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Three Ways to Be a Better Friend during the Pandemic

Three Ways to Be a Better Friend during the Pandemic

If you love Pixar, chances are Toy Story is on your top favorite movies list. The iconic storyline and theme song demonstrate the importance of friendship. Even when “you’ve got troubles,” true friends stick to your side. With COVID-19 spreading throughout the...

Paying Rent Online: The Secret to Better Credit

Paying Rent Online: The Secret to Better Credit

Life can be challenging when your credit score is low. Loans are more difficult to qualify for, interest and insurance rates are higher, and some jobs become harder to come by. It's not something you want to live with. Fortunately, you don't have to—not if you start...

3 Local Ice Cream Shops in Santa Ana You May Not Know About

3 Local Ice Cream Shops in Santa Ana You May Not Know About

Are you tired of asking Google for “ice cream shops near me,” just to see too many suggestions with no context? Here are some local ice cream shops in Santa Ana and the surrounding area that we love and think you will too. With the new state regulations calling for...

How Do Beach Cleanups Benefit the Community?

How Do Beach Cleanups Benefit the Community?

Every year, our marine ecosystem gets polluted with over 176 million tons of plastic. That amount of waste can seem staggering, but communities along every coast are doing their part to keep their beaches clean. Washington Place sits only 30 minutes away from the...

3 Things to Know about Beach Etiquette in 2020

3 Things to Know about Beach Etiquette in 2020

Summer is here, and it’s time to hit the beach (like nearby Huntington Beach)! But due to COVID-19, your trip to the beach might look a little different than before. One of the biggest changes involves how you interact with other beachgoers. To make sure everyone has...

3 Ideas for Celebrating National Smoothie Day

3 Ideas for Celebrating National Smoothie Day

Properly made, smoothies have many benefits for your body. With the right ingredients, they can help detox your body, up your immunity, provide you with antioxidants, improve your bone health, fortify your skin, and even help you lose some weight. In honor of National...

Four Helpful Hints to Improve Air Quality in Your Apartment

Four Helpful Hints to Improve Air Quality in Your Apartment

Even before the stay-at-home orders, Americans were spending about 90 percent of their time indoors. That can be a problem, though, since the EPA reports that the concentration of air pollution is often “2 to 5 times higher than typical outdoor concentrations.” While...

3 Kid-Friendly Activities to Do this Memorial Day

3 Kid-Friendly Activities to Do this Memorial Day

Are your kids excited for Memorial Day? If past years are any indication, the answer is yes. In 2019, Americans geared up to barbecue (60 percent of Americans, in fact), watch the televised National Memorial Day parade (1.5 million), run in races (more than 120 are...

Ways Volunteering Can Strengthen Your Shared Community

Ways Volunteering Can Strengthen Your Shared Community

The world is always in need of volunteers, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the “stay home” order in place, volunteering might look a little bit different now than it did before. Here are four easy ways to help your community without leaving your...

Living Green with Kids

Living Green with Kids

Your kids look to you for an example in all things. Though they may rebel, they’ll ultimately talk like you, eat like you, work like you, and play like you. And when it comes to caring for the planet, they’ll live as green as you. In honor of Arbor Day, here are some...