Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Buying local is environmentally friendly, and there’s nothing better than just-picked produce. You can give your family fresh, local produce by buying shares in a community supported agriculture (CSA) program in your area. Each week, you receive a box of fruit and vegetables delivered directly from the farm to [...]
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Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger When school’s out, a kids camp provides fun new learning experiences for children. Camps can offer all sorts of activities, including sports, science, art, and music programs. Sustainable and environmentally friendly practices aren’t exclusive to traditional nature camps. Many long-term and day camps emphasize sustainability, and raise eco-awareness [...]
Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger As the summer heats up, it can be hard to imagine sweating over a hot stove cooking dinner—let alone eating a sizzling meal. The best and easiest healthy summer recipes are ones that are fast, fresh and light. Consider some veggies, and a night of easy stir fry. Here [...]
Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger The benefits of a yoga workout are palpable, both mental and physiological, but nothing centers me like a good yoga music playlist. To make the most of my regimen, I have an evolving routine, the best diet, good gear, and most importantly, great tunes. Without soothing music, the simplest [...]
Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Do you feel like Dad is particularly hard to shop for? You’re not alone. Every year, we search for gifts to honor our men on behalf of our children. It’s not that Fathers Day gift ideas are hard to come by, but finding that perfect present that really shows [...]
Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s gardening time in the Midwest, so I’m ready to dig in the soil, pick out plants, and enjoy homegrown veggies. Unfortunately, I’m also on the lookout for garden pests. A few years ago the rabbits ate all my squash blooms, removed the row of carrots, and left nothing [...]
Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement Tom’s of Maine has been in business for over 40 years, and we have always loved to talk to the people who buy and use our products. This open and honest dialogue has been a great way for us to get and share new information and, more [...]
Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger If you are looking to get back in shape or improve your workout routine, there are many alternative ways to exercise and stay active. Many go the conventional route of joining a gym, but others have chosen more innovative paths such as hot yoga. When starting hot yoga, you [...]
Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger If your family is making an effort to “go green,” now is a great time to think up some cool outdoor birthday party ideas for kids with a nature theme. Consider an insect party for your children and their friends: It’s both fun, and educational. Even if some [...]
Posted by Rebecca Desfosse Yoga health benefits extend well beyond your physique—they also improve your mind and spirit. Stress, anxiety, restless sleeping and other problems are common for busy women, but yoga can play a big role in helping manage these types of modern problems. If you’re thinking of taking it up, here are five [...]