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By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate
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It's easier than you may think to remove rust spots from your knives!  Just soak the stainless steel part of your knives and kitchen shears in lemon overnight.The acidity in the lemon juice will lift the rust away from the knives!or ...Soak knives in a glass full of vinegar for about 5 minutes .....

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Desmond Arthur was born in County Clare, Ireland back in 1884 to Thomas and Helen. Educated at Portora Royal School in Enniskillen afterwards he joined the 5th Battalion Royal Muster Fusiliers being promoted to Lieutenant in 1911.   In 1912 he joined the Royal Flying Corps, the first of its kind ...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for February 27, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO25°Our Monday morning starts with chilly temperatures, breezy winds and passing clouds to grace our skies.Today will be partly sunny with high temperatures in the lower 40's.We have a 20% chance for either rain or snow showers...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
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The Forest Remembers, A Wisconsin Land History SnapshotAt first glance this picture may look to many like another picture of an old silo with some trees in the background.To me it shows much more, this picture from a property that my son, a Forester with Woodland Management Service, was doing som...

By John Handschuh, Realtor ABR SRES, Horsham Real Estate
(RE/MAX Action Realty)
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Downsizing can be a great way to save money and, ultimately, reduce stress in your life caused by clutter. But it can also be difficult to determine which items you should transfer to your new home and which you should give rid of. To help you with this trying task, here are four tips for downsiz...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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And The Winner Is...   There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven't. You just do the best you can.  Clint Eastwood So it’s a big day in La La Land … you know the Arrival of the Academy Awards ceremony.  Whether you watch or not, a little af...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for February 26, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO17°Our Sunday morning starts with chilly temperatures and a few scattered clouds to grace our skies.Today promises to be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the 30's.We can expect a west southwest wind 5-10mph.Sunrise:  6:3...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Bob Timm Owner/Broker National Marketing Realtors
(National Marketing Realtors)
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I don't have 26 helpers to make a team of 27. I have enough helpers you will think your in heaven. I'd love to put this all in rhyme but I havn't thought it through, nor have I the time.Know where I'm going with this, let me tell you Mr and Miss.As your Realtor I am here to help you with much mor...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Serendipity Sundays - Yellow Heads Are BobbingSpring is showing signs in Clarksville TN even though the official date is 3 weeks away. Some of the trees have begun to bud and the Bradford Pears have pretty much bloomed and leafed out.I make no secret that yellow is my favorite color and seeing ye...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
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Speechless Sundays - Yard ArtCharlotte is not an area that you often see yard art - we're more about the 'landscaping' with trees, flowering shrubs, bulbs, flower beds and green, green grass!  After all, the Queen City IS known for being a beautiful 'green' city.  So, on the rare occasion, that y...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORs® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Yesterday, my husband, Bernie wrote a fun post about our area birds and their fun names. In a comment, my friend Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 shared a photo of a Killdear. Since it's Oscar weekend, it seems only fitting to pay our honors to this bird's amazing acting abil...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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George Frost was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Kossuth and Florence. His mother died two months later due to peritonitis however, he long believed she died from complications giving him birth. At eight he moved to Germany staying with his stepmother so he could learn German.Moving back to the S...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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I like to give public thanks to  Lucky Pick, LLC They are a Guitar Repair Services & Sales located in Frederick Maryland  I took my guitar for repairs, It looks like my Spanish "rasqueado"is a little too harsh for my guitarI detected a very small crack in the body, and I found Lucky Pick online T...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Well, this is not a current photo.But my wife is on a near tunnel vision of fresh smelling flowers.We have been teased much of the winter with the promise of warm days.Stores are starting to fill shelves with soils and seeds. Let spring emerge! 

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Good morning friends. It is once again time for a few quotes. A few words that mean so much. Here is a collection of some of the words that I have reflected on in the last two weeks. Please let me know what strikes you as something you can relate with and even what other quotes do you enjoy. Chan...

By Alexander- Slocum, Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(Adamas Realty - Vancouver Washington)
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We Aren't Meant to be Pretty, but To Get 'er Done.  Cathlamet Washington is our home on the Columbia River.  Here, on the River's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left  - Paul CezannePS - 2017 real estate market for Vancouver WA...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
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The end of February and its been a great week and month! Celebrated a very fun anniversary dinner with my Geno, showed property, wrote an offer, held a successful open house and now it's Monday morning. Join me with your favorite cup of morning brew with some tech support humor to start your week...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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***Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, DuPont, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerJust living is not enough...one must have sunshine, freedom,and a little flower!Hans Christian AndersenTo find out how much your DuPont, Washington house is worth, click HERE! Paul S. ...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for February 25, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO9°Our Saturday morning starts with cold temperatures and a few soft clouds to grace our skies.Today promises to be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the lower 30's.Wind chill values are between zero and 10°.We can expect ...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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 This was the view Mary & I woke to every morning from our bedroom in the Beach House at Bequia. As restful and calming as it was, it's not the kind of scene that encourages one to lie around in bed all morning, unlike the snow and rain view we had for most of last week when we had to get up and ...