Author Archives: Chicz

Say hello to summer with sunflowers

By Courtney Bitzan This summer, brighten up your garden with sunflowers! Sunflowers are extremely easy to grow, as long as the soil is not waterlogged. Most varieties of sunflowers are heat and drought tolerant, are attractive to birds and butterflies, … Continue reading

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Lemony goodness

By Lori Mork LUSCIOUS LEMON DESSERT This recipe has been around forever, but is always a favorite for many. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans, divided 8 Tbsp. (1 stick) butter, softened 1 (8 … Continue reading

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Eat the rainbow!

By Carly Erickson, ND What do a banana, a summer squash and ginger root have in common? That’s right, they are all yellow! While eating a diverse rainbow of foods in your diet is important, yellow foods are wonderful because … Continue reading

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Citrus Crush: A sophisticated version of a snow cone!

By Crystal Dey Summer is hot. Ice is cold. It just makes sense to combine the two for a summer treat that is just right. The Citrus Crush is a sophisticated version of the snow cone. It’s light and crisp, … Continue reading

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Sip into summer with this citrusy wine pairing

By Al Edenloff If you like white wine, this story is for you. If you’re into reds and scoff at white varietals for not being complex or interesting enough, this story is also for you. With summer kicking into high … Continue reading

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Don’t let the sun steal your hair color

By the Hair A’La More staff It’s that time of year again when we want to absorb the sun’s rays but not lose our hair color in the process. Sun damage to the hair can manifest as faded hair color, … Continue reading

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Sizzling summer drinks for young ladies

By Caroline Roers Family reunions and get togethers are a fun part of summer break. Add a fun new twist by ditching the regular water and soda, and blending up these cool summer drinks for you and your friends. Watermelon … Continue reading

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Plans for a sunny day? Don’t forget to protect your skin

By Jessica Sly Sunlight is seen by many as a positive ball of energy. It provides light, supplies life to Earth’s vegetation, pumps our bodies with Vitamin D, and can make the days seem cheerier. However, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet … Continue reading

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Can you handle the heat?

By Jessica Peterson The heat is on! The trail, parks and beaches are busy. It seems as though everyone is excited to be outside. But before you head outside for the day, be sure that you are ready for a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence Day in style with patriotic polish

By Jessica Sly How will you be celebrating Fourth of July 2014? A picnic? Family day at the beach? Boating? Fireworks? While you’re at it, why not give your nails a patriotic paint job to honor our independence in all … Continue reading

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