Once again it is that time of year when hearts, flowers, poetry, cozy romantic atmospheres, and all things red and pink are sought by individuals and couples alike in an effort to express and impress. Have you ever wondered if there was a better—or at least different—way to go about this whole “celebration of love” idea? I admit the thought crossed my mind a time … Continue reading Five Fresh Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day may be this week, but the candy we celebrate with has been available in stores for about a month! Despite the fact that we observe Valentine’s Day for a single day, our love for sweets boosts candy sales around this time every year. In the United States, it’s common to give and receive chocolates throughout the month of February. This is a great time … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: For the Love of Food
I don’t know about you, but when I see photos or hear stories of interspecies animal friendships it just makes me happy. I feel like if two completely different species can hang out, have a good time and be friends, then there truly is hope for the world. Take the case of Owen and Mzee, for instance. Owen, a baby hippo, was orphaned by the … Continue reading Can’t We All Just Get Along?