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Posts in the Helpful Tips Category

How to Stock Up for the Holidays

Does the idea of holiday entertaining fill you with anxiety? You’re certainly not alone, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Armed with perseverance and a well-stocked kitchen, you’ll find you can even breeze through those last-minute gatherings. Cheers! Drop-in guests won’t expect that you have a full cocktail menu on hand. Offer wine […]

Preparing the Guest Room for Visitors

If you are planning on having some of your guests stay overnight at your home – you’ll want to ensure that your accommodations are actually accommodating. Here are a few tips and pointers to create an amazing guest experience! The most basic essential of an inviting guest room is that it must be clean and […]

Guest Bathroom Preparation

Who doesn’t appreciate a clean bathroom? Personally, I will drive 15 miles out of my way on a road trip just so I can use the crystal clean bathrooms at Buc-ee’s. I really never thought I would say that about any public place, better yet a convenience station. It also doesn’t hurt that they have a […]

Simple Holiday Cleaning Tips

The holidays can sometimes be overwhelming. From grocery shopping to cooking to hosting – it’s my favorite time of the year, but can also be a challenging few months while I juggle so many balls. Here are 3 simple holiday cleaning tips that helped me spruce up my home so I was prepared even for […]

Tidy Up & Prioritize

Finding time to clean and what to clean isn’t as bad as you think, begin with the simple things. A tidy home looks cleaner than a cluttered home. So without any cleaning at all, you can make a much better impression on guests if you take some time to grab a laundry basket and pick up […]

How to Prepare for a Tornado

Tornadoes are one of the natures most violent storms and can cause death, injury, and destruction within seconds. About 1,200 tornadoes hit the United States every year, and they can strike in any season and in every state. September is National Preparedness Month and is now the time to make sure you have the tools […]

The High Stakes of Earthquakes – Are you Prepared?

It’s common knowledge that people who live along our nation’s West Coast are at greater risk of experiencing the damaging effects of an earthquake, but that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk if you live further inland. All U.S. states and territories are at some risk for earthquakes, which can happen any time of year. […]

Are you Prepared for a Flood or Hurricane?

Did you know floods are one of the most common hazards in the Unites States, and coastal areas are at greater risk of flooding during hurricane season from June to November? September is National Preparedness Month and is the perfect time to learn what protective measures to take before, during and after a flood or […]

Earthquakes: Drop, Cover and Hold On

You can’t anticipate when an earthquake will happen, or where it will happen. The only thing you can do is plan ahead. Are you prepared for an earthquake? What is an earthquake exactly? An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of subterranean rock as it releases […]