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Hazardous Lighters- Fire Risk

Be aware as the hotter weather comes around to make sure lighters are stored properly.  This lighter blew up and could have caused a lot of damage. Not everyone gets a second chance. 


Lighters left in cars can often over heat with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees. With BBQ season coming around it’s easy to see matches and lighters being left out by the grill. They should be stored out of the sun and in an area free from any flammable material.

Camping season has already started for some and with Memorial Day right around the corner the fire risk increases.  Take the Smokey the Bear pledge to help prevent forest fires. There’s already been more than  half a million acres burned this year.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has a lot of grill safety tips.

Please check on your elderly neighbors as they can often be forgetful and not realize the danger. You just might save lives! Young children are often fascinated with fires, make sure they understand the risk.

Above all enjoy the grilling, camping season.

Easy Egg Noodles

Homemade noodles are really easy to make.  Only 2 ingredients!

  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 egg

Mix until dough. May need to add a little water if too dry.  Flour surface and roll flat. Cut into strips.  May dry for use later.

finished egg noodle ready for drying
Cutting egg noodle dough
Cutting egg noodle dough

Great for soups, impress your family and friends. Easy, simple and delicious!

Spring Giveaway

Spring is here! New shoots popping up, new blooms on the trees.  We need to have a little fun with a giveaway! Out with the dreary and bleak and in with the color!

Color can be warm, pinks, red, orange or it can be cool, blues, green and purple. It can be soothing or it can stimulate you. Most people have a favorite color. What’s yours?


Neutrogena Moisture Shine Gloss.  Giveaway starting 3/25/2015  Ending 4/15/2015

Head here to enter:  Spring Giveaway

Not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook. Likes and Facebook comments appreciated but not required.  USA. Winner has 48 hours to claim. 

Stressed Cat Relief

Is your cat stressed out by loud noises? New additions to the family? moving? There’s help available.  There’s a pheromone solution available to help.  When cats are happy they rub their face on their ‘safe’ places. There’s a little gland along their jaw that releases a facial pheromone.

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First determine if your cat is stressed. Common signs and symptoms of stress in cats include:

  • urine spraying
  • vertical scratching
  • appearing withdrawn
  • over or under grooming
  • tension between cats
  • excess vocalizations
  • anorexia or obesity

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