Magazine: April 2020
It’s official—one of my favorite months of the year is here! And the old adage April showers bring May flowers is out of date. So, let’s get into the flow of it all and instead of looking to the future for inspiration, set your sights on the current month! Even if home is where you are living, working, growing. So, jump headfirst into April with these invigorating ideas for your home, your body, and the planet.
Spring is one of my favorite months because it is the perfect time to bring a little color into your space, and self-taught DIYer Mila Moraga-Holz knows this well. With nothing but her creativity and a clear-cut budget, Moraga-Holz transformed her family’s nine-hundred-square-foot California abode into a dream home—and she’s offering tips to help you do the same.
And while you’re adding color to your home, how about bringing some color into your cooking? Two recipes offer a twist on the concept of flatbreads—one a crispy vegan tostada loaded with veggies, the other a fluffy pita with spicy shrimp and yogurt sauce to cool it all down. I love cooking and creating! So, enjoy some of these amazing recipes.
By the way, it just so happens that April is Keep America Beautiful month, and what better way to celebrate Mother Nature than by embracing all she has to offer with a hike? Beginners, take note: there are plenty of tips and tricks (plus a printable packing guide) to help you prepare no matter the journey, as well as a list of popular trails near you! You may need to hold off on this until it is safe to go out and explore, but you can always visit it virtually and then bring it live!
And, my favorite part of this month is—Earth Day! But you don’t have to wait until then to get started. Inside, a guide to help you recycle your items responsibly and a look at eco-conscious companies you can support will help you live green this month and beyond. So give it a try and share a little bit of love into this world we all have the privilege of sharing.
Whether embracing beauty at home or in nature, be sure to take time to appreciate all that April has to offer. As always, it—thank you for being part of the Amida family. It is an honor to put this magazine together for you! Wealth is about living, breathing, sharing…