Tips for Cooling Down Your Backyard

Tips for Cooling Down Your Backyard

AuDSEO cool tips, Summer, Sun screens, Tips & Tricks

The easiest way to cool off your backyard is to create some shade from the sun. However, keeping your yard cooler when you live in the southwest, in the summer heat, is a whole new challenge.  Daytime highs commonly exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit and the lows at night barely sink below 90. When temperatures are this high for days on end, …

New to Arizona 7 Tips to Stay Cool

New to Arizona? 7 Tips to Stay Cool

AuDSEO All About Arizona, Climate, cool tips

Welcome to Arizona, neighbor! For many Arizona newcomers, our mild winters and unstoppable sunshine are major draws to the area, but few come prepared for the extremes of our summer heat. Never fear! Learning to adjust to central Arizona’s hot summers may seem like a steep learning curve, but small adaptations to your home and lifestyle can make a huge …

How to Keep Your Kids Safe from the Sun

How to Keep Your Kids Safe from the Sun

CC Sunscreens cool tips, Family & Fun, Health, Sun Protection, Sun screens, Tips & Tricks

Too much sun can be a problem for anyone but sun exposure can especially be a risk for young children. Children have sensitive skin and bad sunburns that occur early in life contribute to an increased risk of skin cancer in adulthood. Protecting your kids from the sun isn’t just something to remember at the beach or pool – especially …

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 …

Preparing Your Desert Home for the Summer

Preparing Your Desert Home for the Summer

CC Sunscreens Climate, cool tips, Energy Savings, Home Improvement, Sun screens, Tips & Tricks, Weather

The start of summer heat means that the annual migration of Phoenix Snowbirds is already underway. Our city’s intense climate is a relief to many in the winter, but a trial in the summertime. If you are packing up your house and heading north for the season, here are some things to consider. Power Down You don’t want your home …

Gardening in Arizona

Gardening in Arizona

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, cool tips, Green Living, Tips & Tricks

With spring in Arizona, the desert comes to life, which makes it a great time to get out and garden. During the Spring, the days are getting warmer, but the full heat of summer sun is still in the future. Planting in your garden now is a good way to create some cooling shade in the months to come. Desert …

5 Ways to Explore the Sonoran Desert

5 Ways to Explore the Sonoran Desert

CC Sunscreens All About Arizona, cool tips, Desert, Environment, Nature, Travel

With the winter chill behind us, springtime in central Arizona is the perfect time to plan an adventure in the vast beauty of the Sonoran Desert. This year, exploring the desert features not only ideal weather but a bursting display of wildflower blooms. The chance to spot birds, animals and other wildlife also increases, especially as desert reptiles emerge from …