Travel: Big Bear Lake

When planning a quick weekend getaway, we like to keep it close! Big Bear Lake is famous for it's winter time sports, but it's just as great on a summer day. Swimming, adventuring, and breathing the fresh mountain air is invigorating for city folk like us. Wash it down with a few cold ones and you've got yourself a recipe for a fantastic holiday weekend.

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01 June Playlist

The summer solstice is here and as light has reached its next phase of the solar calendar, the long days remind of us the simpler times. Times of little pleasures and warm nights. Our playlist will take you through a journey of driving down PCH or on a long weekend in the desert. As the days last longer, take a moment and have a cold drink, on us. 

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Why Coconut Wax?

There are many types of waxes that can and are used for candles, some being Parrafin, Palm, Soy, Beeswax,and Coconut. Parrafin wax is a petroleum by-product that is made from the waste when crude oil is refined into gasoline. It is low cost, but incredibly unsustainable. Studies show that inhaling paraffin candle fumes can cause adverse reactions including nausea, vomiting and headaches. Additionally, when burned, Parrafin creates toxic benzene and toluene which are carcinogens that can lead to lung cancer. Palm wax is derived from palm trees. Palm wax is considered a safer alternative to Parrafin wax, but unfortunately it is also very unsustainable. Land in Indonesia and Malaysia has been cleared in order to grow the palm trees from which palm oil...

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