HOM is where the heart is

Being at home is one of the simplest yet most rewarding pleasures in life. At home, you can escape the doom, gloom and drudgery of the everyday routine. Surrounded by the people, pets and things you love, your home is a unique haven. And if you love modern, high-design architecture inspired by indoor/outdoor living, look … Continue reading

Pebbles in the water

If you’ve ever traveled abroad you know that water conservation is a big thing. Some countries highly regulate water usage and charge a heavy tax on water consumption. In most countries, bathrooms are very small—especially showers—designed to get you in and out, in a very short amount of time. Wouldn’t it be great to have … Continue reading

The circle of life

An expository essay about the correlation between eggs and life, as seen through the Ovetto Recycling Bin and Wall·E’s Eve.

A very, very, very fun house!

Toys are a part of one’s childhood that hold fond and happy memories. I have (most) of my childhood toys and even some that belonged to my mom! I can’t wait to pass them along to my kids. I am a Barbie collector and had an obsession playing with Barbies growing up. My father even … Continue reading

Coming full circle

I woke up today and saw the sun again! The grass is growing, birds are chirping. There’s a light breeze rustling through the trees. I have the urge to paint my nails a cute pastel pink. All of this can only mean one thing: Spring is here! It also means that spring cleaning is here too. … Continue reading

Reusable Bags, Part II: Just for Kids

Green Girl Tiny Totes: What I love most about Green Girl Tiny Totes is that founder and designer Lori Rose makes specific bags for both girls and boys. The totes are lightweight and perfectly sized for kids aged four to nine. Each machine washable eco-tote features vibrant patterns, adjustable straps and reinforced double-stitching. Plus, they … Continue reading

Green beauty tools

What are the tools you need to look beautiful and green? Ecotools, of course! Well, you’ll only look green if you’re using green makeup. Parent company Paris Presents launched Ecotools in 2007 after “an internal initiative to make [our] products and daily business practices more earth-friendly.” Even better, the company is a proud member of 1% … Continue reading