Tips for Firework Safety

According to the National Council on Fireworks Safety: “Every year, safety is our first priority as families begin to plan their Fourth of July festivities.”

“While fireworks are the most iconic and festive way to celebrate our country’s independence there can be dangers if fireworks are used improperly,” said Nancy Blogin, President of the National Council on Fireworks Safety.

Here are tips for staying safe with fireworks this summer:

·       First find a flat surface to light your fireworks

Summer Pests - How to get rid of them

The wasps are coming! Your friends will thank you ! Great for camping as well to keep those pesky things away from your food!

 Remember this during pool season - Fill container with 1/4 cup vinegar, 1/2 cup of warm water, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon salt to trap wasps...




Warm weather brings on pesky mosquitoes and most of us can agree that these biting bugs are no fun to be around. And for some of us, it can be daunting to sit outside and be attacked repeatedly by these blood-sucking creatures.

Beware of Hot Asphalt

Heat stroke or Heat Exhaustion?

Ideas for the Animals in your Life

Got Chickens? Help to beat the heat.


Over the counter MEDS to help your animals.


Human Foods Dogs Can & Can't Eat


I found a BAby Bird, NOW WHAT?



Ideas for kids to do this summer

Homemade Floam 


Gluten Free Play Dough


Cotton Ball PAinting


Moon Sand


Bottle Bottom Turtles


DYI Paint for Kids



Father’s Day-for Super Men Everywhere

The whole time growing up, I knew my dad was Superman.  No, he didn’t wear a cape or don a shirt with an “S” on the front, but he did save a lot of people’s lives. Plus, he pretty well resembled Clark Kent with his slicked back hair and suave look.  My dad was Lynn E. Humphreys.  And he was always rescuing someone who had a broken-down car or needed a pick-me-up after having a bad day. He was often looking for ways to help others no matter the situation.  

LDS Church Dedicates a New State-of-the-Art Cannery

A brand new cannery for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has been dedicated and is now open in Harrisville, Utah.  This new state-of-the-art facility of the Church will aid in the relief of feeding thousands locally and around the globe.

The 45,000-square foot facility is located at 224 W. North Street, just west of the Deseret Industries. It has the capacity to store 15 million cans per year and is projected to meet requirement production for the next 20 years.

Spring Runoff Continues: Hypothermia Risk Remains Extreme

Less than one minute. That's how long it takes for cold water shock to set in during spring runoff in Utah. In less than 1 minute even healthy, active adults can drown in these rivers and streams. Rivers will continue to run fast, high and cold as spring runoff continues across Utah.

Changes for the Scouting Program and its Effect on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Recently, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints made an announcement to drop the Varsity and Venturing Scouting programs for older teen boys between the ages of 14-18 years old.  The LDS Church is the oldest and largest charter organization of the Boy Scouts of America.

Scout Executive of the Great Salt Lake Council, Mark Griffin, said, “We appreciate the relationship with the LDS Church over the past 104 years, and we’re going to do everything we can to continue serving the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts.”


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