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Free Museum Entrance - 07/31/08 12:48 PM
Did you know that some museums have free admission the first weekend of every month? You get in free if you have a Bank of America card. There are several locations in South Florida. Here are some: West Palm Beach South Florida Science Museum 4801 Dreher Trail North West Palm Beach, FL 33405 (561) 832-1988 www.sfsm.org
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery & Science 401 SW Second Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 954.467.6637 www.mods.org
Museum of Art One East Las Olas Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-525-5500 www.moafl.org
Miami Miami Art Museum (16 comments)
Mini Lobster Season Starts Tom!! - 07/29/08 09:35 PM
So Mini Lobster season starts tom. There are some rules that you will see below! Happy Hunting. And just to let you know I LOVE to eat lobster so send one to me if you catch any!!!! The two-day Sport Lobster Season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July, beginning at 12:01 A.M. on Wednesday and ending at 12:00 midnight on Thursday. This year, that will be July 30 and 31, 2008.
State and Federal Waters Bag Limit: Six (6) per licensed harvester (you must have a saltwater fishing license with a lobster stamp) per day (2 comments)
What do you do with your loose change? - 07/28/08 06:49 AM
So yesterday my family and I were going out for our weekly morning breakfast and run our errands at the same time. We were going to Publix for groceries as well and he suggested we empty the kids piggy banks and changed them for bills. Well the kids were all excited. They ran to there rooms and bought them out. I got some shopping bags and were placing them in there. My daughter reminded me of the one up on her shelf that she couldn't reach. I went and got it and started to empty it, I didn't realize how much (42 comments)
Being Found on ActiveRain once again!! - 07/24/08 08:38 AM
So the other day I was coming home from meeting with some new clients. I got a phone call from a lady. At first I didn't catch what she said. All I heard is that she did a google search and got my number. I had asked her to repeat herself. So she said she did a google search for TAX FREE WEEK and she found me. Wanted to know when the week was. It took me a minute to pull it up and tell her when it was. she then asked what is it that I do? Well I am (16 comments)
Declaration of Value~~ Word Doc - 07/20/08 10:21 AM
As you know the other day I posted my video for my Declaration of Value for our final challenge for the makeover2takeover. In this challenge there was two parts, the video and a Word Doc stating the same, just in words. Well here today I will post on what I sent for you all to see. I hope you like and leave any comments.
Trying to sell your home? My Declaration of Value - 07/18/08 07:44 PM
You may believe you can sell your home on your own. Did you know that there are over 180 tasks of a Realtor? Do you really want to take on the stress of trying to sell your home? Why? If you hire and experience agent who will handle those phone calls, all the paper work, all the tasks of scheduling inspections, appraisals and so forth? Is your concerns of hiring a Realtor because you feel they don't deserve the 6% commission? Here is a small clip that I believe you will find interesting.
Are you convinced yet? (51 comments)
Week 8 is finally over! - 07/18/08 01:30 PM
Well week 8 is finally over and it was the hardest one yet. This challenge was in 2 parts. First the Word Doc then the video showing what Your Declaration of Value is! Seems easy enough, NOT!!! Many of us were having such a hard time with this one. At first it seemed easy enough and they all did at first, but when it came down to the end the juices were not flowing. It could have been that after 7 weeks or intense challenges my brain, well all of us as a matter of fact, were FRIED!!! Last night I (3 comments)
Have you heard about MyGallons.com - 07/16/08 10:01 AM
Have you heard of MyGallons.com? Its suppose to be like a Costco or Sam's club, but only for gas. It seems you can lock in todays gas prices. So if they rise and we all know they will, you will still pay todays rates. You would not be affected by the rise in prices. Here is a clip from there website: 1. Become A Member Of MyGallons Sign up and become a member of MyGallons. Similar to joining any other price club such as Sam's, COSTCO, etc., there is an annual membership fee of $29.95* backed by our 100% money-back guarantee*: (18 comments)
I finally got to meet my MENTOR!!!! - 07/14/08 12:54 PM
So I finally got to meet my mentor this weekend. Her parents were renewing there 50th wedding vows. I had the honor of attending. Met her family and friends and she got to meet my 2 yr old who always pops his head into the webcam to say hello to her while we work. It was great to see her in person. It felt like being part of the family. They gave chocolate to my little one and he just loved them for it. We talked about our next and final challenge. How are we going to tackle this one. I'm (5 comments)
iPhone updates - 07/11/08 07:03 AM
Well as you all know the new iPhone 3G will be out later today. I have the orginial iPhone and love it. So I won't be getting the new one. Well yesterday came the updates for my phone. First I needed to update my iTunes to the latest version. Then it updated the iPhone. Then I picked and chosed which applications I wanted to add. Some applications are free, and some cost. They have new applications for some of my favorite things. Twitter, Facebook, and Jott. Some new applications- Exposure to view your flickr photos, clowdy- this one seems fun~ seems (9 comments)
Made it to the top 3 - 07/10/08 02:19 AM
Well I am so excited to be at the top with 2 other great teams. We started with 16 teams, went 7 weeks with challenge after challenge. Sleepless night, tons of coffee. My desktop is filled with different drafts of word docs that I had created, revamp, redid, etc. Have become great friends with Midori! I can't wait till she comes down this weekend. You see we didn't get to meet when she was here in June, because I had to finish working on my challenge for that week. So seeing her on Sunday will be awesome. Have I learned anything (33 comments)
Mortgage Fraud - 07/09/08 09:00 PM
In the Sun-Sentinel today was an article about several people being arrested for Mortgage Fraud. Here is a clip from the article.
