16 Kitchen Safety Tips

Help Your Family Stay Safe In The Kitchen.

Written By: GE Appliances Kitchen slips, spills, and fires can be more hazardous than you think. Take Fires: According to recent statistics from the National Fire Protection Association, cooking equipment-related fires caused 430 deaths, 5,400 injuries, and $1.4 billion in damage in just four years. Staying safe in the kitchen isn’t hard, but it does […]

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Secret Santa

Adult night out Secret Santa block party

Christmas is right around the corner, so what better way to celebrate with your neighbors than with an adult’s night out Secret Santa block party.  Life can be hectic and stressful as adults, so to celebrate the holiday’s how about a well-deserved adult’s night out to relax and have fun with your community. Start by […]

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Planning a Neighborhood Tailgate Party

By: Hannah Davis Football season is here, so what better ways than to celebrate with your neighbors by have a neighborhood tailgate BBQ party.  Start by getting together with your neighbors and setting a date.  Once you have a date set send out your invites.  You want to give at least two weeks’ notice. Now […]

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Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips for Pet Parents

Tips for a fun and safe Halloween

If you are a pet parent and you are planning on celebrating Halloween with the help of your pets this year, here are some great tips for pet parents from the ASPCA. Candy: Candy should only be given to trick-or-treaters. Chocolate and any candy containing the artificial sweetener xylitol can be dangerous for dogs and […]

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Spend More Quality Family Time–Favorite Dish Night

Today we all live busy, appointment filled, and hectic lives. If you are looking for a fun way to spend quality time as a family, this is the blog article you’ve been looking for.

Favorite Dish Night – Looking for a fun way to spend quality time as a family or even with your spouse? Consider trying out “Favorite Dish Night”.   You don’t have to be a professional chef or even good at cooking.  “Favorite Dish Night” can be used to spend quality time together and even double as […]

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20 Household Foods that are Poison for Your Pets

Human food that could be toxic for your furry four-legged friends…

By: Hannah Davis As pet owners, we all know our little furry buddies like to beg for our table food and occasionally we may tend to slip them a bite or two. Did you know that your nice gesture of just a bite or two of table food could really be more harmful to your […]

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Keeping your Pets Cool Outside during the Hot Summer Months

Keeping your Pets Cool Outside during the Hot Summer Months

By: Annie Malone It can get incredibly hot in the summer months and if you have an outside dog or other animal, it is essential to make sure you are taking the proper precautions to keep your pet safe.  Here are some tips to provide some comfort to your animal during these record high temperatures:

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7 tips for moving with pets

Written by: Elizabeth Porter    Moving to a new home is exciting.  The journey to the new destination and those first steps in the yard are all exhilarating but sometimes, even the most seasoned travelers can feel a little anxious with changes happening so quickly.  If your family move includes pets, taking just a few […]

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Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Tips for fun, safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating

Written by: Elizabeth Porter If you are heading out for some Halloween fun, a few safety tips can ensure your night is full of treats.  The Better Business Bureau has created some safety instructions for Halloween Trick-or-Treating. Whether it’s the candy your little ghosts and goblins eat, the costumes they wear or road safety while they […]

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