Lifestyle

What To Do With Your Pet’s Poop

A typical dog creates three-quarters of a pound of poop every day, or 274 pounds a year, according to the EPA. (I’d guess my pups are far over that estimate.) And how’s this for scale? In the two cities of Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska, pups produce an estimated 20 million pounds of poop each year,…

If You Sell Nail Polish, Try Not To Destroy Your Customers’ Nails

If you like to paint your nails, but are part of the drugstore polish-wearing masses, you might not be familiar with the vibrant online scene of small-batch cosmetics producers, or “indie beauty” businesses. The mini-industry drew outside attention this week when use of one brand of polish was linked to some scary and painful problems…

40 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

40 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy 07/03/2014 – 10:30am by Ellen Thompson If only there were a dish so versatile and easy to prepare that you could toss together almost any combination of protein and veggies, tweak it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and have lasting leftovers that don’t get old—when it comes…

31 Easy Meatball Recipes for Quick-Fix Meals

Much as we love them on top of spaghetti (all covered with cheese), we tend to make meatballs the same way, every time. And that’s a shame because one quick Google search, and we discovered endless ways to mix up the flavor, top, and serve these little bites. You don’t even need meat! Check out…

You Can Save The Famous Up House!

If balloons could actually lift a house away from its problems, the home that inspired Up wouldn’t be in its current predicament. Made famous by its feisty owner and her refusal to sell to developers, the Edith Macefield house has become a symbol of steadfastness and determination for the community – unfortunately, in the wake…