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canyon creek elementary: This is how it should be... - 10/25/12 04:18 AM
They say Steve Jobs was a Genius, a Perfectionist and an ultimate Visionary. His Seven Secrets of Success inspires me, especially #6. “Create insanely great experiences!”Monday I received an email from a client I moved to our community in 1998..14 years ago! They originally came from Russia and moved here with a local company straight from getting a degree from an American University. This was her email: You sold us this house in 1998 and I will never forget the experience! My husband and I were so impressed and thankful, we both thought “this is how it should be.” Well, this (29 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Making A Difference~Arboretum Plaza One & Two~Austin Texas - 10/24/12 01:38 PM
Plaza Two Suite 150 is where our NW Austin Coldwell Banker United Realtors office hangs their hat! We love our location..so centrally located! The atmosphere of many companies co-existing in two tall glass green buildings is astonishing.Our CBRE landlords are always thinking of ways to accommodate us and provide some worthwhile exchanges for us to foster a cohesive group.In September as a collective group we were able to recycle 3,485 lbs of waste! That meant we saved:30 trees 12,198 gallons of water 662 gallons of oil 7,144 kwh of electricity 6 cubic yards of landfill spacePretty remarkable numbers! Kudos to all (10 comments)
canyon creek elementary: 2012 Annual BCCWA~NW Austin~ Market Day Oct. 27 - 10/24/12 04:37 AM
It’s that time of year again to get a head start on some holiday shopping! The Balcones Country Club Women’s Association opens their doors to Balcones Country Club to the public on Saturday October 27, between 10:00 am – 4 pm so that the public can attend Market & Pantry Day! There will be a wide variety of merchandise available including jewelry, silver collections, pottery, cosmetics, bath and body products, clothing, holiday gifts, toys, shoes and handbags, home décor, homemade baked goods and much more! Wow all these items under one roof for your shopping pleasure and free admission!!
October 25th, 2012 Candlelight Ranch is hosting a fundraiser at Saks Fifth Avenue at the Arboretum called “Dress by Candlelight” from 7-10pm. VIP tickets are $125 which includes reserved seating and a VIP reception. General admission tickets are $75. Saks is donating 10% of all sales to Candlelight Ranch! Candlelight Ranch provides a unique outdoor environment for special needs and at risk children to learn, play and heal through the wonders of nature.The Barr family of Austin, TX founded Candlelight Ranch on a 100 + acre nature paradise to serve as the setting for an outdoor camp experience with (4 comments)
canyon creek elementary: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Community Fall Festival ~ Oct. 27, 2012 - 10/23/12 05:20 AM
Be sure and mark your calendars!! Canyon Creek's annual Fall Festival is scheduled on October 27th, 2012 at Trailhead Park. There will be two separate times for two different age groups! If your child's age falls between 1-12 years old then plan on coming from 4p-6pm! There will be a costume contest which is divided into 3 groups: ages 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12, a bouncy house and obstacle course, arts & crafts and loads of fun to be had by all!! Check out last year's festival:If you're a teenager plan on showing up from 6p-8pm! Please remember there will be a (11 comments)
canyon creek elementary: 1 Stout Team at Westwood HS ~ Austin, Texas - 10/22/12 01:16 PM
Westwood HS Girls Volleyball team is having a fantastic year! They are ranked 4th in Texas. We are proud sponsors of this “get it done” group of girls. This article appeared last week in the local paper and since Hailey Stout is our granddaughter we couldn’t be prouder of her! As Hailey so aptly states the team chemistry has brought success to the 2012 Team. They enjoy being with each other, work well together and have a great group of players who are friends! They indeed have bonded as a team! Go Wood!! We have watched Hailey grow into a strong (16 comments)
What a week-end!! Our new listing went under contract in one day and our Long Horns beat Baylor in an exciting football game Saturday night in Austin !! It’s now Monday morning again and hopefully you’re settling in with your first cup of coffee. Here’s some tech humor to start your week, I think you'll smile at this one:
Tech support: "Okay Bob, let's press the control and escape keys at the same time. That brings up a task list in the middle of the screen. Now type the letter "P" to bring up the Program Manager"Customer:I don't have a P.Tech (22 comments)
You’ll be proud to show off this living masterpiece at 10129 Brimfield Dr. harmonizing nature, comfort and modern technology. The charming entrance of this 2 story home will quietly introduce you to this tastefully updated home. Guests will envy the well-designed kitchen, inspiring even the novice of cooks. The wall of windows across the back of the family room gives you a true indoor/outdoor experience. The downstairs master suite will be (12 comments)
We all know how much fun it is to go out for dinner. How about going out for dinner on a “Cooking Date”? We have a number of stores, supermarkets and schools here in Austin that have courses you can register for and spend an evening learning how to prepare a particular style of food! It could be a theme like “Surf and Turf” or it could be cooking regional cuisine like “Authentic Argentine”. Rest assured you’ll be in for an evening of fun, food and togetherness.
