Kristin Vogel

Halogen vs LED vs CFL

Halogen vs LED Bulbs vs CFL: Which is Best?

It used to be that light bulbs were just light bulbs. But if you’ve ever found yourself standing in the lighting aisle at a home improvement store, confused and staring at an overwhelming number of choices, we feel your pain. Suddenly, light bulbs raise all sorts of questions like: “Why are there so many different kinds?” or …

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Zen Garden Ideas on a Budget - How to Make a Zen Garden

Zen Garden Ideas on a Budget: How to Make a Zen Garden

So you’re interested in some stress relief, Zen garden style. Sure, you could buy a pre-packaged kit, but that runs counter to the spirit of Zen gardening; plus, you’d be missing out on the deep satisfaction of making one yourself. Making your own setup is simple, meditative…and really, really cheap! Zen garden ideas on a budget …

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Humidifiers vs Dehumidifiers

Humidifiers vs. Dehumidifiers: Which Should You Be Using?

You may have heard that you should be using a humidifier for your health — or was it a dehumidifier? If you can’t for the life of you remember which is which, or what each does, then this humidifiers vs. dehumidifiers article is for you. The difference between a humidifier and dehumidifier simply comes down …

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The Best Touchless Kitchen Faucets

7 Best Touchless Kitchen Faucets of 2020

So you’re looking for an automatic kitchen faucet. This year we’ve all been laser-focused on keeping our hands and our shared surfaces clean. The best touchless kitchen faucets offer one way of doing that effortlessly.  Touchless faucet technology might be something you didn’t think you needed, but once you try it, you might wonder how …

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How to Compost in an Apartment

How to Compost in an Apartment: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

We throw away 95% of our kitchen scraps in America when we could be composting them instead. Why does that matter? Every time those scraps end up in a landfill, they generate methane gas, and everytime we produce greenhouse gasses, climate change is accelerated.  So what can I do? As a start, you can reduce …

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Different Types of Shower Heads

10 Different Types of Shower Heads

Choosing the right shower head for your daily routine can greatly impact the quality of your everyday showering experience. And while taking a shower is a pretty basic human activity, we all have our own unique method. Luckily, there’s a giant world of different types of shower heads for every preference or whim. Whether you’re …

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How to Care for Air Plants

How to Care for Air Plants

Air plants are all the rage, and it’s easy to see why: they’re endlessly charming and effortless to care for. They’re also very different from other plants in that they require no soil at all. Instead of absorbing nutrients through their roots, Tillandsia gather water through the tiny silvery-white scales on their leaves, which are …

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The Types of Air Plants

The Top 10 Types of Air Plants

Air plants are fun, trendy, and easy to care for, and, let’s face it: they’re undeniably cute. These charming little plants can be displayed in countless creative ways and make for beautiful decorative pieces and interesting conversation starters. In this article we’re taking a look at some of our favorite types of air plants and …

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