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Move, Minus the Meltdown - 07/31/12 08:39 AM
Anticipating your move, feeling a little stressed and open to a bit of advice?
Eat the frog. Do the hardest, most hated and exhausting thing that everyone saves till last, and get it over with. The outdoor part of the move with broken pots, piles of debris, lawn chairs crying for the dumpster – just power through and be proud of yourself for getting over the biggest hurdle. Ideally, you can chip away at the indoor preparation and packing. Ask yourself if it is really worth packing, carrying and unpacking each item. Ask yourself when you last used the (1 comments)
2012 Overview of Benton County Fair & Rodeo - 07/30/12 01:56 PM
My family used to go to the county fair every year when I was a kid. My mom would offer dozens of different vegetables and baked goods for judging, and we’dspend hours examining her competitors' wares and smiling proudly over her blue ribbons on display. Camille, “lover of coleslaw” waywardspark.com
The 99th round of the Benton County Fair & Rodeo begins Wednesday, August 1st at noon and goes until Saturday at midnight. As usual, expect family fun, live entertainment, great music, fun rides and activities for every age. There are some changes to this year’s fair as reported by The Gazette Times.
Zillow Blog a few days ago cited Fannie Mae, reporting that the single-family home rental was the fastest-growing sector of the rental market from 2005 to 2010—and it's still growing.
People may be giving Google a little too much credit these days. We also tend to make faster decisions in this information driven age, so many people searching for a rental will expect quick, tailored results from Google, and they will go with what Google pulls up first in the non-paid organic results. In searching, renters may neglect listings which come up too far down the list. If you (1 comments)
Odd News: "Adulterers Need Not Apply" - 07/28/12 11:30 AM
"Husband left us for a 22 year old. House for sale by scorned, slightly bitter, newly single owner." This was the opening line to a For Sale By Owner listing which is getting quite a bit of attention, even on a local Portland news station. Elle Zober of Beaverton, Oregon admits her approach is quirky, and she says on her website that she is “not a Realtor, nor do I have the same access to all the fun little stats they have." A mother of two, she has found her own way to move on. "Adulterers need not apply," the sign (7 comments)
Land Use - A Community Conversation - 07/28/12 10:58 AM
Land Use - A Community Conversation07/30/2012Time: 7pm - 9pmLocation: Richardson Hall, Room 107Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon 97330541-230-1237 websiteThis is an opportunity for community members to respond to the Land Use Action Team’s proposed revisions to the Land Use section of the Community Sustainability Action Plan. For more information, contact. This is an opportunity for community members to respond to the Land Use Action Team’s proposed revisions to the Land Use section of the Community Sustainability Action Plan. For more information, contact Info@SustainableCorvallis.org or call 541-230-1237. Sponsor: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Land Use Action Team
Corvallis, Oregon - This summer, head out to SAGE on Tuesday mornings to spend time in the garden with your family! Every Tuesday from July 10th-August 28th there will be family-oriented garden art projects that are appropriate for all ages. Each week will feature a new activity.
Paint a mural!
Do a garden weaving!
Put another layer on the cobb oven!
After working on the project, finish your morning with a snack made fresh from the garden.
Every Tuesday morning between July 10th and August 28th (0 comments)
The Latest Symptoms: Corvallis, Oregon Real Estate - 07/23/12 10:11 AM
The Latest Symptoms: Corvallis, Oregon Real Estate and National Economic Indicators With broad brushstrokes, we bring you an update on the real estate market and economic factors involved both nationally and locally. Here is a fact to be proud of: The Wall Street Journal lists Corvallis as one of the 10 Best Cities for Millennials, citing an unemployment rate which is 2.5% less than the national average.
One factor we keep an eye on is the simple observation of how many homes are for sale and how long it is taking them to sell. We have not had as much housing inventory in BentonCounty as (0 comments)
Swing/Blues Dance - Why Not? - 07/20/12 01:33 PM
This looks like fun! The best dance in town is once per month on a Saturday evening at Odd Fellows Hall, featuring guest instructors, DJs and live music on occasion. Local teachers Ben and Michelle will lead the intro lesson at 7pm, and the finest Corvallis DJs will keep the music going till midnight. There will be a swing/blues dances inCorvallison Saturday, July 21. There will be a dance lesson for everyone at 7 p.m., followed by swing music from 8 until 10 p.m., with blues dancing until midnight. All ages are welcome. Cover is $5-7. When: Saturday, July 21st. Intro (0 comments)
If you enjoy the outdoors, art appreciation, agri-tourism or food & wine pairings, you should know about a magical evening at Tyee Winery and Buchanan century Farm with Foodwriter Jan Roberts-Dominguez. It begins in the Buchanan's hazelnut orchard, with wine and delectable nibbles (including roasted hazelnuts of course!).
Then the group strolls up to the barn, overlooking the countryside, where the remaining 3 courses will include dishes from Oregon Hazelnut Country - The Food, The Drink, The Spirit and will be ingeniously paired with Tyee Estate Wines. Visit Tyeewine.com to purchase tickets. The farm is located at 26335 Greenberry Road in (0 comments)
Street Party Tonight in Philomath - 07/06/12 10:27 AM
If you live near Philomath and wonder what is happening around town tonight, we have some news. It is the 2nd Annual Philomath Street Party from 4-8 this afternoon/evening. The general look of the event is that you will have a chance to dance, enjoy live entertainment, partake in some memorable food, check out a variety of vendors and let the kids have fun in an area set up for them. Tonight is the night, so call your friends and join the community for a celebration. This is a great family event and it is free.
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