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 Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 12     Ingredients: 1 c. semisweet chocolate chips, melted 1 c. white chocolate chips, melted 2 tbsp. vegetable oil (or coconut oil), divided 24 pretzel rods 1/2 c. Crushed candy canes festive sprinkles   Directions: Stir 1 tablespoon oil each into each bowl of m...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 8
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. - Zig Ziglar Having an aim is the key to achieving your best. - Henry J. Kaiser Authenticity is the ability to listen to what nature tells us. Listening isn't the same thing as never making a ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 24
Windrush is a nice community of townshomes in Jamison. all the homes have a garage. Some have two car garage. It is located in Central Bucks school district.The community has tennis courts. It is located close to township park where they have basketball courts. If you would like to live in a subd...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
Comments 21
I don't know why 34 degrees farenheit feels so much colder when it s damp and snowing than it does when the sky is clear.  We have had snow, sleet and rain since late yesterday afternoon from winter storm Benji. I must say that the few times I have ventured out since the storm hit us, it felt muc...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 16
My Favorite Christmas MemoryKathy Streib challenged us to share a favorite Christmas memory. I've been thinking about it for a week now and I'm still having a hard time narrowing down to one favorite memory. There were so many good times! My dad died when I was six so my mom was left to raise fou...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Red Wine Selection: La Finca Malbec from Trader Joe's We were having pasta for dinner at home and I selected a bottle of La Finca Oak Aged Malbec, 2015 as our beverage. This is an inexpensive red wine that we purchased at a Trader Joe's store in Virginia. You may have noticed that I am not a wine...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 9
Salt Spring Island and the Southern Gulf Islands enjoy a microclimate known as "cool Mediterranean". Less precipitation and warmer temperatures are a hallmark of this area. Snow is infrequent, and when it does appear it doesn't last long (12 to 24 hours? Maybe a week, at higher elevations?). Vin...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 20
 We take turns hosting the Sunday meal at our MultiGen home in Camas. Last Sunday was our turn. Since we both love Coq Au Vin (rooster with wine), and know it's a dish everyone enjoys, we grabbed our worn and torn recipe card and went to work. Well, Chef Bernie did most of the cooking, but I clea...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 18
Book Recommendation: Cold Hit by Linda Fairstein Cold Hit (1999) is novel number three of the nineteen books in the legal thriller series featuring Manhattan Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper by The New York Times bestselling American author Linda Fairstein. Dolores and I have enjoyed this series a...

By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 12
I had nothing to post about today as I am spent and can not think stright. So I Googled Tuesday for inspiration and Ruby Tuesday came up. Checking with Wikipedia here is what they had to say:" According to Keith Richards in a 1971 Rolling Stone interview, he wrote the song in a Los Angeles hotel ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 30
What money?  A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. - Bob DylanDon't look back, you're not going that way!Life is short.  Time goes fast.  No replay.  No rewind.  So enjoy every moment as it comes.I think life is a matter ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
December 7th, a date that will live in infamy.  We are all familiar with the speech given by President Roosevelt.  It was truly a date that no American will forget.  Of course, this was an event all of us did not want to happen however it did.  But what else happened on December 7th back in 1787 ...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker)
Comments 39
In response to Debbie Laity's Challenge, Show us Your Home for the Holidays 2016,   below are some Christmas decorating photos of my home. This year, we purchased a tree from QVC that has the Bethlehem tree lights that are supposed to last for five years.  It is a beautiful tree and the first tim...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 8
 Great Deals on Homes For Sale in Las Vegas Nevada Around the Holiday season and several months before Spring of every new year, is a great time to purchase a home in Las Vegas Nevada.So if your planning on spending some time in Las Vegas soon and are interested in purchasing some Real Estate, th...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 16
Home For The Holidays – 2016 Thank you Debbie Laity for hosting such a fun and festive contest each year. I really enjoy seeing everyone’s decorations and reading about what puts them in the holiday spirit.With this being our first holiday season in the new office we were all excited to decorate ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Helen Lamond was born in Melbourne, Australia back in 1941 to Maxwell and Stella.  Her father was a Sergeant in the Australian Army serving in New Guinea at the time of her birth.  He also served during the Korean War.  At the tender age of 4 she was involved in a vaudeville act where she sang an...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 25
Wilma MankillerNovember 18, 1945 to April 6, 2010Writer, Author, Tribal Chief of Cherokee NationA few years back during the fall, I visited the Hopi Reservation for a couple of days. It was a chance to connect with the Native American culture.  The Hopi Tribe inhabited Northern Arizona and there ...

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 22
Because at some point my tenants (who are living elsewhere while I am here) will either buy a new house or go back to Canada, I have to find us a gardener. Fortunately, the HOA tends to the front yard, but my side and back yard don't take care of themselves. Everything grows like crazy.I had a gu...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 34
Wordless Wednesday - Thomas Turns Five On Sunday! Thomas:  Year FourThomas:  Year ThreeThomas:  Year TwoThomas:  Year One

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 11
It Is When the Picture Says It All It is a grand hotel that is known for its high tea time and the luxury in its rooms...you will never be disappointed by stopping in here!~~~~~~~~~~~~