Why You Need to Celebrate National Smile Power Day

Have you smiled yet today? Today is National Smile Power Day – so it’s time to start smiling! “But why?” you might ask. Well here are 5 startling statistics about smiling: Smiling can boost your immune system by making your body more relaxed. Forcing a smile can put you in a better mood (mind over … More Why You Need to Celebrate National Smile Power Day

3 Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place on Earth Day

Did you know today is Earth Day? To be honest, I was completely oblivious to this until yesterday. Here at The Back Forty, we have been feverishly preparing for the California Women’s Conference to the point that May 10th and 11th are the only dates floating around my head (if you’re interested in learning more … More 3 Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place on Earth Day

DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas That Will Make You Feel the Love

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to thinking of the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for my husband (or even the perfect things to do on Valentine’s Day), it often feels impossible. First, there is the question of if I even want to attempt to brave the crazy world of reservations and official … More DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas That Will Make You Feel the Love