts, experts say. Here's how to create a luxurious, healing oasis. Step 1: Time it right. Take your detox bath before bed. "Your body does intense regeneration while you're sleeping," says Michelle Rogers, a

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Where to Donate Old or Unwanted Books

Lifestyle December 19, 2018 0 Comments
Sharing is caring. While we’d agree that there’s no such thing as having too many books, we’re all for cleaning out our collection every now and then (to make room for new favorites, of course). But don’t dump these classics into the recycling just yet. Here’s where you can give your beloved books a second (Or third! Or fourth!) life.

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