Karen Burket's "Active" Mortgage Blog

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Mortgage and Lending - Bank of Oregon a division of Willamette Valley Bank

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2011 

This is an easy and yummy kind of south of the border inspired dish.     What you'll need: Boneless skinless chicken breasts Enchilads/ranchero sauce - the stuff in the can (I suppose you could get REALLY inspired and make your own...but why?) Frozen corn Red Pepper Red Onion Cilantro Mixed green...
04/30/2011
Daily Interest Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Rates 4/29/2011 This morning's Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.750%   (4.998% APR)                                                15 Year          ...
04/29/2011
Daily Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Rates - April 28. 2011 This morning's Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.750%   (4.998% APR)                                                15 Year            ...
04/28/2011
I promise you, this roast comes out juicy and tender every single time.  Ooooh so easy and absolutely no fuss! You'll need just two ingredients. A Boneless chuck roast (3-5 lbs), and a packet of onion soup mix. Take the chuck roast and place it on a large piece of heavy duty aluminum foil.  Take ...
04/27/2011
Daily Interest Rate Blast - Medford Oregon Mortgage Rates This morning's Conventional FIXED and ARM rate quotes are:                             30 Year                                                 4.750%   (4.998% APR)                                                15 Year                    ...
04/27/2011
Can the seller make repairs to the house before closing? With the amount of foreclosed properties out there, it's not unusual to see many homes in need of some cosmetic repair.  The previous owner may have left the home they vacated in a less than desirable or "move in ready" condition.  I've see...
04/21/2011
Well, I didn't win the recipe contest, but it sure was fun cooking with the chef up in the Portland area a few weeks ago.  I made this at home again the other night so figured I'd post the recipe again with a photo.  Cod fillets (really any white fish would work, I just happened to have these on...
04/16/2011
I think I have a new favorite way to prepare salmon!  So I got home from work last night and pulled out a few salmon fillets.  How to prepare them was the question.  So, I started going through the pantry and fridge to get inspired. Out from the pantry came rice noodles and some peanuts.  From th...
04/12/2011
I'll be traveling tomorrow so figured I'd toss this one out there today.  Heck, it IS Friday, and Friday's are Fish days, right?   I pulled out some cod from the freezer the other night and was trying to get inspired as to what to do with it.  I was kind of in a "Mexican food mood", but didn't wa...
04/08/2011
Being a complete newbie to ActiveRain, I'm not at all surprised that all the responses to my blog posts have been from ActiveRain members.  I appreciate all of you who take the time to read from a newbie and comment. Well this morning I noticed I had a response from a NON ActiveRain reader.  A ga...
04/08/2011
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