Continuing with the theme of saving money from my last post, I’m sharing ideas how to extend the life of your holiday leftovers and make them new again. During this time of the year, my fridge is stockpiled with all sorts of leftovers covered in aluminum foil. After a day or two, my family gets tired of eating the same thing over and over again. There are so many options our there. Below are some that caught my eye. Jamie Oliver has some really good ideas. Continue reading Make Holiday Leftovers New Again→
During the holidays, we spend more time with our loved ones chatting, watching TV or movies, playing games and of course lots of cooking. In this day and age, it is very easy to get distracted entertaining friends and family while we are cooking. This can make for a dangerous situation in your home’s kitchen. Kitchen related fires are the leading cause of fires in homes. We can keep our family and homes safe by following a few simple tips: Continue reading Keep Your Kitchen Safe During the Holidays→
Mold is important to outdoor life as it helps break down organic matter, but we don’t want to see mold in our homes or businesses. Mold and moisture go hand in hand. Mold spores are not harmful until they are combined with a damp surface to grow on.
As we prepare our homes for the holidays with lights and decorations, we should also be thinking about preparing our homes for what is usually the coldest time of the year. Last year, the term polar vortex became as common in our vocabulary as the term windy city. The extreme cold was not only brutal to us, but also to our homes. Continue reading Frozen Pipes→
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