Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

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Frosty weather can leave us running to turn on the heater full blast. Then we get in the electricity bill reflecting that full blast price. We’ve got some tips and tricks that’ll help you lower your energy bills this Winter. Use The Sunshine Even though it’s not hot outside, the sun is still shining. Take advantage of the sun’s natural …

Preparing Your Garden for the Desert Winter

Preparing Your Garden for the Desert Winter

CC Sunscreens Home Improvement, Plant Life, Weather

The desert climate is one of the harshest climate systems on the planet. In the United States, a lot of deserts can be found in our part of the country. Surprisingly, technology helped people to adapt to this type of climate, enabling them to live in the desert. Phoenix and Las Vegas are two of the best examples of settlements …

Fun Facts about Glendale, AZ

Fun Facts about Glendale, AZ

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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

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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 …

Weekend Trip: Coconino National Forest

Weekend Trip: Coconino National Forest

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As we watch summer temperatures climb in Phoenix, it is a great time to plan a getaway to more temperate climes. Luckily, the diverse landscape of Arizona offers beautiful escapes to beat the heat, most within a short drive from central Phoenix. On a weekend, why not head out to Coconino National Forest? This National Park stretches out around Flagstaff, …

Georgia O Keeffe and the Southwest

Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwest

CC Sunscreens Fun Facts, History

Few artists have captured the Southwest as vividly and as devotedly as Georgia O’Keeffe. The painter who got her start in the hustle and bustle of the New York art world made a decisive move to New Mexico early in her artistic career and never looked back, using the Southwestern sky and landscape as her muse for nearly seven decades. …

Wildfires: Prevention & Protection for Your Home

Wildfires: Prevention & Protection for Your Home

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  With fires cutting through Tonto National Forest the past several weeks, it is a good reminder to Arizona residents that wildfires can strike, even in the desert. Keeping your home protected from fire is a significant concern, especially if you live on property at the edge of urban areas, which are most vulnerable to the spread of wildfires. Much …

Water Conservation Tips for Desert Living

Water Conservation Tips for Desert Living

CC Sunscreens Climate, Desert, Environment, Nature

  Nothing reminds you about the importance of water like experiencing summer in the desert! Now that summer heat has descended upon Phoenix, the hot, dry air can seem relentless. It is a good way to keep in mind why water is the desert’s most precious resource. We all need water to live, but it’s important to realize that the …