Year: 2018

7 Tips to Help Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

As the year winds down, people will be making New Year’s resolutions—and lots of them. This year, many Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to get fit, stop smoking, learn French, stress less and onward and so on.  And yet… Anyone who has witnessed a crowded January gym slow to a trickle by February knows that many resolutions just don’t stick. Some studies have... Read Article

A Dozen Easy Ways to Keep Cold Air from Entering Your House

There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside. Unfortunately, cold air has many sneaky ways to follow you inside. Good news: There are some quick (and inexpensive!) ways to seal drafts and keep your home toasty all winter long. Here’s a quick list. 12 Quick Fixes for a Drafty House Fixing these trouble spots doesn’t take much effort, time or money... Read Article

14 Little Secrets for Hosting a Houseguest

In truth, there isn’t a special secret to being the perfect host. Your generous hospitality and kind heart are what make your home welcoming – and make your guests excited to visit. Still, a few simple comforts go a long way. Whether you’re inviting some old friends, family or (deep breath!) the in-laws, here are a few thoughtful touches to help your guests feel extra... Read Article

IIHS: The Safest Cars of 2019

Shopping for a new car can feel a little overwhelming – especially with today’s high-tech safety features. From crash avoidance to emergency autobrake, today’s car shoppers have more options than ever before. Luckily, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives us common folks a great place to start with their annual list of TOP SAFETY PICK awards. Whether you’re actively shopping or just seeing what’s... Read Article

Can ERIE Cover My Drone?

Drones – also known as unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS – are a red-hot holiday gift. In fact, the Consumer Technology Association reports that the number of small hobbyist drones will triple from 1.1 million units in 2016 to 3.5 million units by 2021. Planning on giving (or receiving) one this year? Here’s what you need to know. I got a drone for the holidays. Is... Read Article