How to Deodorize and Add Fragrance to Your Home Naturally

Especially around fall and winter holidays, it's hard not to want to add that special touch to your home with fragrance. And if company is coming, you always want to get that lingering pet or fish dinner odor out of…

Halloween Hazards

Today in our regular perusal of allergy-related news, we came across Five Surprising Health Hazards on FoxNews.com. In summary, the hazards highlighted were: Licorice can lead to heart attacks. The FDA recently came out with a warning that too much…

Interior Brick Walls and Allergies

I'm in Cambridge visiting my sister who's in graduate school at Harvard. This is my first ‘real’ time being in the Boston area (I can't really count the three-hour stop I made here almost a decade ago) and I'm enjoying…

Top Two Fall Allergy Relief Products

Fall is in full swing

One Easy Way to Choose Safe Personal Care Products

Chemical exposure is all around us. Whether we are inhaling fumes from furniture or shower curtains, or ingesting food with preservatives or BPA content, toxic chemicals enter our bodies in various ways

Yellow Tipped Flames and Your Health

My husband and I have to make a decision soon about whether we prefer a gas range or an electric range in our new home. Honestly, I like glass cook tops because they are much easier to clean. But I…

Dealing with Unexpected Indoor Air Pollution

The more you know about the dangers of the toxic chemicals that are all around us, the more you do your best to avoid them. Simple lifestyle changes like swapping Windex for a homemade vinegar solution to clean glass and…

Bed Bug Prevention Tips

In today's blog, we bring you a summary of tips from RealSimple.com about how to prevent bed bugs: ‘Prevention is key.’ Bed bug extermination can cost upwards of $1200 and the physical and emotional toll the process exacts can be…