Take your party to the great outdoors, whether you're enjoying an open-air concert, a day in the park or a lunch with friends on the back porch. All of these foods can be made in advance and travel wellplus, their flavors get even better over time.
With summer in the air, it’s the perfect time to try adding a warm shimmer to your complexion. Whether you’re primping for a romantic night out on the town or just another workday in an air-conditioned office, Alicia Silverstone’s Irresistible Glow Facial Highlighter (part of a new collection created by Silverstone for Juice Beauty) is hands down summer’s secret beauty weapon. It’s organic, 100 percent vegan, and eco-fabulous to boot!
Whether you’re a longtime vegetarian, an animal lover, foodie, or just curious about a plant-based diet, immersing yourself in a vegetarian festival this summer is a great way to get a taste of the cuisine, meet other veg-enthusiasts, and boost your veggie IQ. Check out summer 2012's line-up of veg festivals and get inspired to plan a fun-filled summer veg-cation.
There’s a lot to love about urban living: Easy access to arts and culture, a diverse bar-and-restaurant scene, and very few opportunities for boredom to take root. There’s no denying the downsides, though; pollution, noise, and crowds can drain the life-force out of you after a while. To combat the daily grind and rejuvenate this summer, I’ll be searching for rural respite in the great outdoors, where the antidote to stressful city life includes long hikes, swimming, yoga, and cozy nights camping beneath the stars.
When summer has finally arrived, that means it’s time to replenish your skin-care supplies. Whether you’re swimming, sailing, gardening or barbecuing, bugs bite, UV rays burn and hot winds dehydrate. The result: Your face and body likely need more pampering and protecting now than they do in the dead of winter. We asked skin and beauty experts not only for tips on solving common summer problems but which skin-soothing, animal-friendly products they’d recommend. Their answers, coming up.
Throwing a children's birthday party can seem daunting—especially if your guests are more used to hot dogs and pepperoni pizza than vegetarian fare. This make-your-own taco party lets kids customize their own (nutritious!) meal, while the kid-friendly sangria is packed with fresh fruit.