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Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Pets?

2018-11-08T17:55:39+00:00

We mentioned in a previous post that they are, but that doesn't mean you have to forego the beautiful flower this holiday season. The Pet Poison Helpline shares that they are not as poisonous as they are made out to be. You can read more about that here. This is good news if your pet [...]

Are Poinsettias Poisonous to Pets?2018-11-08T17:55:39+00:00

5 Holiday Decor Safety Tips

2018-11-08T17:41:00+00:00

We are in the time of the year where we are consistently switching out decorations for new holidays. Spiders and pumpkins make their appearance for Halloween, then it is a quick switch over to Thanksgiving decorations for a month, before breaking out the tree and decorating for Christmas! There are so many other holidays in [...]

5 Holiday Decor Safety Tips2018-11-08T17:41:00+00:00

5 tips for preventing the flu

2018-11-02T22:06:14+00:00

Flu-season is upon us! Think you know all of the tips to prevent getting the flu? Here are 5 tips that you can take advantage of in addition to getting the flu shot. Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect [...]

5 tips for preventing the flu2018-11-02T22:06:14+00:00

Daylight Savings: Fall Back

2018-11-02T21:56:23+00:00

Daylight savings time is this Sunday, and remember, in fall fashion, we fall back. So catch that extra hour of sleep, then be sure to check all of your clocks. While most of our electronic devices will automatically change time, there are a few places you will still want to check and change: Your car clock. [...]

Daylight Savings: Fall Back2018-11-02T21:56:23+00:00

What is the teal pumpkin for?

2018-10-24T23:53:31+00:00

Have you ever noticed a teal pumpkin on the doorstep of a house where your kids have trick-or-treated? They are probably the ones that gave your child the plastic spider ring or bubbles. The Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness for children with allergies who often can eat traditional candy given out during Halloween. This promotes [...]

What is the teal pumpkin for?2018-10-24T23:53:31+00:00

Staying Warm on Your Motorcycle

2018-10-24T23:38:49+00:00

With the cooler mornings but warm days, you may have not put your bike in storage just yet. We found an informative article that will help you stay warm while riding your motorcycle in the fall. To read the full article, visit it here. Here are the tips in a nutshell: Have proper layering: interior [...]

Staying Warm on Your Motorcycle2018-10-24T23:38:49+00:00

Fall Foliage is Here!

2018-10-23T20:54:58+00:00

We are nearing the peak of fall foliage! Our friends at travel channel.com put together a list of the top 8 places to see the fall colors - and Michigan holds two different spots! Check out the article here: https://www.travelchannel.com/interests/fall/photos/americas-best-fall-foliage-road-trips As Michiganders, we know that with the falling of leaves, we need to clean our gutters. [...]

Fall Foliage is Here!2018-10-23T20:54:58+00:00

Hayride Safety Awareness

2018-10-23T20:51:34+00:00

Cooler weather brings visits to the local cider mill where we can peruse the pumpkin patch and maybe take a hayride through an apple orchard. Businesses will most likely have safety measures in place for a safe hayride, but if you are going to a friends farm or happen to find a business who doesn't [...]

Hayride Safety Awareness2018-10-23T20:51:34+00:00

Adjusting for Back to School

2018-09-12T13:46:35+00:00

For many students, school starts in a week from today. If you haven't already started preparing for this, there is no time to waste. If you still haven't gotten school supplies or gone school shopping you will want to be sure to go this week. Luckily, many stores are having "Back to School Sales" and [...]

Adjusting for Back to School2018-09-12T13:46:35+00:00

Flag-Shaped Options for your Labor Day Party Guests

2018-09-12T13:46:44+00:00

Labor Day is this weekend! Planning a party? Here are three foods shaped like the American flag for your guests! The appetizer: A flag shaped meat tray - try a large blend of different cheeses, crackers, and meats so that there is something for everyone! The dip: This flag shaped taco dip looks delicious! The [...]

Flag-Shaped Options for your Labor Day Party Guests2018-09-12T13:46:44+00:00