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Chick-fil-A has entertainment scheduled for the next 4 of Tuesdays with entertainment and crafts from 6 - 8pm.
This Tuesday, this group the H.I.S. Company performed. They were singing what could be considered Christian or Gospel music. During the 6 - 7pm hour, there were also crafts for the children. Chick-fil-A provided the materials and markers for the kids.
Here is another picture of the group.
The napkins had a stencil the kids could color in. If you want a very inexpensive night out, (4 comments)
This adorable hotel (The Izaak Walton Hotel) is modeled after a train station in Washington state. It is located next to 6 or 7 working railroad tracks. As you can see they have some adorable flowers lining the sidewalk from the railroad tracks to the back of the hotel. My husband is a train buff and it was wonderful that he could order breakfast and then go out and take a picture of a train an then come back in and eat breakfast. The (3 comments)
I found this great horse ranch last year when I went to look for wildflowers off of highway 290.
This dark mare seems to have light colored foals every year. While she is a beauty in her own right, she produces some great offspring.
Here the baby is facing me. Isn't it cute?
Here is another group of miniature horses. They have some great coloring as well.
These horses seemed to be scratching each (2 comments)
White Cane Day Today -- Give the Gift Of Sight-- Lions Club Donations Being Taken Until 2pm at FM 1774 & Rhett Butler - 03/26/11 01:33 PM
White Cane Day -- Give The Gift of Sight -- Donations Being Taken Until 2pm at FM 1774 & Rhett Butler in Magnolia, TX. As you are driving in Magnolia, Texas today, please donate to the Magnolia Lion's Club. I am taking donations in front of the Century 21 office in Magnolia. (Magnolia is between Houston, Tomball and the Renaissance festival.) Stop by and say hi, and please donate change, dollar bills or whatever you are able to spare. The lions club contributes to the Baylor Medical center which supplies corneas for transplantation, and it also helps with lighhouse for the blind (2 comments)
These azaleas are putting on a good show. The vivid pink color contrasts wonderfully with the green grass.
This neighbor chose to use the white azaelas.
This is one of my favorites.
The color of this azalea is just beautiful. It is a dark pink/purple shade that is just gorgeous against the black dirt or mulch.
I had to add one of my tulip pictures from the Dallas Arboretum. I did two blogs on the Dallas Arboretum, (3 comments)
$$$Save Money On Your Electric Bill, Build GREEN$$$ - 03/24/11 11:10 PM
$$$Save Money On Your Electric Bill, Build GREEN$$$ The weather is starting to heat up. It is time to start thinking about the Air Conditioning and staying cool. Are you ready to Go GREEN and save money on your electric bill? Come visit TexStar Homes and get ready to save big. We built a custom home for one of our employees in 2009, and her August 2009 light bill was $115. Here are some of the green plus standards we used on her 1 story 2800 sq foot brick house to help her achieve such a low electric bill: Two Speed 15 (0 comments)
This very patient llama has some great facial features. He was very calm while the two little goats were "kidding" around, jumping on his back and head butting each other. After I took this picture, he did stand up and shake off the goats. I took these pictures inside the petting zoo.
These two sitting ducks were out of reach, but well within camera range. I love the green feathers on the male duck.
Do You Know Someone Who Needs a Rental Property in Houston or Tomball? - 03/24/11 10:29 PM
Do You Know Someone Who Needs a Rental Property in Houston or Tomball? So many people are renting these days, I thought this blog would be helpful. Being prepared with the proper documentation can mean the difference between getting the property you want, or losing it someone who has the documents ready to turn in. Call me or email me and we can get the process started to get you into a rental property that fits your needs. Items needed to make this a smooth process: Texas Drivers License, Military ID or US Passport W-2 & paycheck stubs for the last two months (or Last Two (1 comments)
Happy First Week Of Spring! Gardens With Flowers Galore! - 03/22/11 11:34 PM
Happy First Week Of Spring! Gardens With Flowers Galore! I took these pictures at the Dallas Arboretum last Saturday afternoon. I love tulips, and was amazed to see such a wide variety and some lovely colors.
The arboretum had some tulips mixed with other tulips in large garden beds, while others were presented alone, with markers for identification.
This beauty is unlike anything I've ever seen before. Each of the flowers on this Burning Head Darwin Hybrid looked like a yellow tulip flower with orange paint from a paint brush.
