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

  • 7 Tips for Fall Running

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Runners across the country, including those in the Midwest, are rejoicing this time of year — no more humidity and hot summer temps! Fall is the perfect time to run thanks to the comfortable weather, … Read more

  • 10 Midwest Fall Getaways

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    While the Midwest can easily be forgotten about on the national scene, one thing’s for sure: It offers some downright stunning views in the fall. With the tips we provided in our last post, we wanted … Read more

  • Hit the Road, Jack

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Now that fall is upon us and the temps are cooler (at least in some parts of the country), we’ve been itching to get out and see the fabulous fall colors that nature offers. A road trip can be one of … Read more

  • That’s an (Outdoor) Wrap!

    Tuesday, August 9, 2016

    This year’s Outdoor Retailer show was a must-see for anyone who enjoys living life outdoors. 

    Considered one of the world’s largest trade shows, this four-day event was a fast-paced excursion of all … Read more

  • 8 Outdoor Destinations for the Entire Family

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    With so many amazing outdoor destinations to visit, even just in the United States, it can be hard to choose — especially if you’re looking for a trip that’s great for kids as well. We’ve got some … Read more

  • 20 Activities to Fight Boredom this Summer

    Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    It's officially the summer season, and with it comes the sometimes difficult challenge of keeping kids busy, safe and healthy. In fact, USA Today references how several studies indicate summer can be … Read more

  • 10 Facts You May Not Know About Mosquitoes

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    As summer approaches and Zika-related cases continue to spread across the U.S., people are understandably becoming concerned about mosquito bites and eager to learn how to prevent them. That said, we … Read more

  • Essential Oils: Improving Health and Bug Protection

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    It’s been said that essential oils treat everything from sleep deprivation to skin rashes — and while many support the physical and emotional benefits of these natural oils, the properties of several … Read more

  • What Exactly is a B Corp?

    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    You may have noticed that among other credentials, Bug Protector is a Certified B Corporation®. We’re very proud of this certification but realize that not everyone is familiar with it. Of course, we’ … Read more

  • All Natural, All Spring Long

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    As we near the end of March and the temperatures rise, it’s inevitable that bug season is nearly upon us. For most, April through September is typically high bug season, and that season tends to … Read more