Protecting Your Skin From The Sun

Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

Protecting Your Skin from the Sun with Banana Boat® – Protecting your family’s skin is an important part of keeping them healthy. Joining correspondent Rhonda Castagna is Dr. Ellen Marmur, dermatologist and mom, who has teamed up with Banana Boat® Sun Care products to give tips and advice on selecting and applying sunscreen. Dr. Marmur explains why protecting your skin from the sun is important, Sun Protection Factor, and recommends SPF50 or more for any activity out in the sunshine. Emphasis is placed on the need to not forget to use sunscreen, because it is does more than reducing burn, freckles and

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A Zero Carbon Lifestyle Home and Transportation

A Zero Carbon Lifestyle Home and Transportation

Visit to an energy efficient lifestyle and home – Today on Green Spaces we visit the “green” home of the not so distant future, and the car the family will use. We go to the Honda Smart Home in Davis, California on the University of California campus. It is a 2000 square foot house that is a showcase for environmental innovation and renewable energy. It is a living space where new technologies demonstrate a vision for sustainable, zero-carbon living and personal mobility. The goal was to achieve sustainability and energy management integrated with the family car, as part of Honda’s global

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Getting Your Property Ready for Spring

Getting Your Property Ready for Spring

Modular Landscape Maintenance Power Tools – Designing Spaces gets out in the yard with one couple for hands-on experience with outdoor power equipment and some smart tips for maintaining the perfect property. Mark Kreccicki from Troy-Bilt introduced homeowners Melissa and Bill to a set of outdoor power equipment that is not only rugged, reliable and durable but also easy to use. Curved shaft models are ideal for trimming for longer periods of time because of their well-balanced and lightweight design. Mark helps the couple launch into their landscape care with two types of string trimmers; straight and curved. Curved trimmers

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Innovative Pet Spaces: the Litter Robot™

Litter Robot

Pet Spaces Introduces The Litter Robot As cat owners and lovers around the country know all too well, cleaning the litter box is a necessary evil; but important for a healthy, happy cat. Pet Spaces visits one home with Abby Green from Automated Pet Care Products, for a look at an innovative way to make kitty litter chores much easier and less time consuming. It’s called the Litter Robot™, and it will save cat owners a lot of time and money because they will not be doing much litter box scooping. The Litter-Robot™ does the work for you. It is

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Green Lawn Care Tools for a Greener Lifestyle

Green Lawn Care with Greenworks Tools

Matt and Kelly have decided to do their own green lawn care, but find themselves in need of new tools – Shain Brady with GreenWorks arrives at their home with a complete system of power tools for quality landscape care. Starting with the energy efficient twin 10 inch blade mower, Kelly finds the lightweight mower easy to push through a thick carpet of grass. Kelly and Matt both have a chance to use the new string trimmer, also lightweight and delivering plenty of punch from the 40 volt battery. Next, we see one of the most intimidating lawn tools ever;

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TwoSmiles Gift Cards By HP

TwoSmiles by HP

TwoSmiles Gift Cards from HP – Holiday shopper Alicia is overwhelmed with selecting and buying gifts for everyone, so Designing Spaces brought in Christine Kane from Hewlett-Packard to make the typically stressful holiday season easier, personal and more fun with great gifting solutions. What’s her secret? The TwoSmiles gift card that is not only personalized by offers a huge range of options for everyone on the holiday gift list. Alicia shops using her HP slate 7 in her living room, with the guidance of Christine. Together, they shop for Alicia’s family members and friends, saving hours of time trudging through shopping

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Dazzling Holiday Decor Inside and Out

Bethlehem Lights

Dazzling Holiday Decor Inside and Out – It’s time to up-date with new holiday lights that dazzle and thrill. Designing Spaces teamed up homeowners Lauren and Dale with Jim Wenz; the General Manager of GKI/Bethlehem Lights, to get expert advice on how to create holiday decor that will dazzle family and friends. Jim explains the differences between LEDs and traditional incandescent lights. LED’s use 92 percent less energy, give off less heat, and last 15 times longer than incandescent, and shows Lauren and Dale the differences between indoor and outdoor lights. A classic candle-lit effect, complimentary to the tree lighting,

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Holiday Shipping Made Easy with Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express

Holiday Shipping with USPS

Holiday Shipping Made Easy By USPS Joining Designing Spaces’ Host Debi Marie is Toni DeLancey, spokesperson for the United States Postal Service, with a message of good cheer about the new services offered with US Priority Mail. Now it is easier than ever. How? Improved USPS tracking – so you can know where your package is; and insurance included up to $50, plus, when you mail your package, you’ll know if the package will arrive in one-day, two-days, or three-days. Debi then gets an explanation on the different services and types of packages, including Priority Mail Express. Also, covered are

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