kitchen safety

3 Things to Add to Your House Today

Posted on 01/23/2013 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

CaregivingLAS VEGAS — Spending a day on the floor at the NAHB International Builders’ Show is like Disneyland for homeowners. If only I could afford the remote controlled sliding glass door that I can open with my iPad so I don’t have to get off the sofa when the dogs want in. <sighs> However, I did manage to talk to some great vendors who have the aging in mind. As a family caregiver, I was keeping an eye out for …

Yeow! Why Did My Glass Pan Explode?

Posted on 12/26/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthYour favorite glass baking pan — the one you use for making lasagna or brownies or roasting a chicken? There’s a chance it could unexpectedly shatter, according to a growing number of consumer safety complaints. Not surprisingly, there’s also a growing debate over whether the pans or their users are to blame. NBC News reports that while these incidents are still rare, reports of glass baking pans or measuring cups abruptly exploding into shards — often during or just after …