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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 […]

Scary Breast Cancer Statistics

Most all of us know someone, a mother, aunt, sister, or friend, who has battled breast cancer. You may even be battling it right now. Breast cancer is a disease that reaches many of us on a personal level and we have a special interest in fighting this disease, which is why our agency celebrates […]

7 Tips for Raking Leaves

In many parts of our country, raking leaves is a necessity during the fall months. Did you know that the dynamics of raking can lead to strain and injury to the back, shoulders, and wrists? Raking requires a number of different activities, including twisting, bending, lifting, and reaching, that utilize several different muscle groups. Improper […]

Recipe of the Month: Grilled Banana Splits

Looking for the perfect treat for your last big grilling hurrah of the season? Try these Grilled Banana Splits. They are simple, easy-to-make, and delicious! Ingredients 4 large bananas, unpeeled, stems removed 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows Vanilla Ice Cream Other desired toppings Directions Preheat grill on high and […]

Be Prepared Before the Next Disaster

Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), September’s designation as National Preparedness Month was put in place in 2004 to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. FEMA campaigns each September to educate Americans on how to prepare for and respond to emergencies, including […]

Celebrate the First Day of Fall Next Week

The first day of fall is on Sept. 22, which means it’s time to put away your flip-flops and break out the cozy sweaters as you enjoy colorful leaves, juicy apples, and festive pumpkins. Getting excited yet? So are we! And to properly celebrate the season, we’ve rounded up our favorite ways to enjoy fall: […]

September Is Life Insurance Awareness Month

I recently heard a story from a friend of mine who is also an Insurance Agent. I wanted to share it with you to help stress how critically important having the proper Life Insurance coverage for your family is. Last spring, tragedy hit very abruptly. My friend’s agency had quoted a customer and his family […]

Happy Early Labor Day!

Our agency will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of the holiday. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, September 7th. Many people celebrate Labor Day, also known as the unofficial end of summer, by being off work. Our agency will celebrate by being closed and at home enjoying the holiday […]

If a Claim Happens To You

Over the last month or two, there has been bad weather and storms devastating many areas of our country. I want to share with you the importance of filing an insurance claim the RIGHT way with the RIGHT DATES so that you are prepared in case you find yourself needing to file a claim. It […]

5 Simple Ways To Cut Down On Energy Use

Did you know that the average home spends about $1600 a year on energy costs? It’s true that the cost of energy, i.e. your water and electric bills, can really add up if you don’t pay close attention to it, especially during the warmer summer months while the AC is running all day long. Here […]