Spring Forward! – Home Safety

Feb 28

Spring Forward! – Home Safety

As we close out February and welcome March, the Spring season is in sight. That means it is time to Spring Forward! On March 10th at 2:00am local time, it is time to change our clocks for Daylight Savings Time (except in some areas like Arizona). Traditionally this is a time to replace Smoke and CO alarm batteries, and whole units that are near the end of their...

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Fun and Games – Adding Stress Relief To Your Kit

Jan 30

Fun and Games – Adding Stress Relief To Your Kit

We often talk about all the basic things you need in an emergency kit. You need water, food, medicine, clothing, flashlights, and so on. These basics are very important, but have you thought about what you might want to have in your kit to pass the time during an emergency? Many situations involve long periods of patiently waiting. This can increase stress....

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The Clutter Conundrum

Dec 13

The Clutter Conundrum

How’d I get all this STUFF?? I’m sure I’m not alone in wandering around my household asking the question… how did I get all this STUFF?   Of course, I know the answer, I had to have this… got this for the kids… oh that’s where that went…. Problem is now I’ve accumulated so much of what was supposed to make life easier; my house seems to be...

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Winter Wise – Winter Preparedness

Nov 30

Winter Wise – Winter Preparedness

It’s that wonderful time of year when the weather turns brisk (or downright cold), the days are short and we all seem to be busy with the approaching holidays. Winter brings its own set of challenges for emergency preparedness and safety. Let’s take a couple of minutes to address some unique concerns, specific to this season, to keep your family and community...

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Spooky Special Edition – Halloween Safety

Oct 27

Spooky Special Edition – Halloween Safety

It’s that magical time of year when the young and young at heart embrace all things ghoulish and great. From the buckets of sweets to the neighborhood haunted house there are frights a plenty and some very REAL dangers too. Let’s take a minute to address the safety concerns of this fabulous fall tradition so we can make it memorable for the right reasons. Here is...

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