Monday, December 14, 2009

12 Days of Hanuchristmakwanzakah: American Red Cross Style

We are always up for adding a little pizzaz to our American Red Cross experience. So, in an effort to spruce up your holiday season, we have decided to take up caroling.

As it turns out, I was voted off the caroling squad on grounds that I am tone deaf and my beautiful singing voice is not up to par. But, I will triumph... and sing via blog.

Don't be afraid. We really aren't that bad. Each day until December 25th, we will be bringing 12 days of health and safety tips to make the holiday season safe, happy and bright.

To the tune of "12 Days of Christmas" (we'll go ahead and add our other favorite winter holidays Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Festivus to the mix):

On the first day of Hanuchristmakwanzakah, the American Red Cross advised me!!!!
To prepare my vehicle for traveling!!!

How, you ask?

Well, let me tell you.

Make an emergency kit and include items such as blankets or sleeping bags, jumper cables, fire extinguisher (5 lb., A-B-C type), compass and road maps, shovel, tire repair kit and pump, extra clothing, flares, and tow rope.

Yes, preparedness junkie. You are now equiped to go over the river and through to woods to grandmother's house... or your mom's... or a friends... or where ever you are spending your holidays.

BTW - you lucked out if you don't have to go anywhere. Although, you do have to cook... and clean.

Any way, stay tuned to the second day of Hanuchristmakwanzakah's tip.

Happy travels!

Enjoy the below clip of Shrek's version of the "12 days of Christmas."


  1. I just have to point out that the writer of the blog is one hilarious Red Cross VOLUNTEER! Thank you for your humor as you present tips that truly can save lives! You're the best volunteer ever!! :-)

  2. Thanks, Anita! I have a great time writing for you guys!


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