First Aid in Summer

Summer is about fun but it can also be about accidents and injuries. Do you know how to handle some of the more common types of summer injuries? Having a first aid kit on hand is the first step toward being ready for an unexpected injury. First aid kits can be simple ones, made up of bandages and ointments. It’s a good idea to keep one in the car and another in your purse, traveling bag or diaper bag. That way you are always ready. One of the more common types of summer injuries occurs from bee stings. It’s best … Continue reading

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

I picked up my beloved PEOPLE magazine yesterday, hoping for some entertaining celebrity news and read an article that shocked me. Call me a naive Green Living blogger, but I have never heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. If that term is unfamiliar to you, let me clue you in. In central North Pacific Ocean, there is a huge mass of marine litter. And by huge, I mean this thing is twice the size of Texas! This mass of trash, made up of mostly old toys, plastic bottles, bags, etc. washed off beaches, is so large, it has often … Continue reading