Happy Valentine’s Day 2015… We Hope!

We are just a few short days away from Valentine‚Äôs Day, the perfect date night for you and your beloved, or simply a day to spoil yourself. I’ve definitely celebrated a few Valentine’s Days while single, keeping it humble with…

Allergy-Free R & R

As the travel and hospitality industries grow to meet the needs of a more and more diverse clientele, you might notice how they are becoming more accommodating to travelers with allergies and chemical sensitivities. Earlier I wrote a blog about…

Sound Sleep with Organic Cotton

One of my favorite parts of my home is my bed. I'm very keen on my pillows, sheets and comforters (because they're what help me get all of my beauty sleep!). However I'm well aware that my bedding was likely…

Don’t Call it a Comeback! Okay, Call it a Comeback

Organic fabric isn't the easiest material to come by, and as a manufacturer, we are constantly on the lookout for better raw materials. Despite enormous initial success, literally selling out of our organic barrier fabric after only a couple months,…

Feminine Health – A Healthier Time of the Month

Every month we ladies must deal with a natural inconvenience. Luckily we have an array of products to choose from to help us with this time of the month. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to many of these products, particularly…

Dangers of Common Pet Shampoos

As a dog owner, keeping my dog clean and free of ticks and fleas can sometimes seem like a real chore. Over the years I have tried a few different methods in controlling fleas and ticks. Though I never used…

FDA Officially Bans BPA in Bottles

The Food and Drug Administration has officially banned the use of bisphenol A in children's sippy cups and infants bottles. Though at first glance the news may seem positive, a look closer reveals lingering problems with the FDA ruling and…

Ogallala Hypoallergenic Bedding Price Increase

For those who were or are thinking about adding Ogallala custom pillows or comforters to your current bedding set, now is the time to act. In less than a week prices are going up. Due to and increase in the…

Reverse Course – CA Attempts to Repeal Flame Retardants

With Technical Bulletin 117 in 1975, California became the first state to pass legislation that required flame retardants to be a part of the sofas. From there, the law spread to encompass nearly all home furnishings that included foam, like…

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…

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

My Favorite Allergy-Free Cleaning Products

_I do my best to maintain a clean home all year long, but when spring cleaning comes around, I often reassess my cleaning tools and methods. One thing I often review is my cleaning products. With young children and pets…

Hidden Allergens: Shower Curtains

Today's hidden allergen spotlight turns on the shower curtain, which can cause problems for allergy sufferers in a couple of ways: through off-gassing, and through the possible presence of mold. Firstly, consider vinyl shower curtains, those clear plastic ones that…

What Do Printers, Photocopies, and Receipts Have to Do with Allergies?

My family and friends know that I write for an allergy relief company, so I'm often asked for advice about which products to buy or about allergies in general. This week, my mother asked me why her eyes were itching.…