Instead of shopping on Black Friday, we’re planning to get outdoors and enjoy the last few days of autumn. By opting out of Black Friday, you can spend your time away from consumerism and educate yourself and others about how to shop sustainably. To encourage others to do the same, we’ve rounded up a few ideas for how to spend the day after Thanksgiving, whether it be lending an active hand in the community or taking on a new hiking spot endeavor.
It's that time of year again! The holidays are rolling in quicker than ever which means planning out your Thanksgiving sides is a must. What makes a great Thanksgiving day food lineup? Is it the mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, or the glorious pie?! Whatever it may be, LivBar has put together this guide for classic Thanksgiving sides to serve along your star of the show turkey.
During this unprecedented time new rules are being put into place and our typical, day-to-day lives are looking a bit different. To ensure safety, we gladly oblige with this new way of life, but it's important to continue doing the best we can do be good to this great earth! This includes being extra careful when packing school lunches. From composting to recycling, these daily habits are needed no matter what's going on around us
Halloween is right around the corner but it's also 2020.. and we're also in the middle of a global pandemic - how is this going to work?! Lucky for you, LivBar has done all of the hard work and has come up with ways you can safely celebrate Halloween in 2020. We believe you can make the best out of times like this with the result of creating lasting memories for the whole family!
We think it's pretty safe to say that every aspect of 2020 has been unexpected thus far - especially a global pandemic. When your extracurricular activities involve going to the gym, meeting up with friends, going out to eat, and hosting at home, being stuck inside with not much to do can get you down. According to UC Davis Health, 'COVID Fatigue' is hitting people hard - you're tired of being stuck at home which can lead to careless decisions such as not practicing social distancing, not wearing a mask, mindless munching, or little to no physical activity.
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If you're looking for a way to get active with your family, the last Saturday in September is National Family Health & Fitness Day! This day was created to promote physical activity and overall health and wellness with the involvement of the entire family. When you are active as a family it increases success mentally, physically, and emotionally all around.
National Celiac Disease Awareness Day started in 2005 on September 13th when the first piece of literature discussing the disease and the diet change that is necessary to treat the disease was published by physician Dr. Samuel Gee. Observing September 13th is pretty simple - share tips, tricks, and resources to help educate so people have a better understanding of the disease and how it needs to be treated
We're pretty sure most parents are a little stumped trying to navigate this new way of life amid the COVID-19 guidelines and schools opting for at-home learning. Figuring out the new work-life balance is one thing, but having to come up with lunch and snack prep to keep you and the kids going all day, every day can be overwhelming in itself. It may be easy to have pre-packaged goods on hand to just grab and go, but it's incredibly important to ensure that kids are getting optimal nutrients not only for growth but for immune strength.
Here at LivBar, we strive towards being waste-free and believe that baby steps lead to habits which lead to long term success. The Plastic Free Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that shares a lot of the same values as us which is why we want to show our support during Plastic Free July and help give you some tips and tricks recommended by the organization.
Here at LivBar we acknowledge the existence of superfoods because there's a wide variety of amazing foods that are readily available and have the power to help prevent disease and lead to longevity when consumed on a regular basis. We use some of these incredible ingredients to create our Superfood Bars that help keep you full and provide many essential, valuable nutrients when you need an on-the-go snack!