Best Reusable Drinking Straws for Kids ~ Everything You Need to Know

I went on a search for the best reusable drinking straws for kids as I attempted to transition my children from their sippy cups to regular glassware. It took awhile to remove the cups permanently from our home. It happened when I finally broke the habit of giving the cups to them. They are mostly spill-proof and so convenient after all. My kids broke the habit of needing them to drink from. After years of … Read more

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Fitbit for Kids and Family ~ Why I Love the Fitbit Zip

It’s always a good time to establish family health commitments and improve on existing ones. Here’s why Fitbit for kids is a great idea, and why I think it will be so positive for your family. My kids love their Fitbit Zip activity trackers. They have helped our family be more active and have gotten my kids away from wanting to play with their electronics all of the time. I wasn’t sure what to think … Read more

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LAX Airport Parking Guide That Save Your Time & Money

LAX Airport Parking Guide – Travelling is a great way to unwind and gain new experiences. However, your experience can turn into a nightmare if you don’t find secure and reliable parking at the airport. The struggle to find the perfect parking spot at LAX airport is real. Most people often end up missing their flight as they can’t find proper parking space. Besides this, airport parking rates vary and can be very costly. Traveler If you … Read more

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Advantages of Using Public Transportation

“[A] person who rides public transportation instead of driving reduces his or her carbon dioxide output, a harmful greenhouse gas, by more than 20 lbs a day and 4,800 lbs annually. That saves more than weatherizing a home, adjusting a thermostat, switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs and replacing older appliances with higher efficiency models, combined. A national climate change strategy that doesn’t embrace public transportation has simply missed the bus.” — American Public Transportation … Read more

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Travel Green On Your Next Vacation to Reduce Impact

Travel Green – When you go on vacation, you obviously want to reduce your environmental impact while you travel green on your next vacation. However, while staying at an environmentally friendly hotel will go some way towards limiting the effects you have on the world around you, the truth is that the biggest impact occurs before you ever arrive – traveling to wherever you are going. Once you do get there, local transportation then just … Read more

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What is Green Travel ~ Definition of Different Types

You have probably heard of the terms: Green travel, organic, eco-conscious, eco-friendly, responsible, sustainable, eco-tourism, but what do they really mean? What is the definition of green travel exactly? In the past several years, these environmental catchphrases have cropped up everywhere — in newspaper articles, online, in stores. But what do they all mean in the context of travel? Since these concepts are still in their formative stages, defining them is tricky. But we’ve compiled … Read more

COVID-19 Make Cycling In Los Angeles Safer

Could COVID-19 Make Cycling In Los Angeles Safer – And Less Smoggy?

Cycling In Los Angeles – Compared with the Bay Area, Los Angeles doesn’t have as stellar a reputation in terms of cycling safety. In fact, the City of Angels often leads the national rankings for the least safe city for cyclists. There are, however, a few reasons to be optimistic about cyclist safety in LA. Indeed, the recent coronavirus pandemic has forced LA’s leaders to adopt radical policies that could change how bicyclists get around … Read more

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Sustainable Restaurants in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Sustainable Restaurants in Minneapolis and St. Paul – When we moved away from Washington DC, I knew I’d miss two things above all others: excellent public transportation and amazing restaurants. I began my quest to find the best sustainable restaurants in Minneapolis – St. Paul. What did I learn? Although the public transit in the Twin Cities is comparatively lacking, I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the restaurant scene and especially by the top-notch eateries dedicated … Read more

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Travel Planning and Preparation: Things To Do Before Traveling

Travel Planning – Now that you have figured out at least the first part of your itinerary, it’s time to refine your plan and gear up to make it happen. Travel Planning To Do Before Traveling Revise your itinerary Take out the calendar and itinerary you created previously. If you’re on track, you have now done the following: Decided where you want to go. Researched transportation costs and chosen your modes of travel, using Rome2Rio … Read more

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Great South Bank Outdoors London UK is a Must See Attraction

South Bank Outdoors – Any London visitor probably has a list of must-see attractions. That list likely includes the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Those in the know also will include South Bank on their list. If you haven’t heard about this massive entertainment complex, then it’s time you did. I love visiting London in any season, but in recent visits, I have fallen in love with South Bank Outdoors during the … Read more