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Monday, February 15, 2016

5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding this Winter

Courtesy of HOUSELOGIC
Article by

Learn how to prevent your pipes from freezing, even if you think they may already have started to freeze.

It's best to winterize your pipes before the snow sets in.  But don't fret if you forgot — there are still ways to help keep pipes from bursting, like running your faucets and opening cabinet doors.

 Below are the main points.  Click HERE to read the entire article.
  • Turn On Your Faucets
  • Open Cabinet Doors
  • Wrap Your Pipes
  • Pull Out Your Hairdryer
  • Frozen Pipes? Shut Off The Water   

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Where Are Americans Moving?

Courtesy of Keeping Current Matters/the KCM Blog

Some Highlights:

  • For the 4th year in a row the Northeast saw a concentration of High Outbound activity.
  • Oregon held on to the top stop of High Inbound states for the 3rd year in a row.
  • Much of this Outbound activity can be attributed to Boomers relocating to warmer climates after retiring.


I'd like to thank someone for this adorable photo, but I found it on Facebook and there was no credit given.
Wishing you a cute puppy kind of day!

Monday, February 1, 2016

Adventureland Opens at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium, and Safari Park

 Oh, what fun!!  

Here's a link to ABC15's report on the opening of the new"Adventureland" at Wildlife World Zoo.


Monday, December 28, 2015

Kiplinger's 10 Best States for Taxes on Retirees

Article by Sandra Block

"Retirees have special concerns when evaluating state tax policies: Are Social Security benefits taxed? Does the state impose its own estate tax? Are there property tax breaks for seniors? The answers can greatly affect the financial well-being of someone living on a fixed income."

Click HERE for Kipplinger article on 

Click HERE for state-by-state guide to taxes on retirees.
You will be able to click on any state. 

You will also find the following information.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Best Wishes for Peace and Joy This Holiday Season

As you are surrounded by family and friends, and as you think about those who may be separated by distance or circumstance during this holiday season, may you find peace and joy in the beauty and blessings of your life.

Best wishes for a holiday season filled with love and a New Year blessed with good health, good friends, and good times.