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A California Coffee Bar Owner Gets the Marie Kondo Treatment: See Her Organizing Tips

For devotees of The KonMari Method, transforming your life can mean starting by simply transforming your closet. Or maybe just start at your coffee bar. That was the first step for Joanna Heart, owner of Palm Coffee Bar in Burbank, Calif., who needed...

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Adjust Accordingly: Forest Service Closes All of California’s National Forests

The U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that all of California’s national forests will be closed through Sept. 17 due to ongoing safety concerns related to the state’s wildfire crisis. Forest Service officials confirmed the extension of an earlier c...

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A Family-Friendly Phoenix Road Trip. Part Two: History Meets Luxury at the Arizona Biltmore

In pursuit of her kind of wellness-themed vacation, chef and restaurateur Valerie Gordon takes her family on the road, checks out the best of Phoenix, and checks into two of Hilton’s top hotels. Part two features a legendary luxury property.

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A Family-Friendly Phoenix Road Trip. Part One: Family Fun at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs

What is “wellness”? When I started planning a family trip for the end of the summer, that was the question I asked myself. I wanted an experience that was more than just a getaway, but that was also somehow a recovery, that considered our well-being,...

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Cider 101: A Guide to the Alcoholic Beverage, Plus Some Cans to Get You Started

Alcoholic ciders are a treasure to sip and savor. Derived from freshly pressed apple juice, cider is one of the oldest forms of booze we can trace through time. But you may not be familiar with the basics of what cider is, where it comes from, and wh...

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18 minutes