Author: Jenna Hirayama

Dog Safety for the Summer

Happy Pet Safety Month! With summer just around the corner, it is important to understand that dogs do not handle heat the same way we do. Dogs do not have the ability to cool down like we do because  humans are covered with sweat glands, however, dogs are confined to cool down only through their […]

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Local Hiking Spots Part 1, Orange County

Welcome to part 1 of a series of posts about local hiking spots. Hiking is perfect for getting your legs, feet, and body accustomed to strenuous activity. It is a great way to workout while spending time with friends, walking your dog or possibly even riding a horse. But before you hit the trails be […]

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How to Beat Spring Allergies

I love spring. I think it is so beautiful, but springtime allergies are no fun. Unfortunately, there is no cure all for these allergies but here are some remedies to help you this season:   Take Medicine While this is the obvious answer it is still very helpful. It is also a good idea to […]

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Spring Cleaning Hacks

The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer, and spring is finally here! There is nothing better than coming home to a clean house and spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those things you can live without. Here are our home cleaning hacks:   Use an Apron Grab your cleaning […]

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Cherry Blossom Festivals

Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring also known as a time of renewal. The cherry blossoms’ lives are very short; their beauty peaks around two weeks and then their blossoms begin to fall. In Japan, people like to have cherry blossom parties with their friends and family because it is believed that […]

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Staying Organized and Motivated 2018

The new year is the perfect time to reset and refocus ourselves on our goals. Personally, I think staying organized and on top of things should be an everyday goal because it really makes your life that much easier. Here are some of my recommendations.   Use a Planner This is my hands down #1 […]

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Tanaka Farms Upcoming Events

Tanaka Farms Strawberry Tours are back! Opening weekend is this Saturday and Sunday, February 3rd and 4th. Take a wagon ride around their 30 acre farm while learning about the history and farming methods. The wagon stops in different fields so you can taste the seasonal vegetables. At the berry patch, you will learn how […]

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Relieve your Dry Skin

  This “winter” has been windier than most and for me, my skin is as dry as it’s ever been. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to find some remedies to aid my cracking skin. Here are a few that have been extremely helpful:   Petroleum Jelly/Vaseline My elbows are extremely dry […]

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Staying Fit: Holiday Edition

The holiday season is known notoriously for “expanding our waistlines.” Between all the holiday parties and tempting treats it is easy to lose sight of our fitness goals. Here are some tips and tricks to help you this year:   Keep Moving It has been proven that sitting for too long can be detrimental to […]

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