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Would You Be Prepared?

The beginning of a brand new year makes you hopeful and optimistic about what the next twelve months have in store. Many times this leads us to set unrealistic resolutions, and consequently, we quickly lose motivation and fail to reach our goals. However, there is one common New Year’s Resolution our agency can support… and […]

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Personal Time Management

Ask yourself, “Who does your time belong to?” When you wake up tomorrow, you start your day with exactly 24 hours of personal time. Most of us have traded part of our 24 hours for benefits. Like going to school or work, you have traded part of your time for education or pay. Personal time […]

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3 Tips to Help You Prepare and Keep Your Home Safe This Winter

Fall is finally here and cold weather is on its way. November is a great month to prepare for the winter season. Properly maintaining your home and tools during the winter months not only helps you save on your utility bills but will also protect the investment that you made in your house. Your homeowners […]

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Tips to Stay Safe On Halloween

It’s the time of year for costumes, sweets, tricks, and treats. Halloween is here again! Put Halloween safety first with these common-sense tips. Carve safely—Are your children begging to carve pumpkins? Make Halloween safety a family affair. Decorate with markers or paint. Let young children draw faces on pumpkins with washable markers or child-friendly paint. […]

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

  One of my favorite Halloween traditions is roasting pumpkin seeds. Creating the perfect recipe for roasting pumpkin seeds can be a bit tricky, but I think I’ve finally got the right one. These are a delicious (and nutritious) seasonal favorite! Directions Clean the seeds. Once all of the strands have been cleaned off, give […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

It’s important that we are always aware of the risks outside our control and are prepared in case the unthinkable happens. We recognize National Preparedness Month to help increase awareness of the importance of always keeping safety first. “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” Here are 10 Ways to Prepare: Sign up for local […]

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Protecting Your Summer Toys

Summer is just around the corner (Saturday, June 20th) meaning it is time to get those summer toys back on the road or in the water and enjoy them to the fullest! Here are the basics on protecting your summer toys with our agency: Recreational Vehicles — A specialized RV policy with the proper coverage […]

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