DOWN TIME: COSTA RICA

Costa Rica

DOWN TIME: COSTA RICA If the purpose of life is “to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences,” (Eleanor Roosevelt), then choosing the Pura Vida in Costa Rica is the way to get there. Pura Vida is a Costa Rican colloquial phrase that translates to [...]

Cannabis Cocktails

Hemp Highball Cocktail (PRNewsfoto/Humboldt Distillery)

Humboldt Distillery Celebrates 420 With New Cannabis-Infused Vodka Cocktail Recipe Humboldt Distillery, producer of award-winning organic vodka and rums, recently introduced Humboldt’s Finest, a cannabis-infused vodka. The spirit is now available throughout California and at select retailers in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Texas and Wisconsin – just in time to enjoy creative 4-20 celebratory cocktails. “Humboldt’s Finest is infused with a legal food-grade hemp, without any detectable THC, [...]

Kaiser Fights Mental Health Stigma

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health - find out more at FindYourWords.org

Kaiser Permanente Launches “Find Your Words” Campaign to Fight Stigma Around Mental Health Efforts also include $1.5 million in behavioral health grants for schools According to a recent report published by Mental Health America, over 40 million Americans are dealing with a mental health concern—more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. Even [...]

Dangers of Weight Cycling

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Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to higher risk for stroke, heart attack, and death in people with pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a study published online April, 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Led by researchers [...]

DOWNTIME: HAWAII

Kauai Shores Hotel

DOWNTIME: HAWAII With an ever-changing list of hotel renovations, new programming, feature events, and one-of-a-kind dining experiences, Hawaii vacationers have a lot to look forward to at hotels and resorts managed by Aqua-Aston Hospitality. From unique wedding packages with a cultural twist, family-friendly Easter activities or a celebrity chef cook-off, there’s something for every traveler, budget or [...]

Ciroc Summer Colada

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Sean “Diddy” Combs and the Makers of CÎROC™ Ultra Premium Vodka Deliver the Ultimate Summer Experience With New Limited Edition CÎROC™ Summer Colada Sean “Diddy” Combs and the Makers of CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka proudly unveiled CÎROC Summer Colada, the newest addition to the successful flavor portfolio. The limited edition flavor is made with CIROC Ultra [...]

THE ART OF CHEESE

Artwork from renowned cheese artist, Mike Geno and paintings of pastries from well-known America artist Wayne Thiebaud are on display at St. Supery Estate Vineyards throughout the month of April

St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery Presents: The Art of Cheese St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery is proud to present The Art of Cheese throughout the month of April in conjunction with the Arts Council Napa Valley’s Arts in April.  Cheese will take center stage at St. Supéry Estate every day throughout the month [...]

DOWN TIME: FITNESS RETREATS

Surfing is just one of the many fun and invigorating activities available during a luxeFIT luxury fitness retreat; the first luxeFIT travel adventure takes place April 30-May 6, in Barbados.

Two young businesswomen have found a way to combine their passion for travel and healthy lifestyles through a brand-new venture, luxeFIT. The company offers week-long luxury fitness retreats to exotic destinations, arranging workout sessions and activities, nutritious cuisine prepared by a private chef and opportunities for socializing and fun – all in a luxurious private beachfront estate [...]

A TASTE OF HAVANA

Euro Cuban Coffee created by Eddie Zamora A.K.A. The Yum Yum Foodie.

Got Milk? Invites You To Enjoy A Taste Of Havana At Home Three “Slow” Cuban Coffee Recipes To Enjoy with a Friend or Two In Cuba, coffee is a daily part of the relaxed island culture, where a hot cup is celebrated as a way to bring friends together, whether it is catching up on the [...]

Celebrate Almonds

Marisa Moore, RDN shares heart-smart snacks in honor of Almond Day.

Celebrate Almond Day The Entire Month Of February With Versatile Recipes & Heart-Smart Tips Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Food Blogger Marisa Moore Shares “Almonds Five Ways” Recipes and Lifestyle Tips In honor of Almond Day on February 16, California Almonds and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Marisa Moore are teaming up to offer 20 new, versatile almond snack recipes, along [...]