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Wear Protection – Sun Protective Clothing

June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wear Protection – Sun Protective Clothing · Gear






All that time you’ve spent applying sunscreen may not help prevent skin cancer if you don’t think about protective clothing as well.






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The Safest Sunscreens for Kids – 2011 Update

June 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on The Safest Sunscreens for Kids – 2011 Update · Gear






Since 2009’s review of the safest sunscreens for kids, I have had one more skin cancer found and removed. Mirielle is acquiring freckles but still maintains a pasty white glow. I have also tried out and investigated more sunscreens and have new favorites.











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These Ecco Boots Are Made for Walking in Leaves, Snow, Rain, and Style.

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on These Ecco Boots Are Made for Walking in Leaves, Snow, Rain, and Style. · Gear






I fell in love with my boots and Ecco shoes the first time I put them on. Super soft leather, comfort, and style, plus, with no break in period, I was hooked. And did I mention they looked HOT with my jeans?











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Review of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 Camera: Thumbs Down and on the Lens.

March 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Review of Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 Camera: Thumbs Down and on the Lens. · Gear






The reviews led me to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2 14.1MP Waterproof Digital Camera. Unfortunately, a couple of days into our trip, we discovered a HUGE design flaw in the camera. There is not a lens cover or cap resulting in a continually smudged lens.











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Honey, I Dropped the Camera!

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Honey, I Dropped the Camera! · Gear, Tips & Tricks






It happens. To some of us, it happens a lot. What do you do when you drop that new digital SLR camera and hear the crunch as it hits the ground? After my Nikon Digital SLR camera slipped out of its case (which I forgot to zip) and hit the floor, the battery door was clearly broken and the lens didn’t turn smoothly. Clearly my warranty wasn’t going to help so I headed to the web to find camera and lens repair options. It turns out the world’s largest camera and video repair facility is located here in Connecticut.











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