Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

The following was sent to me from Underwriters Laboratories (UL). You know these folks, right? You know that little UL in a circle on your electrical stuff – that’s them! Anyway, I thought this was a great list of Halloween safety tips and wanted to pass them along for all of you. It’s Okay to Make Halloween Spooky as Long as It Stays Safe Family-Friendly Decorating and Costume Tricks and … Continue Reading →
Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

The end of daylight-savings time is almost here. On November 7 it will be time to fall back. For years now we have been changing our smoke alarm batteries each time we change the clocks. Energizer has been working with the International Association of Fire Chiefs for 23 years now to encourage all of us to do this. You should get in the habit of changing the battery and testing … Continue Reading →
Top 500 Worst Passwords

Top 500 Worst Passwords

I know some of you in real life and I work on your computers. Some of you I have told about password security while I’m working on your computers. Here is a list of the top 500 worst passwords and guess what? Some of YOUR passwords are on this list! http://www.whatsmypass.com/?p=415 Please be aware there are some non-g rated words on the list as well, so make sure the little … Continue Reading →
Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Another holiday weekend is here and that means, sadly, that there will be people drinking and driving. How many times have you heard someone say “oh I’m not drunk, I’ve just got a little buzz” – well folks, that is the same thing!  Did you know that in 2008, just over the Labor Day holiday weekend, 194 people were killed in crashes involving an impaired driver?    Here are a … Continue Reading →
Kellogg’s Cereal Recall

Kellogg’s Cereal Recall

A heads up for you cereal eaters. Kellogg Co is recalling Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks cereal (about 28 million boxes of it) because of some “waxy” smell and flavor from the packaging. They are saying the package liner could make people sick.The cereal has been on the market since late this March even. You can call them at 1-888-801-4163 from 8am-8pm ET to find out … Continue Reading →
Keep Safe. Keep Going. (giveaway)

Keep Safe. Keep Going. (giveaway)

I’m happy to have all 4 seasons fully here in St. Louis, but I have to admit Spring is my least favorite. I don’t dislike all of Spring, but I really hate the severe weather. Thunderstorms terrify me, they have since I was a girl. Hubby and Taylor are the opposite and think storms are cool and do all sorts of weather observing and want to go chase tornadoes – … Continue Reading →
REMINDER – Keep Your Mind on the Wheel!

REMINDER – Keep Your Mind on the Wheel!

Many of you will be traveling the next few days by car, some near, some far. Regardless of the length of your trip, please remember to keep your mind on the wheel when you drive. There is no text message that can’t wait, no phone call that can’t wait, no tweet that can’t wait – you can always pull over to the side of the road if there is an … Continue Reading →
X the TXT

X the TXT

You all know I am an ambassador for Mom Sends the MSG to help remind all of us to keep our mind on the wheel when we are driving. This includes no texting. Mom Central members, like me, are spreading the word also about The Allstate Foundation’s “X the TXT: Thumbs Up for the Safest Holiday Ever” campaign. Everyone has something different that triggers a reaction inside of us – … Continue Reading →