Category Archives: Safety Tips

New Years Home Safety Resolutions

After watching the ball drop in Times Square and celebrating with friends and family, the first thing on everyone’s mind is their new year’s resolution. While considering your resolutions this year, take a moment to ensure home safety is included. … Continue reading

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Cooking & Baking Safety

With the holidays quickly approaching, we have so much to look forward to, especially when it comes to holiday meals!  Whether it is baking delicious holiday cookies or preparing for a New Year’s feast, you can be sure that your … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide Garage and Car Safety

As the snowflakes begin to fall and the temperatures drop, it can get pretty chilly during the upcoming winter months. We all want to stay inside and keep warm, even when we’re traveling in the car. While it is tempting … Continue reading

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Holiday Tree Safety

With the holidays just a few weeks away, our to-do’s have already started piling up: wrapping presents, baking, cooking, and (of course!) getting the perfect tree. The holidays just aren’t the same without a great tree, but did you know, … Continue reading

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Good Housekeeping Magazine: Heloise’s Holiday Safety Guidelines

Six Simple Safeguards:1. Never put a cooked turkey back onto a platter that held the raw meat. Clean counters, utensils, and pans right after use with hot, soapy water. 2. If you use a disposable aluminum roasting pan, check the weight limit and consider using two. … Continue reading

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SheKnows.com: Keep Your Family Safe

When there’s a fire, your home can be engulfed in flames and smoke in a matter of just a few minutes. Keep your family safe by developing an escape plan and practicing it regularly. Your fire escape plan According to … Continue reading

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The Silent Killer

With temperature dropping outside, you’ll be cranking up the heat indoors. While a toasty fire or preheated car are a comfort on frosty days, they can let in scary fumes from natural gas or carbon monoxide that can poison or … Continue reading

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Home Improvement Rule Book

By Katie Bower, Bower Power  We are big fans of doing it yourself. Why? Because when you tackle your own home improvement projects, you save labor costs, get the satisfaction of bragging to your friends about your pure awesomeness and … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Teaching Your Kids About Fire

By Silvia Martinez, Mama Latina Tips This week we had a big festival in our hometown. The celebrations included delicious food, festive music, fireworks, and street performers. It was a big deal. But what really caught my 4-year-old’s eye was … Continue reading

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Pancake Alarms

By Tricia Callahan, Once A Month Mom  Meet the Landes family! The Landes’ have been friends of ours for years and you can’t mention smoke alarms without me thinking of them. Why you ask? How about if I let them … Continue reading

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