Lynnwood Lifestyles: 3 creative pumpkin carving ideas you won’t want to miss

It’s that time of year, with apple cider, spooky movies, Halloween, autumn leaves, and of course, pumpkins But if you’re stumped on what to carve this year, don’t worry. We have you covered. You won’t find these ideas online, and if you do, trust us — there’s a very unexpected twist here.  Are you ready…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Beauty hacks to up your game before 2021

Can you believe it’s already halfway through fall? And that the end of the year is technically just around the corner? We’re almost there, we just need to be a little stronger, both for ourselves and our loved ones. And in the meantime, there are a few things you can do to prepare and ensure…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Pumpkin recipes for fall

Fall is here and if somehow it doesn’t quite feel like it, trust us, you’re not alone. It’s a bit different this year, and the fact that stores are already prepping for Christmas really doesn’t help any. But with a little patience and creativity, you can transform your home into an autumn-smelling paradise, full of…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Easy fall drinks to make at home

Fall is here and with it comes the need for all things pumpkin.  But let’s be honest… As good as that new Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is, it can quickly become an expensive habit. Making that drink, and several other fall favorites doesn’t have to be that hard. In fact, it’s a sure-fire way to…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Stress-free tips for bringing autumn into your home

Feeling stressed out? You’re not alone. Combine work demands with lifestyle changes, and top it off with everything on the news, and you have yourself a pretty good cocktail of headache-inducing stress. The good news is, the change of seasons is here at our doorstep. Soon, it’ll be time to bust out that coat-and-boot combo…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: 5 tips to becoming a multitasking master

It might seem like there’s plenty of time to spare these days, but life doesn’t just grind to a halt. Despite quarantine, despite spending less time outdoors, you’re still having to work and find a way to socialize, at the very least.  But people planning Zoom birthdays, or weddings, or even traveling for work, are…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Healthy snack alternatives you’ll love

If you’re like most people, spending more time at home means you’re also spending more time in front of screens. And what do your TV, tablet, and phone have in common? They all tend to make us pretty hungry. Think about it: When you curl up on the couch for the night, settle in, get…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Looking for a new hobby? Here are three to try

It’s been almost six months since the COVID-19 lockdown was announced and we are now nearing the change of yet another season. Soon, we’ll be prepping jack-o-lanterns, the true mark of autumn.  Boredom has become a bit of a problem as of late. Six months stuck indoors with limited activities and very little social interaction…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Pet toys for bored cats and dogs

Quarantine is still going on and so far, there’s no sign of it going away anytime soon. The good news? Adjusting to our new reality is becoming easier day by day. And part of that adjustment is knowing how to resolve the basic problems we face as we spend more time indoors. The number one problem right…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Five online options for fashionable face masks

Like it or not, we’re going to be wearing face masks for a while. So, why not make the best of it? Just because we’re stuck covering our faces, it doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun with it. Regardless of your style, there’s something exciting for everyone to try. There’s casual masks, fancy masks…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: ‘Must watch’ list of shows and movies

It’s no surprise we all have plenty of time to pick up new languages, learn new dances, pick up coding, and build elaborate backyard lounge areas these days… But not everyone wants to be productive all the time.  Let’s face it, after a hard day of working, the last thing you probably want to do…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Cheap date night ideas

Lockdown is still in effect, which can only mean one thing: a serious lack of romance. Who can blame us? It’s hard to feel romantic with a face covered in mud masks, and a stomach full of takeout.  Sure, going out is an option, but it’s not always feasible. Between tight finances and a general…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Five ways to relax during quarantine

We live in a day and age where time never stands still, no matter what we’re doing. It’s always “go” time. Errands, work, pending deadlines, catching up with loved ones, calling your doctor, making vet appointments, making dinner ― everything.  And during quarantine, it’s still no different. Sure, we might get more time to hang…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: 3 ways to filter your social media for mental health

The year 2020 seems like it’s lasted a century already, and it’s only July…  Let that sink in. At just a little over the halfway mark, we’ve seen protests, fires, murders, a global pandemic, death and let’s not forget — murder hornets. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  So, to say that it’s…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Five purchases that can improve your sleep

If you’re like most of us, you struggle with sleep issues from time to time. Whether it’s not being able to fall asleep before 3 a.m., or running on fumes for most of the day, only to feel wide awake by 10pm, odds are high there’s something you could improve on. In fact, if you’re…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Easy ways to stay hydrated at home and beyond

Staying hydrated does wonders for your body. Not only does it help to debloat you after indulging in that large bowl of pasta, it also helps maintain your basic urinary function.  And those are just two of the many benefits. It’s also known for aiding your skin and hair, regulating your bowel movements and temperature,…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Food prepping done right — quarantine edition

If quarantine has taught us anything, it’s that food prepping is far more important than previously given credit for. With the right methods, you can not only save time and money throughout the week, you can also undo the damage eating out was doing to your waistline. But what exactly are the food prepping secrets…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: 5 ways you can make working from home easier

Despite the fact that we live in a more connected world than ever before, working from home still isn’t the norm. As soon as lockdown is over, you can expect the vast majority of people going back into the office, stores, restaurants — you name it. This means that most people are currently struggling working…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Improving your sleep during quarantine

Stress is riding high these days, to say the least. With people spending too much time in isolation, and worrying about the future, it’s no wonder insomnia is commonplace. According to an Express Scripts report (prescription benefit plan provider) medications for anxiety, depression, and insomnia skyrocketed by 21% between February and March alone. Reports of…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: How to get along with your partner during quarantine

Picture this for a second: You’re lounging in some comfortable sweat pants and socks, maybe your favorite old T-shirt. You’re making coffee, tea or other hot drink on a rainy day, and you’re ready to savor the moment. It’s all about the little things during quarantine.  But then, you see a pile of dirty dishes…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: Cheap, nutritious food items to get you through quarantine

It’s better out there now that quarantine has been going on for a while. Shelves are being restocked at a rapid pace, and getting household essentials is relatively easy again… But the truth of the matter is, that’s only half the battle. The reality is that many people are either unemployed, or working less hours,…