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In addition to protecting you and your family from pesky mosquitoes, we also want you to love the outdoors! Tune into our blog for the latest information about mosquitoes and how you can get the most out of your outdoor adventures!

Is Bug Repellent Safe?

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Summer time is almost here and so are the mosquitoes! If you are generally concerned about your health or the health of the kiddos in your life, you might be thinking twice before slathering insect repellent all over yourself or your kids. We are exposed to an unavoidable abundance of chemicals in our day-to-day lives. Now more than ever, it’s increasingly important to be cognizant of what chemicals we choose to apply, wear, ingest and breath. So what do you do when faced to choose between nasty, biting mosquitoes and potentially toxic insect repellent? Mothers and fathers ourselves, our team...
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4 Perfect Times to Use Mosquitno

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Our families hated the stinky smell, oily feel, and time consuming application of the common insect repellent products on the market. We wanted a solution that was easy, fun, and fashionable to wear while also being effective. Mosquitno Bands and Mosquitno Spotz ended up being the perfect solution! If you are new to Mosquitno or looking to get the most out of your Mosquitno products, here are some of our favorite ways to wear and enjoy Mosquitno! Backyard Entertaining: Nothing is better than a backyard BBQ on a perfect summer day…but nothing is worse than getting bug spray in your...
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How to Get Your Children to Play Outside

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In his bestselling book, Last Child In The Woods, Richard Louv poses the question: “What could our lives and our children’s lives be like if our days and nights were as immersed in nature as they are in technology?” For many children, long gone are the days of digging for worms, playing kick the can, and roaming outside until the sun goes down. The dawn of iPhones, iPads, urban living, and helicopter parenting have systematically plucked children out of the grass and plugged them into electrical outlets! Louv cleverly named this result of this epidemic of “plugged-in” children Nature Deficit...
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5 Best Resources to Plan Your Next Outdoor Adventure

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Have you dreamed of visiting the Grand Canyon? Hiking part of the Appalachian Trail? Camping under the Rocky Mountain stars? Exploring the natural wonders of Costa Rica? With spring and summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to begin planning your next adventure! When it comes to planning an outdoor trip, the Boy Scouts had it right with their slogan “Always be prepared.” Investing adequate time planning your trip will ensure that you pick the best location, have the right equipment, get the best deals, and have the most fun out in nature’s backyard! We have compiled...
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The 6 Most Common Questions about Mosquitoes? Mosquitno is here with the answers!

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Mosquitoes are confusing little creatures. But there is some science behind their madness. Below you will find the 5 most frequently asked questions about mosquitoes, and ways to avoid them (not the questions…the mosquitoes)! 1) Are mosquitoes attracted to water? Yes. Mosquitoes both live in water, and rely on trips to water to eliminate carbon dioxide and inhale a fresh supply of oxygen. Female mosquitoes lay their larvae in pools of water. Those larvae spend their first two stages of life in water. This also means that mosquitoes are attracted to humidity. Eventually, they are attracted to you because when...
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