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Charities to Consider Supporting Around the Holidays

Tis the season for caroling, sipping hot chocolate, and gingerbread house competitions. Each year, the holiday season can seem to go by in a flash. Between finding the perfect gifts, attending all those great Christmas parties, and traveling near and far to see loved ones, the new year will be here before you can even… Read more »

Bucket List Destinations

Forget about work for a week or two and give in to your wanderlust! It’s time to start knocking some of these amazing destinations off your bucket list! Enjoying life is what it is all about and now is the time. We’ve come up with a few destinations that we think you need to see…. Read more »

Road Trip Packing List

You’ve got your road trip planned out and now it’s time to get packin’! I don’t know about you, but forgetting something you need sets a negative tone for the whole trip. It’s make it or break it, people! Here’s a helpful list to get you started off on the right foot: We hope this… Read more »

Hit the Trails

Have you ever seen those gorgeous mountain scenery pictures displayed across social media? Have you ever wondered if you could take a big hike like that? Well, with the proper equipment and preparation, you’ll be ready to hit the great outdoors in no time! A few important things to keep in mind any time you… Read more »

Beach Day Picnic

Picture this: the sun shining, the salty sea air filling your nostrils, the sounds of people talking and seagulls squawking buzz around you, and out of nowhere (to ruin your perfect beach moment), your stomach growls. Now food is all you can think about (those sand crabs are looking awfully tasty right about now). Do… Read more »

Celebrating Earth Day

Aura Cigarettes takes taking care of our Earth seriously every day, but especially on Earth Day! We only have one home and keeping it beautiful should be top of mind for everyone. It takes everyone doing their part to keep our home in tip-top shape for us and future generations. Here are some simple ways… Read more »

Camping Checklist

Nice weather is just about here and that means it’s time to take to the mountains for some good old-fashioned camping. Now, we’re not saying you have to do everything in the traditional camping sense, but it can be good to know some outdoor basics just to be prepared. You don’t want to get out… Read more »

Growing Your Own Herbs

Do you ever watch a cooking show and get jealous of the chef’s endless supply of fresh herbs and spices? Whether they are running outside to snip off a few leafy greens or have a plant in their kitchen, it makes you wonder how hard it can be to have that for yourself. While there… Read more »

Great Movies for a V-Day In

To go out or stay in on Valentine’s Day is the age-old question. Do you deal with the crowds, expensive meals, and getting dressed up or should you throw on some comfy pajamas, order in some take-out, and turn on a classic Valentine’s Day movie? Well, we can’t tell you what to do, but hopefully,… Read more »

Photography for Beginners

So you love to hit the road, travel to new cities, and explore but your phone’s camera just isn’t capturing the real essence of the trip. Maybe it’s time to upgrade to a more professional-grade camera to take with you on your next adventure. We’re not saying go out and just buy the first camera… Read more »