frisco: You Don't Have To Touch It To Feel It - 10/28/07 01:15 PM
Have you ever stood in front of two products in a grocery store fretting over features, promises, prices per ounce??  All in all making a 20-30 cent decision and then pop into a Starbucks and spend $4.29 on a White Mocha Frappuccino and not think anything of it?  How can we so easily part with $4.29 and fret over 30 cents?
Studies show that consumers rationalize buying decisions on facts but make actual buying decisions based on emotions.   It is believed that 20% of the decision to make a purchase is logical and 80% is emotional.
Home purchases can easily be the single … (8 comments)

frisco: Innovative Teen Justice Program to Hold Court in Frisco - 10/25/07 12:20 PM
 
I learned today that Collin County's Teen Court will open for business in Frisco this month.   This program ia a countywide, peer-based justice program for area teenagers.  The  inaugural session was on Oct. 18, 2007, at Justice of the Peace Mike Yarbrough's Precinct 4 courtroom.
Teen Court is a judicial system with adult supervision that allows teenagers who are charged with Class-C misdemeanors to be prosecuted, defended, and sentenced by kids their own age.
In its first year of operations, more than 300 teenagers went through the program, which boasts an 88-percent success rate for defendants. When a teenager completes Teen Court successfully, … (0 comments)

frisco: Late Night Ordinance Suspended in Frisco - 10/24/07 01:33 PM
 I learned today that the City of Frisco's 'Late Night Hours' ordinance has been suspended until Frisco voters have a chance to decide whether alcohol should be served until 2 a.m.
On October 16, the Frisco City Council voted 4 to 3 against repealing the 'Late Night Hours' ordinance approved August 22, 2007.
For more information, you can contact City Secretary Nan Parker at 972-292-5010 or nparker@friscotexas.gov
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frisco: Family Night at Solaré - 10/24/07 01:17 PM
Just outside the gates of Starwood on 10/25/2007 !!Enjoy a family night with Jeff, a local magician.  Jeff will be performing on Thursdays.  Come out with your family for a great time.  Solare is located in the Kroger Shopping Center at Lebannon and Legacy.Location: Solaré Spa and Café 4851 Legacy Dr., Ste 606 Frisco, TX 75034 http://www.solarespa.com/index.php … (0 comments)

frisco: Pumpkins on the Prairie in Frisco - 10/24/07 01:13 PM
Grace Avenue United Methodist Church has an annual pumpkin patch known as Pumpkins on the Prairie. The event takes place on their church grounds located at 3521 Main Street in Frisco, Texas from October 7, 2007 through October 30, 2007.
The Pumpkin patch hours are Monday through Friday from 1:00pm until dark, and Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am until dark.The patch  includes many exciting events. You can enjoy hay rides, a walk through the hay maze, crafts, bounce houses, games, photo ops, and family fun!
In addition to the fun, pumpkins, gourds, dried corn and bails of hay are available for purchase. … (0 comments)

frisco: Lake Kiowa Lodge Goes WiFi - 10/24/07 12:32 PM
As a proud Lake Kiowa resident I thought I would share exciting news!  The Lake Kiowa Lodge has always been a great place to go. But now it is also an Internet Hot Spot. The entire Lodge is now Wi-Fi (802.11G) enabled, courtesy of the Computer Club, which donated the equipment and set it up.
That means any PC that has Wi-Fi capability (‘B' or ‘G', most new laptops have this option) will have access to a high-speed Internet connection.
We now have the ability to surf and enjoy great food and company!
 
-Meg 
 
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frisco: Newsweek Recognizes AR Blog - 10/20/07 09:49 AM
I am excited to share a rather unique AR experience.
A few weeks ago I posted on Active Rain that we have decided that it is the right time in life to downsize our home.  The post was simply called We Are Downsizing
 
A few days later I received a phone call from a writer at Newsweek!  The writer explained that she has received an assignment from her editor to write an article on families who are downsizing.   After she received the assignment the writer told me she imediately went and searched the words Downsizing and Dallas.  Google offered her my Active Rain Blog!  … (58 comments)

frisco: Rally for the Cure - Lake Kiowa - 10/20/07 04:19 AM
 
 As a proud homeowner at Lake Kiowa I want to share the tremndous support of the Lake Kiowa Womens Golf Association. (WGA)  This October the ladies raised of $75,000 for the Rally for the Cure!
It is my belief that this is one of the largest golf outing for such a special cause. Makes me proud to be a Lake Kiowan! 
 
 
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frisco: Starwood's Stewarts Crossing Yard of the Month! - 10/20/07 04:09 AM
 
As a proud resident of Starwood, located in Frisco, Teas.   I want to announce the winners of the October, 2007 Yard of the Month.  Congratualtions to Kelly & William Flynn who live on Van Horn Lane in Stewarts Crossing.
Congratulations Flynn Family on helping to make the Starwood community beautifulbb!!
-Meg Stewart, Reliable Appraisal
 
Can be seen on:
http://www.starwoodhoa.com/pages/yard_of_the_month.aspx
 
 
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frisco: We Are Downsizing! - 09/30/07 03:05 AM

Well, we have made the decision to downsize!  It is the right time in life! I thought I would use Active Rain to share our listing...
 
Listing ID # 10703417Price: $999,900Bedrooms: 4 BRBaths: 4 full BA 1 1/2 BA 5025 Sq. Ft.Year Built: 2001Property Type: Resale HomeArchitecture: TRADITIONAL Location: Frisco, TX
OVERSIZED LOT WITH INCREDIBLEVIEWS OF FRISCO & THE LAKES IN STARWOOD! This Stunning Reynolds Signature custom home offers exquisite finish out in every room. Travertine flooring, hand-scraped wood on stairs, professionally faux painted, paneled study with dome ceiling. Tanning room, Media room, central vac and gourmet kitchen with every amenity. Long … (10 comments)

frisco: Frisco Fire Safety Town - 09/30/07 02:39 AM
As a proud resident of Frisco, Texas I invite you to learn more about the Frisco Fire Safety Town.  The Fire Safety Town is a very unique way to interactively teach children overall safety. 
The Fire Safety Town includes scaled homes that are built by the same homebuilders who build Frisco area homes.  Children can learn overall safety around homes and businesses.  There are  even working traffic signals,  railroad crossing and a toll booth to help children with their learning experience!
 I invite you to learn more at:
 
http://www.friscotexas.gov/safetytown/index.aspx?id=4012
 
Meg Stewart
Reliable Appraisal
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frisco: The Villages of Starwood - 02/12/07 10:29 PM
Starwood's master plan is comprised of 550 acres of breathtaking north Texas landscape, with lush creeks, stately Spanish Oaks and dramatic hilltop views.
Starwood's village concept offers a diverse selection of residential options distinguished by homesite size and price. Homes designed my North Dallas' finest builders range from the $400's to over $4 million, giving residents just the lifestyle they want and deserve...including low-maintenance luxury patio homes, traditional executive residences and heavily wooded, lush creek side estate homes.
You can visit http://www.starwooddev.com/master_plan.htm and select any village shown on the masterplan to learn more about that village and the homes offered there.
 
 
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