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What is Your Family’s Holiday Tradition? Start One This Year

If the hustle and bustle of the holidays has you feeling more frantic than festive, consider starting a new family tradition this year. My family loves having holiday traditions and looks forward to them each year. Having something to look forward to can help you feel more grounded during this busy time of year–plus, the […]

Recipe of the Month: Candy Cane Fudge

Santa is coming early this year! Here’s an early present — a simple, tasty recipe for peppermint fudge that can’t be beat! It’s the perfect treat for the holidays! Ingredients 2 (10 ounce) packages of vanilla baking chips 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 1/2 cups crushed candy canes […]

Holiday Safety Tips

As we hear the song saying “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”, remember that it is also the most vulnerable time of the year. The holiday season is the peak time for ID theft and burglary. To help you stay protected, here are a few holiday shopping safety tips: Try to shop during […]

December and Holiday Season Fun Facts

Are you ready for the Winter Holidays? Let’s kick this month off with a few fun facts. The date of the Winter Solstice varies between December 20th and the 23rd. The 21st and 22nd are the most common dates. On December 16th, 1965 the song, “Jingle Bells” was the first song ever played in space. […]

Thanksgiving Fun Facts

From everyone here at the agency, we want to wish you are yours a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you are able to safely celebrate this holiday with your family and friends. To kick off the Thanksgiving activities, here are some Thanksgiving Fun Facts. The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition began in the 1920s. Abraham […]

Watch Out For Deer!

Did you know? We are in the middle of deer migration and mating season which generally runs from October through December. Every Fall there is a dramatic increase in the movement of the deer population. As a result, more deer-vehicle collisions occur in this period than at any other time of year. Drivers need to […]

Thank You To Our Veterans

It’s time, tomorrow, to celebrate all of the heroic people that have served our country on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th. If you know a Veteran, take this time to personally thank them for their service and all of the sacrifices they have made. It is important to remember the difference between Veterans Day and […]

Fire Safety Stories to Keep in Mind as the Temperature Drops

As the weather gets a little cooler, many of us will start using alternative heat sources in our homes. As an Insurance Agent, I’ve seen many cases of house fires over the years, many coming from the fireplace, wood stoves, and space heaters. Each fire is unique, but some have common causes. I’d like to […]

3 Tips for Safe Trick or Treating

How are you enjoying October so far? I know I always say time is flying by faster and faster, but it’s because it’s true! Halloween will be here in just a few more days. Everywhere you look, decorations are going up, and the candy is on sale. Pretty soon, we’ll be gearing up for the […]

Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Bread

Get into the spooky holiday spirit by cooking with one of October’s staples — pumpkin! This recipe for pumpkin bread is a classic, popular treat to make as the year winds down. It’s not only great for Halloween parties, but also around the table at Thanksgiving dinner. Let me know what you think! Ingredients 3 […]