Tag Archive: health and beauty

Mar 22

Best Outdoor Games for Kids

Here are some great outdoor games for kids that are loads of fun. Playing games outdoors is a great way for children to have fun with their friends and to gets lots of exercise. These fun outdoor games are also simple and require little or no equipment or set up. Continue reading ...

Aug 31

Packaging – Don’t Let It Trick You Into Paying More Than You Need To

Arm & Hammer Packaging

Packaging is one tool that manufacturers can use to entice people to pay a lot for very cheap things. Think the classic pet rock. Get rock -> put rock in fancy box -> charge people $20.00 -> laugh all the way to the bank. The truth is, there are ‘pet rocks’ everywhere; products made of cheap ingredients that are repackaged and sold for huge mark ups. Frugal shoppers can put their money to better use by being informed. Continue reading ...

Aug 06

REVIEW Oral B 4000 SmartSeries Professional Care Electric ToothBrush

Oral-B 4000 ProfessionalCare SmartSeries Electric Toothbrush

The Oral B 4000 SmartSeries Electric Toothbrush is part of the Professional Care line by Braun. Here we review the features, quality, and value of the Oral B 4000. Is it a recommended product according to froogalism standards? Read on to find out. Continue reading ...

Jun 28

The Best Drinking Water is (almost) Free

I am rather fascinated by the love many have for bottled drinking water. Apparently we drink about 200 billion bottles of drinking water annually worldwide, and this number is growing at a strong rate each and every year. Research, however, underscores the utter wastefulness of this practice. Drinking bottled water just does not make sense for a number of reasons. Continue reading ...

Feb 18

Cell Phones and Society – An Inconvenient Truth

Cell Phones and Society

I recently watched a documentary about the Amish.  One theme that came up time and time again was how the Amish decided which, if any, technologies would be permitted into their communities and how a “convenience versus community” standard was used when making such decisions.  To the Amish, family and community come first, above all else (no matter how seemingly inconvenient this may seem).  A new… Continue reading ...

Feb 15

REVIEW Non-Stick Cookware and Your Health

There seems to be growing evidence that non-stick cookware may not be good for you and your children. One chemical used to make non-stick cookware, perfluorooctanoic acid and its salts (PFOA), has been determined a ‘likely carcinogen’ – that is, it is likely to cause cancer. Other research shows that it may also raise bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein) levels in children. Continue reading ...

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