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Things To Consider When Working From Home

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Whether you’ve worked from home before, or the shutdowns around Covid-19 have you working from home now, there are ways to help yourself (and your company) continue to be productive.  Many of us are used to the routine that comes along with preparing every morning for work, eating lunch at the same time, attending regular meetings, and working in offices …

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Ways To Support Local Businesses During Quarantine

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As more people practice social distancing across the country, small businesses will feel the impact. Already, restaurants around the country have closed indefinitely due to dwindling business associated with the coronavirus outbreak. Long Beach is especially supportive of local businesses, from restaurants to farmers markets to retail locations across the city. But, with the increased caution around public spaces, how can …

Best Long Beach Spots to Soothe Your Sweet Tooth

Best Long Beach Spots to Soothe Your Sweet Tooth

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It turns out that the city of Long Beach isn’t just a great location for the beach, entertainment, and walkability. It is also paradise for those with a sweet tooth. Judging from our ice cream shops, bakeries, and specialty, food places, we have to admit that it’s not very surprising. According to the Travel Channel, we eat more ice cream than any …

When Organization Goes Wrong

When Getting Organized Goes Wrong

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It’s time. You’re getting organized. Finally. Kudos on making the smart homeowner choice, but don’t get too self-congratulatory while you’re still in the IKEA parking lot. Organization is about giving everything the right place (sometimes the donation bin), and while that sounds straightforward, it’s pretty easy to choose the wrong places, turning your attempt at a tidier home into wasted …

Shop Small in Long Beach

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Move Over Black Friday, Long Beach Loves Small Business Saturday Tightly wedged between the door-busting deals of Black Friday and the internet insanity of Cyber Monday is the most feel good shopping event of the year — Small Business Saturday. And Long Beach does it better than anywhere else. Turns out, you can support local businesses and meet all your …