"Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home." - Edith Sitwell It’s important to eat a well-balanced diet all year, but as we head into the coldest months of the year, eating … [Read more...] about Nutritious and cozy: In-season superfoods to fuel you through the coldest months
This stovetop potpourri will make your home smell deliciously festive
If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, fall is in full swing and you’re likely looking for ways to make your home feel more comforting as the days get shorter. Conventional air fresheners can contain irritating chemicals, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make your home smell … [Read more...] about This stovetop potpourri will make your home smell deliciously festive
Why do leaves change color in the fall?
The vibrant colors of autumn leaves is one of the best parts of the fall season, but why exactly do trees put on this colorful display each year? Today we’re exploring the scientific reasons behind one of nature’s most gorgeous phenomena. Preparing for winter As the weather … [Read more...] about Why do leaves change color in the fall?
The science behind the pumpkin spice latte
It’s pumpkin spice latte season, and whether you love or hate this classic festive beverage, you can’t deny that there is a nostalgic power to its sweet brew. To explore why exactly we love pumpkin spice so much, a pair of perception researchers from John Hopkins University … [Read more...] about The science behind the pumpkin spice latte
Got leaves? 3 Eco-friendly ways to put them to good use
Beautiful changing leaves are one of autumn’s greatest gifts, but raking those leaves up once they hit the ground is not as fun. However, these raked leaves hold underappreciated benefits. Rather than sending them to the green waste can this year, put them to good use with these … [Read more...] about Got leaves? 3 Eco-friendly ways to put them to good use