Keeping Safe in the Sun and A Great Giveway: Stylish Sun Protection

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I know my dermatologist shares this suggestion: Wear a hat along with your sunglasses; broad-brimmed hats are best so much so that Krauss Dermatology (my derm) is giving away a super cute sun hat from and some Elta UV Pure Sunscreen – a gift set valued at over $70. By entering this giveaway, you are also helping the Melanoma Foundation of New England because Krauss Dermatology will donate for every Facebook “Like” $1 to the MFNE. Enter to win and help out a great non-profit that helps educate and assists patients and their caregivers struggling with melanoma by offering free support groups, educational programs, and Billy‚Äôs Buddies, a one-on-one patient advocacy and support program. . . . → Read More: Keeping Safe in the Sun and A Great Giveway: Stylish Sun Protection

Papersalt – Family Friendly, Positive and Gorgeous – A Review

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ks from Papersalt and love everything about them, the paper is nicer than standard cardstock, the colors are gorgeous, the graphics creative and the messages are spot on. Wow, imagine how I would gush if they paid me to write this (which they most assuredly did not). I did receive four books to review being a girl, being a boy,take the stairs and dinner table manners. I had a tough time deciding because the messages are so lovely and delivered in such a creative and simple way. Positive, helpful and sweet – the books are a pleasure to handle and you can write in them, too. . . . → Read More: Papersalt – Family Friendly, Positive and Gorgeous – A Review

Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo – An Easy Bread Recipe and A Good Read

I loved Julia – especially when I read this “…The first time I wrote this, I put ‘organic’ in front of every ingredient. But it looked overzealous and uptight. (Don’t say it – kind of like me). What do you think?… . . . → Read More: Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo – An Easy Bread Recipe and A Good Read

Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping

you can give gifts, it is really easy to grab a gift card to a local book store gift card or one to a store that carries supplies for school, something related to their work (Art teacher – art supplies). Always welcome: cashmere scarves, sweaters, gloves, socks – fits the not too personal rule (include the gift receipt to be extra nice). Holiday decorations (Hanukah or Christmas) and candles, anything homemade (see Friday’s post), notecards from Paper Source or Papyrus. . . . → Read More: Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping