St. Patrick’s Day Safety

Did you know: 34.5 million Americans claim they have some Irish blood in their ancestry (according to the U.S. Census). That’s 7x more people than the entire population of Ireland! On St. Patrick’s Day, it can be fun to embrace some version of Irish American culture for the day or the weekend.  If you plan on going out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year, … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Safety

Treat Yourself To A Smarter House

Still deciding what’s on your grown-up wish list this season? If you’re looking for the perfect purchase that is a little bit practical but also cool and fun, a few smart home elements might be just right for you. It may feel like you are treating yourself but you’ll also reap the benefits for years to come. What Makes A House Smart? Smart houses have … Continue reading Treat Yourself To A Smarter House

Safe Shopping for the Holidays

If you haven’t started already, you’re probably about to start your holiday shopping. In fact, there are two major shopping events coming up: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Whether you hate shopping entirely, love a  journey through the mall or are a fan of online shopping, safety is important. Brick-and-Mortar Shopping Shop during daylight hours if possible. During the evening be sure to park in … Continue reading Safe Shopping for the Holidays

Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week from now! If you are hosting thanksgiving this year, hopefully you’re getting ready to serve  a fun, stress-free, safe dinner for your friends or family to enjoy. Whether you’ve done it for the last 10 years or this is your very first Thanksgiving, here are some things to remember to keep everyone safe. Got a turkey question? Help is … Continue reading Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Have a Safe Holiday Road Trip in 12 Steps

It’s almost time to go over the river and through the woods to your Thanksgiving destination. From Thanksgiving on, you might be facing a lot of holiday travels. Since you probably don’t have the option of flying in a magical sleigh like Santa, you might be taking your car. Here are some tips for a holiday road trip! Prepare your vehicle for long distance traveling. … Continue reading Have a Safe Holiday Road Trip in 12 Steps

What You Need For The Best Holiday Travel Experience

Travelling around the holidays can be a nightmare. The Internet is full of tips for saving money and lessening stress involved with holiday travel. We wanted to share info about things to make sure you bring along on your trip to help you out. Empty water bottle & snacks- Make sure you can stay hydrated and fed during your travel. Pack snacks in your purse … Continue reading What You Need For The Best Holiday Travel Experience

6 Thanksgiving Safety Tips to Avoid Fire

Thanksgiving should be a calm experience with your family, but cooking-related fires or injuries could put a damper on the celebration. The NFPA reports that home cooking fires increase by almost 3 times on Thanksgiving compared to any other day of the year. It can be easy to get distracted and make choices that increase your chances of fire. Continue reading 6 Thanksgiving Safety Tips to Avoid Fire