Summer Love

Bloom is your perfect lazy-day-it’s-too-hot summer afternoon read.

Find Your Summer Fun

8 thoughts and provisions to max out the best part of the season

The Nap, Upgraded

Your quiet time is precious. Why not take it to the next level?

How to Have the Perfect Day

The perfect day starts with the night before. Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way that will set you up for success come sunrise.

Perfecting Your Morning Shower

Spa bathrooms become a state of mind with this fantastic upgrade.

The Transformative Powers of Forest Bathing

Since meditation had opened my mind and got me to relax, would Forest Bathing take me to the next level?

Best Meal of the Week: Shrimp Scampi

This Friday night meal can be made in 40 minutes and feeds two. This “no-recipe recipe” has been made by two home cooks. That means it’s wide open to your interpretation.

Ombré Coffee

Cold brew is fun, but you can do better (and faster!) Besides, you’ve gotta love a bev that has fashion credibility.

Preserving Peak Summer

Sorry to bring you down, but September is coming soon. All those beautiful tomatoes from the farmer’s market will be a memory once the days start getting shorter.

Climb a Tree and Pick Sour Cherries

One way to cool off on the hottest day of the year? Find some shade, climb a tree, and pick cherries. 

‘Be Kind to Yourself’ and Five Other Things I Learned Making This Project

Starting any new endeavor has its highs and lows.

Attention! The Future Is Talking to You. Are You Listening?

Sandra is the fictional account of voice-assisted devices (think Alexa), but the artificial intelligence has been replaced by real human intelligence. Or rather, a lack thereof.

Social Security: How To Make a Plan with a Friend

Being social isn’t hard. But the responsibility is yours. Feel like you don’t have any friends? Not true. You do. Except they are all busy. Just like you. Here’s how to change that