Category Lifestyle

Don’t Sweat It: Healthy Living Hacks for Slackers

Like many people, I yearn for the perfect summer body. However, I consider myself the very epitome of laziness. I would much rather Netflix and chill with a bag of Doritos than hit the gym or work out complicated meal plans. Given that my budget is tight as well, I’m not likely to sign up for expensive fad diets or fresh meal boxes. Living healthy is important, but slacking is

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Giving Back: Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

For teenagers, summer can be a time to relax, soak up some sun and hang out with friends. A recent trend among teens during the summer months is to take that free time to give back to their community. Teen volunteer work can help build character, help young people gain life experience, and for some states, even earn points toward college scholarships. If you are the parent of a teen

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Striving for the Best: Talking Public Service with Rep. Edmund Villagomez

Techandburgers: Thank you so much, Rep. Edmund Villagomez, for taking the time to chat with us today as part of our series on Midterms: 2018. Tell us a bit more about yourself. What made you decide to pursue a career in public service? And, what are some of your greatest achievements during your time in office?  Rep. Edmund Villagomez:  I have a couple of achievements, all of which were made

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Four Easy Ways to “Go Green”

Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint or just save a few bucks, there are many benefits to “going green”. Across the country, people are installing solar panels, buying electric cars and implementing water reclamation systems in their homes to make their property more environmentally friendly. However, these solutions are often both difficult and costly to install. Thankfully, there are many simple solutions to help you go green. Since

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Best Cities for a Weekend Getaway (Without Breaking the Bank)

Play dates, meetings, appointments and meetings fill our daily lives, devouring every moment like an insatiable monster. Most of us would love to get away from the daily grind occasionally, but, more often than not, the cost of vacationing makes “Netflix and chill” more attractive than hitting the open road. A fun weekend getaway doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, however. If you crave a couple of

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