Live Secure Safety Squad Members Help Make the Season Safe

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We just bought a new Christmas tree this year, and we were pretty excited to put it up.  We made sure it was UL certified so that we didn’t have to worry about the power cord shorting out and the potential to cause a fire, and we bought one with LED lights so they would stay cool to the touch in case the little hands that are visiting us this year feel the need to get up close and personal with the tree (which I know they will), and won’t burn themselves on them. 

This is the first Christmas in our new home and we chose to put the tree in our front entryway.  The other day when we were outside I noticed that through the panes of glass in our door, you could see the tree in all its glory.  But I also noticed a potential problem with that.  Anyone who looked in, would also be able to see all the wrapped packages under the tree as well.  That’s just an invitation for a thief to try and make their way in.  So we decided that our gifts would stay on our fireplace hearth instead, keeping them out of sight of anyone who comes to our door.

The Live Secure Safety Squad members are all about helping you make the season safe, both online and offline and this month I’d like to share with you some of what they are blogging about.

Every year, during the holiday season, people open their hearts and pocketbooks to buy gifts and help those struggling.  But along with shopping and donating online comes the risk of exposing yourself to identity theft and having your credit card number stolen.  Before providing any personal or financial information, make sure that you are interacting with a reputable, established company.  Nicole’s Nickels and Mommy Files have blog posts that focus on online security, check them out to see if you are keeping yourself and your information safe online.

Looking for some gifts yet for family and friends?  Or perhaps you’re traveling or just wanting to make your home or office more secure?  Then check out Mommy Kat & Kids and Tech Savvy Mama’s Master Lock product reviews.

Daddy Forever and Leslie Loves Veggies are going to entertain you with some vlogging this month.  Be sure to swing by their blogs and watch their videos on topics to keep your family and home safe.

And try your luck at winning a 2120DWD Laptop Lock over at Susan Heim on Parenting.

Master Lock and all the members of the Live Secure Safety Squad want to ensure you and your families have a wonderful holiday season.  No one should feel unsafe during the holidays while shopping, giving, traveling or in their homes, and so we’re blogging and vlogging to help make you aware of products and ways to help you live secure.

What kinds of measures do you take to keep your family and home safe during the holiday season?

14 thoughts on “Live Secure Safety Squad Members Help Make the Season Safe

  1. We actually bought a new tree this year!!! We make sure like you it will be okay, and we never leave the lights on thru the night, I am just worried if it would short we would sleep through it!

  2. Our tree will be away from the window this year. But hubby likes it in front so you can see it from the road.

  3. fortunately we have no "front" window so people can't see in to our home that way. But making sure we lock up and leave lights on when we're gone are some measures we take to keep it safe.

  4. We like having our tree in the window so it can be see by those driving by, but I never thought about the potential dangers of it. We will be reconsidering where to place it this year!

  5. My husband calls me the paranoid safety patrol. lol

    A few of my "precautions" involved online "views"…I will gladly put up, and share pictures of, outdoor lights, trees, and the like, but I don't ever post pictures of the gifts or interior of the house. I also think that it is important to remember to wait on posting holiday vacation photos. No one needs to know when you aren't home, just as random people online don't need to know about every gift that you open.

  6. My husband wanted our tree right in front of our window this year, but I told him the tree on the outside of the front window would block it and no one would be able to see it anyway.

  7. Great idea moving the gifts out of site! We try to break down gift boxes and then bag them inside black garbage bags so any potential lurkers can't see the goodies we scored.

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