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Healthy Sleep for Your Baby!

Setting up your first nursery is an exciting activity for new parents, especially considering this will become a sanctuary for your new little one. While designing a new nursery is definitely fun, there are some big points you want to be sure you tick off.…

New at Essentia: Zebase!

  We're really excited to share the newest member of the Essentia family, and something that we know a lot of you have been eagerly anticipating... Zebase! Jack Dell'Accio, our CEO & Founder, explains it best: "I’ve never been satisfied with the status quo; good…

Clean your Air with these Filtering Plants!

Plants don't just make your home look beautiful and natural, they'll actually help to improve the quality of your home's air. With all of the toxins and VOC's in the air thanks to your bleach, detergents, laminated floors, paints, new furniture and memory foam mattresses…

Planting an Herb Garden for the City-Dweller!

Planting An Herb Garden for the City-Dweller Even though Mother Nature hasn't told the snowflakes yet, technically its Spring--the perfect time to start thinking about making things bloom.  Aside from being a homespun way to get your herbs that ensures quality control, planting an indoor herb garden…

The Healthy Foundation of a Quality Bed!

Why spend over $2,000 on a bed?   I asked myself the same question before becoming knowledgeable (and working at) Essentia in Lincoln Park. I was sleeping on a vintage, label-less bed that was my great Aunt Helen’s.  I did not have a clue what…

Your Mattress Does Matter!

  According to Dr. Robert Oexman, Director of the Sleep to Live Institute, the quality of your mattress will most definitely affect the quality of your sleep, and the quality of your sleep is one of the main factors determining the quality of your life. According…