Coffee Talk from Honor Credit Union – Friday, July 30

  • National Get Gnarly Day: The last Friday of July is celebrated as a day to embrace new ideas and toss out old ways. Maybe time for a summer resolution?
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • International Friendship Day
  • National Paperback Book Day

The end of July is here … and that means summer is quickly coming to an end. Have you done everything you wanted to do this summer? There’s still time to get you summer bucket list done …
According to voters on, these are their top summer bucket list items:
  1. Go on a road trip
  2. Read a new novel
  3. Sleep under the stars
  4. Get as much sunshine as possible
  5. Go camping
  6. Connect with an old friend
  7. Play in the summer rain
  8. Make lemonade
  9. Build a sandcastle
  10. Collect seashells on the beach

It’s bad enough that most American workers don’t take their vacation days, but a new survey has found that 42% of respondents say they their use vacation days for medical appointments. That’s likely because Americans feel they might need their sick days for actual sickness later…

Get ready for cantaloupe juice … Yep, cantaloupe juice is the newest health trend. Cantaloupe is low in calories, because of its high water content; is packed with Vitamin A and potassium; and can boost your immunity because, as an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution notes, cantaloupe provides 337% of your recommended daily Vitamin C allowance. That’s why scientists are looking for ways to deliver all that cantaloupe goodness in a fresh-pressed juice. (Eat This)

And get ready for potato milk … Because almond milk, soy milk, rice milk, pea milk, and oat milk aren’t enough, potato milk is the next big plant-based milk. It’s currently only available in parts of Sweden and China, and through Amazon in the United Kingdom. But it won’t be long till spud milk hits our shores. (Food & Wine)

Forget waiting for the flight attendant to roll the cart your way … United is now allowing passengers to order their food and drinks before they fly, via the United app. (Food & Wine)