7 Great Weekend Trips

7 Great Weekend Trips

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, cool tips, Family & Fun, Nature, Travel

While for most of the country, winter is an excuse to hibernate, those of us lucky enough to live in Arizona have access to stunning nature and culture all season long. The rich natural wonder of our state and the warm desert climate make winter weekend trips a must! Here are some of our picks for the best spots to …

Tips for Water Conservation

Tips for Water Conservation

CC Sunscreens cool tips, Energy Savings, Water

Part of living well in the desert is using our natural resources wisely. Here in the Sonoran Desert, we can’t forget that water is our most precious resource. Smart water management is part of what makes living well in an arid environment possible. Taps Off Smart water use in the home is a key component to developing good water conservation …

Native Plants that Attract Birds

Native Plants that Attract Birds

CC Sunscreens Animals & Insects, cool tips, Desert, Environment, Nature, Plant Life, Tips & Tricks

If you have CC Sunscreens on your Arizona home, you know what it feels like to live in comfort even when summer temperatures turn up the heat. Finding stylish and cooling shade isn’t just a human desire, our desert fauna has adapted itself to find nature’s sunscreens…and you can help. Planting trees, shrubs, cacti and flowers that wildlife like birds …

Three Short Trips in the Sonoran Desert

Three Short Trips in the Sonoran Desert

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, Desert, Nature, Research, Tips & Tricks, Travel

The Sonoran Desert is an arid region covering approximately 100,000 square miles in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California, as well as most of Baja California and the western half of the state of Sonora, Mexico. Warm winters attract tourists to Sonora Desert resorts in Palm Springs, California, Tucson, and Phoenix, Arizona. It’s the hottest desert in Mexico and the second …

New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

CC Sunscreens Home Improvement, Tips & Tricks

Each New Year arrives, brimming with possibilities of what we can achieve with a brand-new start. Promises and resolutions are abundant.  Now that January has rolled around, you must be really looking forward to not only a great new year but also a new decade. Your home is one of the places people in general spend the most time.  If …

Year-Round Tips for Sun Protection

Year-Round Tips for Sun Protection

CC Sunscreens Sun Protection, Sun screens, Tips & Tricks

Understanding the basics about UV radiation and how it damages your skin is an important first step in learning how to safeguard yourself against skin cancer. The good news is that the danger posed by UV radiation can be greatly reduced by you! Yes, you can still enjoy outdoor activities while limiting your skin cancer risk by taking simple, smart …

Fun Facts about Glendale, AZ

Fun Facts about Glendale, AZ

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona

How well do you know Glendale, Arizona? Located a stone’s throw from Phoenix, Arizona, Glendale has made its own mark on the region since it was established in the late 1800s. From antiques to the Super Bowl, from ostriches to chocolates, Glendale has something for everyone. No Drinks Allowed In the 1890s, nightlife in Glendale was a far cry from …

With Rising Temps, Phoenix Thrives at Night

With Rising Temps, Phoenix Thrives at Night

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, Family & Fun, Travel

As the summer months progress in Phoenix, the blasting daytime heat can seem daunting and an unusual shift happens – our city resets itself to a nocturnal clock. From outdoor activities and jobs, to business hours and nature trails, schedules change throughout the city to be open earlier and later, avoiding the peak heat of the afternoon. Whether we like …

Glendale: A Top Affordable City in Arizona

Glendale: A Top Affordable City in Arizona

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, Family & Fun

The Phoenix Metropolitan Area is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan centers in the United States, and part of what adds to that energy is the attractive housing market and affordability of the area. Often cited as the most affordable city in the West, Phoenix and its surrounding burgs, like Glendale keep cost of living low while having a lot of …

Cool Things to do in AZ's Hot Summer

Cool Things to do in AZ’s Hot Summer

CC Sunscreens Sites to See, Summer

Summer heat has descended upon Phoenix, but like the mythical bird we’re named for, it’s time to rise from the fire…and take advantage of some of the summer activities in town that help you beat the heat! Although the snowbirds have left for the season and local tourism drops off, there’s plenty of cool things to see and explore that …