Trapped in Your Car in a Flash Flood – Would You Know What To Do

According to the National Weather Service “Most flash flooding is caused by slow-moving thunderstorms, thunderstorms repeatedly moving over the same area, or heavy rains from hurricanes and tropical storms.”

NBC News Meteorologist Bill Karins explains why they happen and when they’re most dangerous… See that Here

NBC news showing the aftermath of the flash floods in North Carolina with up to 50 roads closed and a dump truck easily washed down a river! See that Here…

Would you know what to do if you are suddenly caught up in a Flash Flood while driving? How much water does it take to float a car? Get the critical tips for survival from this video with the Today Show Rossen Report – How to survive a flash flood if you’re trapped in your car.

 

 

Stay safe!
 

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Memorial Day Recipes and Party Ideas

ID-100103314Memorial Day Weekend is almost here and its time to pull out the BBQ and have a party. We have done our homework and have sixty recipes to choose from to make your party fabulous! There is certainly something for everyone to enjoy from BBQ to Desserts and more.
Head on over to our Memorial Day Recipes Page on Pinterest and get your shopping list ready!

Honoring The Fallen – Memorial Day Facts
This is a holiday to honor those in the armed forces who died serving our country.

It originally was called Decoration Day to honor those who died in the Civil War.

Coming into the 20th century, all Americans who died while in the military service are now honored with Memorial Day holiday that takes place every last Monday of May.

On this day, many people visit cemeteries of armed forces family members and national cemeteries, and honor the soldiers by placing American flags at their graves.

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Have a great and safe weekend!

 

 

 

 

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How to set up a Phone as a Security Monitor and Tips for Inexpensive Ways to Protect Your Home

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You can protect your home with some inexpensive but effective things to add if you can’t pay for a full alarm system and the monthly payments. While a full alarm system would be very beneficial this is another way to go. These items can be purchased online or at your nearest home improvement store and check out below how your phone can come in handy.

Know before they come to door…

Driveway Alarms are quite popular and let you know when someone has pulled up with a wireless alarm that emits a noise, shines a light or can alert you with a silent alarm. This is done with an infrared beam and because it is portable it can be placed anywhere you like beside the driveway. At a gate, Front Door or backdoor, its your call.

Speaking of Doors…

A Burglars way to break in a home could be from an open window or the Front, Side or Back door. You can safeguard these and all your doors with a Door Stop Wedge. This wedge not only prevents the door from fully opening but also puts off an alarm sound. This could be a way to deter a burglar from breaking in when you are home.

You should also protect your windows. Example: Magnetic Window and Door Alarms that you can easily install that will sound off when two panels of are separated. Find one with the option to turn on and off. There are inexpensive wireless alarm security systems for the entire home that you can install yourself. Look for them at any home improvement stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot. Ask for assistance and choose the one you think will work best for your home.

Monitor Your Home with your Cell Phone..

Check out this video to learn “How To Turn Your Phones Into WiFi Security Camera” from HouseHoldHacker over at YouTube.com

 
 
 
 

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Tips: How To Repair Rust Spots on Your Car Step by Step Video

If you can see paint chipping or a small rust patch on your vehicle, you need to take care of that right away. If you let rust go to far, it turns into a larger rust mess that you will have to remove and spend much more money repairing.

ChrisFix over at You Tube has step by step instructions to show you how to remove and repair small rust spots with no special tools needed!

 


 
 

Thanks Chris!
 
 
 
 

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DIY Crafts for Mother’s Day Gifts

This Sunday, May 13th we celebrate Mom for Mother’s Day. Here are some great sources you can go to for a DIY homemade, handmade gift made with love…

Mother’s Day DIY Crafts – Pinterest Board

50 Mother’s Day Crafts That She’ll Treasure from CountryLiving.com

28 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love from HGTV.com

50 FMake abulous Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make For Under $20 from DIYnCrafts.com

19 Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts That Kids Can Make from ParentMap.com

Let her know how much she is loved and appreciated with a special poem as well, that you can include in a card or gift card with her gift.

HandmadeGiftsMadeEasy has put together a wonderful collection of short Mother’s Day poems you can use to personalize any card or gift card for Mom.

Happy Mother’s Day :}

 

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With These Festive Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico, celebrating the battle in Puebla de Los Angeles a small town in Mexico that is remembered for this battle on May 5, 1862. The Mexican Army battled the French Army over Mexico. Read more about this battle at Wickpedia and what impact it had on the United States during the Civil War and why we celebrate it in the USA today.

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with parades, music, dancing and of course great food.

Check out our Pinterest Cinco de Mayo Recipes Board for delicious festive recipes.

Enjoy:}

 

 

 

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How To Make Your Own Roadside Emergency Kit

Things happen on the road and if you are prepared you can take care of that emergency and be on your way in no time at all. Lauren Fix, The Car Doctor at Howdini, shows you what essentials you need for an emergency roadside kit. Some things you may already have like jumper cables but she has some great idea’s to make life’s little mishaps on the road easier to fix.

 

 

Thanks Lauren!

 

 

 

 

 

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