Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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It May Not Be My Best Selfie, But It’s A Treasured One My good friend and I have a running joke/agreement that we take pictures of each other when we’re at our get-togethers because we are usually the only ones taking pictures. If not for that, we would be hard-pressed to prove to anyone that we ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Kentlands Dahlia I photographed this dahlia in our home garden in Kentlands. The end of the growing season is near and I do not know if I will be able to replace the two dozen cut dahlias on display in our home. If you are thinking about your spring gardening, you may wish to include some dahlia ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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A big hand to Gene for sharing this detailed list of do's and don'ts for Halloween. Children get so excited about the candy and costumes, and it's up to us adults to ensure they enjoy both a safe and fun time on this holiday. My late mommy Judy Carr had 8 great tips for Halloween safety that I've...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Justine Johnstone was born in Englewood, New Jersey back in 1895.  She was educated at the Emma Willard School in Troy, New York.  After graduation she performed with the Ziegfeld Follies and appeared in the 1917 Broadway production “Over the Top” with Fred Astaire.In 1919, she married Walter, th...

By Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
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Decorating is one of the best and worst parts of getting into your new home - especially when you find you have more things than space!  Never fear - here are a few tips and tricks to make a small space look larger while still being functional! Start with the paint...Darker colors will always mak...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 19
Yesterday at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market, all types of flowers were displayed.  We were drawn to these dahlias pictured above. For us, they are a great expression of this quote:Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.Ralph Waldo EmersonWi...

By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(United Real Estate Dallas )
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Take a few minutes to read these amazing Halloween safety tips.  Gene Mundt, Chicago Mortgage Originator Extraordinaire, compiled this list with a little help from his wife.  The tips for keeping furry family members safe is a must read for all animal lovers.  Enjoy!     2017 - Safety Tips for Ha...

By Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ
(ReMax Realtec Group)
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Doug Dawes offered this reponse to a recent questionA quote from Eleanor Roosevelt in a Memorial Day speech -  “Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer, was I worth dying for?” The priveled...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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The one thing I should look forward to every day, is wondering what exciting award-winning gift will come my way.And what is so amazing you never know from one hour or second to the next when it will come your way.Give you one example, today, I saw a new primary care physician my best friend had ...

By Brenda Whitman, Live in Laramie Real Estate, Broker/Co-Owner, Laramie, Wyoming
(Live in Laramie Real Estate, Laramie, Wyoming)
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Fall in the mountains... Laramie, Wyoming: Live in Laramie Real Estate Some photos, while striking in and of themselves, tell a deeper tale to the people who were there when the photo was taken.  This photo, taken by my oldest daughter, tells the tale of a parent's unrelenting love and belief in ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.  - Ocsar WilderExperience is a hard teacher because she gives the text first, the lesson afterward. - Vernon LawExperience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.  - Stan SmithNothing ever becomes real till it is experienced. - Joh...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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These beautiful flowers pictured above also known as Mexican sunflowers are known as the nectar flower favorite of Monarch butterflies.  They are an annual plant for most of the US, and a perennial in USDA zones 10-11.  They are native to Mexico and Central America, and have a long growing season...

By Jenifer Duguay
(RE/MAX Pearland)
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If you are looking for creative charm in your DIY projects, then look to use old windows! There is something about windows with history that make us feel nostalgic… And let’s face it… they don’t make ’em like they used to! Whenever I use an old window in a project, I picture the family that lived...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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In just a couple of weeks the Trick or Treating will begin. Now is the time to make the preparations and to stay on the safe side.     2017 - Safety Tips for Halloween Trick-or-Treaters & Family Pets   Halloween and Trick-or-Treating is supposed to be lots of fun ... And scarrrrrryyyyyy!  Outland...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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At least that's certainly what motivated me to come up with this design. Who needs to walk up and down 5 whole steps when you can just pull a tennis ball and let gravity do the hard stuff.This may be the genius invention that frees me from the shackles of work and ensconces me in a life of indole...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Swinging Around on a Sunday in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Relocation Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Trish makes swings for the hummingbirds that visit her house, aren't they neat? I think she sells them as well, ...

By Stephen Fells
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By Rebecca Gaujot, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Perry Wellington Realty)
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This post is for Dick Greenberg's 2017 Active Rain Photography Contest. The below photo is for the Real Estate Category, Miscellaneious Sub-Cagetory.  Lewisburg REALTORS® at the 99th Annual Convention held at Glade Springs Resort, Daniels, WV - October 8-10, 2017.  We had a good showing for the G...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Creepy Crawlie in the Garden  It must be the time of year, and the presence of all the fake spiderwebs on neighboring houses, that led me to this photo while searching for something else. I detest spiders, and the owner of this residence was not obvious, giving me the courage, and opportunity, to...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 50 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Serves: 6   Ingredients: 1 1/2 large heads cauliflower 6 tbsp. butter, plus more for buttering dish 1/2 c. heavy cream 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 c. shredded white Cheddar 1 c. grated Parmesan 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves kosher salt Freshly...