winter storm

It’s here – the depths of the winter cold. This is the time of year when the weather gets serious, and winter storms threaten to interrupt our lives with power outages, icy roads, and bone-chilling cold. The best way to weather a winter storm is to make sure you’re prepared before one hits. Make sure you have these things on hand before the first snowflake falls and you and your family can enjoy some rest during your “forced vacation” rather than the terror of battling a winter storm unprepared.

squirrel in christmas tree

If you don’t quote “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” at least once a week until Christmas, I’m not sure we can be friends. Very possibly the greatest holiday movie ever made, watching Christmas Vacation is a holiday tradition at Edwards Insurance Agency in Taylors, S.C.

Wood and fireplace

During the winter holiday season, more than 156,000 home fires occur, wrecking holiday gatherings, destroying carefully wrapped presents, and generally putting a Grinchy vibe all over the Christmas season. Want to keep your holiday season merry and bright, but not like, “fire trucks racing to your house” bright? Follow these six fireplace safety tips for the holiday season.

couple leaving home for vacation

The holiday season is a time for visiting family and friends whether they’re across the street or across the ocean. While that makes for a festive holiday season for you, it also makes for a profitable season for thieves. Criminals know that while many people are traveling for the holidays, homes all across the country will be left vacant, making them easy pickings for valuable items like TVs, jewelry, laptops, and even your beautifully wrapped Christmas presents.