The Weekly Slice

Five easy things you can do every day for a more joyful summer

Coming off of the last two years, people are a mix of eager to be back and downright exhausted. Many of us aren’t getting enough self-care in, but lucky for us, we’re coming up on the season of rest: summer! Weather is warming up, days are longer, and the earth just seems to smile. How…

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Midday pick-me-ups to fit every mood

Find yourself reaching for the coffee pot every afternoon? Or worse, dropping $7 on a latte every other day? Plain coffee is great (obviously), but sometimes it’s fun to switch things up. Plus, you can save some serious money by making your daily pick-me-up at home. We’ve gathered a mix of caffeinated and decaffeinated drinks…

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Six recipes that “spring” your season to the next level

Warm weather is finally here, and it brought fresh spring produce with it! Many fruits and veggies come into season with the month of May, including various types of berries and salad greens. Try one of these six recipes combining in-season produce with fruity and floral flavors! Sunshine Smoothie – The appeal is right there…

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Why We Love Washington State Wine

Did you know Washington State is home to over 1,000 wineries?! That’s a lot of grapes! Yakima Valley alone is known as Wine Country and contains over 90 of the state’s wineries. That’s nearly a tenth of the state’s wineries located in one 70-mile stretch. Many local wineries just kicked off the season with their…

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Five uncommon spring-cleaning projects that will lighten your space and mindset

When it comes to spring cleaning, the most common projects people usually turn to are purging their closet or scrubbing their home. However, there are so many spaces and things we interact with every day that get overlooked when it comes to spring cleaning time. Check out five uncommon spring-cleaning projects that will free up…

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How you’re helping the Earth by enjoying local fruit

This Friday, April 22, is the 52nd annual Earth Day! Did you know that you’re already helping the earth every day by enjoying local foods? Especially fruit! Producing fruits and vegetables has a much smaller environmental impact than other foods. Fruits and vegetables emit 10-50 times less greenhouse gases in production than animal products such…

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What’s the perfect temperature for a productive day?

Did you know that the temperature of your workspace impacts your headspace? Numerous studies indicate that working at warmer temperatures has emotional and cognitive benefits. If you’ve ever worked in an office that felt like the arctic, you’re probably well aware of this fact. It’s hard to work when you’re freezing! According to the US…

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Ballpark-Worthy Recipes for Opening Day That You Can Make at Home

The official Major League Baseball Opening Day is this Thursday, March 7! If you can’t make it to a game soon, don’t stress. We’ve compiled a list of recipes to bring the ballpark to you. Enjoy unique ballpark fare from around the country from the comfort of your living room!   “How to Wolf a…

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9 creative uses for orange peels

Citrus season is in full swing! Oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, and the like are delicious and healthy, but they’re good for more than just a snack. Their peels have a variety of uses that go beyond the normal life of the fruit. Read on to discover 9 creative uses for leftover citrus peels! Freshen brown sugar…

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Eat your way to the most productive and energized day ever

Feeling sluggish at work? Maybe unproductive? Dreading the afternoon slump? It might be time to switch up your eating habits. What we consume has a major impact on energy levels, ability to focus, and overall feelings of wellbeing. A few simple habits and switches can revolutionize your workdays, helping you feel more productive and joyful…

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