Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

You want to do the right thing vis-a-vis our furry friends—but sometimes it’s just not so straightforward. There’s a plethora of designations that suggest  “cruelty-free” or “not tested on animals” but many are misleading. The problem is that while c ...
Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

My life is an exercise in moderation. While there are some fantastic safe cleaning products on the market these days, there are also a few household cleaners that are so darn easy to make yourself it seems silly not to. Here are three of the easiest ...
7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

7 Surprising Places Germs Lurk

You may think you know all the usual suspects where germs like to hang—the toilet for one, as well as those pesky sponges that are so difficult to disinfect completely. But there’s a fair amount of places the germs like to congregate that may take yo ...