FORT LAUDERDALE - Federal prosecutors announced mortgage fraud charges today against six Broward County residents and one person from Palm Beach County who are accused of fraudulently obtaining home loans worth $10 million to purchase area properties.Anthony Dehaney, 56, and Andrea Dehaney, 42, both of Coral Springs, were arrested late Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.Also charged in the 60-page, 28-count indictment are Howard Gaines, 57, of Delray Beach; Marcia Mestre, 51, of Lauderhill; Beverly Ireland, 51, of Plantation; Donna Patricia Grant, (30 comments)
New gadget I have found and its FREE! - 07/09/08 04:01 PM
Now I know how we all like the word FREE! I was doing a little research and found this gadget. It was there the whole time and I never used it. Its called Google Chatback. You have to have a gmail account, which is also FREE BTW. I post the HTML code here in my sidebar and on my website. I was so excited it worked. You need to be logged in to the email to have the chat come up. But I know most of us have that open in a separate window. I know I do.
They also (15 comments)
First E85 Gas Station opens up in Broward County - 07/09/08 11:31 AM
I thought this was going to ake a long time to get here, but the papers show it opening up today in Hallandale Beach. So if your car is capable of getting this type of gas, by all means do you have any idea how much money you can save? Here is a small clip from the Sun-Sentinel newspaper. South Floridians with flex-fuel vehicles now have more options in Broward County when fueling up. On Wednesday, the U-Gas at 990 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., became the first gas station in Broward to offer E85 fuel, a blend of 85 percent ethanol (3 comments)
Makeover2takeover Week 7 is over - 07/07/08 07:17 AM
Well it has been 7 weeks of intense challenges. I know that some of you have been following and others that have not. I have learned such a great deal in these last few weeks. I started this contest with not knowing what to expect. Being in the field for only 2 1/2 years I felt I didn't have what it would take to get me through this contest. Knowing that and going every week with my normal routine with Real Estate, my family and other things and this contest making sure I have all I need to get me ahead, (12 comments)
Free Coupons - 07/05/08 07:22 AM
I don't know about you, but with everything going up I need a way to save money. Looking through the Sunday paper never gets me the coupons I need. So doing a little research yesterday I found two websites that fit me perfectly and it was free. See most coupon websites charge you a fee for using there coupons but not this one and I found several products that I buy for my family. So it was handy. Unforunately I found it after I went grocery shopping yesterday. I will have it for next time though. Here are the two websites (15 comments)
Super 8 MEME- I was tagged! - 07/04/08 01:48 PM
OK I was tagged back during Memorial Day weekend by Marc Grossman. I told him when I got the chance I would get it done. Since the Makeover2Takeover contest I haven't really had the chance to do it. So I will do it now. So without further a do, here we go!
Who’s your favorite musical artist? Wow I have a few, but to narrow it down, hands down it would be Marc Anthony!! I have been listening to him since I was a little girl, my parents would always paly his Salsa songs, now that he is married to (5 comments)
Well today is the 4 of July- Independence Day. I hope it doesn't rain today. It seems that every year it rains and the chances for fireworks goes down. I am looking to video it today with my new Flip video and post it here.
How do you spend you holiday with your families. This year my husband is working the day so we will BBQ when he gets home and then head over to the park to watch the fireworks if it doesn't rain. I look forward to it. Then we will head back home and do (15 comments)
Market Report for 2007. Can you see the difference between the two years? There was about 500 more homes and condos sold for 2007 than 2008. About 50 more residential income and improved land. Business opportunity was about the same.
Low Cost Rabies Vaccination - 07/01/08 07:19 AM
Clinics Scheduled Broward County Animal Care and Regulation will offer one-year rabies vaccinations and licenses to county pets on August 23, Collins Community Center, Oakland Park; September 20, Pompano Beach Highlands Park, Pompano Beach; and, October 4, Mary Saunders Park, West Park. The cost is $15 (cash only). Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pet owners must prove they are a Broward County residents by producing a valid Florida driver’s license or a current utility bill. In addition, the pet owner must bring proof that they meet low-income guidelines based on income and family size by producing a current pay check stub, (2 comments)
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