For many years, it has been commonly thought that the higher the thread count, the better the quality of sheets and bedding. We interviewed Vicki Fulop, founder of startup Brooklinen, to get her thoughts. CL: We’ve always heard that high thread count means better sheets and bedding. A lot of brands charge hundreds for bedding with […]
As a homeowner, preventative maintenance and major appliance repair or replacement can be incredibly daunting tasks. When an appliance unexpectedly dies, you need to quickly find a replacement. It never seems to fail that your air conditioner will break on the hottest day of the year. This isn’t coincidence, unfortunately, but likely has more to […]
MODERN ZINC ANTIMICROBIAL SHEETS Fresh off their successful Kickstarter launch, new bedding brand, Modern Zinc has developed a new technology in the textile world with Zinc infused fibers. Comprised of a proprietary blend of long strand cotton fibers and lyocell, a zinc infused rayon fiber, Modern Zinc’s sheets not only good for you, but hold […]
This month, we review three new sleep related products, that are not only good for your sleep, they’re pretty smart, too. First up, the Sonno Bed mattress, and Sonno Bed’s new ‘adjustable’ pillow. Yes, we said adjustable, and not in the way that you might think.
Want to get your home spotless this season, but tired of using chemicals and detergents that are neither good for the environment, nor for your family? Here are 10 DIY “Green” cleaning solutions to help you save money, clean faster, and keep your family healthy and germ free. Source: Picklee.com
When we last shopped for a mattress, it meant hours and hours of research, mainly spent at local mattress stores, department stores like Macy’s, Sears, and others, and a lot of annoying sales people, attempting to convince themselves that yapping your ear off while you were trying to relax was a good strategy. Seriously, people-please […]
There are many ways to keep your gardening passions alive even through the harshest cold spells. Use our checklist below to inspire your winter green thumb.
For homeowners, one of the biggest headaches is appliance shopping, which often comes after an appliance breaks down for good. During the summer months (especially in hot states like Florida or Texas), an even bigger headache is finding out that your air conditioner needs replacing. Here are five signs that you – as a homeowner […]
Going green with your home and office cleaning isn’t just cool, it’s better for the environment, your family, and your health (not to mention, your wallet!). Here are some of our favorite DIY green cleaning product recipes for you readers to try at home. DIY Glass and Window Cleaner 2 cans of club soda 1 […]
Let’s talk dirty … about your laundry habits, that is. The large majority of us probably think we’re doing our family a favor each time we do the wash. All the gunk, grime, and dirt washes out of their clothes, and down the drain. It might smell and look better, but each time you use that traditional, […]
In the flow of the farm-to-table movement, LaLoo’s is making waves (and maybe even a few “baa’s”) in the ice cream section. Their 100 percent goat milk concoctions deliver about half the fat of traditional ice creams, offer a tasty alternative to those with lactose intolerance, and tout all-natural, non-GMO and gluten free ingredients. Goat’s milk is known […]
“Kokedama” is a rapidly rising search term that promises continued growth as more and more gardeners flock to find out about the gardening trend of the year. Perhaps it’s the creativity in which a gardener shapes the plant into a sculptural object or the eco-friendly nature of this container-free planting technique that keeps garden-lovers buzzing […]