Microwave ovens catching fire while turned off

Just added this to our No to made in China page:

March 2012 – Consumer Reports article Appliance fires: Is your home safe?  Millions of dishwashers, fridges, ranges, and more are on recall lists says, “The safety concerns arise as more appliances, or their components, are manufactured abroad.  Almost four of every five recalls in our tally involved products made outside of the U.S., with the majority coming from China.”

Check recalls.gov

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It’s A Boy!

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Brandon Liam premiered February 22nd, weighing in at 7 pounds, 4 ounces and 20 1/2 inches long.

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Beach, then pool, then beach, then pool…

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We made our annual trek to Florida in December.  Weather was great so Maya spent a ton of time at the pool and the beach. 

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Welcome to our niece

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We’re excited over the arrival of our niece, Sadie, born 11/10. She is the daughter of (Amy’s sister) Lisa and husband Mitch. Amy and Maya visited Sadie Bess on her first full day of life.

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Halloween 2011

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For Halloween 2011, Maya went trick-or-treating at the homes of Aunt Lisa/Uncle Mitch and Aunt Stephanie/Uncle Adam. She was busy organizing her haul of three pieces of candy when we left her alone in the living room. Moments later, she … Continue reading

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Corroboration

Front page of today’s Detroit Free Press:

Metro Home Buyers in Bidding Wars – Tight Supply Defies Housing Slump

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Great Lakes Beach Vacation

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After a great trip to Grand Haven, Michigan last year, we decided to try out South Haven, Michigan this year. Lake Michigan was surprisingly ice cold for mid-August, but Maya’s love of the water and sand ruled the weekend. With … Continue reading

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