I’m sure you’ve seen recent images from winter storm Jonas. As I looked at them, I found it hard to imagine. I’ve never experienced that kind of snowfall in Southeast Wisconsin.Read More
It’s been several years since I’ve had to put my girls in their car seats; however, I do remember that during the winter months, they were usually wearing winter coats and snow pants. My wife and I wanted to make sure they were warm when we transported them between our house and daycare. We also wanted them dressed appropriately in case our car broke down. This meant I had to loosen up the safety straps so they’d fit in the seat.Read More
Those of us in the Midwest face many types of driving conditions during the winter months ... rain, sleet, ice, hail, and snow, sometimes all in the same day! It can be stressful for experienced adults to navigate in these weather conditions, so imagine (or remember) how tough it can be for inexperienced teen drivers.
Road America’s Winter Driving School, sponsored by West Bend, can teach you and your family members how to safely navigate the roadways this winter.
Part of growing up is recognizing and fulfilling personal goals and securing a stable lifestyle that meets your needs and the needs of your potential or growing family. Getting a job, buying a car, and purchasing a house are often milestones you’ll reach and there are many reasons why you should protect your home, car, and personal possessions with insurance coverage.Read More
Pets are a big part of many families. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), more than 43 million households own a dog. That means, as the holidays approach, many dogs will be going on road trips. Depending on where you travel, allowing your dog to sit on your lap while driving may be illegal. Some states consider this a form of distracted driving and require pets to be in proper car restraints.Read More
Retailers love this time of year when consumers venture out in droves to do their Christmas shopping. This time period can make or break their entire year.Read More
As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season approaches, people begin visiting local retailers looking for that good deal or special gift. Others may choose to avoid the crowds and shop online.Read More
As Thanksgiving approaches, holiday decorations will begin lighting our neighborhoods. With the dark days of winter here, I enjoy the extra light. It may also be the last time of the year to clean out leaves from your gutters.Read More