When there are heat warnings or advisories in effect, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health suggest the following things to protect yourself and your family during hot weather:
Vacation season is underway and many dogs and cats will be joining their owners for a summer getaway. Although car trips can be stressful for many household pets, experts agree that they do not have to be if drivers take some simple precautions.
Are you in the market for some new cookware? Makeup? Scrapbook supplies? Or how about candles, jewelry, books or purses? We've all been invited to home parties. It's a fun way to hang out with friends, drink wine and shop in a relaxed environment.
It's the season again when friends get together to barbecue, families take a picnic to the park on the spur of the moment and long-awaited reunions gather relatives and weigh down picnic tables with everybody's favorites.
A home is one of life's most important investments. Keeping it properly maintained can help reduce the risk of a loss and help ensure the safety and well being of friends and family. Follow these tips to prepare your home for warmer weather and to keep it safe year-round:
If we want to gain better health from better eating, (and who doesn't?), "Eat More Vegetables: Making the Most of Your Seasonal Produce" is the book to read, and then follow the recipes to serve appealing, nutritious meals.
A critical factor affecting the survival of newly planted trees is post-planting care. It is important to remember that digging and transplanting a tree involves what amounts to a very severe injury to its root system.