When living poolside we all know staying hydrated is important. Drinking plain water however, gets boring and it is increasingly difficult to keep kids hydrated without the use of sugary beverage options. Often, we find there is little or no benefit from nutrient additions to vitamin waters, energy drinks, and juices. Add the fact that almost all boosted beverages sold have added sugar and you quickly realize you could actually be doing more harm than good serving them.
This time of year can be challenging. It seems so easy in the winter months, especially after the holidays are over, to “hibernate.” We become less active and often times set aside our fitness routines. But spring will return and here are 3 great ideas for keeping your body & mind springing forward!
I am grateful to the pool industry for improving my quality of life. Still to this day, I soak in my tub for pain relief. I still soak for sleeping aid. I now have a family and they too enjoy our hot tub. My wife and I have spent many nights mapping out the week ahead from the internal warmth of our hot tub.
One of the things we love most about summer is diving into the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available. But, many grill masters are not aware of how easy it is to prepare these favorites on the grill? Grilling enhances the summertime flavors of fruits and vegetables caremelizing their natural sugars and quite often convinces a picky eater to try a sample or two.
Basil is one of the many herbs you can use to make a natural insect repellent so your summer fun isn’t bothered by pesky insects. Basil insect repellent not only works well to keep stinging bugs away, but it has a pleasant aroma and can be grown easily and inexpensively.