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Saving the Coral Reefs with the Right Sunscreen

On May 1st, 2018, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals believed to harm coral reefs. Beginning January 1st, 2021, Hawaii will completely ban the sale, offer of sale or distribution of any sunscreens containing oxybenzone or octinoxate (also labeled as benzophenone-3 and octyl methoxycinnamate) without […]

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Local Hiking Spots, Part 2 Los Angeles

Welcome to part 2 of our local hiking spots series. Today we are focusing on hikes in Los Angeles! Although the city is not known for its hiking, it really should be. The combination of its geology, nearby wilderness areas, and nearly perfect year-round weather makes it great for getting outside.   Los Liones Canyon […]

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Water Park Safety

Water parks are a great way to cool off and beat the heat in the summer. The water attractions and wild rides are so much fun, but it is important to stay safe during your water park visit. Before you head out to your local park be sure to read over our safety tips!   […]

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Graduation Gifts 2018

Graduation season is officially here and chances are there is at least one young person you know who’s about to embark on a new chapter in their life. Finding the best graduation gift can sometimes be stressful and a little bit tricky so we’re here to help. Whether they’re heading off to college or entering […]

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Beginner Gardening Tips

Gardening is a great hobby to take up. It is perfect for spending time outside, absorbing sunshine, and even burning calories! Whether you are looking to grow yummy produce or beautiful flowers, these beginner tips and tricks will help get you started.   The Right Plants Simply put, some plants are easier to grow than […]

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Dog Safety for the Summer

Happy Pet Safety Month! With summer just around the corner, it is important to understand that dogs do not handle heat the same way we do. Dogs do not have the ability to cool down like we do because  humans are covered with sweat glands, however, dogs are confined to cool down only through their […]

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Local Hiking Spots Part 1, Orange County

Welcome to part 1 of a series of posts about local hiking spots. Hiking is perfect for getting your legs, feet, and body accustomed to strenuous activity. It is a great way to workout while spending time with friends, walking your dog or possibly even riding a horse. But before you hit the trails be […]

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How to Beat Spring Allergies

I love spring. I think it is so beautiful, but springtime allergies are no fun. Unfortunately, there is no cure all for these allergies but here are some remedies to help you this season:   Take Medicine While this is the obvious answer it is still very helpful. It is also a good idea to […]

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Spring Cleaning Hacks

The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer, and spring is finally here! There is nothing better than coming home to a clean house and spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity to get rid of those things you can live without. Here are our home cleaning hacks:   Use an Apron Grab your cleaning […]

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Cherry Blossom Festivals

Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring also known as a time of renewal. The cherry blossoms’ lives are very short; their beauty peaks around two weeks and then their blossoms begin to fall. In Japan, people like to have cherry blossom parties with their friends and family because it is believed that […]

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