Bathroom Safety Tips

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Our bathroom is our ‘safe haven’ – the place for hot bubble-baths after a stressful day and long showers after a strenuous workout. But do you know that outside of the kitchen, the bathroom is the place in your home that poses most threats to the safety of you and your family? In a few easy steps, you can truly make your bathroom a safe haven: Place slip resistant mats inside your tub and shower to prevent slipping, and install

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​Find the Best Home Security System for Your Vacation Property

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Imagine this: your long-awaited vacation is finally upon you. Your excitement for some much-needed R&R is building, but as you open the front door to your vacation home, you immediately become aware something is not quite right. Upon further scrutiny, you discover you’ve been victimized by vandals and/or home burglars. Nothing feels worse than having your personal security violated, especially in your (supposed) safe haven. So much for relaxation: this is not the way you want to begin your vacation.

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Residential Burglary Statistics – it CAN Happen to You

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Your home is your sanctuary, your place of comfort, your refuge from the world. The place, where you relax and unwind and where friends and family come to visit. Unfortunately, you can’t always control who comes to visit you. Especially, as unwanted visitors tend you visit you when you least expect it: Homes without security systems are 3 times more likely to get broken into A burglary occurs every 15 seconds The top three ways a burglar breaks in: front

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July 12 – National Pecan Pie Day

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Southern Pecan Pie 1 (refrigerated) pie crust , half a 15-oz. package, softened as directed 1 3/4 cup(s) pecan halves 3/4 cup(s) (dark) corn syrup 1/2 cup(s) (packed) dark brown sugar 4 tablespoon(s) (unsalted) butter, melted 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract 3 large eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line a 9-inch glass pie plate with the pie-crust dough. Fold overhang under and pinch to form a decorative edge. Line the pie shell with foil, fill with dried beans or uncooked

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Summer Pet Safety

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Summer means fun and sun – and spending more time outdoors with our furry friends. Cats and dogs don’t dissipate heat as well as we do but with a little help from their owners, they can enjoy the warmer weather while staying safe and cool. If your dog is left outside, make sure he has access to shade and fresh water. Doghouses tend to trap heat so instead fill a children’s wading pool with water he can cool off in

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