Debbie Jean (DJ) Artrip's (debbiejean) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Debbie Jean (DJ) Artrip, Cardinal Real Estate, Northern Mich
Hello Fellow AR Members.  I'm just curious if any one out there has actually tried the Couch to 5K.. (c25k).  My daughter(Kate) was home over the weekend and suggested I should get more exercise and this would be an excellent program for me to try.  She's actually going to do it herself.  I went ...
New Listing: 104' of Lake Nettie, one of Michigan's finest all-sport lakes. This year round home offers 3 spacious bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a balcony off the living room, overlooking the lake. The lower level provides a large family room, the utility room and extra bedroom.  The lower level walks out...
This morning I was so inspired by the freshly fallen snow, I had to go out for a drive.  I decided I needed more gas for my snow blower anyway, so why not head out to town and get a couple cans. So I suited up in my insulated coveralls and to thermos of coffee and headed to my local mini mart in ...
Today, I woke up to another 3 inches of freshly fallen snow.  That makes 6 inches in the past 3 days.  As I sip my cup of coffee, I decided to take a peek and see exactly what Mother Nature chose to share. To my amazement, my yard was turned into a Christmas Postcard, in March.  It was so beautif...
Did your mom ever tell you, If you play with fire, you'll get burnt! Or, If you eat too much candy, your teeth will rot!  Well, somethings just are that obvious but for some crazy reason, we decide we can beat the odds and the "obvious" won't happen to us. Well, please take heed:   If you drive t...
Surviving Your Serengeti was written for all of us, especially in these trying times.  Excuse me for paraphrasing Stefan Swanepoel, but he has some very insightful quotes: Endurance is what makes you get up when you've been knocked down. Find your inner strenght to fight, to keep moving on Seek o...
For those of us who don't have a spouse with health coverage, the cost of health insurance is our responsibility. I was wondering if any of my real estate associates have found a "good" plan that provides major medical coverage, with out taking a second mortgage? At 51 years of age, I'm too young...
8720 Log Cabin Trail, Atlanta Michigan 49709 $49,900              MLS # 271657 Clean and tidy 2 bedroom cottage located in the beautiful Canada Creek Ranch Association. This home offers a newer roof, high efficiency furnace, a drive through 12 x 40 heated attached garage, a dry basement that acce...
The 6 Barriers to Personal Growth The 6 Barriers to Personal Growth by Ernest SmithAll of the barriers that are in place relating to personal growth are known to be caused by six different reasons that people don’t take action on all of the things that they desire to experience within their life...
You can't beat this very affordable 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, conveniently situated in the quaint community of Alpena, on the "sunrise" Side of Northern Michigan, on Lake Huron.  This home offers a 2 1/2 car detached garage, fenced backyard, a full basement and a mud room off the kitchen. Lot size ...

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