Recipe of the Month: Granola Banana Sticks

Looking for the perfect after school treat for your kids or a tasty mid-day snack for yourself? Look no further than here. We’ve got a great recipe for you. Whip up some Granola Banana Sticks and dig in. They are easy to make and make a delicious, healthy snack anywhere, anytime! Ingredients 1/4 cup peanut […]

Complete a Policy Review Today and Stay Ahead of the Curve

We are in the middle of baseball season and as an Insurance Agent, it always makes me think about curveballs in life. While it’s entertaining to watch something like that during the game, it’s not so great when you get one of life’s curveballs thrown at you. Sometimes the curveballs life throws at us are […]

August is National Family Fun Month

When August hits us it can feel like the fun of summer is coming to an end. So, before you start bringing out the brown paper lunch bags and dividing up the school supplies, pick a few days this month that will be dedicated to having some family fun! Just because summer is almost over, […]

A Stress-Free Morning Routine for Back to School

Let’s go! Let’s go! Come on! I don’t know where your favorite jeans are! What do you mean you still have homework? Did you brush your teeth yet? Let’s go! I’m leaving… NOW! Get in the car! Parents, I hope your back-to-school morning doesn’t sound like that above. If it does, it’s not too late […]

As Temperatures Rise, Are You Prepared?

In recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events, including floods. A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessive heat, often combined with excessive humidity. Know the Difference: Heat Advisory – Heat Index values are forecast to meet locally defined advisory criteria for 1 to 2 days (daytime highs=100-105° […]

Recipe of the Month: Herbed Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilling your corn on the cob puts a new spin on an old favorite that the entire family will enjoy. Ingredients 8 medium ears of sweet corn 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Place corn in a stockpot; cover with cold water. Soak […]

Hit the Books Before You Hit the Trails

It’s summertime and that means many of us are getting outdoors. Camping and hiking are both popular outdoor activities, and they can be a ton of fun, if you are prepared. If you are planning on spending some time in the great outdoors this summer, keep these tips in mind and make sure you are […]

The Sun and Safety

Kids and adults are at greater risk for sunburns during the summer months. Besides being painful, sunburns can lead to skin cancer down the road.  Only 58% of adults practice proper sun safety procedures, such as applying sunscreen and seeking shade. Teaching sun safety to kids can help them have better behaviors as adults. In […]

Recipe of the Month: Strawberry Mousse

As the days heat up you will want to enjoy a guilt-free cool treat! Ingredients 1 quart fresh strawberries 1 pkg. (1.4 oz) strawberry gelatin 1/2 cup boiling water 1/4 cup sugar 2 cups heavy cream Whole strawberries and whipped cream for garnish Directions Wash strawberries, cut in half, and puree in a blender until […]

Tips For Traveling Safely On Your Own

When you travel alone—for work or on vacation—you must be extra careful about your personal safety. Here’s some advice to keep in mind when you’re traveling solo: Study unfamiliar locales ahead of time. If you’re traveling outside the United States, learn about your destination’s political and cultural scene to figure out how the locals treat […]