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Shared Values

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Posted by Sophie Uliano, guest blogger, author Over the past 6-8 years I have witnessed a huge change in the way we make decisions when we’re shopping. Why this gradual turnaround? A decade ago we didn’t necessarily scratch beneath the surface of a product. We trusted what we were told and made decisions based on [...]

How to Build a Campfire and Leave No Trace

Posted on July 21st, 2014

Posted by Ryan Dwyer, guest blogger A campfire doesn’t just provide light and heat; it’s a time-honored tradition that brings groups together and creates a wonderful, unique atmosphere. But campfires that aren’t built properly can be dangerous for both people and the environment. Here are a few tips on how to build a campfire that’s fun, [...]

Ruff Season: Five Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Posted on July 18th, 2014

Posted by Laura Agadoni, guest blogger Summertime means active days and warm nights. But this season could also mean potential danger for the furry member of your family. These summer safety tips will keep your pet healthy and content while you relax over a barbecue or by the pool. Signs of Heatstroke When the weather becomes [...]

Tips for Staying Hydrated this Summer

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger Finally! The warm weather is upon us, and people are heading out of the house to soak up some sun and get a head start on the summer. But hot weather brings dehydration, especially when you’re participating in sports and other outdoor activities. Make sure you and your loved ones [...]

Get Out! Benefits of Outdoor Yoga and How to Zen-it-Yourself

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Posted by  Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Most of us want the benefits of a yoga routine, but the same old space you practice in can sap your motivation. That’s why you should revive your workout outside. Outdoor yoga combines the health advantages of exercise with the freshness of nature. Studies reported by The New York Times [...]

Healthy Homemade Baby Food

Posted on July 15th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger A balanced diet is important, but not just for you. An infant’s development depends on healthy baby food, and this is particularly true for their teeth. Homemade baby food can reduce your baby’s sugar intake, which is important in avoiding tooth decay. Foods that are high in sugar and starch, [...]