Thanksgiving Safety Tips 2016

Thanksgiving Dinner.
Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Family, food and football all make the day a special one. Take a look at the list of tips we’ve gathered to help your day run smooth and safe.

Thaw the Turkey

  • For every 4-5 lbs. of turkey, it takes 24 hours to thaw in the refrigerator.
  • Cold water thawing takes about 30 minutes per pound.
  • Microwave thaw – follow microwave manufacturers direction, cook immediately.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tips

Lovely woman with shopping bags

After the Thanksgiving food comas, football, and family time, comes a weekend of shopping. Many stores offer deals and deep discounts that make shopping trips easier on the wallet, but make sure to still take precautions to keep you and your accounts safe! Use these tips to protect yourself on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as well as shopping throughout the year. Continue reading

Stay Safe This Halloween

Little girl carving pumpkin at Halloween.

It’s almost time for the scariest, and sweetest, time of the year! Halloween is this Saturday, and people from across Oakland County will be participating. While dressing up and running around the neighborhood collecting goodies is fun, it’s important to keep safe while you do. Find your city’s trick-or-treating hours here. Use these tips to make sure your Halloween trick-or-treating goes smoothly. Continue reading