Posts by Monty

Are Your Bath Products Bad for Your Vag?

Are Your Bath Products Bad for Your Vag?

In the early days of the pandemic, I was doing the same thing as many other women who were advised...

Need a New Go-To Cookie Recipe? Enter: Oatmeal Date Shortbread Cookies

This combines two of my favorite types of cookies: classic tender, buttery, perfect-every-time shortbread cookies, and oatmeal raisin cookies. Honestly,...

Top 10 Human Medications That Poison Pets (Infographic)

Top 10 Human Medications That Poison Pets (Infographic)

Following are the top 10 human medications that poison pets, according to the Pet Poison Hotline (infographic below): Ibuprofen Antidepressants...

There’s Something in the Air…You’re Breathing

There’s Something in the Air…You’re Breathing

On a lark last winter, our family borrowed a friends radon detector to check levels of the radioactive gas inside...

As a Black Woman, I’ve Been “The Rock” for All My Friends—But It’s Not Often Reciprocated

As a Black Woman, I’ve Been “The Rock” for All My Friends—But It’s Not Often Reciprocated

As a Black femme, Ive been raised to be the rock in my relationships and friendships, especially with men and...

Have Super Dry Skin? This Canadian Skincare Company Is Here to Help

Have Super Dry Skin? This Canadian Skincare Company Is Here to Help

This story is part of Best Healths Preservation series , which spotlights wellness businesses and practices rooted in culture, community...

These Braised Winter Squash Wedges Are All We Want to Eat Right Now

This is my favorite way to cook winter squash. It takes a cue from fondant, or melting, potatoes, a technique...

I Got an IV Drip to See If It Could Boost My Energy Levels 

I Got an IV Drip to See If It Could Boost My Energy Levels 

When I signed up for my first appointment at an IV bar, I was a few weeks out from having...

Can IV Drips Really Help Treat Your Fatigue, Low Vitamin Levels and Hangover?

Can IV Drips Really Help Treat Your Fatigue, Low Vitamin Levels and Hangover?

IV therapy. Drip bars. Energy shots. Immune injections. Nutrientbags? Whatever you want to call themthere are myriad marketing approachesyouve probably...

Is Weed Legal in New Hampshire?

Is Weed Legal in New Hampshire?

Marijuana is legal in New Hampshire for medical use, not recreational use. Marijuana is defined under New Hampshire law as...