• Passing up a big trip this year in favor of a money-saving staycation? Gather some family and friends—and this handy list of camping necessities—for the Great American Backyard Campout this Saturday. [ParentDish]
  • Yellow baby carrots and purple bell peppers? We recently saw these in the supermarket and, frankly, were a bit confused. Turns out they're just a few of the strangely colored fruits and veggies making an appearance this summer. [Real Simple]
  • We all know that a Mediterranean-style diet can help us live longer and reduce our risk of heart disease. The secret ingredient, says new research, might just be the wine. [Wall Street Journal]