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We visit lots of great places and meet so many wonderful people all over the country and all over the world. You can see all about our great adventures here.

Sunflair® on the Fault Line

Sunflair® on the Fault Line

This photo is of the surface rupture near the community of Trona, CA. Some uplift was two feet. While walking over one of the breaks, there was a 4.5 quake with a wee boom! The soil beneath our feet felt a bit liquidy. The area is in constant motion. When we sank our...

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Sunflair® Earthquake Donations

Sunflair® Earthquake Donations

Random Acts of Sunshine☀️ Getting Sunflair® solar ovens to those affected by the Ridgecrest earthquakes in the hard hit community of Trona, CA. Propane is low. With their new solar oven they will enjoy hot meals while they repair their home. Money spent on propane can...

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Sunflair® Donates Oven to Grateful Couple

Sunflair® Donates Oven to Grateful Couple

Another Random Act of Sunshine! The day of the 7.1 quake in Ridgecrest was a double whammy for this couple and extended family. The husband was standing in the red outline areas on the ground when the earth heaved up and opened. His wife said she saw it and was...

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Sunflair® Aids Quake Victims

Sunflair® Aids Quake Victims

Random Acts of Sunshine This is the sweetest couple, true life champions. They lost their home in the Ridgecrest earthquakes - he was recently released from the hospital - a bone marrow cancer survivor warrior! They were grateful to receive a means to cook with the...

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BUY AN OVEN, DONATE AN OVEN

BUY AN OVEN, DONATE AN OVEN

Receive 10% off every order of a Deluxe or Mini Solar Oven Kit when you enter the coupon code: bealight, and through the generosity of renowned yoga instructor Shiva Rea and Sunflair, you’ll be sending a solar oven to someone in need. Around three billion people...

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Cookies, Homemade or Refrigerated

Cookies, Homemade or Refrigerated

  Cookies, Homemade or Refrigerated Nothing like fresh hot cookies out of the oven. Just like grilling, there are little tips that follow natures laws of physics that will aid in cookie making. Solar ovens not only retain heat, but moisture too. Note and tips: 1....

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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

Nature has a mind of it’s own and everyone needs a Sunflair Solar Oven. They cook, they pasteurize water, they sterilize badges and surgical tool, and they float - which is important for flood prone regions. They are light weight. The Mini oven weighs 8 oz., and the...

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Pictographs

Pictographs

Like then and now, the sun is important for life. It sure would have made the life of earlier people easier if they could have harnessed the sun to cook with. These pictographs are by the Kemeyaay people of Southern California and Northern Mexico (Baja California)....

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From a Happy User in Mexico

From a Happy User in Mexico

One of our customers, Bonnie Lee Black, was so excited about her new Mini Solar Oven that she did an unsolicited write-up on her blog "The WOW Factor" and shared it with us. Here's an excerpt: "I’ve made French-style beef stew, meatloaf, baked potatoes, ratatouille,...

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

A sincere THANK YOU! The red poppies represent the fallen, the other flowers represent the beauty of all of you!!

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BUY ONE, GIVE ONE – HURRICANE MATTHEW

BUY ONE, GIVE ONE – HURRICANE MATTHEW

Holiday shop a bit early and know you’re helping people in the wake of Hurricane Matthew now. Lives have been lost, people displaced, communities devastated, The situation is still being assessed, but incoming reports are grim.

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How to Measure Sifted Flour

How to Measure Sifted Flour

How to Measure Sifted Flour If you’re like me, you don’t make recipes that require sifted flour often enough to remember the rule. My brain has this little conversation with itself: “Measure then sift, or vice-versa?" The answer is …. sift, then remeasure. Example: If...

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Tailgating Tip

Tailgating Tip

Super Bowl, Woohoo! Tailgating Cornhole Bags can be used as hand warmers. Place bag/s in the roaster or between the black metal trays in the Sunflair® Solar Oven.

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SUNFLAIR IN CAMBODIA

SUNFLAIR IN CAMBODIA

This sweet family is special in our hearts. They are in Cambodia and they call their SUNFLAIR® MINI Solar Oven their “Little Kitchen.” A portion of proceeds go towards helping others, which also helps us all in reducing carbon emissions on our awesome planet.

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Frozen Dinners

Frozen Dinners

Cooking frozen solar oven frozen dinners is super easy. Just preheat oven, put the unopened meal/s on a tray and racks in the oven. Go do fun things. Cook until hot. Cooking time will vary depending on the size of the meal. Don’t puncture or open packaging. This releases the energy and may cause the inside of the Sunflair® cover to steam up and block the UV rays from entering the cooking chamber.

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Car Cooking with Mini

Car Cooking with Mini

The Sunflair® MINI fits nicely on most dashboards. PARK the car with the windshield towards the sun, set the Sunlfair® MINI up on the dashboard, and start your meal!

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