We don’t know how the weather’s feeling where you are, but here at Shepherd’s Dream headquarters around the 42nd parallel, the days are growing shorter, the mornings have a chilly edge to them, and the leaves are beginning to fade out from the height of their summer green. You know what that means—it’s cozy time!
With travel season in full gear, bed bugs are in the news again. Their favorite hangouts are typically Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia, but recently it was reported that seven Las Vegas strip hotels have had bed bug outbreaks in the last year and a half. With a little bit of education, you can increase your odds of preventing them from coming home with you.
Indoor air quality is in the news right now. As CNN reports, the US Consumer Safety Product Commission is looking at a potential ban on sales of new gas stoves for households based on research that shows they release toxic compounds into the air, even when not in use. Gas stoves may contribute to as many as 1 in 8 cases of childhood asthma.