Article Archive for Healthy Home

Most mornings, I wake up to a story on NPR, and I absorb snippets of the news while I'm still half-asleep. And every so often, I...
Everyone’s talking about compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and how great they are because they save energy and money. But...
Burning questions about switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) or other energy-efficient light bulbs? Allow us to...
There's an interesting discussion on the boards at Chowhound.com, a site that is—as a friend put it—an online home to a lot of "...
Baby, it’s hot outside – and central air conditioning is one of the largest guzzlers of energy during the summer months. It’s...
Today you'll find many claims of health and environmental benefits displayed on food labels, from “natural” to “free-range" to "...
Okay, so I was overly ambitious when I set about planting at least 14 different types of vegetables, plus assorted herbs, in my...
Feeling the heat? When summer temperatures rise, why not capitalize on those sweltering days by harnessing the sun’s heat for...
Each summer, I turn into an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes. The problem is, as I once learned while traveling through...
Detox your home by avoiding these chemical culprits
A surprising number of the most harmful toxins ever created are found right in our own backyard — indeed, right inside your mop...