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New picture just for a while! - 11/28/08 10:05 AM
I figured this is the perfect time to use my family photo we took yesterday at Thanksgiving Dinner. This is the time when we spend most of our time with our famliies. And what a perfect time then to show my own. I will probably only use it for about two weeks and change it back to my own with a holiday theme. But for now this is what I have. So what do you think?
I love to look up at the sky and see what the clouds look like. Did you ever as a child try to figure out the shape or what it looked like? I may be crazy, nuts, however you call it, but i love to look up and just stare! Especially when the sunsets! Those are the most beautiful times. Stop and look you might be surprised!
Happy Thanksgiving!! - 11/27/08 03:21 PM
Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours!!! Last week I wrote a post about what are you thankful for. And I thank many of you who commented on what you are thankful for. But I thnk some forgot how grateful they should be for the many things that they have. So many want more and are not grateful fr the family, the job, the health. When you sit down to eat today, thank God for what he has given you!! Would love to see your family Thanksgiving pictures after all is said and done!!
Light up Tamarac - 11/26/08 03:36 PM
Join us at the Tamarac Community Center where the Mayor and Commission will light the Christmas Tree and Menorah. There will be a special holiday concert featuring: Tamarac's best school choirs, a visit by Santa Claus, refreshments, give-a-ways, entertainments, arts & crafts and more! If you need more information, you can contact Tamarac Parks and Recreation Departement at 954-597-3620 or you can contact me at 954-993-4104!!
Broward County Youth Fair - 11/22/08 08:05 PM
Did you know that the Broward County Youth Fair is opened and hopping? Well if you didn't, you know now. So what are you waiting for? Get going and get to having fun. I know this year I will be making it out this year. The kids know and undersand fairs, so this will be extra fun! Themed Catch a Ride, the 33rd annual fair runs through Nov. 30 at Fort Lauderdale Stadium. Along with traditional festival fare of corn dogs, cotton candy and funnel cake, organizers have added what could become a staple of the fair diet: chocolate-covered fruits. So (2 comments)
Bookworm MEME~~ I got tagged! - 11/21/08 01:49 PM
OK, OK I thought I was missed with this one, but somehow I got tagged! So after my bookworm MEME I have to tag 5 others, so keep a look out to see if you are on the list! What is a Bookworm Meme? Here are six things you must do: 1. Grab the nearest book. 2. Open the book to page 56. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the text of the next two to five sentences. 5. Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book or the intellectual one. Pick the Closest. 6. Tag five people to (4 comments)
I reached a Milestone today! - 11/21/08 07:09 AM
This post makes me at 100,000 points. WOW! I can't believe I made it this far! I never thought I'd see the day, Jeez it seems like ages ago I signed up here. And it happened by accident. I was searching for Real Estate newsletters, and every other link was for ActiveRain. So I had to take a look. Hey I like free! You can't go wrong with that! So I signed up, and just looked for a while and commented here and there. I knew no one!!!!! But I have to say, everyone here is lovely, and so helpful, willing (13 comments)
25 needy Families - 11/20/08 12:39 PM
Today at the South Broward Board of Realtors the Community Committee were gathered to put together bags of food to give to 25 needy families. I could not believe how much food was bought to the board. Each family will get three bags full of food. These bags were full to the brim. We even had extras that we will use for Christmas. The Realtors form our board did a great thing donating all these foods! So Thank you and I'm sure when the famlies get there food tom and monday they will also thank you!
Finally some good News! - 11/20/08 06:32 AM
In the paper today was some very good, needed news! South Florida home buyers step up as prices drop First-time buyers are stepping forward, overjoyed at the idea of finally being able to afford places of their own. Retirees paying all cash also are getting into the game, yanking their money out of the volatile stock market and putting it back into real estate. Even investors are returning to the closing table. They're not flipping properties for quick profits anymore. Instead, they plan to live in the homes or rent them out, at least until the market recovers.
As the (7 comments)
Have you stopped to look at the Clouds? - 11/19/08 09:24 PM
Have you stopped to look at the clouds? Here in Florida the Sunsets can look so beautiful! So for the next couple of weeks on Wed. I will be posting some nice cloud pictures for you to view! I took this one while I was on vacation in Marco Island on the West Coast of Florida! They have even more beautiful sunset, since the Sun goes down on the West! I hope you enjoy!
