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Yeah, we’ve got a little something for everyone. Whether you’re doing a small load or a large load of laundry, we’ve got you covered. Starter dryer ball 3-packs on up to a dozen LooHoos will take care of any size load. Browse our section of wool dryer balls and find which ones are right for your family. Click here to get to know LooHoo better.
We feel good about using LooHoos. They cut down dryer time and offer a safe alternative to toxic dryer sheets. But after their last use, then what? There are plenty of creative ways to enjoy LooHoo’s afterlife, from hanging parking indicators (most use tennis balls in their garage) to an impromptu juggling act to practice hand-eye coordination. Other favorites include: • Games: While they may not be able to withstand a game of tennis, the wool balls are great fun for pets and kids alike. They can even serve as bowling balls—pins not included. • Therapy Balls: Retailer Shawn Brow of South Perry Yoga, in Spokane, Wash. shared that she likes to use the balls for marma point work. Get... Continue Reading →
Retailer Spotlight: Jo Ellen Designs About 10 years ago, illustrator Jo Ellen Stammen saw the writing on the wall. The children’s book market was going digital and that meant a downturn in the publishing industry. After illustrating almost a dozen titles, including a Randolph Caldecott Medal finalist, Jo Ellen says she had a good run. Next she set her sights on her next big adventure. She started designing wool rugs and pillows. Her daughter joined the business and together they opened a storefront in picturesque Camden, Maine. Then the financial crash hit. “We had just opened,” Jo Ellen says. “We had nowhere to go but up. We did OK and the next year we did better and then business... Continue Reading →
Going green isn’t just a fad or sound business practice; it’s a way of life. Most of us, if we had the choice, would opt for environmentally friendly, recycled or sustainable. In fact, 88 percent of Americans support taking care of the environment and more than 70 percent say they consider the environment when shopping, according to recent studies. Luckily, commerce agrees. Stores continue to add green products to their shelves and consumers eagerly consume. With the increasing number of innovative ideas, where do you start? Our answer is a resounding: Anywhere. Following are some of our favorite creative products that will help you keep a green home. Bee’s Wrapwww.beeswrap.comToss the aluminum and plastic; there’s a new wrap in town.... Continue Reading →
If nothing else, our Facebook friends are up for an exercise challenge. Toni Perkins, Ami Tah and Heather D’Antonio Walborn are among the many who practice yoga, while Jennifer Duran and Sarah Frank get their kicks in Zumba class. Young moms like Ash Ley and Stephanie Sangatanan have little time to hit the gym but still stay fit by chasing around their kids. Others look to daily chores. “After working a 55-hour-plus work week my exercise is running errands, grocery shopping, taking my mother shopping and then cleaning the house and any yard work,” says Kimberly Watson. Check out the other ways LooHoo Wool Dryer Ball followers enjoy their favorite workout. SOLO ROUTINES“So much dance. And cycling.”—Andee Fischer “I... Continue Reading →
Retailer Spotlight: South Perry Yoga There are no chance meetings for Shawn Brow. About 15 years ago Brow was looking for a way to balance the demands of motherhood and her busy career as a nurse anesthetist. When she found the answer she not only changed her life; she eventually opened a yoga studio and revitalized a community along the way. Shawn Brow recently opened Ground Up, an espresso, tea and smoothie shop in the Buddhio, the building that also houses her South Perry Yoga studio. Brow experienced an instant connection with yoga. “Yoga is a very grounded practice that is comforting and calming to our body and mind,” Brow says. “The breath has a powerful effect on... Continue Reading →