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Three Activities to Do on International Day of Friendship

Three Activities to Do on International Day of Friendship

According to HRSA, “one in five [Americans] say they feel lonely or socially isolated.” These feelings can cause health-threatening side effects equivalent to “smoking 15 cigarettes a day.” So what is the solution to this terrible epidemic? The answer is simple:...

Summer Cleaning Is Here! Help us Clean Up the Beach

Summer Cleaning Is Here! Help us Clean Up the Beach

Feeling cooped up? Life in 2020 has kept us indoors a great deal due to COVID-19. Our challenge to you is to get outside and head down to the beach (or your favorite park) on July 25. Here’s why: Each summer, members of AMC and their families join together to pick up...

3 Smoothie Recipes to Try on National Smoothie Day

3 Smoothie Recipes to Try on National Smoothie Day

Have you been looking for an easy way to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet? Smoothies are a perfect way to ease yourself into healthier eating! In honor of National Smoothie Day on June 21, we’ve found three recipes for smoothies that are quick,...

5 Fun Activities to Do with the Kids This Summer

5 Fun Activities to Do with the Kids This Summer

This summer is unique, to say the least! Fortunately, even the social distancing guidelines can’t stop you and your kids from having a fun and memorable summer in Montclair! Here are five fun activities to do with the kids this summer: 1. Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt...

Three Ways to Decorate Your Apartment With Roomates

Three Ways to Decorate Your Apartment With Roomates

Living with roommates can be tenuous; even if you get along great and enjoy hanging out together, there’s no telling how you may weather the dreaded “decoration discussion.” However, research indicates that differences in decoration taste don’t have to doom your...

4 Ideas for a Meaningful Memorial Day

4 Ideas for a Meaningful Memorial Day

Once a year, Americans step back from their busy lives to celebrate Memorial Day. With the warm weather, sales at various retailers, and a day off of work, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that Memorial Day is a time to honor the brave men and women who fought and...

5 Ways to Live a Greener Life

5 Ways to Live a Greener Life

Living in Southern California means we get to enjoy beautiful mountains, deserts, and beaches throughout the year. In exchange, we have to manage a lot of traffic and poor air quality. However, self-isolation has reduced traffic by 80 percent, gifting us blue skies...

How to Incorporate Eco-Friendly Habits into Your Day

How to Incorporate Eco-Friendly Habits into Your Day

We’re crazy for living green at The Pines at Montclair! In honor of Arbor Day, here are nine easy eco-friendly habits you can practice at home. 1. Limit red meat. Red meat has been linked to various diseases, and its impact on the environment is troublingly similar....