We just picked up our seasonal selection of pool floats (what? We’ve been busy!), because last year’s obviously didn’t survive the winter… which got us thinking: with all of these plastic inflatables floating around (which seem made to fall apart at a moment’s notice), there...

We love mineral-based sunscreens as an effective and, above all, safe method for keeping the ravages of sun damage at bay (for more on that, read this article we wrote on the subject). But, for anyone who has dabbled in the mineral sunscreen world, it...

Summertime is prime time for gathering and enjoying the outdoors. Everywhere across the country, people are getting together to play, hang, and eat delicious food. But we know who the real barbecue and birthday party superstar is, don’t we? That would be the cool, refreshing...

Ah, composting. If you enjoy gardening (or hang around anyone who does), you may have heard about this super eco-friendly way to turn organic material into nature’s favorite magical growth material. For plants, compost is the best fertilizer around. It’s also wonderful for the earth,...

If you’re like us, you simply can’t get enough of dat summer suuuun! It bronzes skin, lightens hair, and brightens our general outlook. There’s really no wrong way to enjoy this warm, inviting summertime treat… but there definitely is a better way to protect your...

It’s officially summertime, which means you may be gearing up for some outdoor adventures. Camping is one of America’s favorite ways to enjoy nature. And, while it’s certainly “greener” than staying indoors and eating up electricity with television, there are still plenty of ways to...