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2014 

Image courtesy of hin255FreeDigitalPhotos.net When my husband and I were preparing for the birth of our first child, like a majority of parents, we took Lamaze classes. One of the core components of Lamaze is the use of breathing techniques as a method of coping with labor pain. We depended on o...
06/29/2014
 Luc Féry (Puymoyen, France), a painter who is renown for his trompe l'oeil technique, illustrates in this 9 minute video how to give soul and style to an otherwise dark and dreary interior space.      This same application can be used to transform any room, creating depth and beauty that is surp...
06/29/2014
Let's face it. Awkward moments can occur in any profession. Here are a few examples from the Real Estate industry, relating specifically to the daily activities of a licensed real estate agent.  If you are considering getting into real estate, don't say we didn't warn you! :-/  That awkward momen...
06/28/2014
Production trends across industries are gearing toward personalization.  We can "have it our way" with Whataburger, "express our identities" with Nike shoes,  design our own T-shirts with CustomInk,  wrap our smart cars (like the amazing  Tom and Gina Branch), and even order a 'twin' doll for our...
06/28/2014
Towering turbines reaching upward toward a vanilla sky set the perfect backdrop to contrast this gorgeous grain crop, grown by Hollis Swanberg of Swanberg Farms (Lyford, TX).  With combine in lead and buggy in tow, the harvest team works in unison to optimize productivity, maximize efficiency, an...
06/22/2014
You won’t need a magnifying glass to solve this mystery. These photos are from one of my showing appointments in Denton County, Texas (Lewisville). It has become the topic of discussion around the office water cooler in terms of ethical marketing practices. The photo is what the listing agent has...
06/22/2014
When you see it...  
06/21/2014
  A worthy re-blog! It is elements like this that comprise a solvent marketing and communications plan. The possibilities are endless... pick one holiday a month and plan ahead. Last year, my July 4th Fireworks post was my #1 article on Active Rain with over 10,000 clicks.  Most of those clicks o...
06/20/2014
Storage units can come in handy for homeowners who need a quick solution for de-cluttering, or a temporary arrangement for personal possessions in between homes. These solutions are not risk-free. This picture shows what happens when the guy in the storage unit next to yours spills 2 gallons of p...
06/19/2014
The thought of buying a foreclosure appeals to many for the chance to pick up a decent property at a deep discount. A common misconception is that consumers (or agents) can approach a lender who has foreclosed on a property with an offer to buy it directly from the bank or servicer.  Tax records ...
06/18/2014
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Amanda Thomas

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