What are you Thankful for? - 11/19/08 02:37 PM
With Thanksgiving a week away, have you taken a second to see what you are thankful for? I am Thankful for so many different things. But I have to say I am thankful most for my health! As many of you know I have Rhematoid Arhtritis. I have been on medication now for about a year and have made quite an improvement! I am Thankful for a wonderful husband, who stands by and supports me with all my decisions, and knowing how this market is right now, stills stands by me when I tell him I am going to stick with (12 comments)
Finally an Approval Letter - 11/19/08 01:38 PM
I have a listing for a short sale in Plantation, Fl. I have had it under contract now since early September. It has taken this long to get an aprroval letter. Going back and forth with the bank is gruesome to say the least. Every time you call the bank you get someone else. You finally get a negioator but you don't have direct contact with this person till after about 14 days after they get the contract. Then they order the BPO, so they can't talk to you till after that comes in. Then they can't tell you anything till (3 comments)
Wend's giving away free burgers!! - 11/17/08 04:47 PM
Head to Huizenga Plaza downtown Fort Lauderdale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday when Wendy's will give away 1,000, 1/4-pound Singles and 2,000 $5 Wendy's gift cards. All free! The same promotion will be repeated 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Bayfront Park in Miami. Fort Lauderdale and Miami are the final two cities in Wendy's 25-stop Great Taste Tour which features a mobile kitchen, music and prizes. So if you are looking for free stuff, I suggest you head down to Fort Lauderdale for free burgers!! They go fast so don't wait to long!!! I loe free stuff and loe Wendy's (0 comments)
Holiday Fantasy of Lights Bike Night - 11/16/08 06:44 AM
Holiday Fantasy of Lights Bike Night Tradewinds Park Sunday, November 16, 2008 Registration Begins at 5:30 p.m. Bicycle through the Holiday Fantasy of Lights for this one night only at a cost of $5 per bicycle. The Holiday Fantasy of Lights is usually a drive thru (with your car) event but this night only bicyclists can pedal leisurely through larger than life animated light displays. Each participant will receive a glow necklace and other activities include: a live deejay, bounce houses, and a rock-climbing wall. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.
The park did not do this last year for they did not een (2 comments)
How do you share with your children? - 11/13/08 09:33 AM
How do you inspire your children to learn more not only about their own culture, but the customs, languages and lifestyles of others? With the Holidays coming around, we all know that there are different ways to celebrate them, but do our kids know? Have any of you ever told your kids that we may celebrate it this way but your friend may not? I am a christian, my husbands family is Hindu and celebrate lots of Hindu holidays that I make it a point of telling my kids that even though I may not be a part of it, they (9 comments)
Just a simple Picture - 11/12/08 01:47 PM
I use to live in New York. My favorite time of the year was the fall season. Changing of the leaves, was the most beautiful time of year! So not eing able to take pictures of the leaves, then I can take the sun and clouds while the sun sets. So I will posting some beautiful sunsets! Enjoy!
Are you looking for Homeowner Assistance prgrams? - 11/12/08 12:53 PM
If you are looking for HomeOwner Assistance Programs here you go. This is a Statewide program. Great programs for first time home buyers. Broward county also holds first time home buyer classes. First-time Homebuyer Classes, sponsored by the Broward County Housing Authority, are held on the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM and the third Friday of each month from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. These classes are free of charge and are held at the BCHA offices at 4780 No. State Rd 7, Lauderdale Lakes, Fl. 33319. Registration is required - no walk-ins. You can (0 comments)
Oh my Goodness! - 11/11/08 07:48 PM
I was going to a wedding this weekend. Which is why I didn't make it out to NAR. It was the perfect time to get all dressed up! I don't dress up to often and none of my kids have seen me in a gown. Yes in business clothes and a blouse and skirt but no gowns. Well I got all dressed up and headed out to the wedding. The kids were at my in-Laws so they didn't get the chance to see me. We got back early and they were playing out back. When my husband and I walked back (2 comments)
For you Twilight fans! - 11/11/08 12:15 PM
For those of you who have read the first book of the Twilight series the movie will be out on November 21. I already have plans to go and watch the movie even if I go by myself. Here is a clip from the movie. I hope you enjoy! Twilight HD Trailer (7 comments)
HUD homes in Tamarac, Fl - 11/11/08 09:58 AM
Are you interested in seeing any of these properties? Would love to assist you with that. Visit my website at www.Neerpat.com or contact me at 954-993-4104.
