Window Desert Gardening Tips

Window Desert Gardening Tips

CC Sunscreen cool tips, Desert, Tips & Tricks, Windows

Desert gardening can be a challenge! Our climate and hot sun can sabotage early plans for a lush showing of flowers or a hearty and giving vegetable garden. Many of us don’t have the space, however, a good solution for the home gardener who wants a little green in their life is to start a window garden. This is simply …

Backyard Holiday Party Ideas for Your Patio

Backyard Holiday Party Ideas for Your Patio

CC Sunscreen Climate, Patio Shades, Tips & Tricks

There is just something wonderful about celebrating the holidays far away from the ice and cold. For one thing, for fall and winter gatherings, Southern Arizona is just about the perfect place to host outdoor holiday parties. Most years the temperature won’t drop too drastically, and the chance of rain is usually sparse. Even so, throwing an outdoor holiday party …

Caring for Your Upholstery

Caring for Your Upholstery

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Your home is a place you should be both proud of and completely comfortable in. Finding the right look and feel for the decor of your home has probably meant you’ve invested in furniture. From that perfect sectional sofa to your favorite reading chair, the comfort of your furniture relies on upholstery. Furniture and upholstery aren’t cheap, so it is …

Tips for Cooling Down Your Backyard

Tips for Cooling Down Your Backyard

CC Sunscreen 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, …

Tips for A Cool House on the Hottest Days

Tips for A Cool House on the Hottest Days

CC Sunscreen Sun screens, Tips & Tricks

It’s the end of Summer and there is nothing nicer than coming home to a cool house. This is especially true if you are hoping to avoid blasting the air conditioner all season. Cooling your house exclusively with your air conditioner can not only quickly become costly but can come with a heavy carbon footprint. Here are a few tips …

Weekend Trip Prescott National Forest

Weekend Trip: Prescott National Forest

CC Sunscreen Tips & Tricks, Travel

Isn’t it time to take a break from Central Arizona’s scorching summer heat? Lucky for us, getting out of the desert sun doesn’t mean we have to travel far. This weekend, consider heading out to Prescott National Forest, a diverse and enchanting area of wilderness encompassing 1.25 million acres of land. With a wide array of recreational opportunities, camping adventures …

Tips for a Safe Outdoor Holiday Celebration on Your Patio!

Tips for a Safe Outdoor Holiday Celebration on Your Patio!

CC Sunscreens Family & Fun, Nature, Tips & Tricks

This year, the holidays are looking a little different. To protect those we care most about amidst surging coronavirus cases we need to make sure we are celebrating the holidays with safety in mind. Following public health recommendations for social distancing, travel and safe ways to gather can make the holidays memorable without harming your family, friends and community. Keep …

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 …