Top Picks for an All-Round Awesome Summer

These best bets are an assortment of all things amazing!
young girl peeking out from behind a whirligig
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Long sunny days, warm summer heat and all the popsicles you can eat—the perfect recipe to get outside and have loads of fun! Find adventure and get a ton of vitamin “N” together as a family with outdoor activities near and far. And, because some days call for us to stay inside, you’ll find helpful tools to keep those moments healthier too! 

Life Straw

Water filtration

Life Straw water filtration pitcher

Stay hydrated with clean water. LifeStraw makes any water safe to drink, and with every product sold, a child in need receives safe water for an entire school year. Choose their new glass pitcher for home, and their portable solution for everywhere else you go!

Go Raw

Snacking seeds

Go Raw snacking seeds

Snack well at the baseball field, whether you’re on the bench or in the bleachers. These sprouted, organic, and raw seeds are loaded with nutrition, bursting with a variety of natural flavours, and are made with just a few simple ingredients.


Vegan marshmallows

Dandies Vegan marshmallows

Roast a better marshmallow by the campfire this summer! Dandies look, taste, and crisp almost exactly the same as a conventional marshmallow, but they’re vegan, made with natural ingredients, and are free of high fructose corn-syrup, gelatin, gluten, allergens, and GMOs.

Patagonia Provisions

Trail mix

Patagonia Provisions trail mix

Beyond great gear, Patagonia also offers healthy, nutritious foods to eat on the trail and to share with friends at home. Patagonia makes it easier to eat lower on the food chain wherever adventure takes you! Give their hearty soups packaged in convenient shelf-stable envelopes a go – you won’t be disappointed. 

Bug Protector

Insect repellent

Bug Protector Insect repellent

Don’t let the fear of bug bites keep you indoors this summer! Protect your family naturally from mosquitoes, gnats, and other biting insects with this natural spray. It smells pleasant, is non-greasy, and is made without preservatives, synthetics, petroleum, parabens, alcohol, phthalates and dyes.

Murphy's Naturals

Mosquito repellent incense

Murphy's Naturals Mosquito repellent incense

Even when repelling mosquitos, make sure you aren’t infusing the air around you with dangerous ingredients. These incense sticks are infused with citronella, rosemary, peppermint, lemongrass, and cedarwood oils. Contains no DEET or petroleum.


Organic cotton hats

Tilley organic cotton hat

Match mom or dad and stay protected from the sun on hikes, at the sports fields, and on camping trips with this classic hat made in Canada from organic cotton. Certified UPF 50+. 



kids jumping on a springfree trampoline

Jump for joy, bounce away stress, boost your heart health, improve coordination, and receive loads of cardiovascular benefits! The SpringFree Trampoline is touted as the world’s safest because it removes the traditional impact areas that cause equipment induced trampoline injuries. Bottom line, it’s tons of fun—and not just for the kids!

Renegade Mama

Positive affirmation cards for kids

Renegade Mama positive affirmation cards for kids

Build confidence and reaffirm your child’s positive inner voice with this deck of affirmation cards made specifically for kids by Renegade Mamas Lauren and Shayna. Practice generating messages of love for oneself, for others, and for our environment too. All good will follow.


Bluelight blockers

DefenderShield bluelight blocker glasses

Summertime might be for sunglasses, but for indoor screen time help reduce exposure to harmful blue light and reduce the negative health effects of computer and mobile device screens with these lenses. They filter up to 99% of blue light that can cause digital eye strain and interfere with sleep.


Organic pillows

Naturepedic organic pillow

As parents, we know that sometimes the best activity on a long summer day is rest! Snuggle up for a midday nap or get a great night’s sleep with these soft, machine washable pillows made with a 100% organic cotton outer fabric and filled with non-GMO plant-based PLA batting, which provides a resilient, supportive feel.