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How to Avoid 11 Common Holiday Hazards

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 1:25pm. 789 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

 

 

We don't mean to be kill-joys during the most joyous time of the year, but the stats don't lie: According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 12,500 of you have to leave the company of your loved ones to rush to the emergency room due to holiday-related accidental injuries. There are some common holiday dangers that are overlooked by distracted holiday revelers more often than you might think. Take a look, know the warning signs, and you'll be the first to know if you, your loved ones, or your pets are victims of a toxic Christmas.

 

How to Avoid 11 Common Holiday Hazards


101 Things to Love about Omaha!

Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 10:02am. 914 Views, 0 Comments.


We all have things we love about Omaha. 

Check out The Spirit of Omaha for a great list of

101 things to love about the Omaha Metro. 

Maybe your favorites made the list ....

or maybe you will discover a few more things to love about Omaha!


It's Fire Prevention Week! Protect Your Family From Fire!

Monday, October 10th, 2011 at 9:29pm. 253 Views, 0 Comments.

 


Fire Prevention Week is dedicated to promoting fire safety and fire prevention. Although, fire safety should be a concern all year, many home owners have not taken steps to prepare their homes and families for a fire. The following steps should be taken to ensure your home and family is safe if a fire should ever occur:

  • Install and maintain a working smoke alarm outside of every sleep area and remember to change the battery at least once a year.
  • Designate two escape routes from each bedroom and practice them regularly.
  • Teach everyone the "Stop, Drop, and Roll" technique in case clothing catches on fire.
  • Avoid storing old mattresses in the home or garage.
  • Teach kids that matches, lighters and candles are tools, not toys. If…

  • 21 Quick and Easy Budget Upgrades!

    Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 10:04pm. 295 Views, 0 Comments.

     

    If you're an avid DIYer, you're already on your way to saving money. But with the right planning, you can transform the feel of a whole room with a single project that only costs you a few hundred bucks. Pick from our round-up of value-boosting upgrades that all come in under the $500 mark—some well under. Not only will they be soft on your wallet now, but some of these will even save you money in the future. 

    21 Quick and Easy Budget Upgrades!

    By: The Editors of This Old House


    28 Thrifty Ways to Customize Your Kitchen!

    Sunday, September 4th, 2011 at 1:55pm. 335 Views, 0 Comments.

    Upgrading your kitchen needn't cost a fortune. See how painted cabinets, stylish task lighting, vintage fixtures, and clever storage ideas can create made-to-order looks for less!

     

    28 Thrifty Ways to Customize Your Kitchen

    By: Stan Williams, This Old House magazine

     


    Today's the day....UNMC Real Estate With Honors Great Skating Appreciation Event

    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 2:23pm. 342 Views, 0 Comments.

    Today's the day....UNMC Real Estate With Honors Great Skating Appreciation Event

    Thursday, March 10, 2011   4pm-8pm  UNMC Ice Rink adjacent to Sorrell Center on campus

    Come join us for our Great Skate Appreciation Event! Open to all UNMC students, faculty and employees. Have some wintertime fun and win fantastic prizes! Ice skate for free (150 admission and skate rentals compliments of UNMC Real Estate With Honors - UNMC student/employee ID required). Attendees also receive 10 free raffle tickets.

    After skating come inside the Sorrell Center to visit booths and informational tables, grab some goodies, and place your raffle tickets in the prize buckets of your choice. Real Estate With Honors Participants and Preferred Providers will be in attendance to…


    Free Ice Cream at Cold Stone Creamery - March 12

    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 at 10:36am. 327 Views, 0 Comments.

    Cold Stone Creamery/Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will celebrate the grand opening of its co-branded Midtown Crossing location on Saturday, March 12 with a full day of family fun. The grand opening event will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 3220 Farnam St.

     

    Free samples of ice cream and chocolate will be available all day.

    (The first 100 customers, on Saturday, will receive a special free treat.) The whole family can also enjoy face painting, coloring contests, a photo station, cake walks, relay races, random give-a-ways and prize drawings.

    Hope to see you there!


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