Bethany Wilk

Bethany Wilk loves words like you love bacon. Or soy bacon, if that's how you roll. From writing to reading, Bethany is happiest immersed in the world made possible by letters on page--book or web. She brings this passion to her work for Your Best Digs.

Bethany Wilk loves words like you love bacon. Or soy bacon, if that's how you roll. From writing to reading, Bethany is happiest immersed in the world made possible by letters on page--book or web. She brings this passion to her work for Your Best Digs.
  • The Best DNA Test

    23andMe

    We conducted a year-long focus group of multiracial individuals to determine the best DNA test. We selected 23andMe as the most user-friendly in providing the most detailed information about ancestry. If you're looking to find living relatives, we also recommend AncestryDNA.

  • The Best Lightweight Vacuum

    Shark - Rocket HV302

    We tested eight of the best lightweight vacuums and chose the Shark - Rocket HV302 as the best corded vacuum for everyday and heavy-duty cleaning. We also picked the Eureka - NEC22 as the best cordless lightweight vacuum.

  • The Best Bath Towels

    Lauren Home - Wescott

    After weeks spent comparing 10 towels for softness, durability, absorbency, and everything in between, we've found that Lauren Home makes the best bath towel.

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    The Best Stick Vacuum

    Shark - Rocket HV382

    After weeks of researching and hands-on testing eight of the top stick vacs available, we feel confident recommending the best stick vacuum overall, a corded unit by Shark and a powerhouse cordless model by Dyson.

  • The Best Handheld Vacuum

    Dyson - V7 Trigger

    After 30+ hours of research and four months of in-house testing with eight top products, we feel confident in recommending the Dyson - V7 Trigger as the best handheld vacuum, even if it comes at a premium.

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    The Best Heating Pad

    Thermophore - MaxHEAT

    After many hours of research and two months of testing, our recommendation for the best heating pad is the Thermaphore - MaxHEAT. This one's geared for the best pain relief and usability.

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    The Best Hair Dryer

    Rusk - W8less

    We spent 30 hours on research and even more testing seven finalists and feel confident in recommending the RUSK - W8less as the all-around best hair dryer. It's technology packed, and loaded with power and settings for versatility.

  • all tested baby detergents
    The Best Baby Detergent

    Puracy - Natural

    We spent 30 hours researching and a month of testing to find that Puracy is the best baby detergent that has a gentle formula and effective stain removal capabilities.

  • lineup of all tested mops
    The Best Steam Mop

    Bissell - PowerFresh

    After 30 hours of research, two weeks of in-home testing and having squeaky clean floors, we found the Bissell 19404 PowerFresh to be the best steam mop for most homes.

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    The Best Laundry Detergent

    Tide - Coldwater Clean

    The average household washes 50+ pounds of clothes a week, so it's important to have a detergent you can rely on. We spent over 45 hours researching and testing to find the best laundry detergent for your laundry room.