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Three Ways to Be a Better Friend

Three Ways to Be a Better Friend

According to HRSA, “one in five [Americans] say they feel lonely or socially isolated.” These feelings can be threatening to your health. In fact, the impact on your health has been equated to “smoking 15 cigarettes a day.” So how can you help others fight this...

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine

Here in the United States, we sure love our ice cream! In fact, we eat more than any other country in the world, with Americans consuming 26 liters of ice cream per year on average! At The Parsons, we are no different! With this much love for the icy stuff, let’s take...

It’s Time for Summer Cleaning! Join Us for Our Beach and Park Cleanup

It’s Time for Summer Cleaning! Join Us for Our Beach and Park Cleanup

Each year, about 14 billion pounds of trash makes its way to our oceans! That’s a lot of trash! Wondering what you can personally do to help? Keep reading! Every summer, AMC hosts a beach and park cleanup in Costa Mesa and cities throughout California. With COVID-19’s...

3 Ways to Keep Our Beaches Clean This Summer

3 Ways to Keep Our Beaches Clean This Summer

Who doesn’t love the beach? The sound of crashing waves, the smell of salt and sand, the sight of . . . broken bottles and scattered trash? Our beaches may be beautiful, but they won’t stay that way if we don’t do our part to clean up after our less-thoughtful...

3 Smoothies to Make on National Smoothie Day

3 Smoothies to Make on National Smoothie Day

Looking for an easy way to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet? Many people love to drink smoothies for that very reason. In fact, so many people love their smoothies that National Smoothie Day was created. On June 21, celebrate this unique holiday by blending...

4 Positive Outcomes of Renting With a Pet

4 Positive Outcomes of Renting With a Pet

Pets are part of the family, and boy, do Americans love spoiling their animals. Last year, we spent almost $100 billion on visits to the vet, food, and other pet care essentials, up over $5 billion from 2018’s record. Is it any surprise we spend so much? Our pets...

How to Decorate Shared Living Spaces with Roommates

How to Decorate Shared Living Spaces with Roommates

Love your roommates but can’t stand their decorating style? Fortunately, in the research that has been done about roommate compatibility, “decorating differences” don’t seem to be a predictor for a failed roommate relationship. It is possible to work around your style...

How to Live a Greener Life

How to Live a Greener Life

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by ocean pollution, air quality, and natural catastrophes. You may wonder how a few recycled cans could make a difference in such a big world with so much going on. That being said, small changes can make a BIG eco-impact. For those...