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Thanksgiving Blessings - 11/24/09 08:10 AM
Once again it's Thanksgiving, a time to be thankful, that time of year to reflect on all the things in our lives for which we are and should be forever grateful. Most of us let the days pass by without stopping to express our gratitude. But, on this one day, lets all make an effort to take the time out of our hectic lives to say Thank You.
We've each of us been blessed in many ways: with food in our fridges, clothes on our backs, roofs over our heads and a place to to call home. My (3 comments)
I was one of the fortunate ones that attended the First Ever Virtual REbar Camp that was held yesterday. It was a free all day marathon of topnotch information presented in 27 webinars by super knowledgeable presenters. I've never been to an in person, live REbar camp and though I imagine that being able to have in person meet-ups between sessions to share knowledge and exchange tips would doubly enhance the experience, this was a great intro to REbar camp for me and has left me wanting to experience more. I'm definitely on information overload, and I've got (9 comments)
Wordless Wednesday - All Fall Down - 11/18/09 03:06 PM
The fall foliage season sadly, is coming to a close. Some trees in Rockland are still blooming but others are bare. The view from my window has significantly changed in the past week from Fall in bloom
to all FALL down and bare;
I miss it already. It's a long wait until next FALL!
The first Veteran's Day was celebrated on November 11, 1919. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Armistice was signed ending World War I and Veteran's Day, originally called Armistice Day was established to honor that event. Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 and became a day to honor American Veterans of all wars. From 1968 Until 1975 Veterans day was celebrated as a three day weekend and it was moved to the last Monday (8 comments)
Are your Energy Bills Skyrocketing? - Some Cost Cutting Tips - 11/08/09 10:35 PM
Are your energy bills skyrocketing? With home heating costs skyrocketing and winter approaching, we’re all looking for simple and inexpensive ways to cut our home heating bills. Here are some cost cutting tips - inexpensive ways to help reduce your energy bills this winter. Clean Your Furnace – Though this might not be the cheapest way to save on heating costs, it is one of the most effective. A clean furnace is an efficient one. Make sure to service yours regularly. At the very least, change the air filter, A dirty air filter will block the airflow from your furnace and (10 comments)
Homebuyers Tax Credit - Major Modifications Old vs. New - 11/06/09 11:28 AM
Homebuyers Tax Credit - Major Modifications Old vs. New (edit/delete) Yesterday, the House voted to approve the extension and expansion of the homebuyer tax credit. The legislation was part of a piece of legislation that extended unemployment benefits as well. The legislation extends the availability of the tax credit to purchases on or before April 30, 2010. Home Buyers must be in contract by April 30, 2010 and will have an additional 60 days to close and complete the transaction. The New Homebuyer Tax Credit will remain $8,000 for first-time buyers, but previous homeowners or current homeowners who purchase between December 1, 2009 and (5 comments)
GO GREEN – Battery Saturday in Suffern, NY - 11/03/09 10:52 PM
GO GREEN on Battery Saturday - The village of Suffern, NY is trying to do their part in GOING GREEN. They have set Saturday, November 7th, 2009 as the first “BATTERY SATURDAY” – meant to encourage people to keep their toxic batteries out of the waste stream. Deputy Mayor John Meehan dreamed up the idea. Though the Town of Ramapo recycles batteries the drive to Pomona to the Rockland County Solid Waste Authority to dispose of them is often just not worth the trip for just a couple of smalll batteries. On Battery Saturday you won’t have to go far - (3 comments)
The Town of Ramapo is once again sponsoring their annual 5K Turkey Trot. This will be the 8th annual event. This year's proceeds will go to support the Pajama Program, Inc. which provides new pajamas and books to Rockland County's children in need. All are welcome to join (adults and teens) but, if running is not your thing, then a donation of a new pair of children's pajamas at the event is always welcome. The family event is scheduled to take place:
Sunday, November 8, 2009 9:30 AM At The Herb Reisman Sports Complex Route 45 - (845-357-6100) (2 comments)
Getting Ready to Sell - 5 Easy Upgrades to Raise Your Home's Value - 11/01/09 08:40 PM
5 Easy Upgrades to Raise Your Home's Value -So, you've decided to put your house on the market. Now, what can you do to get it ready for a quick sale - something that won't break the bank, but something that will give a good return for the dollar invested? Here's a great YOUTUBE video produced by Coldwell Banker ON LOCATION with some great tips for getting your home ready to sell.
Without going for broke, these improvements will not only give you a good return, but will increase your chances of a quick sale. If (2 comments)
Fire in the Sky - 11/01/09 11:34 AM
Leaving my office at dusk the other day I chanced to look up at the sky and was thankful I had my camera on me. I Just had to stop and take this photo. Though it looks like something burning, it's not a raging fire - it's just an amazing sunset!
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