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Ok, Arizonians….How well do you know your state? - 08/31/11 02:56 PM
Here are some firsts, facts and trivia about Arizona. This was a great update from when we learned it in school. Enjoy! State Colors - Blue and Gold State Song – “Arizona” State official neck wear – The bola tie State Tree – Palo Verde (AKA… Green Stick) State Flower – Saguaro Cactus Bloom State Mineral – Copper State Bird – Cactus Wren State Fish – Apache Trout State Mammal – Ring Tail Cat State Reptile – Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake State Fossil – Petrified Wood State Butterfly – Two-tailed Swallowtail State Amphibian – Noble Arizona Tree Frog State Gem – Turquoise (0 comments)
BEAT THE “NEW-KID” BLUES....WHEN MOVING! - 08/30/11 12:04 PM
When families move, whether just down the street or to a new community, children all ask the same questions: Will there be any kids my age at our new house? What will they be like? Will they like me? Will I have any friends? Here are a few tips to help your child through that tough time of being the “new-kid” on the block: 1) If you are moving into a home previously occupied by a family with children, ask if they would leave a list of the favorite neighborhood play areas. 2) Take short family walks as a way (1 comments)
Sometimes when homeowners are busy remodeling and choosing the perfect tile, the fact that they need a permit is swept to the way side. Commonly forgotten permits can certainly rare their ugly heads when it come to selling the home. Why risk losing a sale due to local requirements not being addressed until you have a sale? There is a possibility of safety or legal problems that may derail an otherwise smooth sale.
Typically when a homeowner uses a licensed-contract they will not be involved in the involvement of getting any necessary permits as the contractor will do (5 comments)
WHAT’S ON YOUR ROOF? DOES IT MATTER? - 08/25/11 04:35 PM
The overall look of your home including the roofs pitch and shape is important. What is just as important is what is ON your roof. Roofing materials can attribute to your homes character but it can also dictate how long your roof will last. When purchasing a home it is important to have the roof checked by a professional roofing company. They will be able to help you with condition, how long the roof will last, what materials are best for your home and of course the cost of repair or replacement if needed. Let’s take a look at some roofing (2 comments)
BE A WINNER.... - 08/23/11 05:35 PM
My team leader found a old plaque that had these words on it. I thought I would share them....
The winner - is always part of the answer The loser - is always part of the problem The winner - always has a program The loser - always has an exuse The winner - says "Let me do it for you" The loser - says "That's not my job" The winner - see an answer for every problem The loser - sees a problem for every answer The winner - sees a green near every sand trap The loser - sees (1 comments)
HOW DO YOU GET “DE”CLUTTERED? - 08/19/11 05:50 PM
Do you have clutter on your desk, in your mind, in your life? Here are some ideas for making a fresh start to “de” cluttering today: Why be organized? It saves time & money. It reduces stress. However; if you can find what you need when you need it, you are organized. Do you have lots of piles? Although, you may think you are organized this way, if you start eliminating the clutter it will give you room to breathe. Now, this can be refreshing! Working from home? That is great! Be sure to designate a working area so you can (2 comments)
Historic Home - 226 Pleasant Street, Prescott, Arizona - 08/17/11 04:00 PM
This house was built in 1924 and has tons of character. Offered at $399,001. Very well done remodel in 2008. This home boasts 3 bedrooms + library/study. 2 master suites - (potential 4th bedroom). More details include Granite counters, stainless steel appliances. There is a formal dining room, plus a kitchen nook that is set up as a greenhouse with an exhaust fan and built in copper topped counters. Claw foot tubs, fir (wood) floors, finished attics, sprinkler system, roll out pantry, picture hanging molding gas fireplace in the master with 2 walk-in closets, whole-house fan, 10 foot garage doors. (2 comments)
SUMMER GARDENING IN ARIZONA? YOU BET!! - 08/11/11 12:59 PM
Summer is a great time of year to go outside. Impress your neighbors with your homegrown fruits and vegetables. This is the time to show off your green thumb and spend time in your garden. Summer is time to plant beans, squash, melons, cucumbers, and corn to add to your garden décor. You can also share your abundance of fruits and vegetables with your friends, family and neighbors. What a great way to keep in touch with them. Here are some summers gardening tips: • Summer is the time to plant the following warm weather crops in your garden: beans, (0 comments)
DARK CHOCOLATE....YUMMMM - PART 2 - 08/01/11 04:37 PM
Chocolate Glossary Unsweetened Chocolate: It is also called baking, plain or bitter chocolate. Since no sugar has been added to the chocolate it has a strong, bitter taste that is used in cooking and baking but is never eaten out of hand. Bittersweet Chocolate: Still dark, but a little sweeter than unsweetened. It is unsweetened chocolate to which sugar, more cocoa butter, lecithin, and vanilla has been added. It has less sugar and more liquor than semisweet chocolate but the two are interchangeable in baking. Bittersweet has become the sophisticated choice of chefs. It contains a high percentage (up (0 comments)
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