We hear about it in the news: injuries and even death resulting during a rollercoaster ride. While manufacturers and parks preach their safety - and generally rollercoasters are safe - there are tips that you should follow to ensure maximum safety. Follow age, height, and medical guidelines Watch the ride first so that you know [...]
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The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is going on right now - which reminds us to touch on motorcycle safety. First, be sure that you have the proper coverage on your ride before you hit the road. If you are unsure if you have the correct coverage, be sure to contact Miller-Schuring! Secondly, make sure that [...]
Even a quick trip to the store puts your vehicle at risk for car theft. Follow these tips to help keep your property safe! #1. Always lock your doors and take your keys with you. Many people think that when they run into the gas station to pay for their gas that it will be [...]
The rain has arrived and is combating our drought-like conditions. We can finally enjoy the summer festivities of campfires and smores! Graham cracker, marshmallow, chocolate, repeat... right? If you are feeling adventurous, try these twists on the traditional treat! Replace the marshmallow: Peep smores. Still have Peeps in your cupboard from Easter? If they haven't [...]
We are about halfway through July, and at about half of our normal average rainfall. The ground is thirsty - marked by browning grass and wilting plants. This is a reminder that even the smallest bonfires can cause great damage. Many people will be camping this weekend or hosting gatherings at their homes - if [...]
Warm summer nights are a catalyst for nighttime boating. Whether you are on an inland lake or on the "big lake," there are a few things that you should know to stay safe. This is not an inclusive list, and you should be sure that you are following standard safety protocols anytime you are boating. [...]
According to HGTV, the following three home improvements can earn you the best return when you go to resell your house. Even if you do not plan on reselling right away, tackling these improvements one by one may pay off in the long run. #1. Bathroom remodel (minor). No one wants an outdated bathroom - [...]
Wifi has become an expected commodity to many business places. Coffee shops and cafes are notorious for offering these hot spots, but nowadays there are operations in almost every business category offering the luxury. In fact, wifi helps businesses connect with their customers, attract customers and even increase sales. Think about it: you are a [...]
This weekend is going to be HOT. With "feels like" readings expected to be in the triple digits, many of us will be inside with the air conditioning on. We have had a taste of the high temperatures already this year, but this is a reminder to think about your pets, too. Luckily for our cats [...]
Summer is the season for home improvements! We all have a never-ending list of things we would like to upgrade in our house. You sort the list by importance and cost, then tackle them one at a time. My list consist of paving our driveway, finishing the downstairs bedroom, redoing the laundry room, and adding [...]