1. SILVER WHISK COOKING SCHOOL http://www.silverwhiskcooking.comSilver (27 comments)
canyon creek elementary: NW Austin~Canyon Creek Elementary Supporting Local Families - 10/18/12 04:04 AM
Canyon Creek Elementary is known for extending a helping hand to support local families in the Round Rock Independent School District community.There is a Clothes Closet Service Program designed to donate clothes items to local families and to date this year have already helped 250 families! There is a Clothes Closet bin located by their main stairs for anyone wishing to donate for this worthwhile cause.If you have any questions or comments please contact Shaille at email@example.com. Please take time to thank her for all her efforts in making this service project such a success!! As always, local news and events (18 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Just Sold ~ 9616 Cinnabar Trail ~ NW Austin Texas 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 10/17/12 05:13 PM
Just Sold ~ 9616 Cinnabar Trail ~ NW Austin Texas ~ 78726Canyon Creek residents… Another home just SOLD courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX I had the pleasure to represent the buyers and sellers on this home on a quiet interior street in the community of Canyon Creek.The seller called me because of the number of homes we list and sell in the community. They noticed our For Sale signs were usually replaced quickly with under-contract riders. They kept current on the statistics through our quarterly marking reports we provide for the community and feel our (18 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Want to Secure A Home Loan? Do you understand Mortgage Approval? - 10/16/12 12:02 PM
When I was growing up if I kept asking “why” my mom wanted me to do something when I didn’t want to comply I would invariably get the old standby retort “Because I said so!” Infuriating to me of course but eventually I would drag my feet and do what she wanted (not happily and many times grudgingly). This is exactly what consumers are forced to do to obtain a mortgage! You will find the mortgage approval process much less frustrating if you just accept the over-documentation and redundancy and just fulfill the lenders requests (no matter how ridiculous they seem)!Securing (22 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Top 2012 Pet, Children and Adult Halloween Costumes - 10/16/12 04:16 AM
It’s officially fall and Halloween is right around the corner. Austin Title provided us with the top 2012 pet, children and adult costumes! Every year there are certain favorites and this year the list is out! You can be on the lookout for the “in” costumes or get imaginative and show your creative streak. Halloween is a fun time to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties and eat yummy treats! Have fun but be safe!! Information and events are brought to you as a courtesy from Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors, you’re NW Austin Real Estate Consultant.P.S. Looking (23 comments)
It’s Monday morning again and I thought we'd try a different twist this morning while you’re settling in with your first cup of coffee. Here’s some tech humor to start your week and hopefully you’ll never hear any of these:
SUBJECT: Top 12 Things You Don’t Want To Hear From Tech Support12. "Do you have a sledgehammer or a brick handy?"11 . "...that's right, not even McGyver could fix it."10. "So -- what are you wearing?"9. ""Duuuuuuude! Bummer!"8. "Looks like you're gonna need some new dilithium crystals, Cap'n."7. "Press 1 for Support. Press 2 if you're (43 comments)
canyon creek elementary: AZIZ SALON ~ New Location: 10000 Research Blvd. ~ Austin, TX 78759 - 10/10/12 11:33 AM
