Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Take Small Steps Toward a Greener Lifestyle This Earth Day!

 Today is Earth Day, and around the country and across the Island, folks are celebrating nature in a variety of ways - from community clean up events, to going green pledges, there are lots of ways to help protect the planet, and even small changes can have big benefits! Going Green doesn't have to be overwhelming - making little changes in your life can have a major effect. Not sure how to get started? Not to worry! In honor of Earth Day, we've put together a great guide to small steps that you can take that can help the planet. They're so simple that they'll become habit before you know it - how easy is that! 

Monday, April 14, 2014

It's Look Up at the Sky Day - Here's What to Watch Out For!

 Today, April 14th is Look Up at the Sky Day, and this year, stargazers are in for a real treat! Late late tonight, you'll be able to see a lunar phenomena known as the Blood Moon - a lunar eclipse that makes the moon appear copper in color! In addition to tonight's excitement in the sky, the Lyrid Meteor Shower will also be viewable this week starting on the 16th, although the peak day to view will be next Tuesday, the 22nd.

Looking for somewhere nice and dark where you can Look Up at the Sky? We've got you covered! 

Monday, April 07, 2014

Spring Break Staycations: Make the Best of Spring Break on a Budget

For many local students, Spring Break will begin this upcoming weekend. For kids, this means time to kick back and relax now that midterms are finally over, and the weather is beginning to warm back up. Parents, on the other hand, don't have it so easy - they'll be tasked with coming up with all sorts of creative ways to keep the entire brood entertained for a week or more while school's not in session. For those of you who aren't going away this Spring Break, there's still plenty of fun! We've put together a great guide for parents planning a fun filled staycation this Spring. Whether you're looking for educational fun, you want to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather, or you simply are looking for a good excuse to get out of the house, we've got you covered! 

Friday, April 04, 2014

Hop To It: Themed Baskets that Even the Easter Bunny Will Envy

With Easter comes the expectation of baskets filled with chocolate bunnies, marshmallow peeps, jelly beans, and of course Easter Eggs. This year, why not go for something a little different - we've got some great ideas for egg-cellent Easter Basket themes that are sure to please this holiday! No matter who you'll be gifting this holiday, we've got you covered - we've got all sorts of sweet treats for everyone - sports lovers, gardeners, artsy folks, and everyone in between! This year, you can create a basket that even the Easter Bunny himself would be envious of - so what are you waiting for? Hop to it!