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 Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 39
Cloudy Sky near Gilbert, AZ Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!! For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ Not the best of sunsets, as it is hidden by the clouds, but still an incredibly vibrant sky! Trish captured this scene so well, as she al...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
Comments 1
As most of you may already know, I enjoy learning about and celebrating different holidays. Thanks to Kathy for sharing about one celebration I hadn't heard of before: "Angel Day" on August 22nd.I'll be adding "Angel Day" to my calendar of holidays to share and celebrate-how about you? Be an Ange...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 17
Corn Recipes I have been enjoying the fresh sweet corn from the farmers' markets in our area. We have driven by many fields of corn and hope for a continuing supply during this season. It is a good time to share some recipes.Please visit and follow my Corn Recipes boards on Pinterest. Just click ...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 35
Summer is in full bloom in New Hampshire! With such a short season to enjoy the glorious colors that come with warm weather, those of us who live in the Northeast don't take our gardens for granted.  The flowers outside my door bring a smile to my face each and every day.  I've never had much of ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 12
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. — Helen Keller I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. — Rosa Parks You gain strength, coura...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Cake Recipes Monday, August 21st is my birthday and I was asked about my favorite cake. That is a difficult question since I like many of them. I recall the fresh coconuts that my mother used for cakes when I was a kid. My job was to sit on the back steps to break the coconuts and to cut out the ...

By Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
Comments 22

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Prep Time: 40 mins.   Total Time: 3 hrs Serves: 6   Ingredients: 1 mango, peeled and chopped 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned 1/2 cup chopped bottled roasted red sweet pepper 1/3 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons dry white wine 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro 2 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 41
I’m not sure why other members are here, but I’m here because I want my phone to ring.  Does that mean I’m all business?  No, it certainly does not. I post on a variety of topics and not all are business related. Not everyone enjoys all of the topics I select. Some members are bored with them, I’...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 21
Of all the topics that could have been selected for a contest, this one places me at the bottom of the list for talented people. My iPhone is my camera of choice. I’ve purchased a few cameras and even the simple ones were beyond my paygrade to operate. My grandchildren loved all of them. This con...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com)
Comments 7
"Live to Make the Most of Every Day"  Photo taken at Walter's Ferry / Cleo's Museum & Nature Trail Boise, Idaho REALTORS® John & Kasey Boles and our team of agents at Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC help buyers and sellers with all of your Treasure Valley real estate needs. We specialize in Boise, Me...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
Dinner at Zoes Kitchen in Kentlands We took advantage of a buy one get one free coupon to have dinner at Zoes Kitchen, a Mediterranean restaurant, in Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Both of us had the Mediterranean chicken plus two sides. The food was good...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 19
Well it is time to update my Screen Saver again, and what better screen saver to update with than one with me and my gorgeous granddaughter Elizabeth.  My New Gorgeous Screen Saver will replace the screen saver on my desktop computer, laptop, iPad, and iPhone.I can't think of a better way to star...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Cherry Recipes My mother made wonderful cherry pies and they have been a lifetime favorite for me. The cherry pies from Costco are often served at open houses.If you love cherry desserts, you will want to follow my Cherry Recipes board on Pinterest. Just click on the link to view the recipes.Let ...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 20
Loved our busy week-end! My new listing is now under contract with a wonderful young couple. We met with a contractor for some master bathroom updates, spent some pool time with my Geno and had so much fun Sunday afternoon with Handsome Hudson and Beautiful Beckett while their parents looked for ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Kentlands Photowalk: Queen Anne's Lace IMG 4629 Queen Anne's Lace, Dacus carota, is often used in flower arrangements to accent colorful flowers. The red in the background is nature's display of Crocosmia Lucifer. Crafters also like to dry and flatten Queen Anne's lace to use for Christmas tree d...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 28
Kentlands Photowalk: Orange Double Daylily for Rob Thomas IMG 4666 This is the time of the year that ActiveRain blogger and Bristol real estate professional Rob Thomas has the color orange on his mind as an avid supporter of the Tennessee Volunteers. This orange double daylily is for Rob! Daylily...

By Carol Castle, We Make Coming Home Happen!
(The Castle Group @ KWNYC Tribeca)
Comments 3
As a former educator, and Junior High Science teacher, I am so excited about the solar eclipse that is happening across the USA today!You have time to still prepare for it even if you have been so busy you forgot all about it. First of all it is a total solar eclipse, which means in select, lucky...

By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
Comments 2
   Welcome to this edition of The Monday Morning Memo.....I trust you had a fabulous weekend filled with fun and relaxation. This week as we continue to make each and every opportunity the very best, we need to ensure that we have the right perspective on life. It is not about what we have to do ...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 8
Westcliffe, CO Weather for August 21, 2017Good Morning Westcliffe, CO50°Our Monday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and a few scattered clouds to grace our skies.Today promises to be mostly sunny with high temperatures around the 80° mark.We have a 30% chance for scattered showers and th...