Monthly Archives: November 2017

Mortgage Planning for a Brighter Future

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The society that we live in is one that urges individuals to follow a formula. There is a vague but persistent promise of the attainment of that illusive American dream at the end of a dutiful pursuance and obedient following of those rules that comprise that formula. Among the steps that are encouraged in this formula is the buying of a house. Yes, there are those who rent for the majority of their lifetimes, but society’s idea of success goes hand in hand with ownership of a house. But most of the time, the cost of a house does not line up with the amount of income that most people make or have at their disposal. This is where quality mortgage planning comes into play.

Mortgage planning for that dream home

Planning to get a new home, along with going through t (more…)

18 Nov 2017

When Was the Last Time You Made a Donation to the Red Cross?

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You were surprised, but thrilled when you walked into your the rooms of your two daughters on Saturday morning. Without any prompting from either of you, your girls had decided to go through their closets and their drawers the weekend before Thanksgiving. With an eye out for items that they could give to the American Red Cross donations collections that was going on at school, your girls started their weekend thinking of others.
Both you and your husband were thrilled. In fact, your husband was so excited he headed downstairs to make the girls their favorite breakfast. Typically only made for holidays, your husband cooked up Belgian waffles for the whole family, He even took the time to make his famous homemade raspberry syrup. He simply told the girls that one good deed deserves another, and if (more…)

17 Nov 2017

How To Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

home for saleOnce you list your home for sale, you may be focusing all of your energy on the interior. While shampooing your carpets and rearranging your furniture are essential to attracting potential buyers, it’s important to remember the outside of your home as well. A recent survey found that 52% of home buyers said that finding the right property is the most difficult part of purchasing a new home.

So, how can you make your property stand out?

By investing in curb appeal.

Follow these tips for creating pristine curb appeal and making your house stand out among other homes for sale.

  • Don’t forget to hardscape. Cleaning up your landscaping is the obvious solution to making your home’s exterior stand out, but have you invested in hardscaping? Water features, stone pathways, and brick walls are all examples of modern hardscaping, so consider how these can work on your property.
  • Inspect your home’s roof. Since you are used to looking at it every day, you might not notice the flaws in your roof. Take a closer look to make sure that its in good condition. If not,
    hire a roofer to repair or replace your shingles.
  • Spruce up the gardens. Fresh flowers and lush plants will make your yard more inviting. Be sure to select a variety of colors to brighten up even the most plain home exterior. Potential buyers will feel right at home when they see your beautiful gardens.
  • Add some new paint. Visitors want to see updated home features before buying a house, and this includes freshly painted doors and shutters. If your home’s paint is starting to chip,
    give it a new coat before listing your home for sale.
  • Scrub your deck and driveway. Another maintenance staple that often goes unnoticed, clean driveways and decks are important. Take the time to scrub these features, or hire a professional to do it for you

Home buying often involves considering how much maintenance the buyer will have to put into the house. In this case, less is certainly more. People will notice every detail before they buy a house, so be sure your home’s exterior is as solid as possible.

07 Nov 2017

Perfect Party Accessories for the Ideal Event

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Everyone loves a good party. And while there is far less stress simply attending a party rather than hosting or arranging one, there is definitely quite a lot of joy to revel in when you throw an event that not only everyone enjoys, but also has everyone raving about after the fact. It can be a rather large endeavor to attempt to pull off the ideal party, but it is certainly not impossible. With the right amount of patience and planning, your party can come together in a way that will impress even the harshest party critic.

Finding the right party accessories

Depending on the type of party you hope to throw, you will need a number of different accessories and rentals. From (more…)

03 Nov 2017

Coyuchi Linen Non-Food Organic On the Rise

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You know of organically grown food. It’s those tomatoes and beets and carrots you see at the local farmer’s market. Those foods are grown with the central premise of being environmentally conscious as possible.

That means no fertilizers, no unnecessary additives, no strange substances and so forth. Generally, organic farms practice the concept of eco-diversity; always rotating crops and treating the farm land like it resembles the processes of nature.

It may surprise you, however, to know that many companies are offering organic products that extend far beyond tomatoes and beets and carrots. For instance, the new burgeoning product that is making headway into the green and environmentally conscious market is the organic sheet.

While on the face of it an organic sheet might seem a stretch for the t (more…)

01 Nov 2017

Are You Hosting an Upcoming Outdoor Event?

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You are so glad that you made the effort to rent the tent.
The neighborhood Halloween party is a fun tradition. As the evening approached, however, you realized that the weather was going to be exceptionally cold. With temperatures dipping below freezing the night before you knew that the kids would need a warming location. With a quick phone call to several different companies that offer tent rentals, you found exactly what you were looking for. A tent with side panels that would provide the perfect space for serving hot food and warm drinks and plenty of seating.
As the evening turned out, the kids were still able to collect big bags full of candy. They were able to stop back by the large tent and warm up and reenergize before heading back out again. The kids still enjoyed one of their favorite hol (more…)

01 Nov 2017