Image

Home Tips

12 ways to make 2012 your best year ever
5 years ago

12 ways to make 2012 your best year ever

By  •  Home Tips

1.  New Year’s Resolution If you made a New Year’s resolution, keep it.  Write it down somewhere you can see it daily.  Break it down into manageable chunks, set due …
Read More

Holiday Survival – 5 Tips for a Fun, Low-Stress Season
6 years ago

Holiday Survival – 5 Tips for a Fun, Low-Stress Season

By  •  Home Tips

Does the Holiday season conjure up that feeling of nostalgia? You know, that “Currier and Ives” kind of Christmas you had as a kid? Or do the holidays bring on …
Read More

Just How Prepared Were 92127 Residents in Blackout?
6 years ago

Just How Prepared Were 92127 Residents in Blackout?

By  •  Home Tips

Are 92127 residents prepared for a disaster?

The question is asked frequently, and most might probably answer, “Yes, I’m ready.” But are you really? The challenge is that one never …
Read More

Wildfire Season Here Again
6 years ago

Wildfire Season Here Again

By  •  Home Tips

On a busy stretch of West Bernardo Drive amid the towering pine trees is a plaque that bears a simple message: “Thank you San Diego Fire Fighters 2007.” This is …
Read More

Cut Costs and Help  the Environment
6 years ago

Cut Costs and Help the Environment

By  •  Home Tips

Simple Suggestions Can Reduce Energy Bills in Inland North County Homes

Want to reduce your energy bills this summer?

Then a few handy tips from the California Energy Commission can …
Read More

Try These Helpful Home Hints!
6 years ago

Try These Helpful Home Hints!

By  •  Home Tips

Constantly bombarded with new treatments and products, many homeowners may be unaware of many great household tips that can make life a little easier – and maybe even save some …
Read More

Prepare Carefully to Make Summer Travel Stress-Free
7 years ago

Prepare Carefully to Make Summer Travel Stress-Free

By  •  Businesses, Home Tips, Local

School’s out, temperatures are heating up and many families are preparing for summer vacations. And the 4S Ranch PostalAnnex+ offers assistance to make getting away stress-free.

“Follow the rules of …
Read More

Water Safety is Everyone's Responsibility

By  •  Businesses, Home Tips, Local

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. — Summer is here and with it comes the fun of outdoor activities. When most of us are enjoying time at the pool or beach, injuries aren’t the first thing on our minds. Yet, drownings are the leading cause of injury and death for young children ages 1 to 4, and three children die every day as a result of drowning.

Whether swimming, boating, bathing, or simply spending time near water, it takes just a few seconds for an accident to….   Read more…

Local Heroes in an Economic Crisis Help People with Sensitive Housing Issues

By  •  Businesses, Home Tips

Everyone reading this article probably knows more than one family that has or is losing their house in the current economic crises. “People need to talk to an experienced attorney to know their options before they make big decisions that can impact their family’s wealth – including the wealth of future generations,” says consumer rights attorney Mark Potter of Potter Handy, LLP. According to Potter, almost everyone who owns a home should explore whether they qualify for a loan modification……   Read more…

7 Tips for a Safer Home

By  •  Home Tips

Recent news about recalled window coverings has many homeowners assessing their window treatments.

“While nothing can replace the careful watch of a loving parent or caregiver, we encourage parents of infants and toddlers to opt for cordless or motorized treatments to eliminate the hazards posed by dangling window cords,” said Linda Allen, owner of Budget Blinds serving….   Read more…