Angie Cho

We’re Calling It: Pachira Aquatica Is the Easiest Indoor Tree
If you’re exploring indoor trees for your home but aren’t sure where to begin, trust us when we say that the Pachira Aquatica is the tree you want. It is virtually kill-proof, relatively tidy, and grows as large (or as small) as you want. They are also pretty much immune to the most common cause of black thumbs: over-watering (hey, we’ve all been there).
Oct 5, 2022
Small Bedroom Storage: 10 Over-the-Door Organizers Under $50
An organized home is incredibly gratifying. It allows tasks to get done more smoothly, cleaning completed more quickly, and projects processed more enjoyably. Plus, the tranquility and uncluttered emptiness of an organized home is a beauty all its own. These over-the-door storage products won’t tidy your entire home, but small organization projects are an encouraging way to start!
Jul 17, 2020
Bedding Stains: Don’t Throw it Out. Dye it Out!
Pillowcases, duvet covers, sheets, and bed spreads can all be ruined with a conspicuous stain. It’s unfortunate when perfectly good, intact bedding is cast away because of a spot here and there, or because of general dinginess. Rather than buying new, dye your bedding instead! It’s a great way to cover stains or update a color. Either way, it’ll prolong the life of something you already own and be cost effective to boot.
Apr 2, 2020
Small Outdoor Kitchens
Small outdoor kitchens are as practical as they are fun. Cooking outdoors during the warm months of the year means we prevent heating up our homes and are smart about how we use energy. For this reason, many warm climate cultures use outdoor kitchens as their main cooking space. It’s also a whole lot of fun and doesn’t require a big budget or a ton of space to set one up.In addition, some of these inspirational outdoor kitchens have great eco-friendly features.
Mar 11, 2020
Bubble Trouble: What Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate?
Sodium lauryl sulfate is a very common ingredient found in many personal care and household cleaning products. You will find it in everyday products like toothpaste, shampoo, face wash, body wash, liquid hand soap, cosmetics and detergents.The Skinny Science:Sodium lauryl sulfate is the crystalline salt of sulfated lauryl alcohol.
May 7, 2019
What is Dioxin? How to Avoid Toxin Dioxin
Found everywhere, dioxin is public enemy number one. To give you an idea of how common dioxin exposure is, consider bleached coffee filters. The EPA says that 40% to 70% of the dioxins contained in bleached coffee filters get transferred to your coffee. Therefore, the simple routine of using bleached coffee filters results in a lifetime of unsafe exposure to dioxin. According to the World Health Organization, dioxins are highly toxic.
May 7, 2019
Before & After: Home Organization Makeover
Good, green design is wonderful, but when you live in a cluttered home, it can feel like you can’t see the forest for the trees. This was the case for my friend, Susan, so she asked for my advice on how to organize her living room. In her modestly sized home, the living room is the big multitasker. In it, she runs her small business of bath and body products, does billing, packages her products, does all her online work, exercises, meditates, and watches television. Whew!
May 7, 2019
Storage Anyone? Four Ways to Create Faux Built-In Bookcases
Attractive storage solutions in the living room are always a joy. My heart leaps at the sight of built-in shelving. Everyone seems to want them, but not everyone can get them, especially if you rent. Using these tips, create a serious storage solution and the beautiful look of built-in shelving. They’re quick, affordable and eco-friendly. All without hiring a single contractor!
May 6, 2019