Prime Buys: Moisturize your skin, savor ice cream with these great summer purchases

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJuly 15, 2013 

FILE There's no more slipping in the gym or on wooden floors with Nufoot indoor footwear. Both comfortable and stylish, Nufoot is water-resistant, germ-proof and anti-microbial, and the skid-resistant soles give you a good grip on any indoor surface.

GIMME SOME SKIN

Keep the sweet fragrance of summer all year long with Halcyon's Silk Body Lotion. Made with shea butter, sweet almond oil and avocado oil, this lotion leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth, not greasy and slippery. Halcyon's Silk Body Lotion
$8.95 for 8-oz bottle
Gypsies and Ginger Snaps
220 E. Maple St, Bellingham (in alley behind Pepper Sisters)
360-920-6243, 360-920-1118

WALKIN' THE DOG

Bellingham's Ann Whitney designed the Turdee Tote to encourage dog owners to pick up after their canines. Based on the kayak dry-bag, the tote has a side pocket for plastic bags and a clip to attach to your leash, belt or stroller. It's available in two sizes and several bright colors.

Ann will have a booth at the Alternative Humane Society's Paws and Claws Exp July 28 at Bloedel Donovan Park and Whatcom Humane Society's Dog Days of Summer Aug. 25 at Lake Padden Park.

Turdee tote
$10
Paper Dreams, PetStop, Tails-a-Wagging, Bailey's Bath House, Clark Feed and Seed, and Bellingham Farmers Market.
turdeetote.com

GET A GRIP IN THE KITCHEN

If your steak keeps slip-sliding away, use the Good Grips Weighted Rocker Knife to make cutting easy. With a rounded knife blade that uses an easy rocking motion, it's perfect for people with hand tremors, poor hand control, Parkinson's disease or spasticity. The large non-slip handle is easy to hold and has an extended safety cap that protects fingers while cutting.

Good Grips Weighted Rocker Knife
$11.95
Bellevue Healthcare
1025 N. State St., Bellingham
360-527-0475
bellevuehealthcare.com

SURE-FOOTED WITH STYLE

There's no more slipping in the gym or on wooden floors with Nufoot indoor footwear. Both comfortable and stylish, Nufoot is water-resistant, germ-proof and anti-microbial, and the skid-resistant soles give you a good grip on any indoor surface.

Nufoot
$12
Paper Dreams
1206 11th St., Bellingham
360-676-8676, paperdreamsfairhaven.com

ICE CREAM DAZE

Nothing says summer more than ice cream, and though the Good Humor man may be a thing of the past, you can still satisfy your craving with the rich flavor of Mallard Ice Cream. Owner Ben Scholtz uses as many fresh, local and organic ingredients as possible, and blends tasty, inventive concoctions with a base mix created at Oregon's Lochmead Dairy.

Whether it's a cone, sundae or float, you can choose from such flavors as white Russian, rhubarb, or rose, as well as classic vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.

Mallard Ice Cream
$6 per pint; cones, sundaes and floats vary
1323 Railroad Ave., Bellingham
360-734-3884, mallardicecream.com

(Price and product availability is subject to change. To be sure, call ahead or check online to confirm.)

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