Five Supplies That Should Be in Your Disaster Kits

No matter where you live, what your personal situation is, or what type of disasters you may be facing, there are some basic supplies everyone should have on hand “just in case”. Here are five things that you should stock and store at all times to have disaster kits ready at all times. Five Supplies That Should Be in Your Disaster Kits Water Let’s start with the most important and most urgent item on the list – water. You can make it a surprisingly long time without food, power, and … Continue reading

Apartment Building Security Guards leave Tenants Unsecured

Security Guards

We are supposed to feel safe, knowing our building has Security Guards patrolling the premises. Many do not.  The security guards don’t really do their job. Most times they are behind a locked closed-door. Should you happen to knock, they answer the door in a not so timely manner, like they were woken from a nap. Yes, they secure themselves but not the building. I definitely don’t feel secure with these apartment building Security Guards. Security Guards Duty There are many job descriptions for a security guard, but generally it … Continue reading

Free Range Parenting – I was a Free Range Child

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In today’s world, the parenting of your child seems to be determined by other parents. When in fact, as the parent, we should mind our own business and realize that everyone has their own parenting style, from Free Range Parenting to Helicopter parenting. We shouldn’t have to worry that someone else believes what we are doing is wrong. What is right for my child, may not be right for yours. Each child develops uniquely, have different strengths and abilities, but will meet anticipated milestones along the way. While one child … Continue reading

Pets and Plants – Poisoning

pets and plants

Pets and plants, together can be dangerous. There are certain plants that are toxic to our pets. Since cats have a tendency to climb, they are more at risk in reaching a plant that may be toxic. I have always had cats and dogs and always make sure to check out what types of plants are safe before bringing one into my home.

Making 911 Calls from Landlines, Cells and VoIP

Making 911 Calls

Knowing what type of 911 service you have could save or waste time in a dire emergency. Below is the types of services of how your 911 call will be handled. Basic 911 Service – When you dial 911, your call goes to a call centre and only after you provide a name and location, will you be connected to an emergency response centre in that area, so help can be dispatched. (wasting valuable time) Enhanced 911 Service – Calls are connected to an emergency response centre and systematically provides … Continue reading

COVERPLUG – Childproofing – Review and Giveaway


The COVERPLUG puts an end to those unsightly, unused and visible electrical outlets. Add a covers to make the sockets virtually disappear. The paintable panel cover will match any decor with a quick and easy paint job. Since my walls are off white I didn’t paint them. Childproofing your home should be at the top of your list when you have children, which makes this product an excellent choice. Once placed into the socket it is basically non visible to the eye. Nothing will enter the outlet by tiny little … Continue reading