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How Will You Bring In 2009? - 12/31/08 11:41 AM
What are your plans for New Year's Eve? Dressed to the nines and attending a big bash? A small gathering with friends? A quiet evening at home? For me New Year's Eve parties are always a let down. The celebration of the beginning of the new year has never lived up to my expectations. I'm not sure why.... I've attended Formal and extravagant New Year's eve parties that provided gourmet food and beverages, beautiful decorations, outstanding music and interesting people. Small parties at homes of friends where we watch movies, ate popcorn and watched the Ball drop at (58 comments)
Jacksonville NC - Christmas Skate - 12/22/08 07:30 AM
Here's a great Christmas activity to keep your kids busy while you are hustling and bustling around trying to finish up those last minute Christmas preparations! Whether you live in Jacksonville, Hubert, Swansboro, a military family at Camp LeJeune Marine Base or any area of Onslow County North Carolina; your kids can participate in the Christmas Skate sponsored by the Onslow County Parks & Recreation Department. Christmas SkateWhen: Wednesday - December 23Where: Recreation Station - 433 Western Boulevard, Jacksonville NCTime: 1 PM to 5 PMAges: All - Under 12 must be accompanied by an adultCost: $4.00 per participantEveryone Skates at their (16 comments)
Thanks to the Troops - 12/22/08 06:49 AM
Here's a blog from Shannon Gilmore that is definitely worth a "Reblog" - Let's get the word out so our Troops will receive lots of "Thank You" cards.
Via Shannon Gilmore, Realtor® Naples Florida Real Estate (John R. Wood Realtors ): XEROX IS DOING SOMETHING COOLIf you go to this web site, www.LetsSayThanks.com you can pick out a thank you card and Xerox will print it and it will be sent to a soldier that is currently serving in Iraq . You can't pick out who gets it, but it will go to a member of the armed services.How AMAZING it would (5 comments)
7 Days Without AR Makes One Weak - 12/20/08 02:12 PM
Yes, I've been MIA for about a week. I won't go into detail let's just say an unbelievably stubborn virsus/cold/flu (little one and me), life's curve balls, work and day to day chores bogged me down to an all-time low. I'm trying to dig my way out but progress is slow and sometimes painful! So, what effect has this absence from AR had on my business? Only time will tell but I know it will take its toll. When the google monster is not fed, it loses strength and becomes WEAK. To maintain our internet presence, we must feed Google (30 comments)
Trees for Troops - Camp Lejeune Marine Base - 12/11/08 11:44 AM
The Christmas spirit was alive and well at Camp Lejeune Marine base yesterday. In a joint effort the Christmas Spirit Foundation and FedEx with the assistance of the Camp Lejeune Single Marine program gave away 800 live Christmas trees at Onslow Beach to military families.The Christmas Spirit Foundation donated the trees, FedEx transported them to Camp Lejeune and volunteers from Camp Lejeune’s Single Marine Program (including volunteers from Camp Johnson) and from U. S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command loaded the trees into the recipients' vehicles. The Christmas Spirit Foundation is the charitable branch of the National Christmas Tree Association (12 comments)
Holiday Balance - It Comes from the Heart - 12/10/08 08:58 AM
We just celebrated Thanksgiving a couple of weeks ago and now we are quickly approaching Christmas. What do these holidays mean to you and what message are you sending your children and/or grandchildren? Was Thanksgiving all about a big meal and a day of football on tv at your house? Or was it a time to to pause and give thanks for all your blessings? It is easy to be thankful for the good things, but we also need to give thanks for Things we don't know - it gives us an opportunity to learn Difficult times - it is (13 comments)
Swansboro NC - "The Nutcracker" - 12/09/08 06:58 AM
The Christmas season got off to a wonderful start this past weekend when the White Oak River Dance Company, (Swansboro Dance Studio in Swansboro N C) presented The Nutcracker. Perhaps you are not familiar with the Ballet. It is based on the story "The Nutcracker and the King of the Mice" by E.T.A. Hoffman. The story is about a young, German girl who dreams about a Nutcracker Prince and a Mouse King with seven heads. The talented White Oak River Dance Company dancers, beautiful costumes, enchanting sets and magical, festive music provided an enchanting evening of entertainment.I want to thank all (19 comments)
By Popular Requests - More Client Gift Ideas for You - 12/05/08 07:04 AM
Yesterday in a post Elegant, Impressive and Affordable Client Gifts, 2008, I shared the recipe for Kahlua. Members requested more recipes that possibly could be used for client gifts. So here are the ones you asked for. Margaret Mitchell, York Maine Real Estate asked for the Amaretto recipe Amaretto1 lemon 3 cups sugar2 cups water2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract3 cups vodka (again, the cheap stuff works great!)1 tablespoon chocolate extract3 tablespoons brandy (any brand is ok)2 tablespoons almond extractPeel lemon and cut zest into thin strips. Combine with sugar and water in pot and bring to boil over medium high (29 comments)
Some of you may remember this post from last year but there are many new members so I thought why not repost it for them. As for those of you who are looking for other ideas, keep your eyes open, I'll be posting more wonderful and affordable gift ideas soon. We are on the countdown to the holiday season and the time is going quickly. If you have not started thinking about holiday gifts for your clients, associates and friends, it is time to do so. This is an easy, affordable, impressive and delicious gift you can make with (32 comments)
Camp LeJeune Kids - Santa is Coming to Town! - 12/02/08 07:04 PM
Listen up, I have it from reliable sources that Santa and his elves will be in town on Saturday to meet and hear request from the military kids whose Dad or Mom is stationed at Camp LeJeune Marine Base, New River Air Station at Camp LeJeune and the Naval Hospital at Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville, N C. So make your list, check it twice and come have......... Breakfast with Santa Saturday 12/6/2008 8:30 to 11:00 AM USO - 9 Tallman St., Jacksonville, N C Call now -- 910-455-3411-- reservations are required and is open to military ID card holders only. (5 comments)
Jacksonville NC - Christmas Card Design Contest - 12/01/08 05:33 AM
Do your kids enjoy art? Most children do. The Onslow County NC Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Christmas card design contest for young children. This is a fun way to encourage and support your child's creative and artistic talent. But hurry the deadline for entries is December 12 at 5 PM!
Cynthia Tilghman, Realtor, Onslow County Home Specialist 910 459 9189 Email Me Kingsbridge Realty, Inc., Making Houses Homes We take pride in assisting Military Families locate a home in Onslow County when relocating to Camp Lejeune North Carolina Area expert for homes in Hubert North (13 comments)
Providing information for those buying or selling real estate in Hubert, Swansboro, Jacksonville, Camp LeJeune and surrounding areas in Onslow County NC. I try to keep you informed of events in Onslow County NC
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