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Apple Picking Primer: How to Enjoy a Day at the Orchard

Posted on September 5th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest  blogger As fall beckons, apple picking season begins. Bundle up the kids in sturdy shoes and make your way to a local apple orchard this weekend. Picking fresh fruit as a family teaches kids where food comes from and creates numerous lasting memories. When Should We Pick Apples? Labor Day […]

Twitter Party Sweepstakes – Official Rules

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Tom’s of Maine – Twitter Party Sweepstakes – May – December 2014 OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C., who are Twitter followers of @tomsofmaine, and who have the age of majority in […]

Recycled Toys: Three Green Toys to Make with the Kids

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Toys are a child’s tools for play, but parents don’t have to break the bank to keep their children amused. Purchased toys are not always superior to green toys you can find or create from recycled materials. It’s funny how some children even prefer the box and wrappings […]

Six Earth-Friendly School Supplies for the New School Year

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger It’s that wonderful time of year again, when kids head back to school. When you go shopping for all of those new notebooks, pencils, and backpacks, consider loading your cart with green and sustainable school supplies. Here are a few eco friendly products to consider. Recycled Notebooks Aside from saving […]

Three Paddleboard Yoga Poses for Beginners

Posted on August 28th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger “Paddleboard yoga” is just what you think: practicing yoga while floating on a paddleboard. The concept has recently become the latest sensation in the yoga world, and it is apparent in its numerous benefits. Yoga on the water offers a completely different experience than in a studio. It’s calm, soothing, […]

What to Wear Hiking: Tips for Beginners

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger New England is home to several picturesque states such as Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine. Hiking is definitely popular among New Englanders. Whether you choose a classic hike like Mount Monadnock or Mount Washington in New Hampshire, or a larger setting such as Acadia National Park in Maine, […]

Tom’s of Maine Back to School Sweepstakes Official Rules

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

Tom’s of Maine Back to School Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 1. How to enter: Tom’s of Maine (“Sponsor”) invites you (“Entrant”) to enter the Back to School Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). To be eligible for the Sweepstakes, all entries must […]