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Last Minute Gifts They Can Really Use

Gifts
Need ideas for last minute gifts they can really use? HabiNews, our monthly newsletter, had some great online resources for useful gifts. But it’s getting a little late to depend on delivery by the holidays. There’s still time to come up ... Read More

How to Prepare, Roast and Carve a Turkey

Turkey is a popular entree for the holidays. But most of us serve turkey only once or twice a year, so it’s easy to forget how to prepare, roast and carve it. Here are links to Real Simple Magazine’s suggested techniques. ... Read More

Houseguests? A little planning makes a big difference.

Having house guests can be a lot of fun or a total disruption if you don’t plan ahead. Got extra new toothbrushes? House keys? A card with your wi-fi password? You’ll add your own welcoming touches, but here’s a Houseguest Prep ... Read More

Do Your Guests Look in Your Medicine Cabinet?

Here comes the holiday entertaining season! Is there anything in your medicine cabinet you don’t want guests to see? This party planning checklist even reminds you to check your medicine cabinet before guests arrive.   Read More

Keep Things the Family Should Know in One Place

As I write, more than 170,000 acres and 3,500 homes and businesses have burned in California’s beautiful Napa and Sonoma counties. There is no end in sight. The recent natural disasters suffered across the U.S. remind me how important it is ... Read More

How to Prepare for Emergencies

It’s not a matter of “if” an emergency happens, but when. You can’t prevent natural disasters or accidents but you can have some peace of mind knowing you’ve done what you can to prepare. Here are some especially useful checklists and ... Read More