Lime Twist sparkling water
In 1767 Joseph Priestley was the first to infuse plain water with carbon dioxide and referred to the resulting sparkling beverage as his “happiest discovery.” He began to share his invention with friends, word spread and the bubbly refresher became a popular drink choice. Today, sparkling water is making a resurgence, in fact, it is […]

All About Sparkling Water

water softener shower head
All of the sinks in my house have a consistent orange ring around the drain, our faucets are covered with white flakes, and my skin is always itchy and dry. These were just a few complaints I had the year we moved into our home. It took some time to solve the mystery but, thanks […]

Do I Need a Water Softener?

It was the winter of 2011 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Lauren Weinberg had left her mothers house four hours before she found herself trapped in a snowdrift while driving her small sedan. She had no coat or water, and her cellphone battery was dead. Lauren shivered violently in her car as an additional two feet of […]

Winter Safety: Car Survival Kit

How much water should I drink?
We have all heard the adage advising us, for optimal health, to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. Some of us have taken this advice quite literally; including my brother who would line up exactly eight glasses of water filled with precisely eight ounces and down his daily dose of H2O in a hurried […]

How Much Water Should I Drink?