Our thoughts on everything from what attracts mosquitoes to why you should live life outdoors — and more!

  • Improve Your Health Outdoors

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    We can’t deny it: Most of us live very fast-paced lives with technology at our fingertips, and between work, watching the kids, cooking, cleaning, watching TV and connecting online, we don’t spend … Read more

  • Coral Reefs, Hoodoos and Hot Springs

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    Winter may not be the first season people think of when it comes to outdoor adventures, but getting outside — even in colder temps — does powerful things for your health. The colder months bring with … Read more

  • Fall Sun Safety

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    The days of summer have ended, and the tradeoff brings changing leaves, cooler temperatures and fewer hours of daylight. It’s easy to drop the sun protection once the calendar turns, but UV radiation … Read more

  • Living Green: Conserving Water

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to use more water than you would during the winter — it’s estimated that the average homeowner uses two to four times more water in the summer months. As a … Read more

  • Navigating the Sunscreen Aisle: Natural vs. Chemical

    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Today officially marks the start of summer, but one thing’s for sure: We’ve already been able to feel the sun’s effects during hot days. Sunscreen is a must this time of year, and it’s important to … Read more

  • Is Your Sunscreen Chemical-Free?

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    With the temperatures warming up and the daylight hours stretching as summer approaches, it’s important to not only wear sunscreen when you’re outdoors, but also understand the benefits of using … Read more

  • Plant to Repel Mosquitoes

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Have a green thumb? Never gardened before but want to add some plants around your home this spring? Consider investing in plants with natural mosquito-repellent properties. Not only will you be … Read more

  • Morel Mushroom Hunting Tips

    Tuesday, April 3, 2018

    Forget truffles. You haven’t experienced mushrooms until you’ve tasted a morel. When the mid-April to mid-June season hits, you can spend $20 or more per pound at a grocery store. Or you can take … Read more

  • Living Green: Eating Organic

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    We continue to be an advocate of healthy living, and part of living a life full of adventure is fueling your body with healthy — and organic — foods.  Most of us know that eating organic is really … Read more

  • Whitewater Fun: An Interview with Brand Ambassador Hannah Childs

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    Whether she’s whitewater kayaking, river surfing or stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), Hannah Childs is all about water sports. A Protector Ambassador, she has a passion for embracing the outdoors and … Read more