Even if you’ve done everything you can, it can be difficult to know how to prepare for a hurricane, tornado, blizzard, flood, or wildfire that might affect your hometown. Before you jump head-first into recovery mode, be sure you’re asking the right questions.
Thunderstorms can be thrilling to watch: the darkening skies, the rolling thunder, the moment when the rain finally starts pouring down. (There’s a reason there are thousands of cool lightning-strike videos online!) But even though they don’t get quite as much coverage as hurricanes, thunderstorms can also be dangerous; damaging …keep reading
Whether you got a deal for the Presidents’ Day long weekend, you’re taking the kids on a trip during their school vacation or you’re fleeing the cold for a break on the beach, February is a popular time to travel. But while you may be enjoying your getaway in flip-flops, …keep reading
So, you’ve been asked to house-sit for close friends while they’re away on vacation. While it may seem like an easy task, it requires some serious responsibility—not to mention a certain level of house-sitting etiquette. Diane Gottsman, an etiquette expert, author and owner of the Protocol School of Texas, explains …keep reading
When it rains, it pours, and when it pours, it can flood. You don’t have to stand back while waters engulf your cherished personal belongings. We’ve got some mighty tips that will help you keep afloat during stormy waters, literally and emotionally.
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