This Sweet and Surprising Life

This Sweet and Surprising Life

No one was more surprised than I was when I launched Shoo for Good. It seemed so totally random. I was never an entrepreneur or business person and I never imagined owning my own company. But life is full of surprising twists and turns...
October 17, 2022 — Christy Hobart
Billi and Alan Rakov celebrate at The Hollywood Bowl. They have the art of picnicking down to a science.

Picnic at the Bowl with Billi and Alan

Here in LA, a Joy of Summer is a night at the Hollywood Bowl. I’ve enjoyed concerts at the Bowl since I was a little (Charles Aznavour anyone? Helen Reddy?...
July 15, 2022 — Christy Hobart
A nice cold Perrier-menthe in Paris.

The New Blue for 2022

Shoo for Good loves France, the country that inspired our new cobalt blue wrap. I spend a lot of time in Paris and get lots of questions from friends when planning trips there. I thought, why not share with you, too? Maybe you're planning a trip, too!
May 29, 2022 — Christy Hobart
Back Out in the World

Back Out in the World

After years of avoiding close contact with strangers, we dive in during a Shoo for Good photo shoot at the beach. And we're glad we did! Come along...
March 14, 2022 — Christy Hobart
Hardie Cobbs, style coach, wears scarves well.

Please Meet Hardie Cobbs

There are few women in my orbit more chic than Hardie Cobbs. She's a style coach, artist, and designer who works to help us all lead fulfilling lives of intention. "My goal is to...
December 06, 2021 — Christy Hobart
Improving Lives Here and Across the Globe

Improving Lives Here and Across the Globe

At Shoo for Good, our core value is to improve lives. One way we do this is through our partnership with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign that helps provide bed nets...
September 17, 2021 — Christy Hobart
We're Making a Difference

We're Making a Difference

If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito. I don't think Anita Roddick, the late founder of The Body Shop, meant...
July 08, 2021 — Christy Hobart
Please Meet Annie O. Waterman

Please Meet Annie O. Waterman

When dreaming up Shoo for Good, I knew I wanted to create something as beautiful and well-made as it was useful. I wanted to offer a practical solution to combat mosquitoes that...
April 19, 2021 — Christy Hobart
The Oprah Stamp of Approval!

The Oprah Stamp of Approval!

We got it! Shoo for Good made Oprah's famous list for Spring and Summer! A small business really couldn't ask for anything more validating than a nod from the fabulous Oprah...
April 09, 2021 — Christy Hobart
What's New for Spring/Summer 2021

What's New for Spring/Summer 2021

After a solid year of endless Blursdays, it looks like the upcoming spring and summer might gift us with the opportunity to distinguish a Tuesday from a Friday from a...
March 24, 2021 — Christy Hobart
Get Away with Jet Set Sarah

Get Away with Jet Set Sarah

Quarantine has been tough--but soon we'll be back out in the world. In anticipation of that day that we chat with Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, aka Jet Set Sarah, quite possibly the Caribbean's biggest...
January 01, 2021 — Christy Hobart
Summer's Over, But Mosquito Season Isn't

Summer's Over, But Mosquito Season Isn't

As the temperatures drop and leaves begin to fall across the US, we start to see fewer mosquitos, but in African countries, their mosquito season never ends. The World Health...
October 13, 2020 — Emily Junkins