Tips to Make Holidays with Pets Memorable and Safe!

Petco shares important travel and safety advice for pet parents during the holiday season (PRNewsFoto/Petco)

The holidays are for making memorable moments together, not just with two-legged family and friends, but also with our furry, scaly, finned and feathered family members. As pet parents prepare for the busiest time of the year, Petco shares tips and advice to make the holidays safe and enjoyable for pets and pet parents. “It’s our priority year-round to provide products, services, advice and experiences that keep pets healthy and happy,” said Rebecca Frechette, SVP … Continue reading

Nick – Bad Boys for Hire by Rachelle Ayala! Review and Giveaway!

NEW RELEASE… This Christmas, paraplegic Carol Cassidy is caught between the naughty and the nice: a hired Santa and a disabled firefighter. Carol was an avid mountain climber until an accident left her in a wheelchair. Love is the last thing on her mind until she hires Nick to play Santa. Shocked at the sensations he elicits, she resists him and decides to date a good guy. Nick is drawn to Carol like a magnet … Continue reading

5 Holiday Gifts For The Geeks On Your List!


Struggling to find the perfect gift for the trekkie, comic-con addict or general geek on your holiday list this year? Have no fear, online retailer has assembled some of the most unique nerd-approved gifts sure to please every hard-core gamer, Star Wars fanatic and science fiction sitcom enthusiast on your list. Star Trek TOS Bluetooth Communicator Sure to send any true Trekkie into sensory overload, the Star Trek Communicator is the first fully-functional, museum … Continue reading

Morgan Freeman Joins Stand Up To Cancer And Genentech In PSA!

Stand Up To Cancer Supports Innovative Research Grants for 10 Early-career Scientists (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, have collaborated on a new public service announcement (PSA) featuring Academy Award®-winning actor and SU2C Ambassador Morgan Freeman, who also is an executive producer of The C Word, a powerful new cancer documentary. The PSA is part of a collaboration between SU2C and Genentech called Be The BreakthroughTM, a multi-faceted effort that celebrates the people behind progress in cancer: the patients who … Continue reading

Holiday Hazards for Homeowners!

Just 16 percent of first-time homeowners, 17 percent of renters and 27 percent of experienced homeowners say they plan to stop their mail and/or newspaper delivery before taking a holiday trip. (PRNewsFoto/Allstate)

‘Tis the Season for Theft Nearly 60 percent of consumers will do their holiday shopping online, with the majority taking advantage of free delivery, according to the National Retail Federation. Allowing those packages to be left out on the porch makes them easier to steal. More than 20 million Americans have had deliveries swiped from their doorsteps, according to a study conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. The latest Allstate Survey found that, when … Continue reading

Deck the Halls to Prevent Hazards!

Placing their live tree away from heat sources to minimize fire risk also is more common among first-time homeowners. A total of 45 percent say they typically do this, compared to just over a quarter of adults. (PRNewsFoto/Allstate)

Festive, joyful and togetherness are just a few words that come to mind when thinking about the holidays. However, a new Allstate poll – released just in time for the 2016 holiday season – shows “hazardous” should be at the top of the list, too. Allstate’s fourth annual national holiday home hazards surveyi also reveals first-time homeowners are often slightly ahead of their more experienced counterparts, as well as renters, when it comes to preparing … Continue reading