6 Great Reason Why a Picnic Is Good For You

One key advantage of picnics is that you will get the opportunity to relax from your stressful daily life. Many people in our society nowadays are simply overwhelmed with all the things they have to do on a daily basis. For instance, many people work in quite demanding jobs and have to take care of their family at the same time. Moreover, they also have to make sure to have enough time for their friends. All those things can cause significant stress, which can also turn into serious health issues in the long run. If you are one of those...

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10 Items You Need to Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day Picnic

  Drop the yearly routine of testing out that up-and-coming restaurants —try something new that guarantees alone time with your date: a Valentine’s Day picnic. But before addressing what you need to take, you have to figure out the where. Head over to a secluded park, your favorite sunset viewing spot on the beach or a little alcove off a nature trail. If the weather at your location insists on staying stuck in the 30s, move the date indoors by a fireplace or somewhere with a great view. ONCE YOU’VE CHOSEN YOUR ROMANTIC NOOK, IT’S TIME TO PACK YOUR VALENTINE’S DAY PICNIC...

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Traditional Mulled Wine Recipe With Brandy and Cinnamon

  Total: 30 mins Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins Yield: 4-6 Cups (4-6 Servings) When winter weather swirls in, nothing could be cozier than a toasty mug of mulled wine. Mulled wine, the vine’s version of a classic hot toddy, is a traditional holiday treat in many Old World countries. Dubbed "Glögg" in Nordic nations and "Glühwein" in Germany, mulled wines have been warming people for centuries. Typically made with red wine, the wine is sweetened, spiced and heated—offering a delightful alternative to traditional coffees, ciders and toddy’s at holiday gatherings or just on a cold winter's night.  ...

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Why Buy Organic Produce From Local Farmers Market?

  There are so many very valid reasons to source and buy organically grown produce:  You…Avoid chemicals – Eating organically grown foods is the only way to avoid the cocktail of chemical poisons present in commercially grown food. You…Benefit from more nutrients –Organically grown foods have more nutrients—vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and micronutrients—than commercially grown foods because the soil is managed and nourished with sustainable practices by responsible standards. You…Enjoy a better taste – Organically grown foods generally taste better because nourished, well balanced soil produces healthy, strong plants. This is especially true with heirloom varieties, which are cultivated for taste...

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9 Tips for Shopping at Farmers Markets

 Like the fruit and vegetables they sell, the popularity of the farmers’ market shopping experience is growing. “Farmers’ markets play an extremely important role for both farmers and consumers. They bring urban and rural communities together while creating economic growth and increasing access to fresh, healthy food. So, if you’re a farmers’-market regular or newbie who favors fresh, healthy foods, we offer these nine shopping tips to help you reap the most benefits from your trip to the local farmers’ market.  1. Look before you buy  Stroll around the farmers’ market to get a sense of what’s available. As...

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Inspiration and Theme Ideas for the Perfect Picnic

  You know it’s time to roll out the Komorebi picnic blanket when temperatures feel just right for picnic season. The weather is so pleasant that it feels like a crime not to enjoy a lovely spread in the nearest bit of outdoor space available. The elements of a perfect picnic? A beautiful location, cohesive theme, delicious food, comfy blanket and fun accessories.   Location As with real estate, the location of your picnic is the most important consideration. It will help inform both attire and food—you can't very well wear wedges and a sundress or serve an elaborate spread...

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