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Mosquito Protection for the Summer Season

Mosquito Protection for the Summer Season

It’s that time of year, once again, to declare war on mosquitoes. With Halo from Thermacell, an industry leader in insect repellent, consumers can easily and effectively make their backyard, campsite, sporting event, picnic, virtually anywhere a mosquito “death zone” without the sticky sprays, smelly candles, or harmful topical chemicals. The Thermacell Patio Shield Halo Repeller creates a 15ft(…)

Time for Spring Cleaning – Get Rid of the Streaks

Time for Spring Cleaning – Get Rid of the Streaks

Spring cleaning is in full bloom here at our house and this year it’s double duty as we purge to make a temporary move this winter to Florida for Equine Spring Training Season.  While we are cleaning through everything it also means tackling the built up grime that gets caught here and there.  One of(…)

Plant Your Pencil this Earth Day

Plant Your Pencil this Earth Day

Sprout has the only sustainable pencil in the world that you can plant after use. The vision is to become the global leader of green and sustainable consumer products. We sell both to businesses and to retailers in over 60 countries. The company is successfully developing rapidly and the sales and development potential is still(…)

Chill with the Penguins

Chill with the Penguins

Today is Penguin Awareness Day so our entire day is filled with posts about Penguins! They are such loveable and social creatures – what’s not to love. After meeting the penguins during our time with Ric earlier, we just wanted one for around the house – one to play with and one to cuddle up(…)

Organize the Car with Help from Lassig

Organize the Car with Help from Lassig

It’s National Organization Month and that means organizing everything from the house to the garage to the car and the calendar.  With most of our readers being parents or grandparents, we felt the need to address organizing the car this month as well as the house. It really doesn’t matter how short or long the(…)

Keep Your Kids Safe with Child-Guard

Keep Your Kids Safe with Child-Guard

I’m sure you’ve heard about the incidents surrounding laundry pods and the danger they can potentially pose to children. They are colorful, small, and the packaging they come in is not at all child-proof…until now! Presto Products has created the new child-resistant Child-Guard closure designed for resealable flexible packaging, such as that used for laundry(…)