Cindy Bailen loves writing about technology and home design. In her spare time, she hosts pledge programs for WGBH-TV in Boston and other public television stations.
Articles and Reviews by Cindy Bailen
This new laundry alternative is safer than pods, and more convenient than detergent
August 08, 2017 – Life Sheets dissolve in the wash and don't look like candy to babies.
Ikea’s 2018 catalog is here—and you’ll be surprised by the designs inside
August 07, 2017 – Looking for clever design inspirations you can use at home? Ikea's 2018 catalog has tons of ideas to steal.
10 things you should get rid of today and what to buy instead
August 03, 2017 – Not everything in your home should stick around forever — here's what to throw out and how.
LG WM3770HWA Front-loading Washing Machine Review
August 02, 2017 – The LG WM3770HWA cleans well and quickly, and has conquered the mold issue the old front-loaders had.
7 things to do with baby shampoo, even after your baby grows up
July 31, 2017 – This tear-free liquid is a golden elixir that cleans many things
Best traditional top-load agitator washing machines
July 28, 2017 – Our picks for the best top-load agitator washers on the market today
10 alternatives to the most popular Ikea products you can buy online
July 25, 2017 – Even if you don't live near Ikea, you can replicate their look.
7 ways you never knew you could use baking soda
July 21, 2017 – Maintain your hair, your plants, your shoes, and your car with a box of baking soda.
Here's why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for you
July 20, 2017 – Sears and Amazon have made a deal to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com
7 things you should buy when moving in with a significant other
July 19, 2017 – If you're moving in together, you need a few things to make the new place feel like home.
Maytag MVWB765FW Washing Machine Review
July 17, 2017 – For people who prefer a top-loading agitator washer, who need to wash big loads, this Maytag can help.
GE GNE25JMKES French Door Refrigerator Review
July 14, 2017 – This handsome GE French door fridge brings desirable features at a fair price.
The 7 best things to buy in July
July 12, 2017 – With two months of summer left, you get the stuff you need now at bargain prices.
7 things you didn't know you could clean with coconut oil
July 07, 2017 – Here are seven ways you can use coconut oil to clean around the house.
Kenmore Elite 81983 Smart Electric Dryer Review
July 06, 2017 – This sleek dryer is white or silvery on the outside and spacious on the inside.
GE GTW685BSLWS Top-Loading Washing Machine Review
June 30, 2017 – Top-loader fans will appreciate the pole agitator and a button that adds more water to the washload.
7 ways to clean your floors with things you already own
June 27, 2017 – Save money and be a greener cleaner with these DIY cleaning tricks.
Miele Futura Lumen EcoFlex G6885SCVi Dishwasher Review
June 26, 2017 – Superb at cleaning and saving energy, this high-end Miele dishwasher is handleless and hard working.
I tried eco-friendly alternatives to rinse aid—here's what I learned
June 26, 2017 – You can get spotless, dry dishes from your dishwasher without rinse aid
GE Cafe Series CYE22UELDS Counter Depth Refrigerator Review
June 23, 2017 – The GE CYE22UELDS French door fridge has high-end features and brews your coffee.