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  • Compelling Solution for Smelly Pets

    We love them but, man, sometimes our little fur-babies stink!  (Now I have Phoebe’s “Smelly Cat” song stuck in my head.)  I’ve researched why dogs ...
  • Avoid Back to School Anxiety

    When I think back to elementary school, I can still smell the crayons.  I had an old cigar box (absolutely unacceptable today!) for a pencil box.  ...
  • Exertion... what is it? Cross country edition

        Exertion- the application of a force, influence, or quality. Most are familiar with the idea of exertion but don't often think about how much w...
  • Goals!!

    Chances are at one point or another you have dabbled in the game of soccer. In the US, over 3 million kids participate in soccer every year with t...
  • Beat the Heat....Rash

    I've always been a big advocate for the warmer months. The hotter the better in my opinion. One thing I had always been lousy at during the summer ...
  • Summer Camp Sadness

    More than 14 million children and adults will take on the summer camp experience this summer, and enrollment is continuing to rise. Summer camps co...
  • Clean Outdoor Living Space

    I’ve done it both ways.  We live in the Midwest, so we see every form of precipitation and enjoy temperatures ranging from -20F to 104F, sometimes ...
  • Travel-Ready Checklist: Camping

    Are you hitting the road this summer?
    Traveling across the country? 
    Planning close-to-home getaways because the cost of gas is comparable to an all-inclusive luxury resort?
    We’ve got you covered no matter your level of adventure this season!
  • Recipe for Success

    “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”  Say that quote out loud.  Now try it with a British accent.  Now ...
  • The Truth About Clean: Laundry

    Soap makes particles and grime more soluble or dispersible in water.  It’s what allows the particle of dirt to be separated from the article that i...
  • The TRUTH About Clean: Bleach

    Household bleach is a 3-8% sodium hypochlorite solution. It demonstrates broad spectrum antimicrobial activity which is why it is widely used for d...
  • The Power of Hydrogen (pH) in COMPEL

    As formulators of COMPEL, we talk a LOT about moisturizers.  Maybe it’s because we’re accustomed to dry winters here in the Midwest, or maybe we’re...