Do People Really Use the Internet to Buy Sunglasses?

It is an undisputed fact that sunglasses are an important eye health necessity and fashion accessory. Now, more than ever, people around the world are shopping for sunglasses everywhere, all time. Why? Because sunglasses are easy to misplace, damage and forget. And because sometimes, we just want to have one more style. 25% of U.S. adults use the internet to help them shop for sunglasses. 1 out of 4 people go online to shop for the perfect pair of shades!  They go on the internet to look at the collections, to read reviews, to find retailers near them, to compare prices and of course, to purchase in comfort.  The type of sites used to purchase sunglasses vary from drug store chain sites to e-tailer sites like Amazon, to celebrity focus blogs and articles. Not surprisingly, the least expensive sunglasses were … Read More

6 Great Gadgets for Seniors

No one said getting older was easy but thanks to these amazing gadgets, our lives can be simpler! By the time we reach 55, our bodies and five senses are not in prime shape which means we sometimes need help with regular tasks and activities.  This is where a little creativity and innovation come in. Sight Aids Sight Connection is a website loaded with  tech products that are easy to see and use such as the large print black on yellow computer key boards and large button phones. TV Ears for Seniors For baby boomers  whose hearing isn’t what it used to be, the TV Ears portable listening system can help. This wireless headset system enhances the sounds and voices from TV (it works with the latest plasma and LCD flat screens), and it can be used as a … Read More

5 Must- Do Back Back Yard Landscape Ideas

If you are thinking of updating or refreshing your back yard, here are 5 back yard landscaping trends you should be aware of before starting. Even if you don’t think your back yard needs a makeover, by the time you read this, we guarantee you’ll have some ideas on how to make it better. Easy and Smart – People are opting for landscape designs that require little time, energy and water. Drought tolerant plants like succulents, Firecracker Penstemon, Sulphur Buckwheat, Sheep Fescue, Mexican Sage and California Fuschia are all great plants to consider for arid regions since they require little water and are very attractive. Consider adding a rock creek or a patio made with pavers to cut down on yard maintenance.   Productive – Edible gardens are very popular because of the gratification that comes from planting something, watching … Read More

Best Holiday gift idea for 30-somethings under $30

We have a great Christmas Gift idea that is creative, practical and fashionable, and under $30!! Does anyone on your gift list wear glasses and is under 30 years old? Then you have got to check out Solar Shield’s Iconic Collection of Sunglasses on These are no ordinary sunglasses! They might look cool and hip like Clubmasters, Aviators, Wayfarers and the Jackie O Round, but they are way more than that. They are sunglasses designed to fit over eyeglasses. Yes! Sunglasses you purposely wear over eyeglasses. You might have heard of ‘fitovers’ and thought ‘older person’, right? Well, the Iconic Collection sunglasses from Solar Shield are far from that. They are new, hip, cool, trendy and under $30. These are sunglasses your son, daughter, niece, and cool friend would wear and no one would even know they are wearing them … Read More

Solar Shield® Launches Iconic Collection of ‘fitsovers’ – The Best Looking Sunglasses for Eyeglass-Wearers!

Solar Shield® proudly presents its new collection of hip, stylish and, dare we say, unfitsover-like, sunglasses for use over eyeglasses. The 6 new styles, aptly named after famous streets: Hollywood-L.A. streets Fairfax, Melrose, Beverly, Hollywood Blvd., Bronson and Santa Monica, feature an assortment of legendary sunglass silhouettes that have become favorites across generations and genders.    In recent years, Solar Shield® ‘fits over’ sunglass line has incorporated trend–forward features, youth-appealing shapes and new colorways but the new Solar Shield®’s iconic styles are a much bolder departure. This new collection will revolutionize the fits over industry and the way consumers perceive over-the-glass sunglasses by destroying the cataract-sunglass stigma surrounding the category. The new collection of iconic sunglasses for eyeglass-wearers by Solar Shield® is arguably the best looking grouping of ‘fits overs’ in the market today, which also boast a remarkable fit range … Read More

Why Self-Driving Cars are a Fabulous Idea

Imagine sitting in a car while watching the news or playing cards with the kids, truck drivers never falling asleep at the wheel of their semis on long cross-country trips, grandma not swerving on the road because she can’t see well at night, junior getting himself to football practice on time, and Buster going to his vet appointment all by himself! Self-driving vehicles could make our roads safes and our lives a lot more enjoyable. Mom screaming at her teen to slow down during driving lessons in the Walmart parking lot may be a memory of the past along with rotary phones and VCRs.    Self Driving Car News The future is just around the corner! California, Idaho, Nevada, Michigan and Washington D.C. have all passed laws allowing driverless cars on their roads. Autonomous vehicle companies are popping up left … Read More

Top 10 Travel Destinations in Winter

Top Cold Weather Travel Destinations There are many reasons why travelling in winter is ideal. One of them is to escape the Holiday frenzy, take advantage of better prices and  smaller crowds and to escape from or to the cold weather.  The following are 5 fabulous cold and 5 warm weather winter travel destinations worth considering. Kiruna, Sweden –Kiruna is the northernmost town in Sweden. We love it because it is  scantly populated areas and teeming with untouched wilderness. Visit the Abisko National Park, watch the Northern Lights and stay, of course, at the famous ice hotel!    Jackson Hole Wyoming –  It is  a great getaway for winter sport lovers. In Jacksonhole,  you’ll find some of the best skiing and snowmobiling, sledding, sleigh rides and snow tubing. There are also spectacular  National Park tours from the comfort of a … Read More