Category Archives: Lifestyle

Ten ways to protect yourself from the sun’s rays

When my teenage daughter arrived home the other day with a sunburned face, I asked her why she didn’t use her sunscreen. She answered with, “I did Mom! I put it on this morning.” But since she was out all day and never re-applied it, she still got a sunburn. According to the American Cancer

Follow your trail

Summer is here, the time of year where most everyone enjoys experiencing the great outdoors. A great way to do this is to explore trails. Some trails may even lead to other fun activities, such as canoeing, boating and fishing. The possibilities are endless! And the scenery is usually breathtaking. Reconnecting with nature can also

Flag Cake Recipe

Flag Cake Three cheers for the red, white & blue flag cake!  This 4th of July cake is patriotic and yummy! Even better is you can make it in 15 minutes with four ingredients! What you’ll need 4 cups fresh strawberries 1 pkg pound cake, cut into 14 slices 1-1/3 cups blueberries, divided Whipped Cream or Cool Whip   Recipe

Five Fun Northern California Road Trip Destinations

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom of the open road, where the possibilities are seemingly endless. Whether you take off around the corner for a weekend getaway or across the country for an extended vacation, there’s adventure everywhere. Whatever your pleasure, you may want to consider the incredible beauty of California. It offers

5 Tips to Help Prevent Tree Trouble

Trees are amazing things. They produce oxygen. They serve as natural air conditioners, both by blocking sunlight and through evaporation. And they even absorb sounds, helping to keep things peaceful. These benefits, along with countless others, are great reasons to keep the trees on your property in good shape. Looking for another? Unhealthy trees can pose