Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Almost time to Change Your Clock and Change Your Battery! #Giveaway


Can you believe it is almost time to set our clocks back? Where has the time gone? It seems like it was just summertime? Well as soon as school starts it seems like time flys by for me even faster (I am sure it must feel slower for my daughter though…) and the months seem to zip by, it is almost Halloween! Do you know what else in coming up it is almost time to change your battery in your smoke detector. November 3rd is the day to change your clocks and change your batteries.

Energizer, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, and fire departments nationwide join forces for the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery program to raise awareness of the importance of working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in helping to keep families safe in their homes.  This is the 26thyear for the annual program and the message is still an important one.   

Did you know, thirty-eight percent of fatal fire injuries occur in homes with no smoke alarms, while 24 percent occur in homes in which at least one smoke alarm is present but fails to operate, frequently due to dead or missing batteries.* Remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when you set your clocks back – it could help save a life.

Fire is such a scary thing it is something I try my best to be prepared to not have to battle. Thank God, our family has never been a victim of a fire.  But I had a friend who was not as lucky as my family is. Her story was a terrible story that changed my life and how I feel about fire safety. Simply put her home did not have smoke alarms, a fire started in her home and she lost nearly everything. The most important losses were her five year old daughter, and her twin 2 year old daughters. It was so very sad, and horrible. After this terrible event, I made sure my daughter was always educated about fire safety and we always, test and maintain all of our fire alarms. You must have smoke detectors in your home! They are there to save lives!!!
Check out this great infographic, on fire safety, there are some nice information on there:


Energizer is having a great contest on Facebook, be sure to go and check this out.  From now through November 3, visit the Energizer Bunny® Facebook page and click on the Fire Safety Info Tab.  Here you will have the chance to enter a sweepstakes to win an additional Family Safety Kit.  Energizer will be giving away one Family Safety Kit per day.  Contained in the kit, valued at more than $167 is:

  • One reusable grocery tote
  • Two Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms
  • One Kidde fire extinguisher
  • One 4-pack of Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA batteries
  • One 2-pack of Energizer® MAX® 9 volt batteries
  • One 4-pack of Energizer® MAX® AA batteries
  • Two Energizer Weatheready® LED Safety Light flashlights
  • One Energizer Bunny® Plush Bunny


In addition you can find fire safety tips, a home escape plan that you can download and draw your family’s home escape plan, as well as a coloring and activity sheet.
The generous folks at Energizer are giving one of Susan’s Disney family readers a chance to win a Energizer Family Safety Kit prize pack. That a reusable grocery tote containing:


  • One 16-pack Energizer® MAX® AA Batteries years
  • One 1-pack of Energizer® MAX® 9 volt batteries
  • One Energizer® Weatheready® LED Safety Light flashlight – Waterproof flashlight powered by AA, AAA or C cell batteries
  • One Kidde Battery-Operated Combination Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarm
The total value of the Family Safety Kit is approximately $60. Would you like to win?  Please let me know do you have a fire safety plan, or an escape plan? There are also other ways to enter, please enter below.


Buy it:
You can purchase energizer batteries and other items at your supermarket

 Win it:
One winner will win a Energizer Family Safety Kit prize pack a $60.00 value.

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57 comments:

  1. http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=3182
    You have just voted for Susan's Disney Family!
    I voted 10/15

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  2. we have a fire extinguisher, 4 smoke alarms, and a security alarm system, we will use those and get out of the house.

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  3. Yes, as a family we do. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Reneewalters3 at yahoo dot com

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  4. Yes, for everyone to leave the house at once and meet outside.

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  5. We do not have a plan.

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  6. Yes, we have a fire safety plan.
    jodysis at windstream dot net

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  7. please let me know do you have a fire safety plan?

    yes..in the back of me mind

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  8. I have a plan.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  9. For now we have a fire alarm installed in the corridor - It would give us great sense of security if we had in every room.

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  10. Yes, we have one in the corridor. But it would be better if we could fit one in every room for a greater sense of security.

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  11. we have a plan for evacuation and review it every three months.

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  12. Yes we have an escape and meet up plan
    mintstatesportswear(at)juno(dot)com

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  13. Where we live, it's an easy exit--out the window or the door.

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  14. http://picketfenceblogs.com/category/mommy?similar=3182
    You have just voted for Susan's Disney Family!
    I voted on 10/19-Thanks!

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  15. Yes, we have had a fire escape plan ever since my daughter had a school assignment to make one several years ago.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  16. yes, i have a plan and lots of smoke/fire detectors, a couple of CO2 detectors and fire extinguishers all over the house. hopefully, i'll never need any of it...but better safe than sorry.

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  17. Yes we do have a plan and the whole family is familiar with it.

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  18. Yes I have a fire safely plan. We pratice fire drills all the time

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  19. Yes, have a plan.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  20. I did when all my kids lived here Rosanne rosans4@comcast.net

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  21. We do have a fire safety plan and I have also discussed stop drop and roll with my children as well as how to check door knobs and how to stay low in a fire.

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  22. Yes we do but I think it needs some work.

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  23. Yes, we live in our RV. We have an escape window in our rear bedroom and also one in the front along with two fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector.

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  24. not really
    trixie420247 at yahoo dot com

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  25. not set in stone but owning a home that is only one story, I tell everyone straight out the window.

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  26. We actually do not, so now I know what I need to do!
    Thanks!

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  27. We don't have a fire safety plan.

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  28. We do not! Thanks for the reminder

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  29. no we dont have a plan but we do have a fire extinguisher and smoke alarms

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  30. Yes, we have a very extensive fire safety plan... My family knows exactly what to do and where to go from any room in the house.

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  31. Yes, we have a fire safety plan!

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  32. We don't have a fire safety plan but we do have smoke detectors and fire extinguishers.

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  33. We do have a plan. Thankfully we haven't had to execute it. lexbaylor27 at gmail dot comf

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  34. Yes, we have a fire plan and make sure that everyone knows what to do in the event of a fire!


    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  35. Yes, we do have a plan
    vikki.billings@yahoo.com

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  36. Yes we do have a plan wilcarvic
    [at]gmail[dot[com]]

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  37. Yes, we have somewhat of a plan.

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  38. We have smoke detectors and we are one story so everyone knows the windows are the exits

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