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It's a Beautiful Sunset Tonight - 10/19/09 07:24 PM
Ah...the wonders of working in a home office. Coffee, made at home, tea with fresh rosemary and mint and the view from my porch just outside my office. It sure is pretty!
There are so many "perks" to working from a home office. This, along with the commute time, is one of the best perks. Have you taken time to appreciate beauty today? It feeds my soul. I was reminded this past weekend that it is so important to take the time for yourself every now and then. Sometimes we just need to "breathe." Ahhhhhh.....Real Estate is alright! (10 comments)
The Red River Rivalry--What a Game--Let's Hear it for Friendly Competition! - 10/18/09 12:00 AM
The Red River Rivalry--What a Game! I really try to not get political--and believe me--in this area of Texas--Football is definitely political. No one, however can dispute how hard each side fought--Oklahoma and Texas. The Texas coach-Mack Brown, is always so gracious and supportive of his kids. He always seems to remember just that--they are kids. (Goddness knows they look younger to me every year!) I think Mack Brown is a class act. Texas A&M is not only political in this area---it's a religion. Our house is dark red A&M brick, selected by the couple who built it as A&M Brick. (7 comments)
Do the Right Thing--For Your Protection-Get a Home Inspection - 10/17/09 11:02 PM
Home Buying 101--Definitely get the home inspection. Sure, you--the buyer--pay for the home Inspection, but that makes total sense so that you are the party who chooses your inspector. The price of Inspections vary with the size of the house, whether or not it has a pool, a septic system, etc. The price also varies with the market area. In the Lake Conroe, Huntsville, Lake Livingston, TX market areas, inspections start at about $250.00. Again, depending on the size of the home and amenities, the price fluctuates. Be sure you have at least 2-3 or more Inspectors from which to choose. Call them, (3 comments)
Earrings Gone Wild!!---TREPAC Leadership Training Reception - 10/17/09 09:39 PM
You read that right. Austin, TX Oct 14, 2009--EARRINGS GONE WILD!! TREPAC Leadership Training Reception. I needed earrings, so my new friend who broker in Round Rock went on a search to find me some earrings. He did good! I just had to feature them in a flip video exposee. Sometimes silly is good. It made me giggle. Life gets so intense and busy, I think it's important and I guess necessary for me, to juyst be silly. Enjoy this incredible 15 second video. You won't be sorry! It is gripping video.
Elkins Lake Real Estate--Free Golf Anyone? - 10/16/09 07:57 PM
Okay, say you LOVE golf, but you wish with all your heart it were FREE. So, let me ask you: If you could find a great house in a great neighborhood in a great little town a little over an hour from Houston and could play all the golf you wanted--I mean every day and then some--for free, would you be interested? Okay, I'll tell you more. The place is Elkins Lake in Huntsville TX. If you have ever driven on I-45 and gotten to a bend in the road about 60 miles from downtown Houston and have seen a giant (3 comments)
Lake Livingston Real Estate--ET PropertySearch.com ...find home--they did! - 10/16/09 06:52 PM
Lake Livingston Real Estate is brewing with great deals on great Lakefront properties. Would you like a waterfront property and still get a great deal and be located less than a couple of hours from Houston? Lake Livingston real Estate is for you. Find the right property for you at www.LakeLivingstonPropertySearch.com If you live in Houston or the surrounding area, chances are you'd like to get away every now and again. How about a 2300+ sq ft Cape Cod style property that is waterfront, complete with deer in the yard, located withing 50 yards of the big water for $209K (1 comments)
Lake Conroe Real Estate--ET PropertySearch...Find Home ! - 10/16/09 06:22 PM
Wow, it going to be a lovely weekend! What a great weekend to find your dream home. Lake Conroe Real Estate holds many opportunities to find your dream home, a vacation home, or whatever your heart is set on. Conroe is less than an hour from downtown Houston and offers lots of shopping, recreational activities, like enjoying Lake Conroe! Here's the picture: It's a Saturday evening and you are out on your boat and decide to pull up to your favorite restaurant on Lake Conroe. You enjoy a lovely dinner and return to your water for an incredible sunset on Lake Conroe. (0 comments)