Are you looking to buy a HUD home? - 11/11/08 09:52 AM
Are you interested in purchasing a HUD home? Do you have some questions about HUD homes? Here are some answers. What is a HUD Home? A HUD home is a 1 to 4 unit residential property acquired by HUD as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner and offers it for sale to recover the loss on the foreclosure claim. Who can buy a HUD Home? Almost anyone! If you have the cash or can qualify for a loan (subject to certain restrictions) you may buy a HUD Home. HUD Homes are (0 comments)
AD: CITY: PEMBPINE RP: LLP: LP: $389,900 CT: F#: 513901104530 ZIP: ¤33332 GEOAR: HWNW ZN: STYLE: R32 #I: 3 LG: ¤BIG SKY NORTH RESIDENTIAL PLAT 168-24 B PART OF PARCEL A DESC'DAS,COMM AT NW COR OF SEC 1-51-39,SLY ALG W/L OF SEC 1 FOR1326.69,ELY MC: TN: 5139 SE: (0 comments)
Twilight Series~ Book 4 - 11/10/08 08:23 PM
OK I am down to the last book. And let me tell you out of all of them, this one is the BEST!! Like I told you before I have been obessed with it and havae not been able to put it down. Book 4 has close to 800 pages of unstopable reading! I know many of you really aren't into this type of reading. But I can assure you that its not what you think. If you are one who loved the Romeo and Juliet type of reading, then this is the book for you. IF you are more into (12 comments)
Best places to raise your kids - 11/10/08 07:58 PM
The Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2009 Business wrote an article about the best places to raise your kids. Pembroke Pines came in at number one for Florida, with Sunrise following. What does that tell you? That South Florida is the place to be! What beats that?? So if you are looking to move to Sunny South Florida, give me a call. Would love to help you with finding your dream home!
Nearest city: Fort Lauderdale Population: 165,600 Median household income: $76,535 Fast-growing Pembroke Pines-east of the Everglades, about 15 miles south of downtown Fort Lauderdale, (2 comments)
Cyber Monday - 11/07/08 10:56 PM
So I just posted about Black Friday. I know that many of us don't like to go to the stores on that VERY crazy day! So my hubby and I really pay attention to the internet. So we pay attention to Cyber Monday. So if you feel that you will miss a deal that day, then this is right up your alley. Plus we here on AR are always on the computer. So this will work for us!!! Here are a few sites you can go to, this is one and this it the other. So I hope you find good (9 comments)
Black Friday is coming! - 11/07/08 08:01 PM
Every year I sign up to see what stores will be offfering on sale on Black Friday. In case you are not sure what that is, its the day after Thanksgiving. The stores open up early and just about everything is on sale. Now I am not crazy enough to wake up at 4 in the morning to be at the stores for 5am. My mom and sisters have, but there is no way I will do that. But I do go later in the afternoon, or even over the weekend. I have gone to Wal-Mart at midnight and done my (10 comments)
Twilight Series~ Book 3 - 11/07/08 07:44 PM
So the other day I wrote about the Twilight Series and how I have been abscessed with it. Well I went and bought book three on Wednesday morning and it was 700 pages. I was like this one will take me a few days! I was done within a day and a half. I actually had to force myself to go to sleep. Then I twist and turned all night trying to figure out what was going to happen next. I had to go to work on Thursday. They saw me with the book in my hand. We got to talking (4 comments)
Tamarac Youth Soccer Opening Ceremonies - 11/07/08 06:24 AM
Opening CeremoniesJoin us for the official kick-off of the season at the 2008-2009 Opening Ceremonies. The event will take place on November 22nd from noon to 4pm at the Tamarac Sports Complex.The festivities will include:Rock wallBounce housesTrainCotton candyPopcornSnow cones Bar-b-que & drinks
Practices will start the week of November 17. Here is a list of the schedule dates: November 17, 2008U-6 and U-8Practices beginTamarac Sports Complex November 18, 2008U-10, U-12 and U-14Practices beginTamarac Sports Complex November 22, 2008Opening Ceremonies12pm to 4pmTamarac Sports Complex December 6, 2008First Game10am to 2pmTamarac Sports Complex In case you are unaware of what you need (2 comments)
Oscar the Pig - 11/04/08 06:26 PM
I was asked to read a book for someone, and as you know I love to read. My children are also avid readers. This book was for kids with separation anxiety. My son has this, so I was more than happy to read it. I sat down with my kids and started to read it to them. When I came to certain parts of the book, he would mention to me like you and me mommy. So I was very happy that he understood where the book was going. Its about a pig and his Mom goes back to work and (0 comments)
Have you read the Twilight Series? - 11/04/08 03:05 PM
Have you ever read a book and was so mesmerized that you couldn't put it down? Well I am an avid reader, always have been. I had heard about this Twilight book and just brushed it off. I love a mystery, I like to be kept at the edge of the seat wondering what will happen when I turn the page! I didn't think that this series would do just that. Boy was I wrong. I could not help myself. I bought the first of the five books last week Wednesday and was done by Friday. I then bought book two (4 comments)
Fall color Leaves - 11/01/08 06:00 PM
Today my kids and I did our Home Depot projects. Have you gone yet to do any of there projects? If not you should give it a try. Today we build leaf presses. This is a great one, to be able to dry the leaves and make use of them after. Here is my issue. I grew up in New York and had the chance to be able to see the changing of the fall leaves. All those beautiful yellows and oranges and reds. We love Sunny South Florida, but I would love for them to see these leaves in person. (1 comments)
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