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Samantha Alexander

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Summer Safety Guide for Your Dog

From throwing food on the grill to relaxing by the pool, summer months generally lead to spending time outdoors. If you’ve got a furry friend in your life, you are probably trying to capitalize on the nice weather with longer walks and extra games of fetch. (more…)

10 Fireplace Safety Tips

During the cold winter months, there’s nothing cozier than snuggling up beside a crackling fireplace. From the warmth it gives off to the soft glow it brings to the room, hearths have long been a family gathering place and a winter staple. (more…)

Smart Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

It’s only a week into the New Year, and we’re already facing the first big winter storm of 2015. Winter storm Gorgon formed over the Northwest on Sunday night, and in the coming days it’s expected to pummel the Midwest and Northeast. (more…)

Are You Dreaming of a Green Christmas?

The holiday season is a time for giving to others and being thankful. However, the true meaning of the season often gets hidden by the excess of it all. From the piles of wrapping paper strewn all over the living room on Christmas morning to the smorgasbord of food crowding the dinner table, overindulgence is a common theme in the months of November and December. (more…)

How to Save Energy This Holiday Season

With your annual holiday party right around the corner and the kids’ Christmas lists growing, this time of year can get pretty expensive. Like many consumers, you’re probably looking for ways to save some money, but Black Friday shopping might not be the best option. (more…)

A Bad Combo: Black Friday and Identity Theft

Black Friday is a great time to find deals during the holiday season. Sure, it might be a little chaotic, but that’s just part of the experience, right? Whether you embrace it or despise it, Black Friday is coming and amidst the holiday rush, you should be extra cautious about protecting your identity. (more…)

How to Create a Home Inventory

If a fire destroyed your home today, would you remember everything that was inside? Every piece of furniture, article of clothing, and every item in your garage? Most people wouldn’t. (more…)

Keep Halloween a Treat for Kids

It’s that time of year again. The crisp fall air, the pumpkin patches … the nightmare-inducing movie commercials. That’s right, Halloween is almost here and while your kids are planning their costumes and mapping out the neighborhood, you should be brushing up on some Halloween safety tips. (more…)

5 Things You Need for Your Next Move

Moving to a new home or apartment should fill you with excitement – not stress. The process of packing everything you own into boxes, getting them to your new place in one piece and then unpacking won’t ever be fun, of course. (more…)