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A Horse of Another Color - 04/28/11 06:15 PM
I have had a life-long love of horses. I even contemplated buying one a few years ago. But, sadly, it wasn't in the cards. Are you a real estate professional who specializes in selling horse ranches or do you have a client looking to buy a horse property of their own? Don't know where to go online that caters specifically to horse enthusiasts? I think I may have found the perfect site for you: HorseRanchSearch.com. They offer free listings and searches of horse ranches all across the country. You have two options on Horse Ranch Search: Free Posting Plan and Plan a Plan. With (4 comments)
It's Called Cha Cha Chicken - But Should be Called OMG Chicken! - 04/28/11 03:34 PM
Well, Dana has been at it again. For those of you who don't know, Dana is my baby sister. With her culinary background and natural ability to create the most delicious meals, she's created an amazing new recipe. The main ingredients are chicken, chipotle and chorizo - this Cha Cha Chicken. I made it for dinner last night and my husband ate the whole thing - less my portion, of course. Ingredients 2 large Chicken Breasts, diced 2 tbl Oil 1/2 small Onion, julienne 2-3 cloves of Garlic, diced 1/2 Cacique Pork Chorizo link 2 Chipolte Chili Peppers, canned 1/2 c (8 comments)
Help! Too Many Leftover Easter Eggs! - 04/25/11 07:14 PM
Along with the fun, time spent with family, and candy, Easter always brings eggs—lots of eggs! National Egg Salad Week is celebrated annually the week following Easter. To help you figure out what to do with all of those eggs, we are providing you with these simple and quick ideas. So start cracking! Basic Egg Salad 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped 1/4 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise Mix together the eggs, mayonnaise, and add seasonings. Seasonings To the Basic Egg Salad recipe, add some or all of the following ingredients to liven it up. All are to taste. Salt Seasoning salt (8 comments)
Getting Heard With Google Voice - 04/21/11 07:11 PM
Active Rain's very own Active Brad recently named Google Voice one of his Top 5 Contact Widgets for blogs and websites and I even wrote about it on my own blog back in 2009 when it was upgraded from Google Grand Central. Brad's right about the convenience Google Voice provides for your clients. But, have you wondered exactly what Google Voice is, how to use it and how to set it up? I've provided a convenient guide for you below. What is Google Voice? First introduced in March 2009, Google Voice is a Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) that allows you (4 comments)
Hunting for the Cadbury Egg - 04/19/11 01:15 PM
By now, most of you know that my sister and I have created a great "foodie" website called Two Sisters Talking. Dana just posted a new blog called "Hunting for the Cadbury Egg". We've included the following recipes for Easter celebration: Apricot-Glazed Cornish Hens Potato Salad Celebration Semi-Homemade Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting After the Easter Egg Hunt, Deviled Eggs!! You can even get a cooking lesson on the Anatomy of an Egg. Happy Easter and Passover! Enjoy the love and companionship of your friends and family.
Turn a Yelp Into a Roar! - 04/14/11 05:23 PM
As a real estate professional, you want to show prospective clients that you know your stuff. That means keeping up to date with local real estate trends, the latest internet marketing strategies for listings and so forth. To showcase how well you know the area you cater to, turn a Yelp into a Roar! Yelp is a fantastic website that caters to the small business person on a community level. Facebook and Twitter are still great places to continue marketing yourself on a much grander scale. But, Yelp brings it back down to the local level. This website allows its users (10 comments)
Passover - Jewish Chicken Soup Recipe - 04/11/11 01:48 PM
A good friend of mine submitted this Jewish Chicken Soup recipe to my Two-Sister Talking website along with her blog post, Passover - A Brief History and Recipe. If you have time, please check it out. Otherwise, I've reposted the recipe here: Jewish Chicken Soup * 1 cut-up whole chicken * 3 1/2 quarts of water * 2 onions, peeled and sliced * 3 stalks celery, halved * 4 carrots, peeled and halved * 3 sprigs parsley, stems removed * 1-2 teaspoons of salt * Fresh dill weed, enough to cover top * Chicken bouillon cubes (if needed) * 1 sweet (6 comments)
Digital Publishing with Yudu - 04/08/11 11:39 AM
Bring your real estate marketing materials into the 21st century. Printed marketing materials are SO last century. They could be costly and may have ended up in the recycle bin with the junk mail. Nowadays, more and more people are turning to the internet to buy their homes. That's why today's real estate professional needs to be aware of how to market themselves online. Digital publishing with Yudu is one way to bring your marketing materials to life for your website or blog visitors. At Yudu, you do the creating, you do the work and you do the publishing. Take those (7 comments)
Chicken Tenderloins in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce - 04/04/11 05:42 PM
Chicken Tenderloins in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce My sister, Dana, has the culinary background. (I just like to eat!) Below is one of Dana's creations. It's absolutely delicious! Ingredients 1 lb. Chicken Tenderloins 1 tbl. Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste 2 tbl. Yellow Onion, small diced 8 oz. sliced fresh Mushrooms 1 tbl. each Chicken Bouillon or Base Onion and Garlic Powder 1 10 oz. can of Cream of Celery Soup 1/2 c. each Water and Milk Instructions Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Carefully add Tenderloin, sprinkle with Salt and Pepper, sear both (6 comments)
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