Monthly Archives: April 2013

Protecting Your Furry Friends from Sun Overexposure – Animals Get Sunburn Too!

Summer is just around the bend and with that comes sunny days, cool breezes and long walks in the parks and trails, at least for me and my pups.  After a long winter being cooped up in the house my … Continue reading

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Earth Day For Kids- Create Your Own Garden

Showing your little one’s how to recycle is a great way to make a big impact in their future, and it’s not just recycling cans, paper or plastic anymore either.  Left over scrapes from dinner can become an interesting project … Continue reading

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Earth Day – Create Your Own Re-Usable Shopping Bag

Replacing your plastic bags with reusable fabric bags is the perfect Earth Day craft project.  Since it can take up to one thousand years for a single bag to break down this project really can make a huge difference.  Simply … Continue reading

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Sun, Skin & Cancer Stats

Originally posted on Health:
Here in the UK we have a love hate relationship with the weather but finally it seems that the sun is putting its hat on and making an appearance. After months of rain, sleet, hail, snow and…

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Should I Use “2 in 1” Sunscreen And Insect Repellent Or Separate Products?

When preparing for a beautiful summer hike most likely you’ll have sunscreen and insect repellent in your handy backpack or a combination cream including both ingredients. Any time we can reduce the number of items we need to bring along … Continue reading

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