Home and garden
I love plants.
I previously worked for the digital magazine Rodale's Organic Life. Check out the PDFs below for a selection of my favorite garden and plant-care articles.
Why You Should Always Plant Flowers in Your Vegetable Patch | Rodale's Organic Life, republished on Good Housekeeping
6 Ways to Attract Fireflies to Your Yard | Rodale's Organic Life
7 Flowers That Can Survive Without Your Help | Rodale's Organic Life
6 Black Plants to Match Kylo Ren's Emo Soul (That He'd Definitely Grow) | Rodale's Organic Life
6 Things You Need to Know About Organic Beekeeping Before Starting a Backyard Hive | Rodale's Organic Life
These 6 Hanging Plants Are Also Pretty Easy to Care For | Apartment Therapy
Why You Should Put Ice Cubes in Your Flower Pots | Apartment Therapy
5 Bad Houseplant Habits You Should Break Right Now | Apartment Therapy
7 Fruits and Vegetables You Can Grow in Hanging Baskets | Good Housekeeping
I'm a label reader.
I try to keep sketchy ingredients out of my food, makeup, and personal care products, and I've written about tips for doing so. I'm also big on recycling and reducing waste whenever possible.
6 Times You Should Never Use Essential Oils | Rodale's Organic Life
We Put 10 Natural Mosquito Repellents to the Test—Here's What Happened | Rodale's Organic Life
I Drank Matcha Tea Instead of Coffee Every Morning for a Week—Here's What Happened | Rodale's Organic Life
6 Things That Happened When I Switched from Tampons to the Menstrual Cup | Rodale's Organic Life
Every Sunscreen Question You Have, Answered | Healthline
We Tried 10 "Healthy-ish" Eggnogs So You Don't Have To—This Is the One You Should Buy | Rodale's Organic Life
7 Questions You Should Ask About Your Seafood Before You Buy It | Good Housekeeping
I've done lots of buying guides.
I research products, test them out, call in images, and write up descriptions. Natural products and camping/outdoor gear are my areas of expertise.
23 Gifts to Buy Someone Who Lives for Flannel Season | Rodale's Organic Life
10 Camping Accessories Worth Packing | Sunset
10 Amazing Luxury Camping Tents | Sunset
The Best Shaving Creams for Women | Rodale's Organic Life
Your Drinking Water Could Contain Toxins—Here Are the Best Water Filters to Keep You Safe | Rodale's Organic Life