Food safety practices are easier than you think
It seems like there’s a food recall every month lately. Food poisoning is nothing to take lightly; salmonella and E. coli bacteria regularly cause hospitalization and can kill. The Centers for Disease Control estimates  48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the United States. We can’t control things like produce being [...]
Making holiday crafts with kids is fun
The holiday season is upon us!  No holiday season is complete without the proper decorations. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, decorations are what make the holiday season come alive. Making those yourself, or with your friends and family, just adds to the experience. Making holiday crafts with your family can be a great [...]
Learn how to prep your home before winter vacation

Winter vacation travel requires different preparation from other times of year. Cold weather can damage pipes and other structures in your home when water freezes, melts and refreezes or just freezes. Follow our steps to make sure that your home is safe and cozy when you return.

Fall crafts made from pumpkins are beautiful
If seasons had goals, autumn’s goal would be to awaken our senses. The flavor and fragrance of pumpkin spice is everywhere. Fallen leaves crunch underfoot while fires crackle in fireplaces. The crisp air causes exposed cheeks to tingle. And the bursts of red, orange and yellow make every landscape a feast for the eyes. With [...]