Kirk and I have undertaken urban homesteading as (more than a) hobby the past few years. When we moved a little over 3 years ago to our current house, we finally had an open and very sunny area to work with. Recent projects the past three years have included water tanks, bee hives, and a… Continue reading Harnessing The Sun On Adventures
I've often mentioned my loyalty to Deuter - my daypack, backpacking pack and kid carrier packs are Deuter. My daypack (and sometimes an overnighter) has been with me for 5+ years now, without any issues. Compared to an REI daypack I bought at the same time, the Deuter still looks great - no fraying, no… Continue reading Gear Review: Deuter Backpacks For Kids
Kirk happened to open a package last week for me, that had samples of the newest Coppertone Sport® sunscreen line. His comment was "When will they bring out the Ginger Block line? SPF 200, keeps your albino skin protected!™" Er, maybe he didn't quite say all that...apparently that they hadn't sent above SPF 50 for… Continue reading Prepared For The Sun?
Recently we received samples from Eco Ditty of their organic cotton snack bags (ditty bags!). Reusable food bags have been getting easier to find, especially at farmer markets (a local favorite of mine is Mama Luvs). Ecoditty's has a nice design - an envelope with soft Velcro© to close it. The long flap keeps food… Continue reading Ecoditty Bags