Fighting Fall Pests

As your home fills with family and friends, there’s one group that definitely is not invited-- Pests. The last thing you need is for critters to be snacking on your holiday buffet or crawling up your guest room wall. So plan ahead and make sure your home is ready! On your next trip to Target or The Home Depot, pick up a few Zevo insect control products. These items help effectively eliminate bugs without harsh chemicals. For the bugs you can see, I recommend using the Zevo Instant Action sprays. The active ingredients in these are inspired by plants’ natural defenses against insects. They’re tough on bugs and safe for use around people and pets when used as directed. There are a vari

Unique Halloween Costumes

For a frightfully unique Halloween, it all starts with the costume! But pre-made costumes can be expensive and may not help you stand out. So instead, head to Goodwill, where Halloween comes alive! Goodwill should be your first stop! According to the annual Goodwill Halloween Poll, 85% of respondents said Goodwill is a favorite place to shop to put together DIY costumes! And, more than half of all households will have at least one person or pet dress up for festivities this year! Now, a quick walk down the aisles of used, donated goods plus new accessories such as make-up will get your creativity flowing with lots of ideas to create a one-of-a-kind costume! From your head to your toes, you

Creative Ways to Use Cookies

As the weather cools down you’ll probably find yourself at home needing a few ideas to keep the family busy! If you have Voortman Bakery Cookies and Wafers in your pantry, you can easily turn a gloomy day outdoors into a memorable one indoors. Paired with a few other items you probably already have, you’ll be all set to make any of these creative seasonal ideas! Let’s start my pumpkin patch! Voortman Bakery Pumpkin Spice Cookies are the perfect size to turn into pumpkins! Just outline the pumpkin shape with orange frosting and add a little green stem, then display in your own patch using filler. Each bite captures the essence of fall and might remind you of fond memories growing up! Anot

National Car Care Month

October is National Car Care Month, so in honor of that, let’s make sure our cars are taken care of and ready to hit the road this fall. We stopped by Jiffy Lube for some important safety checks you’ll need to keep in mind.

Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and always full of fun, costumes and the not-so-healthy sugary candy. But don't fret! You can make your spooky day fun AND healthy for your family with a few easy tricks and treats! First, remember balance is key. Make sure the day isn’t all about the food by getting everyone up and moving! You can host a costume relay race, Monster tag or even a pumpkin hunt! These activities will sure to be a hit with the kids while adding some fun-filled exercise to your day. Next up, consider a tasty swap to Halloween candy....Crispy Fruit by Crispy Green is a healthy alternative to Halloween candies and treats. It’s a clean, single-ingredient wholesome snack you can

Finally, Car Shopping Easy

If you’re in the market for a different vehicle, you can now look forward to the process! Car shopping has notoriously been a long, dreaded sequence but now with Autotrader the process is surprisingly friction-less. One of the toughest parts of the car buying process is feeling confident that you know the fair price for the vehicle you’re interested in. But when you use Autotrader, the only car shopping site with Kelley Blue book on every listing, you can be confident you are getting a fair price before you head to the dealership. Let's see how it works. As you bring up the Autotrader homepage, go ahead and search for the make and model of the type of car you’d like to have in your garage! A

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