Monthly Archives: February 2017

What to tell your young drivers.


If you’ve got a new driver in your household, you’re probably a little worried about them being out on the road. You can minimize those worries by talking with them about some key risks on the road.
NEVER drink and drive. People die when irresponsible drivers get behind the wheel after drinking. You may not want to think your teen is drinking but they likely are. Set a protocol to help them avoid driving after drinking. Give them a safe way to get home without getting behind the wheel.

Always wear your seatbelt. Besides being required by law, it really does increase the chances they will survive a crash.
Keep your eye on the road. Stay off your phone, whether it’s calling or texting. Makes changes to the radio at lights or stop signs. No eating and driving and don’t get distracted by friends in the car.

Don’t speed. Newsflash kid, this is illegal too, and your parents will have to pay the fine and it will come from some amenity you enjoy under their roof. But besides the huge amount of trouble they’ll get in with you, speed increases the fatality in a crash and can result in injuries and even death.

Limit passengers. With teenagers, the more friends in the car, the greater the chance of a crash. Some states have even amended the law to prohibit excessive passengers in vehicles being driven by young drivers.

Keep a safe space cushion between your car and the car in front of you.  Use the 4 second rule.  The space in front of you is the only space you control.  You control how close you are  to the car in front of you, thus rear end accidents are almost always preventable if you follow the 4 second rule.

The 4-second rule is a basic principle for preventing crashes on the road, specifically rear ending/tailgating. This rule is extremely important as it gives drivers a guideline that ensures that they are at an ideal distance from the driver that is in front of them. This gives drivers more time to react in case of a crash and prevents them from happening.  The 4 second rule’s main purpose is to ensure drivers stay at least 4 seconds behind the car in front of them. 4 seconds is proven to be the adequate distance to prevent crashes, contradicting previous estimates of 2-3 seconds.

Fall in Love with February

Our Newsletter | February 2017

February Greeting Next to Candy Hearts
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”
-Charles M. Schulz


Mark Your Calendar

9- Pizza Day
14 – Valentine’s Day
17 – Random Acts of Kindness
20 – President’s Day
27 – Strawberry Day

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2 Women Jogging
Healthy Habits to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions On Track
Woman Holding Potted Plant
5 Ways to Prepare Landscapes for Spring in February
Hugging Couple Admiring House
5 Reasons to Love Renters Insurance
Hands Forming a Heart Around Stick Figure Family
6 Bad Reasons People Don’t Buy Life Insurance
Employee Stretching at Desk
4 Ways to Banish Post-Holiday Blues From the Workplace

Snacks For the SuperBowl


Super Easy Snacks for the Super Bowl!

Knorr’s Spinach Dip– Follow the recipe on the Knorr’s Vegetable Soup and Dip Package.


  • Knorr’s Vegetable dip is sometimes hard to find in the grocery store- look near soups, or on the aisle with the bag mixes- like chili.
  • Make it the night before- the longer it sits, the better it tastes
  • Scoop out a round loaf of King’s Hawaiian Bread, place the dip inside the loaf, break up the bread from the inside to scoop the Spinach dip. I  like to add additional King’s Hawaiian roles cut into fourths.

Cocktail Franks in BBQ Sauce  The guys’ favorite- Buy a package of Cocktail Sausages- We like Hillshire Farms. Place them in a sauce pan with a bottle of your favorite BBQ Sauce. Our favorite is Sweet Baby Rays. Heat on medium for about 10 minutes. Place in a bowl with a side of toothpicks. Done!

Dressed up Salsa- add fresh Cilantro, a can of drained shoepeg corn, and a drained can of black beans to your favorite salsa. We like Pace medium Picante Sauce. The additions make it taste homemade! Well, almost! Serve with Tostitoes’ Thin and Crispy Cantina chips and cubed Colby Jack !

We would love to hear your suggestions!

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