Author Archives: Jessica Ek

How Soap Is Made

Soap, our first line of defense against harmful germs, actually hasn’t changed much in thousands of years. What may surprise you, though, is that a lot of what we call “soap” today isn’t soap at all. The basic ingredients for soap are a fat or oil; water; and a basic,...

Clothesline Drying

It’s International Clothesline Week! Using a clothesline is a tempting way to save money and energy; helping both the planet and your wallet. But with it comes some considerations that you don’t have when tossing laundry in the dryer. Here are a few things to keep in mind when getting...