Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

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By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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White Elephant Game I have to thank Jane Chaulklin-Schott for this one!She mentioned in a comment that they were using a new twist to this game.That has me curious about what 'twist' other people use for this game?Feel free to share with us any holiday traditions you enjoy.Merry Christmas and Hap...

By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 27
Kathy Streib, in her December challenge, has asked us to share a special holiday memory, and the posts are pouring in. I've read a few of them and am blown away by how heartfelt the memories are. Next week I'll be reading more of them. I have lots of memories of Christmas, both past and present: ...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
Comments 10
Who will buy this wonder morning is a song from the musical Oliver! I was singing to myself this morning on the beach in Jupiter as I finally got into shorts and a tee shirt. When I arrived on the 11th the cold front that had put down snow in Louisiana had gotten temperatures down to 45. We still...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens The National Capital Dahlia Society Show at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland provides an opportunity to see and enjoy the many different dahlias that can be grown in area gardens. Subhash Sharma "Every flower has its story and ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 62
All About Brian England - Christmas Memory Click Here to Request Your FREE Relocation Guide!!! For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Christmas has always been one of the funnest days of the year for me.  I don't recall how old I was, but it wa...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 19
Holiday Memories in LeesburgKathy Streib opened the door for all of us to share a favorite holiday memory this month. Even though our memories are all different it’s something that we can all connect on. Holidays are for making memories and there are many that I hold close to my heart. It’s hard ...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 3
Part I of IIAbout 35 years ago I met the very proactive, profriendly, help you anytime, Roy Schott at a Sales Professional Meeting. He has raised a few million dollars donating his time to do auctions for charities.He invited me to Toastmasters, (my biggest mistake ever) I turned him down.20 year...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Specializing in Brookside, Waldo, Prairie Village
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
Comments 5
Just like the song says, "It's the most wonderful time of the year!"  I like the holiday season for all of the usual reasons:  the festive decor, the parties, the special foods, family visits and spirit of giving to others. Plus, business usually slows down for a couple of weeks!  My favorite hol...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 15
This is being written as an entry into ActiveRain's December Challenge where we are asked to share a favorite holiday memory. I have so many wonderful Christmas memories and continue making new ones. I thought I'd share the way the Cooney family did Christmas when I was growing up. Just thinking ...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 7
Stumbling upon honus (turtles) was not my goal yesterday, but that's exactly what happened. Except for the extremely windy weather and severely pounding surf up the coast, it was a beautiful day to go to the beach. Kathy Streib gave me the idea to go. I thought why am I sitting in front of my com...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 19
A POEM -- THAT WAS US  A little house with three bedrooms,One bathroom and one car on the streetA mower that you had to pushTo make the grass look neat.   In the kitchen on the wallWe only had one phone,And no need for recording things,Someone was always home.   We only had a living roomWhere we ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
Every year on the 3rd Friday of December, and this year on Friday December 15, 2017, we celebrate National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day to wear ugly Christmas sweaters. Addiionlly, in 2014, the “Make the World Better with a Sweater” campaign to help children across the world by wearing an ugly swea...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 32
Sissy has Great Markings in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Relocation Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHere is my weekly cat picture for Nina Hollander and the rest of the people here in the Rain that love cats! Click H...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 24
I knew that after your kind comments and nice thoughts regarding my semi-retirement from AR, when I did finally manage to get back on here and contribute something, I needed it to be really good good. It took me a while, but I finally found something worthy of your attention. Yeah, it's a recipe....

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 24
 "Only I didn't say fudge. I said THE word.  The big one.  The queen mother of dirty words. The F_ _ _ word."-Ralphie from A Christmas StoryI posted this a year ago and plan to make it an annual event.  It's that good.  I think it was in the year 2005 when I sold a new construction home to some n...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 26
This is National Post A Blog Day!   Debbie Reynolds  My Xmas Wish To Santa! TlaquepaqueLots to offer this Christmas Season If you have any questions about this Christmas Season and what to see, let me know and I can give you a run down of what is happening. Last night was the lighting of the Lumi...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 7
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. - Zig Ziglar The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. - Bob Marley I know of nothing more valuable,...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
Comments 12
I moved back to Williamsburg, Va. from Amelia Island, Fl. in February of 2015.  My daughter had recently married and was expecting her first child.  I wanted to be actively involved in my grandson's life.  I never would have guessed that Layla would join her brother less than 16 months later. Bot...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 16
These are nut tussies that my grandmother use to make and pass on the recipe down the line.  Even my grand children has been taught how to make them by me already.  They are make with walnuts on top.     These are Christmas Mexican balls that are made with pecans and lots of powder sugar.Than the...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 21
 Twas the days before Christmas and all through the house,      the excitement was building, nowhere was a mouse!The stockings were packed in a box with great care,        ready for hired movers who soon would be there.The offer's accepted, the inspection is done,       Surprisingly enough, this ...