This year, it became clear that change is inevitable. But, through change comes growth, and through growth comes improvement. The Spring/Summer 2021 issue of Coming Home magazine has lifestyle articles all about improvement.
Move with Joy (P. 6)
Ready to reframe your mindset and make working out feel like play again? Try these ideas for finding the joy in moving your body. Our favorite fun exercises include:
- Fun Runs
- Water Sports
- Rock Climbing
- Jumping Rope
- Social Sports
- Hula Hooping
- Roller Skating
The Food Re-Cycle (P. 10)
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), food waste, including food that’s perfectly good but thrown out because of a lack of demand, accounts for 30-40 percent of the food supply—that’s a significant percentage of food being tossed out. Whether you’re an avid chef, a proud meal-delivery service patron, or somewhere in between, the odds are that you’re generating a lot of waste from meals. If you’re looking for ways to reduce personal food waste and get the most from your food, look no further.
Tech Talk (P. 16)
From refrigerators to vacuum cleaners, there’s a “smart” version of almost every appliance on the market. Many gadgets boast the benefit of convenience and promise money-saving perks, but determining which ones deliver can be time-consuming and expensive. These smart home systems and devices are worth the investment and will make your life a lot more efficient—and your home a little smarter.
In Full Bloom (P. 18)
Flowers are the perfect gift and pick-me-up for any occasion. Not only are they beautiful, but they can be healthy for you, too. From improving your mood and reducing stress to promoting relaxation and encouraging creative thinking, there are many reasons to bring the garden into your home. Dig in and learn how to make flowers last longer and more!
Laundry Hacks to Live By (P. 23)
While washers and dryers do a lot of the heavy cleaning, they’re not perfect. Today’s machines are designed to be gentler and provide more options for laundering your clothes properly, but people still run into the same issues time and time again. Here are six laundry tips and tricks.