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Guard Against Flu Complications

Guard Against Flu Complications

The virus can lead to severe conditions like bronchitis and pneumonia. But these strategies can help you sidestep them. The body aches, cough, fever, chills, and sore throat that come with the flu are miserable enough. But “older adults are at a much greater risk of serious complications compared to young, healthy people because the immune […]

Smart Home Gifts That Make Perfect Holiday Presents

Smart Home Gifts That Make Perfect Holiday Presents

Shopping for holiday gifts should be fun, not stressful. But when you’re at a loss for what to get your recipient, hours spent browsing stores often feels fruitless and tiring. If you’re trying to find the perfect present for the techie in your life, but have no idea where to start, we’re here to help. This […]

Holiday Travel Tools & Tips

Holiday Travel Tools & Tips

Some people would call me a road warrior. I started traveling for business 25 years ago as I began speaking for and consulting with a wide variety of organizations across the country. In 2019, I took 38 trips to 52 different cities and was away from home 110 days. I guess that gives me the […]

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Learn how to prevent water pipes from freezing, and how to thaw them if they do freeze. Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the strength of […]

Want To Save Money? Buy Your Groceries More Often.

Want To Save Money? Buy Your Groceries More Often.

Sam Marvin remembers walking to the farmers market with his grandmother every day as a child. When they got back home, she would begin cooking dinner for the family. “And the next morning, we would get up, and me and my grandma would do the exact same thing, over and over,” said Marvin, a Los […]

Don’t Let It All Go Up in Smoke: Fireplace Care

Don’t Let It All Go Up in Smoke: Fireplace Care

When the temperatures finally begin to drop again, you can know your fireplace is ready to go, whether it be a gas insert or a traditional fireplace, with these tips on annual maintenance. Considering the risks involved when heating systems are neglected – and the benefits of having them properly maintained – it is wise […]