Toothpaste: Making Your Own {Pursuing True Community}

I’m a strange person. I sing The Lion King at the top of my lungs while blogging, my favorite book growing up was Harvard Medical School’s Family Health Guide, and now my newest self-sustainability rampage: toothpaste. This post from The Fewell Homestead Blog convinced me that I needed to make the switch....more

Why is Mint the Flavor of Oral Hygiene?

Mint Splash • Cool Peppermint • Vanilla Mint • Wintergreen Ice • Extreme Herbal Mint • Clear Mint • Minty Fresh • Citrus Clean Mint • Green Tea Mint • Pure Peppermint Fresh • Super Action Mint • Lasting MintCrest toothpaste flavor lineup...more

Would You Die If Someone Used Your Toothbrush?

Have you ever grabbed your toothbrush upon waking or before going to bed and found it moist? That's what happened to Cindy. She was right about to go to bed when she went to brush her teeth and found that someone had used her toothbrush. What would you do if you found someone was using yours? Are you more tolerant of family members or is it all just gross? ...more
I Agree with @Julie Ross Godar about the list more worrisome than tooth brush sharing. I don't ...more

One Tube of Toothpaste

It has come to my attention today that, for some time now, Tim and I have been using the same toothpaste....more

Fun Friendly Phobic Fact Friday! Tooth Hygiene Edition.

Oooooh, my 100th post! Go me!  Anyway.  --- The first recorded use of toothpaste was about a thousand years ago by a Roman named Scibonius Largus....more

The Sweet Spot or Toothpaste Squeezing Technique Blamed In Marriage Dispute

There's some part of our brains that begs for a story, a story with all the colorful trimmings that grips our interest. We go to see movies and read novels, don't we? It's human. So let's think about your business or message for a moment....more

The China Syndrome: Consumers Begin Fighting Back

At last count,The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled about 234 products this year -- 154 of them carry the "Made In China" label. The Washington Times reports: The number of Chinese-made product recalls in the United States has doubled in the past five years, according to the nonprofit Consumers Union, which publishes Consumer Reports magazine. Chinese products accounted for 60 percent of the total recalls in the U.S. last year, which numbered 467 — a record. ...more