Just looking at this group of tulips makes me (2 comments)
Tulips, Tulips Everywhere! Do You Love Gardens? - 03/20/11 12:38 PM
Tulips, Tulips Everywhere! Do You Love Gardens? Yesterday I went to the Dallas Arboretum and found millions of tulips blooming. I happen to love tulips and was overwhelmed by the variety and beautiful colored tulips everywhere I turned in this 66 acre garden. This morning I happened to see a MSN story about a garden in the Netherlands that has lots of tulips in bloom, the Keukenhof gardens. I was unable to get my Dallas Arboretum pictures to post in my blog, so I am posting a link, http://charuavi.sulekha.com/blog/post/2007/01/keukenhof-gardens.htm to pictures of the Keukenhof gardens so you can see some of (0 comments)
Tax Question:Can You Deduct Repairs To A House You Are Flipping? - 03/19/11 10:11 PM
Tax Question:Can You Deduct Repairs To A House You Are Flipping? I have a client that I have worked with for several years and I have sold two houses for him. I think you can deduct repairs to a house that you purchase with the intent of fixing it up and selling it, but H&R Block said no when he went to do his taxes. What is your answer? I did not ask him if he files a schedule C for his tax forms. I appreciate your input! (1 comments)
These pictures are from my vacation in June of 2003 to a family reunion in Estes Park for a week.
Every couple of years or so my family has a reunion up in Estes Park Colorado, which is near Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a great way to see the scenery together and catch up on how everybody is doing.
Here is a chipmunk. His fur looks silky soft. You can also see a survey marker on the left.
One of the sights from Trail Ridge (4 comments)
Anatomy of an Earthquake -- Japanese Earthquake Explained - 03/11/11 09:32 PM
Anatomy of an Earthquake - Japanese Earthquake Explained This great video explores the geology that caused the giant earthquake that happened this morning in Japan. Japan lies on the famous "Ring of Fire" where most earthquakes and active volcanoes occur. Japan also lies where three tectonic plates merge. This morning one plate, the Pacific Plate was subducted under the Eurasian plate, causing the quake. For an explanation from a geologist, see the video, Exploring the Cause of catastrophic quakes.
This picture was taken in 2003 at Rocky Mountain National Park. (3 comments)
This pony looks so soft. It might a shetland pony. It was short for a horse, maybe 4 feet tall.
These people are taking their goats for a walk or else just going home for the night.
They had a huge glass exhibit with eggs hatching. These are some new hatches. They have to dry before they can even stand up. They get fluffy when they are dry. Their legs seem very rubbery at first as well.
The horns on this longhorn steer (3 comments)
Rent Versus Buy -- Mortgage Calculator -- Houston/Tomball/Magnolia Real Estate - 03/09/11 07:59 PM
Interest rates are starting to climb and so are the prices of homes. Is it time for you to buy? Try this to help you decide. It is a Rent versus Buy Calculator. If it is time to buy for you, email or call me for my free first day listings for the newest listings delivered to your email every morning.
I was so excited to see all the animals this year. The rodeo folks have really done a good job of setting up the animal exhibits in Reliant Arena. I wish I could have been there during the day to see the animal judgings and showings.
Isn't this baby goat precious? It looks so soft. I think it is a Boerr goat. The ears are silky and flop around. It has great coloring as well.
This goat wanted to participate with the crowd.
I have never (1 comments)
Top 10 Metro Areas For The Best Long Term Real Estate Deals - 03/06/11 03:16 PM
I ran across an interesting article on Yahoo Finance, under the Real Estate section today. Any positive news regarding real estate these days is rare, so this article caught my eye. It was titled "Home Buying for the Long Haul Pays Off". Near the end of the I noticed a section that listed the "Biggest Metros With The Best Long-Term Real Estate". I thought you might be interested in the Top 10 Metros: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton , Oregon-Washington Baltimore-Towson, Maryland Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C - Virginia, Maryland, W. Virginia (4 comments)
The 6 Biggest Buyer Turn-Offs and Solutions - 03/01/11 08:03 PM
The 6 Biggest Buyer Turn-Offs. What is stopping your house from being the next one sold? Here are some great tips and solutions to make your house appealing to buyers. Sellers who lead buyers around the house SOLUTION: Leave the house during the showing. Dirty, crowded and smelly houses. SOLUTION: Make sure your house is in "tip-top" shape. Irrational seller expectations SOLUTION: Get realistic -- view other Actives on the market in your neighborhood. Feeling Misled or important information missing SOLUTION: Be upfront and honest. New, Ugly home improvements SOLUTION: check with your Realtor about home improvements and their payback value. (3 comments)
Specializing in Residential Real Estate and New Home Construction in Houston, Tomball, Magnolia, Pinehurst, Stagecoach, Decker Pairie, The Woodlands, Conroe, Waller, Cypress & Hockley. I am a Century 21 Agent and I also represent a custom home builder, TexStar Homes.
My posts include my listings, the model homes, as well as real estate news beneficial to clients.
Additionally, I will post event information for Houston, Tomball and Magnolia. I also love to travel and will post pictures when possible. Included in this category is day trips from or in Houston. I love gardens and museums and take pictures whenever possible.
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