A seemingly simple, yet very innovative device, the FloWorks Design Bag & Bottle Dryer is an effective tool for drying reusable bags! Made in Canada with reclaimed wood from furniture makers, use it it on your countertop or hang it.  It doesn’t take up much space  (14 inches tall and, when open, 7.25 inches wide) and Read More →

We’ve all had a food explosion in our microwave, right?  Re-heating fish, pizza, spaghetti sauce, soup, beans…and then you run out the door to work, leaving the food particles to dry and stick, making it a cleaning nightmare.  Office microwaves can be the worst, with many people using the microwave and no one taking charge Read More →

Winter’s in full force here in Central Oregon and birds, including the Dark-eyed Junco pictured above, are flocking to our bird feeders.  I often wonder how they survive so many obstacles — like severely cold temperatures, human structures (i.e., buildings, power lines, etc.), domestic cats and other predators, finding food during winter.  The odds seemed stacked against Read More →

Did you know the average person in the U.S. uses some 40 lbs. of household cleaners each year (according to Rethink Waste Project).  That’s a lot of chemical exposure! Here’s their advice: “Take a look at your cleaning products.  Do they say CAUTION, WARNING or DANGER?  Typically, products labeled POISON or DANGER are the most Read More →