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Sunscreen That Won't Be Screened

3floz.com baby essentials!

Good things come in small packages (hello, little baby), but baby’s essentials (sunscreen, shampoo, body wash) seem to be supersize only.

Which means when it comes to air travel, the TSA has the right to confiscate your ecofriendly baby body wash for sensitive skin I special-ordered online for this trip and can’t get anywhere else; please don’t take it, sir.

Unless, that is, you shop at 3floz.com, the website that specializes in beauty products available in TSA-approved sizes. The go-to for in-the-know travelers has just added kids’ goods to the mix. Fill your Ziploc with popular selections from lines like Md Moms, Little Twig, and Lather. Everything from gentle body wash to a mineral-based sunscreen is available in a size that meets airport security standards — and yours.


Available online at 3floz.com.

this week in boston!

GATHER
Pick-Your-Own Flowers
What: Pluck zinnias, dahlias, and other colorful blossoms straight from the field.
Why: A children’s garden, flower tunnel, and kid-size scissors will delight Little Miss Green Thumb.
When: Thru mid-Oct. Thurs., 3-5 p.m.; Fri., noon-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Long Hill, 572 Essex St., Beverly (978-921-1944). Cost varies by bouquet size.

TWINKLE
Ice Cream and … Fireflies

What: Keep an eye out for flashing bugs while on a short nature walk.
Why: She’ll light up when she hears about the free ice cream.
When: Tues., 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, 280 Eliot St., Natick. Reservations (recommended) to 508-655-2296. Adults, $14; children, $9.

WATCH
Monday Movie Magic: Charlotte’s Web

What: Kick the week off with a family-friendly film.
Why: Preshow entertainment including costume parades and sing-alongs double the fun.
When: Tonight. Preshow, 6:30 p.m.; movie, 7 p.m.
Where: Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. Tickets at 617-923-8487 or online at arsenalarts.org. Adults, $9; children, $7.

Photo: Courtesy of 3floz.com

LOCATIONS
Long Hill
572 Essex St
Beverly, MA 01915
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot St
Natick, MA 01760
508-655-2296
321 Arsenal St
Watertown, MA 02472
617-923-8487
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