If you are going to eat Turkey this Thanksgiving, deep-fried is the way to go!
It’s hard to beat the irresistible flavor and juiciness of a deep fried turkey. If you have not tried it yet, I highly recommend it. I actually have a hard time eating turkey now any other way because it is just that good. Turkey fryers are widely known for being dangerous and they DO have […]
Gobble Gobble! Turkey Day is right around the Corner!
I cannot believe Thanksgiving is next week already! I am so excited, and not for the traditional dinner most of you are more than likely anxiously waiting for! Most of my family is not big on turkey (No judgment please), so a few years ago we decided to change it up with a theme! For […]
9 Things to Do When Daylight Saving Time Ends
Did you know that changing the clocks isn’t the only important “fall back” task? This Sunday (November 5th) at 2:00am Daylight Saving Time ends. That means not only do we get that extra hour of sleep, but this is a perfect weekend for some household maintenance before the winter really hits! 1. Change the batteries […]
Candle Safety Tips for Fall
Its that time of year again where we crave the glorious glow and wonderful smell of a candle to warm the home and soul! As comforting as candles are, they are still one of the top causes of smoke and/or fire damage in homes and businesses. That is why almost every fall I do a […]
It’s Fire Prevention Week!
In a fire, seconds DO count. Seconds can make the difference of escaping safely and seconds can make a huge difference in salvaging your home and all of your belongings. That’s why the National Fire Protection Association this year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” It reinforces why […]
Let the Grilling Begin!!!
You may be the kind of person like myself who fires up the grill all year long at tailgating parties, or maybe you wait for a warm summer day and a backyard full of friends before you put on your apron. Either way, grilling can be one of life’s simple pleasures. Although I do grill all […]
Chimney Fires: Prevention and Safety Tips
Who doesn’t love the sound and smell of a warm crackling fire? While fireplaces add a decorative touch to any room, they have a function that is very important. Warmth! Growing up in tiny house in Minneapolis, I remember our fireplace being the “center” of the house. It always drew anyone who was in the […]
Protecting your home from fires this 4th of July
Who doesn’t love the 4th of July!!! Well I know my aunt’s 2 dogs don’t, but other than that I cant think of one person! When I think about the 4th of July I think of Strawberries and Watermelon and the delicious smell of brats, burgers and hot dogs on the grill… and of course […]
May is National Electrical Safety Month!
May is National Electrical Safety Month and a good time review electrical safety practices. Electricity has become such a necessary part of our lives that we tend to take it for granted, but using it safely is vitally important. Thousands of people in the United States are critically injured and electrocuted as a result of […]
Drought and Extreme Heat 101
A drought is a period of abnormally dry weather that persists long enough to produce a serious hydrologic imbalance (for example crop damage and water supply shortage). The severity of the drought depends upon the degree of moisture deficiency, the duration, and the size of the affected area. Extreme Heat According to the National Weather […]