Category: Inspiration

How to find volunteer opportunities

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Volunteering is good for your community as well as your health, but sometimes it can be difficult to find the right opportunity. During the holidays, chances are abundant and people are more willing to give of their time. But don’t let the end of the season stop you from seeking those in need. You can find… Read more »

Cool trivia: 8 snow facts on the white stuff

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With winter fast approaching, snow storms have already made their appearance in many places across the United States and Canada. To prepare ourselves mentally for the cold, we did some research and found some really cool trivia you might like to know about snow. Is the “white stuff” really white? Nope. It’s translucent, meaning light doesn’t… Read more »

How to keep New Year’s fitness resolutions

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As the holidays take hold of our lives, we often turn to New Year’s Resolutions to get back in shape. Or to push ourselves a little harder. Unfortunately, 80 percent of people give up on their fitness goals by the second week of February. You don’t have to fall off the fitness cliff. The most common… Read more »

Ray Chavez, 104, Returns for Pearl Harbor Commemoration

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How will you commemorate the events of December 7, 1941? Pearl Harbor commemorations will be held throughout the nation as Americans reflect on the attack that shattered an otherwise idyllic Hawaiian morning and made an indelible mark on history. When the enemy offensive finally ended that day, more than 2,400 American service members and civilians had… Read more »

The 25 best white elephant gifts under $15

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We’ve all been to parties where we had to supply white elephant gifts: from half-eaten food, to the incredible toy stick. But sometimes finding the perfect gift can be difficult. Some hosts set price parameters. Sometimes, you have to find something from home. And sometimes, you just have a hard time deciding what the crowd will… Read more »