Why Summer Is The Perfect Time To Try Gentle Yoga

Why Summer Is The Perfect Time To Try Gentle Yoga

By Melissa Coley

You’re probably thinking one of two things. First, gentle yoga is boring. I only do Bikram. Or second, yoga? I don’t know about that. Okay, maybe you’re not thinking either, but for a long time I was a member of the first camp.

What you need to know about me is that I am not a gentle yoga kind of gal. In my past life, before developing CRPS, I was a wannabe gym rat, P90X fanatic, Spin instructor and finisher of a 30-day Bikram Yoga challenge. I liked my workouts fast, hot, and competitive and, prior to all of that, I was substantially overweight (which is a totally different story, but the plot line consists of a torn meniscus, two knee surgeries and a serious Panera Bread problem). Continue reading

Summertime Sips: Reviewing The Starbucks “Secret” Rainbow Drinks


By De and Kate

Chances are, you’ve heard the social media whispers of Starbucks’ Secret Menu. And if you haven’t yet, allow us to introduce you to the coffeehouse world of Narnia. Word to the wise, the entire menu can be a bit overwhelming at first glance, with its Marshmallow Dream Bar Frappuccino and its White Chocolate Cinnamon Chai Latte (say that five times fast). So, we decided to start simple, by tasting – and reviewing – the rainbow of Starbucks’ Secret Tea Menu.

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6 Novels On Our Summer Reading List

Summer Reading

By De & Kate

Admittedly, we the ladies of Thirty On Tap, are all about The Bachelorette, and have been known to watch our fair share of Netflix Original marathons. And while we aren’t planning on giving up those juicy (forget guilty) pleasures anytime soon, our free time interests expand beyond screen time.

Seeing as summer is officially beach season, we can’t think of many things we’d rather do than park our seat in the sand and dive into a new novel. Continue reading

6 Salads To Make This Season


The sun is shining, restaurant patios are filled with outdoor diners, and for the first time in months, salad actually sounds good. Let’s be real, winter salads are more of an afterthought once we’ve realized our pasta dish and garlic knots could use a side of something more nutritious. Come spring, the seasonal options seem limitless and lighter meals are our jam. Continue reading

10 Reasons Your Pet Is Your BFF

photo-1455145914126-c357157e2db0Happy #NationalPetDay! We think it’s important to honor our pets every day, if we’re being honest, but it’s nice to have a specific day carved out of the calendar for our fur babies.

Pets undoubtedly hold a special place in our hearts. Sometimes it can feel like they own us, and not the other way around. But there’s certainly nothing wrong with feeling like your dog or cat is not just your pet, but actually your best friend. (I mean, there’s a reason why dogs are called man’s best friend, right?)

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