As consumers become aware of the dangers of chemicals that can leach from plastic that is exposed to hot liquid, more and more people are looking for plastic-free kettles. There aren’t a lot of electric designs that are 100% without plastic, as some have plastic on the upper parts of the body that don’t directly..
A cool to the touch toaster is a great safety option for parents with small children running around or for those of us who find themselves bumping into kitchen appliances a lot. Cool touch means the sides are cool touch while the part where the toast comes out will be hot, so you have to..
It’s simple to make soy milk at home, although depending on the method you use it can be somewhat labor-intensive. If you make it daily, you might find an automatic soya milk maker that will make your life easier. If you use an automatic maker you don’t have to soak, grind and strain your soybeans,..
Life is too short to get into a cold bed on a winter’s night. One easy solution to this is to buy a super comfortable heated mattress pad. It will change your life, but how do you choose the best one for you? There are a few things to keep in mind when trying to..
If you love the ambiance of a fireplace but are worried about your child or pet’s safety, electric fireplaces are a much safer alternative to traditional wood-burning or gas options. They are a great source of extra heat that is easy to install, inexpensive, and easy to use. Since no actual flame appears, most electric..
Pillow Speakers or bed headphones can be helpful for those of us who like to listen to music or podcasts without disturbing our partners with excessive noise. Another fantastic use of a pillow speaker is to watch TV before you fall asleep. There are a few different designs to choose from small flat options that..
Lamps with built-in magnifiers can be a useful tool for a wide range of different activities. The primary use of a magnifying lamp is to provide high-quality light to make the item you are looking at brighter and more visible. Not only are they helpful to anyone who has degenerative eyesight problems like macular degeneration, but..
A simple, yet effective way to reduce your plastic footprint is to stop using the clear plastic produce bags you put your fruit and veggies into when you grocery shop and switch to reusable produce options. This small step can make a massive difference to your plastic reduction. Eco produce bags are an inexpensive and..
The heated blankets that are on the market today are a world away from the electric blanket of the past. They are lightweight, come in super luxurious fabrics, have much-improved safety features, and are incredibly energy efficient. If you are looking to keep warm and save a bit of money on your heating bill in..
If you are looking for a heated throw blanket for snuggling up on the couch while watching TV or while sitting at a desk, look no further. Electric throws are just smaller versions of a traditional electric blanket that is perfect for wrapping around yourself. These days they come in incredibly soft materials that will..
People who are hard of hearing or are deep sleepers often find standard alarm clocks not very effective at waking them up. A good solution is to buy a vibrating alarm clock. These types of clocks come with a device that you put under your bed, your pillow, or you can wear as a watch...
Space heaters can be a great addition to help heat cold spaces for a relatively little cost. Unfortunately, they do come with some safety issues, especially if you are looking for a product that is child-friendly and safe for pets. Luckily, some companies are producing excellent devices with advanced safety features, making them some of..
You may want to consider getting a safe-to-the-touch kettle if you are using it regularly and are worried about hands getting scolded by the hot surface. Cool touch kettles are an excellent investment if you have young kids who love to touch everything in sight, or you are worried about accidentally burning yourself if move..
There are some excellent tasting Ghee brands that available in the U.S. If you aren’t too familiar with Ghee it is basically is just like butter but with the sugars, milk proteins, and water removed from it. It makes an ideal option for those who are on the Paleo diet, as well as being a..
A great alternative to disposable Ziploc bags is a reusable food storage bag. They are perfect for holding snacks, sandwiches, make-up, and are some are even suitable for sous vide. Reusable food storage bags are not as challenging to keep clean as you may expect. Many are dishwasher safe or are easy to hand wash...