Spring has finally arrived, and this Northeastern girl is grateful. Four months of winter, with its barren trees, slushy snow on the streets, and lack of flowers in bloom, is more than enough. With the welcome change of seasons, I'm inspired to add a fresh, floral scent to my daily routine. These three intoxicating blends are totally free of synthetic chemicals, made instead of plant extracts, distilled flower essences, and essential oils that smell as fresh as those first few flowers popping up about now.
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.