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  • coconut oil and coconut
    September 20, 2017
    It’s become well known that coconut oil has many uses in the kitchen, as well as in your beauty routine. In fact, coconut oil's benefits as a conditioner for your hair, a makeup remover, and a face and body moisturizer have generated a great deal of buzz online. Think you know all there is to know...
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  • family around campfire
    September 12, 2017
    Outdoor camping season is quickly approaching (and in some areas, it's already here!). Whether you're a newcomer or a relatively seasoned veteran to the joys of sleeping under the stars, now is a good time to plan ahead with a checkup on campfire safety. Keep you and your family safe while camping...
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  • bees on honeycomb
    September 4, 2017
    As fall begins, a profusion of insects come with it. Very active in late summer and early fall, bees, yellow jackets and hornets are all buzzing about, and they will bring out the stingers when they feel provoked. We'll help you learn how to avoid stings altogether in the blog that follows. And for...
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  • moonlight
    August 17, 2017
    Over time there has been a great deal written about the moon's phases and its correlation with human's minds and bodies. Medical professionals often report that more injuries occur during a full moon, and law enforcement officers note that people often point to the full moon as an explanation of...
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  • jogging outside
    August 14, 2017
    Summertime is a popular time to take your exercise routine outside. With pleasant weather and warm temperatures, running outside or doing other outdoor exercises can infuse an added vigor and excitement to your workout time that can be difficult to sustain inside. That being said, the elevated...
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  • children on bus going to school
    August 9, 2017
    Are you back into the back-to-school swing of things? What do you need to do to get everyone ready? Whether your area schools have recently opened or will be very soon, going back to school means more than buying school supplies and clothing. There are a number of ways to get a child physically and...
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  • going to bed with wet hair
    July 13, 2017
    Is it okay to go to sleep with wet hair? It's one of those sayings that gets passed from generation to generation: "go to bed with a wet head, and you'll wake up with a cold." Maybe you are a night swimmer or runner, like to take a shower in the evenings -- or maybe you just feel like heading...
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  • heat wave warning on phone
    July 7, 2017
    Summer brings with it lots of fun in the form of vacations and swimming -- but it also brings the risk of heatstroke. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates there are over 7,000 heat exhaustion and other heat-related deaths in the U.S. each year. As the climate patterns...
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  • woman applying sunscreen
    July 5, 2017
    Backyard barbecues and beach time are classic summer pastimes and opportunities to make great memories with friends and family. As you prepare your home for parties and friendly gatherings or plan a boating excursion, it can be easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle, unaware of the...
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  • lemongrass garden
    June 9, 2017
    Many people are trying to avoid products made with DEET or looking to use natural products supposedly safer for skin and body. Is the switch worth it? Are bug repellents made with products you might have in or around the home actually effective at keeping away mosquitoes and other biting insects?...
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