Elkins Lake Real Estate--I love, love, love my porch - 10/06/09 09:40 PM
I love, love, love my porch. It is where my husband and I watch the world go by. It's where we take our laptops and work, and where I play a lot of sudoku and maybe a glass of wine. When we moved to Huntsville TX from west of Fort Worth, I told my husband, "what I want in Huntsville TX Real estate is a porch." I want to sit out when it rains and not get wet. (Moving from west of Fort Worth, I just wanted it to rain!) I sure did get my wish. I feel like the luckiest (7 comments)
Facebook, Facebook, Facebook--Judy, Judy, Judy - 10/05/09 11:59 PM
The title itself is the root of the problem. It's a different world than Cary Grant's. See--half of you don't even know who he is. For the first time in my life (well, maybe not the first), I'm not the young one with the new ideas, taking the newest risks, trying the newest things. That's it--it's a generation gap. This is the point where I suspiciously start sounding like my parents. I Facebook--But I can't be a part of the "Under 40 Social Networking Club" in my MLS Area-seriously, I can't. For the first time in my life---really this time---I feel older. So, (6 comments)
Huntsville TX Real Estate -Outlaws - Hey--You Can't Park There! - 10/04/09 09:57 PM
This was so much fun. Yesterday as my husband and I were coming home from our new Target--that's right, Huntsville TX NOW has a Target!! We are officially BIG time. I saw some of my clients that I helped find a home in Elkins Lake-- a gorgeous golf community in Huntsville TX. All the golf you can play--One Homeowners fee--NO green fees! How cool is that--Wanna know more--Call me! Okay, back to the story. Anyway, they were tooling down the road from the clubhouse in their cool golfcart. Well, I didn't have their new e-mail address, so I decided we would flag (3 comments)
Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie....then the Atkins Diet - 10/03/09 09:49 PM
Texas Rangers Baseball is winding down. I am pretty sad about that. I have really enjoyed the season. It's a little disappointing that we (Texas Rangers) came in second, but the Rangers have a lot to hold their collective heads up about.
Great season, although there was quite the post All-Star break slump--which was the main reason we came in second. Baseball is so much fun to watch. You can watch kind of passively. You can actually have a conversation during a game--unlike watching the NBA Dallas Mavericks (there is a "no-talk during the game rule") My husband is quite (1 comments)
-1 can well-drained can of tuna -very finely chopped onion-about 1/8 cup -montreal steak seasoning--just a dash -balsamic vinegar-abiout 2 TB -parsley-dried or fresh -mayonnaise-about 2 TB or so (to your taste) -garlic powder-dash -few red pepper flakes stir-place on Mrs. Baird's Bread (or any good white bread) add romaine lettuce--YUMMMMMMMMMM! It is really amazing to me how tasty and how different it tastes than normal tuna salad. Try it--I think you'll really like it!
Huntsville TX--My Favorite Mexican Food and NO Swine Flu! - 10/03/09 06:16 PM
Huntsville TX--My Favorite Mexican Food and People! My Favorite Mexican Restaurant in Huntsville TX--Los Panchitos! It is good and oh. so reasonable. Great food, great margaritas, happy hour and great people! Some of my friends at Los Panchitos make an appearance like Jose.
Notice--I say "here's my favorite waiter" and then ask him his name. That is funny. When I video record Lupita at the register, all of the sudden the amount of our lunch bill goes up dramatically. I think it is the "Hollywood Complex." See the outside of the restaurant
(Guess what restaurant it used to be.) We (4 comments)
Write on Baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 10/02/09 01:16 AM
Write on!!! Write what you wanna write about, when you wanna write about it. Readers may choose to read or not to read, that is not EVEN the question. This truth is really self evident. Blogging is one of those things that is still being defined and will continue to be because of its very nature. The medium will not stand still long enough to be defined. Who knows what is the right or wrong kind of blog? Are keywwords the golden calf? Is it worth the time to just express yourself? Keywords are important if that, indeed is your only mission. (Lake (2 comments)
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