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Extension Cord Safety

Have you thought of the importance of safety when using an extension cord? Extension cords deliver power right where we need it— if the lamp isn’t close enough to the … Continue reading

December 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Less is More This Holiday Season: Tackling America’s Holiday Waste Problem

Every year, the holiday season brings joy, fellowship, and an extra 1 million tons of waste per week to our landfills. Yes, you read that correctly: Americans create an additional … Continue reading

December 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

Furry Festivities: Keeping Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

The holiday season is a joyous time to gather with family and friends. It can also be a busy time of gift shopping, preparing your infamous green bean casserole, or … Continue reading

December 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gifts for the Aging Adult

Gift giving is an uphill battle that only seems to intensify with age, especially when shopping for older adults. Buying for those who are not able to buy for themselves … Continue reading

December 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Leaky Gutters and Downspouts

The 8 inches of rain that fell in the past two days highlighted the leaks in my gutters and downspouts. Obviously, they aren’t doing their job of taking the water … Continue reading

June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment


Early this morning I was watering my flowers when I saw two fawns resting under the azaleas in the front yard. When they walked they were still wobbly, so they … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gifts That Promote Safety

As you purchase gifts now and throughout the year, give gifts that improve the health and safety of the people you care about.  There are many gift ideas that do … Continue reading

December 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Acorns keep falling on my head

It is raining acorns!  Every day and night I hear acorns bouncing off my roof.  Instinctively both the cat and I duck for fear of being hit on the head … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Recovering after Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael impacted thousands in southwest Georgia, along with Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Many are still waiting for the power to be restored.  Recovery from any natural … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Repurposing Old Buildings

Whenever I see an old unused building like this one it makes me sad. There are so many possibilities, assuming it would not cost more to make repairs than to … Continue reading

July 8, 2018 · Leave a comment