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Thanksgiving by the Numbers - 2014

by Will / November, 12 2014 01:30
With Thanksgiving approaching we have the next infographic in our fun filled series. Things like did you know Ben Franklin wanted the Turkey to be our national bird (I'm glad we ended up with the Bald Eagle). Or how much does the average group spend on Thanksgiving dinner? We have these and a ton more fun Thanksgiving stats for you. Check it out... [More]

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8 Essential Pumpkin Carving Tips

by Will / October, 27 2014 01:30
Pumpkin carving might not have a lot to do with sun care but it's darn fun! However, seeing all those wonderful carved pumpkins and not having a clue how to do one myself has always been a frustration. The best I've ever done is a simple smiley face with a jagged tooth or two. So I set out to figure out how the pros do it. After reading, watching and listening to everything I could find, here are the eight consistent and best tips I found. [More]

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Get Spooky - Rhode Island and Block Island Halloween Events

by Will / October, 22 2014 01:30
Halloween is one of my favorite times of year.  As a kid it was all about candy, candy, candy.  As an adult I can't say much has changed!  I still have a sweet tooth.  This year I'll be trick-or-treating with a few of my little nieces and I'm hoping they let me have a piece or two.  But what else is out there for Halloween? Well I did a little investigation for the Block Island / Rhode Island area and there's everything from hay rides to pumpkin picking to haunted houses. Tons of attractions. [More]

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Outdoor Life: Football Season is Here!

by Will / September, 10 2014 01:30
Football season is one of my favorite times of year. Yes, I am a big football fan. The New York Giants are my favorite team and it's been that way for as long as I can remember. So when the games start my outdoor activities shift from summer beach themes to football Sundays. Here at Block Island Organics we believe in enjoying the outdoors. So if you are looking for active ways to enjoy football season (I admit, sometimes I sit and watch on tv too) here are some thoughts. Of course, wear sunscreen while your at it! [More]

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Block Island Organics Does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

by Will / August, 29 2014 12:25
We accepted I {heart} Rhody's ALS Ice Bucket challenge. Great charitable cause! Now we challenge everyone at Koru Eco Spa, The Mommyhood Chronicles, The New Modern Momma and the Block Island Tourism Council. [More]

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Labor Day 2014 Sunscreen Sale - 20% Off Storewide

by Will / August, 27 2014 01:30
We're ending the summer with a 20% off sale over Labor Day! That's right, every product - our sunscreens and sunburn relief gel - is 20% off now through September 2nd, 2014. Plus you don't need a promo code, the prices are already reflected on the site. Just add them to your cart and checkout. Or better yet, you can stack a code - like sunburn50 to get an additional 50% off the sunburn relief gel - on top of this sale. Happy Labor Day!!! [More]

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Discovering Block Island - A Beach Paradise

by Will / August, 20 2014 01:30
17 miles of beaches, 17 miles on an island with a year round population just over 1,000 and a land area just under 10 square miles. That's a lot of beaches and one of the many things that makes Block Island so special. Plus you can find just about any kind of beach you like. Broad sandy beaches, rocky nooks and crannies, majestic bluffs, lonely stretches of sand or actives swaths with people, volleyball nets and plenty of waves. It's all there for you just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island and all free. [More]

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Consumer Reports says Avoid Spray Sunscreens - FDA and EWG Agree

by Will / July, 30 2014 01:30
Spray sunscreens are popular these days. Just spray it on and go, right? Well not so fast says Consumer Reports. This advice actually echoes what other organizations and people like dermatologists, the Environmental Working Group and even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) say. It also dovetails with our article from a few weeks ago "What Sunscreens to Avoid: Sprays and Powders". [More]

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Free Shipping on Orders Over $50!

by Will / July, 16 2014 01:30
We just updated our free shipping offer to orders over $50. Best of all, no promo code is needed so you can get free shipping on all retail orders over $50 while taking advantage of other sales. Check out our sunscreens and Sunburn Relief Gel to try out the offer. [More]

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Sale Extended - 50% Off Sunburn Relief Gel With any Sunscreen Purchase

by Will / July, 15 2014 01:30
With the sale doing really well we decided to extended it indefinitely! Now get 50% off our Sunburn Relief Gel with any sunscreen purchase while supplies last. Just use the code SUNBURN50 at checkout to receive the discount. Note that it's not combinable with other codes and we reserve the right to cancel the offer at any time but at 50% off that's still quite the savings. [More]

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