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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 28
 Going on vacation allows you to experience and see things you would not experience at home, and animal life in Alaska was definitely different.    We don't have any Musk Ox at the Denver Zoo. Did you know they take the hair from this animal and make scarves and other women's accessories?    It f...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 13
  I'm no Betty Crocker!!!  I boil my meat...say no to animal fat!! But I do have a craving for something sweet every day. Here's my fix: This dessert is approximately 130 calories.  I freeze bananas so they don't ripen. A ripe banana is high in sugar content. The whipped cream is fat free...... t...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 7
Wickford RI Wicked Week Halloween Events It all starts in downtown Wickford Village on October 20th with a costumed crawl for all ages from 5- 8 p.m. Trick or treat at the shops there.October 21, Saturday,  11 am-3 pm Pumpkins in the Park at Updike Park, decorating pumpkins for kids only ($1/pump...

By Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ
(ReMax Realtec Group)
Comments 2
I have never been one of those people who tells others that there’s an easy button or a magic shortcut or give them false hope… Instead I am more likely to compel new agents to first face their fears and overcome them ASAP.And because of that, I tend to resonate with leadership-minded people who ...

By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
Comments 3
Canada celebrates Thanksgiving the 2nd Monday of each October.  This year was particularly special for us and we had such a lot to give thanks for!Emo's Eating Emporium was once again the gathering place and, even though we had 4 who couldn't make it, we had a very enjoyable meal and as per our n...

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!)
Comments 3
I love this beautiful image of this 'Erin Rachel' Hibiscus flower. As many of you know, Hawaii is my spiritual home and my typical outfit includes floral shirts of the hibiscus flower. This image is courtesy of photographer and retired real estate agent Roy Kelley-Roy, thank you for sharing this ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 26
Good excuse for autumn fat If you are a squirrel, you have a good reason to fatten up before the winter season. The rest of us will still have to suffer with our diets.I met this furry neighbor during a photowalk through Kentlands, our home neighborhood within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. ...

By Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
Comments 17

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!)
Comments 2
This delicate image of a Tropical Day Flowering Water Lily, Nymphaea, 'Madame Ganna Walsha' is courtesy of photographer and retired real estate agent Roy Kelley. Roy, thank you for sharing this peaceful image of a water lily, floating serenely among the water lilies at Longwood Gardens in Kennett...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Residential, Referrals & Relocation REALTOR at PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 14
Another Good Reason To Stay Within Your Knowledge Base! An experienced stager knows how to beautify a space, just as an electrician knows the number outlets to adequately illuminate a home. Far be it for me to overstep boundaries when it comes to other professions. My husband went to the store to...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Leader in "Live Streaming" Online Education!
(Climer School of Real Estate)
Comments 0
Wayne Martin is back. Good luck with this one. Trivia questions for Sunday October 8, 2017 1. How many reindeer does Santa have? 9 if you include Old Rudy 2. When did Indira Gandhi's first term as Prime Minister of India begin? 1966 3. "Love Bites" was the only song to reach number one on the Bil...

By Lee Gallaher
(Gallaher Group KW)
Comments 0
Homes Near Boeing in Renton WA Find homes for sale near Boeing in Renton WA. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Northwest MLS and is updated multiple times per day.The homes near Boeing in Renton WA have easy access to schools, shopping, trails, and parks. You will love ...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 20
It's Friday the 13th and the last one of the year (according to Nina Hollander, I read her post this morning) so why not go out an celebrate! If you're a wine lover you'll love this restaurant! From an eclectic furniture store with a small wine bar to a full scale restaurant with a wide-ranging w...

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!)
Comments 2
Amidst the fire and devastation in Napa, this image and quote from Ron and Alexandra is especially poignant. I agree with the quote shared:"Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world," by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.Thank you again for sharing these...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 22
I do not know who started this or when they first named October 16  , as ," Boss's    Day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month of Octobe...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 24
Trivia question answers for Friday October 6, 20171. What infamous assassin hollered "Sic Semper Tyrannis" as he made his escape? John Wilkes Booth2. Which scientist wrote the book "A Brief History of Time"? Stephen Hawking3. What year was the inaugural FIFA World Cup tournament held? 19304. Whic...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 14
Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 35 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Serves: 6  Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 apples, sliced 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, trimmed 2/3 c. apple cide...

By Victoria Ray Henderson Marshall Henderson, Real Estate for Home Buyers with Buyer's Edge
(Buyer's Edge Company Inc)
Comments 12
Boston is Beautiful

By The Berns Team
(The Berns Team)
Comments 2
The Berns Team Happy Monday, it’s The Berns Team here! To some, October 16th may just be another Monday, but to others, October 16th signifies something to be celebrated—National Clean Out Your Virtual Desktop Day. This unofficial holiday, first celebrated in 2010, was created by the Personal Com...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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There are times I wish I was a poodle. To be constantly loved, pampered, held, and adored is something I will never experience as a human being. It is a rare occasion that Henri is disturbed. Maybe when we brush his teeth daily but that may be the extent of it. He is also a master of Zen. We love...