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Applying Sunscreen, Here’s the Spots You Probably Missed

by kelly / June, 21 2017 01:30
I’m sure many of you are diligently applying sunscreen to your face and body before heading out this summer. Year-round too ☺. But there are definitely spots that most people (including myself) often forget. Not to worry I’ve got you covered with a list of the spots to not forget that you can use as an easy reminder. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Race Week 2017

by Will / June, 15 2017 01:30
Block Island Race Week is a big event on the island. Taking place every two years, this year the action starts on June 18th and if you love boating it’s not one to miss. With over 150 sailboats participating the island really comes alive with racing all day and festivities each night. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: 2017 Block Island Music Festival

by Will / June, 13 2017 01:30
Started in 2001, this year marks the 17th annual Block Island Music Festival. It’s a six day event starting today that features free music, over 40 acts and free food too. Plus this week on The Block is also the island’s annual Restaurant Week and the bi-annual Race Week - a sailboat race from the mainland, around the island, and back. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Restaurant Week 2017

by Will / June, 12 2017 13:00
It’s a busy week on Block Island with three major events kicking off. Restaurant week is the first one and definitely the tastiest. Here’s all the details plus check out the Block Island Chamber of Commerce and the Block Island Restaurant Week Facebook page for more info. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Best Ice Cream Spots

by Will / June, 7 2017 01:30
When you think Block Island you think summer fun and when you think summer fun you can’t not think ice cream! I looovvve ice cream and from the Ice Cream Place to Aldo’s to Ben & Jerry’s to Mia's Gelateria, Block Island has great spots to take a cone (or two) for a spin. [More]

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Protecting Your Eyes from Skin Cancer and Other Sun Damages

by kelly / May, 31 2017 01:30
Your eyes need protection from the sun as much as the rest of your body. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, eyelid skin cancers – yes there is such a thing - account for 5-10% of all skin cancers. As part of our on-going series to support Skin Cancer Awareness month this May – here’s why and how to keep your eyes safe from skin cancer, cancer and other damages this summer and all year long. [More]

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Memorial Day Sale - Save 20% Storewide

by kelly / May, 25 2017 01:30
Summer is here and what better way to kick it off than with our 2017 Memorial Day Sale. Save 20% on ALL of our products through Tuesday, May 30th. Simply use code MDAY17 at checkout for your big savings. Here's looking forward to an awesome and fun summer! [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics A Top Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer for the Third Year in A Row

by kelly / May, 24 2017 12:17
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has once again picked our two suncare products as a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen and Best Moisturizer with SPF in their annual Guide to Sunscreens. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Summer’s Here on the Block - Memorial Day Weekend

by kelly / May, 24 2017 01:30
The official start of the summer season on Block Island kicks off with Memorial Day weekend. I can’t wait! Block Island comes alive in the summertime. There’s so much to do from clamming to concerts to eating my face off with the best donuts. Oh and let’s not forget enjoying the 17 miles of beaches on the island (and don’t forget your sunscreen!). Here’s a list of some of the fun events planned on Block Island this weekend. [More]

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8 Tips for Protecting Your Kids from Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 17 2017 01:30
I know it may sound odd but kids are also at risk of skin cancer. In fact, 40-60% of sun exposure occurs before the age of 20. Thus it’s important for adolescents to start good sun protection habits sooner rather than later. In our on-going series to support Skin Cancer Awareness month this May – here’s info and advice on protecting kids and preventing adolescent skin cancer. As a soon to be mom I’m definitely going to be practicing these tips myself! [More]

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