AZIZ Salon and Day Spa is a local Austin business and has now open a new location! You can find them at the Arboretum, 10000 Research Blvd. Suite 141, in Austin, TX 78759. We are thrilled their renovations are completed and they are open for business. They have been beautifying Austin for 39 years! I’m especially fond of their name standing for “dear one” or “friend”.Our Coldwell Banker United office is located in Plaza Two, right in back of AZIZ. Many in our office have been anxiously awaiting a chance to check them out! Myrna Lee, our assistant office manager, walked (7 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Cherished Art ~ Lend a hand ~ Canyon Creek Elementary in NW Austin - 10/09/12 10:57 AM
What is cherished art? Just ask Canyon Creek Elementary teachers Sharon Preston (art) and Debbie Martin (Music) in the RRISD in NW Austin.They are coordinating a fundraiser to benefit the art and music departments at CCE (you know how much these programs need our help with the massive cuts).Cherished Art is a local company that takes children’s art and converts it into several different media including t-shirts, mugs , tiles, mouse pads, coasters and cards (how fun would that be). Items representing your child’s artwork make great holiday gifts!Even if your child doesn’t attend Canyon Creek Elementary you can submit their (14 comments)
Our fall weather has crept in and we are loving it here in Austin! WVU came to town and beat the Longhorns Saturday night in a nail biting game :(. It's Monday morning and I'm sure there are a few fans dragging in from licking their wounds. Time to start your week off again with a little humor while you are enjoying your morning cup of coffee... Several years ago we had an intern who was none too swift. One day he was typing and turned to a secretary and said, “I’m almost out of typing paper. What do I do?” (24 comments)
Once in awhile when going out for dinner, it’s fun to get a little more dressed up and visit that elegant restaurant in a downtown hotel. While we have many for you to choose from, here are 3 that you should take a moment and review, all located in downtown Austin.
1. TRACE at the W http://www.traceaustin.comTrace Austin is committed to creating an exciting culinary experience for you & does just that by capturing the character and vibrant personality of Austin, and fusing that with a sense of integrity using peak of the (17 comments)
canyon creek elementary: Thankful Thursday ~Life is beauty, admire it - 10/04/12 11:47 AM
Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.Life is beauty, admire it.Life is bliss, taste it.Life is a dream, realize it.Life is a challenge, meet it.Life is a duty, complete it.Life is a game, play it.Life is a promise, fulfill it.Life is sorrow, overcome it.Life is a song, sing it.Life is a struggle, accept it.Life is a tragedy, confront it.Life is an adventure, dare it.Life is luck, make it.Life is too precious, do not destroy it.Life is life, fight for it.Mother TeresaP.S. If you are considering the sale or purchase of a home in NW Austin, I would love the opportunity to (15 comments)
canyon creek elementary: National Night Out~What A Success Canyon Creek Elementary~NW Austin - 10/03/12 02:48 PM
Canyon Creek Elementary pulled out the stops this year for an event extravaganza! The annual Fun Run, National Night Out and The Scholastic Book Fair was celebrated on the school campus and what a fantastic turnout!Deputy Sheriff Elizabeth Eweld with the Law Enforcement Department worked diligently to provide a STARflighthelicopter, a Fire Engine, the Sheriff cars and a tow truck for the National Night Out event!
Canyon Creek Elementary Coach Frank Tighe got the cheers going to pump up our runners! Check out the wave of runners participating in this race:
The book fair will continue today October 3rd (6 comments)
Author Bio: I was once a school teacher and still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them. I am a firm believer in asking the right questions. It is the only way to get answers that have helped me build an impressive business over the past 21 years and leave a trail of happy clients
Welcome to my ActiveRain real estate blog and profile. I'm a Realtor with Coldwell Banker United and specialize in NW Austin. Once a school teacher I still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them.
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