Fire Safety

Our Real Tree: Preparing for a Safe Holiday

One of the fondest memories I have from my childhood is the scent and presence of a real Christmas tree. I don't remember ever having a fake tree, so when we started this tradition upon moving to Manhattan, I was pretty upset about it. There were...


Peace of Mind is Everything: Fire Safety with Kidde

The following post was sponsored by Kidde. Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast just over a year ago. We were living in New York City, in an apartment facing West, 8 stories above where the East River meets the island. Our building was in Zone A,...