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Thanksgiving Turkey 2018

  Last year I wrote a long post about all the different choices we have for Thanksgiving turkeys. After doing this research I decided to purchase a locally-grown heritage turkey from a 4H project and wrote about that experience as well at My Thanksgiving Organic...

Portable Heaters with Metal Housings

Heaters in this post can be purchased online at TOXIC-FREE A-Z   I originally wrote this post in 2010. Not much has changed since then in terms of types of heaters, but I’ve updated it to bring the links to products up to date. Readers, I’d love to...

Fragrance-Free Laundromats in San Francisco

  Here’s a great idea whose time has come: fragrance-free laundromats! The link below goes to a post on a blog for an acne clinic. Their concern is acne, not fragrance in general, but since fragrance on clothing from scent in detergent causes acne, they’re on...

Home Iron

    I’m moving this post up to present time (originally published 17 March 2008) because there is a new related question and I wanted to include these comments. One of the commenters decided not to purchase a new Rowenta iron for the reasons stated in...

New IKEA MAUSUND MATTRESSS

  Question from Concerned Mom Hi Debra, I noticed that Ikea recently came out with a new latex/cotton/wool mattress called Mausund. We are preparing to move to Europe and will need to buy mattresses for our three young children and this mattress is available...

Brentwood “Hybrid” Mattresses

  Question from Teresa Hi Debra, Do you know anything about BRENTWOOD HOME – CRYSTAL COVE MATTRESS OR CEDAR MATTRESS, THEY ALSO HAVE ONE THAT HAS SOME BAMBOO IN IT. Debra’s Answer First, it was difficult to find ALL the materials used in an organized way...

Safety of Plastic Drinking Glasses

  Question from Lyle Hi Debra, I have two new sets of plastic drinking glasses. The first is hard plastic; the second is a cheaper and lighter plastic. All of the glasses have either cracked or have turned white from the hot water in my dishwasher. Are there...

Guava Family Lotus Crib/bassinet

  Question from Akh Hi Debra, I was trying to search your site. Not sure if this has been asked but have you reviewed the Guava Family Lotus Crib/bassinet? It is the only portable one I have found that in greenguard certified but not sure if it is really...

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