Dog Days of Summer Giveaway!

Summer heat got you down? Perk up with these energy tips! And enter to win prizes from GladRags, Urban Moonshine, Synergy Organic Clothing, and Magic Carpet Yoga Mats. Giveaway ends 8/9.

Period Positivity Starts Here

First periods set the tone for period positivity! By providing kids with honest conversation and menstrual products like GladRags First Periods Kit, we nurture confidence and body celebrations and set a new status quo for menstruation.

{CONTEST CLOSED} Name our new print & win!

Thank you to everyone who entered, and congrats to our winner, Kathryn, who submitted ‘Limoncello’! We’re getting a fun new print! What should we call it? Help us name it and you could win a GladRags Day Pad in this color! To enter, comment on this blog post with your suggestions by Tuesday, August 1st. We’ll…Read more

Why XO Flo Beats Tampons Every Time

There’s a myth in town that needs busting: the menstrual cup is just an alternative to tampons; different look, same job. I wish I could give tampons that much credit, but sadly, they’re just sitting on the bleachers while XO Flo hits home runs. Here are XO Flo’s superior qualities – read ’em and weep…Read more

Period Cravings: Pink Drink

I recently tried a pastel-pink, highly Instagrammable beverage from a big ol’ coffee shop chain (you know the one). It’s a caffeinated drink made with strawberry, açai, coconut milk, and of course sugar. I loved how tasty and refreshing it is, but I wasn’t about to make it a habit – no way is this…Read more

Moon River

Feet in the water, the current kisses my ankles; crouched low, the backs of my thighs skim the surface; the early evening sun against my shoulders; the sandpipers bob and dart just a few yards away; and I am transfixed, mesmerized by the blood that now dances between the river rocks, diluting its way downstream.…Read more

How-To: Zero Waste Bulk Shopping

There are lots of benefits of shopping in the bulk bins at your local grocery store or co-op, like lower prices than packaged goods or being able to buy exactly the right amount for a recipe. The bulk bins are a great place to find low-priced, minimally processed, nutritious foods without excessive packaging. You can…Read more

GladRags: No Waterproof Backing Required!

We get a looooot of shocked faces from people when they look at the soft cotton flannel top of a pad, and then flip it over to find…more cotton flannel. “The underside doesn’t have a waterproof backing?! How do you prevent leaks?!” Our choice not to include a synthetic bottom layer is confusing to many people first…Read more

Period Cravings: Urban Moonshine’s Spring Chai

There is nothing quite like experiencing springtime through what we eat and drink. Seasonal plants bring a freshness and brightness that is perfect for shaking off winter and savoring the hints of summer to come. Urban Moonshine was kind enough to share this recipe for a spring tea that is rich in fresh plants, essential…Read more

Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th marks the 4th annual Menstrual Hygiene Day! It’s probably our favorite awareness day (surprise surprise), and we like to make sure that it’s on your radar too. Wondering how to celebrate? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Spread the word Menstrual Hygiene Day is a great way to start the conversation about menstruation.…Read more