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August is winding down – so spend as much time outdoors as you can!

Comfort Me

Comfort Me is a boutique in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago that was founded in 2011 by a mother and her two daughters. The idea for the concept of Comfort Me emerged a number of years ago from Melanie Thomas – the mother of the trio – a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist whose job and passion is to promote comfort, connection and health. She dreamed of a one-stop shop that could provide wonderful items of comfort for the mind and body. After several years her dream became a reality and, with the help of her daughters Alyssa and Bethany, Comfort Me boutique was born.

The Sacred Thread of Yoga Festival October 11-19

The Sacred Thread of Yoga Festival

October 11-19

Imagine yourself practicing yoga and along with each pose comes a crisp sea breeze and the distant sound of the ocean. Sacred Thread presents the alluring opportunity to do exactly that. This San Francisco yoga festival is the only one of its kind in the city and the leading yoga festival in Northern California. Not only does this festival cater to those interested in yoga, but also to those interested in meditation and health and wellness events. If you’re interested in a healthy body and mind The Sacred Thread of Yoga Festival is for you.



1. Food, Entertainment & Racing at LA Marathon May 16

Picture 8Experience the streets of Los Angeles in a completely different way at the LA Marathon. The usually congested streets are blocked off for runners and bikers as they race past some of LA’s most famous landmarks and diverse neighborhoods.

As the largest marathon expo in the world, over 1,000,000 spectators come to cheer on over 25,000 runners every year. The main marathon is 26.2 miles long with block parties spaced along the route. Spectators can enjoy food and entertainment at the block parties as they watch the runners pass by. This year, the route goes from Dodger Stadium and ends at the Santa Monica Pier. Other events include the Finish Line Festival, the Health & Fitness Expo and the Win Forever Motivational Dinner with Pete Carroll.