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Pancake Breakfast & Jefferson WI Fire Department Open House, It's that time of year again!
Jefferson WI Pancake Breakfast at the Fire House! Come One Come all! It's a lot of fun! Each year the Jefferson WI Fire Fighters put on a fantastic Pancake Breakfast and Open House to kick off National Fire Safety Week.
Come on down and say Hello! Have some breakfast, Meet the parametics and firefighters, Take a tour of the fire station, put out a fire and take a ride on the fire truck!
We have another special birthday today!Yes!And I will give you a few hints as to who it is. Let's see; she is talented beyond belief, she has a very (perhaps that should be capitalized) sassy & fun sense of humor, ~ and ~ is one of the best friends one could hope for! Have you figured it out yet?
Yep!That's right, who else could I be talking about?None other than our very own ActiveRain Superstar (and seriously, if you haven't subscribed to her blog posts yet you are (20 comments)
Jefferson County WI Spring Auto Show and Swap Meet! April 27th - 29th,
Yes, that's right! This is the weekend in the spring that Jefferson WI is descended upon with every moterhead in South Central & South Eastern WI! And it's a lot of fun.
If you are a car buff as I am this is the place to be! Looking for parts for that rare auto? Again, this is the place to be! Just want to cruise around and find a good deal? Yep! This is where you (8 comments)
Scrambling For Directions To The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg? Try These Tricks!
1. Buy Eggs a week early for easy peeling! 2. Fill a 4 quart kettle with cold water, fill half with cold water. 3. Line the kettle with a hand towel. 4. Gently set eggs into the cold water and onto the wet towel. 5. Bring temp of water to medium-high until eggs come to a boil.
6. Once eggs come to a boil, turn heat off and let them sit in hot water for five minutes. 7. Remove kettle from stove and (17 comments)
Yep, that's right! Buyer's can be afraid of the dark! So what do you do with a dark area? Especially when the budget doesn't allow for more electrical to be run to lighten and brighten? Here's what I did;
This may not make any sense at all but I actually painted this hallway darker than the paint that was currently in there!
With the very pale color on the wall and the off (7 comments)
Spring Home Show, March 30, 31, and April 1, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson WI!
Spring has definitely sprung in Jefferson County WI! Gardens are cleaned out, homes are sparkling and we are all looking for ways to make our homes all they can be!
But use caution my friends!
How do you know what updates will work for you and your family? How do you prioritize those projects? How much should you invest if you are planning to sell in the next few years? Some homes only need (12 comments)
A Little St.Patrick's Day Advice To Save You From Looking As Silly As A Leprechaun!
With all the texting, blogging, e-mails and other forms of (sometimes way toooooo casual) writing, many of us (not me of course) tend to make several mistakes in grammar and spelling that just simply make us look as silly as a Leprechaun (oh am I going to get pinched for that comment)! In order save you from these dastardly deeds, I have copied this wonderful set of graphics for you to view! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <----------Looks like a leprechaun played a (22 comments)
Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Having A Little Fun With Green In South Central WI!
Spring has sprung and the colors are popping up! Funny how colors of old cannot help to be brought back.
Okay that may be a bit much but, green is back and as fun as ever!
Ah,.... that's better! Green is refreshing and brings the outdoors in. You can find it in brilliant popping hues or soft subtle shades. If you are moving into the home of your dreams (clearly you have called; Laura S. Baker, (18 comments)
Home Staging Tips with Stage Right Design, Ryan Dressel.
One of my favorite Stagers, Ryan Dressel out of Sacramento CA posted this video he created. I absolutely adore Ryan. He is full of positive energy, shares his knowledge and is an amazing stager! In this short, informative and fun video he shares some of his staging tips and tricks. Enjoy!
After watching this video I am inspired and pumped and ready to take on the week. I hope you all have a great one!
Home Staging Tips with Stage Right Design, Ryan (27 comments)
home selling: Every Property Deserves To Be Staged... Regardless of Price Point! Realtors & Home Sellers in South Central WI take note!!! - 02/19/12 06:07 AM
Every Property Deserves To Be Staged,.. Regardless of Price Point. Realtors & Home Sellers in South Central WI Take Note!!! I know you heard me say it before, but Kathy Streib, Professional Home Stager and proficcient Active Rain Blogger is one brilliant gal! Every Home For Sale Does Deserve To Be Staged,... Regardless of Price Point! Most Real Estate Professional Home Stagers have a menu of services and can meet the needs of any Home Sellers Budget! Don't be shy! Call a Professional Home Stager in your area to see just how they can help you make the property you are (4 comments)
home selling: Dear First Time Home Buyer, I've been looking for you. - 01/25/12 12:10 AM
I must concur with Richard Yates here. I wonder if there has ever been a better time to buy a home. Inventory high, prices low and interest rates at historic lows! And contrary to what you may be hearing, there is still financing available of many sources! Give us a call! We're happy to answer any questions you might have. Via Richard Yates - Broker (Coldwell Banker Real Estate): Dear First Time Home Buyer, I've been looking for you. Have you been told that it's a great time to buy your first home? It really is! The interest rates are unbelievably (10 comments)
Gung Hey Fat Choy! Best Wishes and Congratulations! Have a Prosperous and Good Year! What Will The Dragon Bring?
Did you know there are 5 different dragons in the Chinese New Year? 2012 is the year of the Black Water Dragon. What does that mean for all of us?
The year of the Dragon is a year of renewed energy, a year that money comes easier therefore; it is a good year for business. But be warned! All good things come to an end and spending foolishly or jumping in without a solid plan (22 comments)
Sights, Seasons and Scenery from South Central WI, First Snow Only Snow?
I'm beginning to wonder if our first snow is going to be our only snow this year. Of course just about the time those thoughts get stuck in our minds, Mother Nature sets us strait!
However, the mild winter is having a serious effect on the housing market here in South Central Wisconsin. Home prices are slow but steadily rising along with the levels of the Rock River.
I would say the warm weather has brought an early selling season (18 comments)
home selling: "I'm Mayhem, and I'm Your Worst Nightmare!" - 01/06/12 10:01 AM
Okay guys, it is Friday morning and I just want to leave you with some thoughts as to how to help your clients with safety! We've all seen these types of MLS photo's, but are we keeping the safety of our clients in mind when we load these into the MLS? As a stager, this is one of the most important things we work on with our clients but I have never seen anyone drive home the message as Julia Maher, Amazing Home Stager servicing Fairfield County CT did in this post! I for one am not only re-blogging it but (14 comments)
Home Staging, South Central WI. What A Glamorous Job It is! Fortunately, Some Products Make My Job Much Easier!
Home Staging is NOT Painting or Prepping for painting! But it is a service I offer at times. On a project I worked on a few months ago the owner of the house had a small bathroom that had peeling and crackling paint on the walls. Just happened that I know a great product to take care of that problem!
Last year I set three huge goals for myself and I made amazing strides towards those goals; health, business ~ and ~ personal!!!
I WILL FINISH in 2012 ALL of what I started in 2011! My goals are in place. They are specific, measurable, acheivable, result oriented and time frame related. They are layed out and broken down to small bites! IF you think loosing 60 lbs last year and doing 5 (35 comments)
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