We’ve all been there. We’re on an airplane and want to eat a snack, yet not allowed to get up to wash our hands. Or we’re out running errands, like grocery shopping, the bank, etc. and we can just feel the germs on our hands. Or we’re at our kid’s events, and they need something… Continue reading Spread Cheer, Not Germs!
It has begun! The marathon of parties, outings, family gathering, memory making moments … For all the fun comes a fair amount of exhaustion and stress! Here are a few things to remember this holiday season to help you enjoy the time without losing your mind. Check excess baggage at the door. – Negative emotions… Continue reading Surviving a Month of Festivities
Nothing is prettier than a sparkling Christmas tree. However there are some things to watch out for if you have indoor pets or small children. Besides hanging and 3D ornamentation, your live tree may be coated with harmful sprays such as fire retardant, fertilizer or insecticide. The needles and branches, which are most accessible to… Continue reading Picking the Perfect Tree
From Halloween to Christmas, lots of families get into the spirit by displaying festive decorations. This is especially true with indoor decorations for Christmas which usually include adding a lot of items to room; like trees, lights and candles. As would-be decorators prepare to swing into action, they should keep some basic precautions in mind,… Continue reading Deck the Halls without Danger
It is that time of year, again, when temperatures begin to dip, leaves start to turn and homeowners tackle home project such as clearing gutters and hanging holiday decorations. The one thing many of these tasks have in common is they more than likely require a ladder. “Everyone is familiar with how to operate a… Continue reading Don’t Let your Decorating Cause you Injury!
Feeling overwhelmed about the upcoming big day? Here is an easy to follow list of how to tackle it all and still have enough energy to enjoy the meal you worked so hard to get on the table! Week before Thanksgiving Clean out the refrigerator!!! Put in a new box of baking soda Clean and… Continue reading Count Down to Turkey Day
Get in the habit of using Day Light Savings to double check the batteries in your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors. Most households are familiar with the need for a smoke detector, but some may not understand the importance of a Carbon Monoxide detector. If your house has natural gas or propane appliances, this should… Continue reading Time Change Means Battery Change!