Pet Gift Guide:

1. Danson Charm: Pandora animal charms, Paw Print ($65), Cat and Dog ($50 each) at Danson Jewelers, Allendale.

Eco-Kind Must-Haves

“My favorite cleaning product is actually distilled white vinegar. I put a one-third vinegar and two-thirds water mixture in a squirt bottle and use it to clean wood floors and surfaces. It makes them shine, isn’t harmful to our kids or our cat, and the smell is nice. I even give my kids their own spray bottles so they can…

Spring Cleaning:

 1. One Room at a Time  Spring is the perfect time to transform your bedroom, garage, closet or kitchen. Start by splitting your projects into smaller tasks and breaking it down by space. In kids' bedrooms, for example, start in the closet, then move on to toys, desks, bookshelves, etc. To prevent becoming overwhelmed, stay focused on the project at hand before moving on…

Sweet Endings:

They’re decadent, chocolate-y, romantic, even heart-shaped: Chocolate-covered strawberries have long been a can’t-miss staple of Valentine’s Day, and whether you head to your favorite sweet shop to pick up a dozen (or so) or make them yourself, be sure your sweetheart doesn’t miss out on these delicious treats.

A Healthy Cook’s Essentials

 1. Pyrex 3-Cup Meal Prep Containers  Preparing head-start ingredients beforehand is the secret to making healthy eating easy! These stackable meal prep containers are perfect for keeping soups, salads, fruits, chopped veggies or anything on hand ready to go for a busy week ahead. Available at Kohl’s, Ramsey  2. The Joy of Cooking