Happy New Year ActiveRain! Thank you for the year that was!

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Happy New Year ActiveRain! Thank You for the Year That Was, and Here’s to the Year Ahead of Us!

We are all so lucky to be here!

hat Thank you ActiveRain members and staff; thank you for helping me learn something new everyday.

celebrateThank you to those who have continued to set the pace for us, making us want to do better.


top hatThank you to those who make us look at how we market our business and show us alternate paths.


balloonsThank you to those who continue to keep us up to date on the latest technology and who have the patience to answer our emails and questions when we still don’t get it.


hatThank you to those who remind us that there’s more to life than blogging, social media and work.



Thank you to anyone who has ever read my blog.  I hope you’ll return.




 Happy New Year

Happy 2014 Everyone!


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Bobbie Smith
Stroudsburg, PA

Well said Kathy! Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2013 11:51 PM #19
Barbara Hensley
RE/MAX Properties - Rockwall, TX
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas

Good morning Gita, this is a great toast to ActiveRain, I'm thankful that I landed in AR posting my first post ever.  I Knew nothing about blogging, and thanks to the ActiveRain staff and the ongoing education, I have learned much and continue to learn as I attend the online boot camps!  


Dec 31, 2013 11:54 PM #20
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Kathy - Happy New Year! May you encounter only peace, prosperity and personal happiness in all you do this coming year. And thanks for your friendship and support!

Dec 31, 2013 11:57 PM #21
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Anita- so am I.  It will be a new adventure for all of us. 

Michael-wishing you a great 2014 and what the heck are you doing up so early?

Andrew- and I'm clinking you right back.  First think I grabbed this morning with my cup of coffee!!!

Debbie- I can only guess at what the Flooring Girl will be up to this year!

Wayne- Happy New Year, and aren't you glad to be back in the warm weather.

Sheila - many thanks!  Happy New Year to you and may you finally enjoy your home without all of the construction.

Scott- better get your reservation for the spring!  We are seeing lots of snowbirds.

Gabe- many thanks to you and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

Clint- you are not alone.  I try to read as many as I can but just run our to time. 

BARFF- I don't want to remind you what we'll be eligible for next year!!!!! Happy New Year.

Jared and Amanda- and I've loved having you around the Rain. Have a Happy 2014.

BLiz- then I'd better be on my toes! LOL Happy New Year to both of you. 

Roy- and the same to you and Dolores.

Conrad- you are very welcome!! Happy New Year.

Jeffrey- I agree! Happy New Year.

Beth- and thank YOU as well.  Someday there will be a Florida MeetUp!!!!!  

John and Debbie- Happy 2014 and hope it brings you all that you wish for. 

Kristin- LOL oh how funny.  It was quirky to doand some names go on and some didn't and I tried it about 5 times and then had to say "that's it."

Bobbie- I thank you and Have a Happy New Year.

Barbara- I'm ready for my black eyed peas. 

Dick- and I thank you and Mary.  Looking forward to your monthly "grab bags."


Jan 01, 2014 12:29 AM #22
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Thank you and the same to you and Larry.  I love your creativity, and it is no wonder that you are  a wonderful stager!  We wish you a wonderful year full of delight and may all your wishes be realized.  A

Jan 01, 2014 12:53 AM #23
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

What a fun way to celebrate the people of Active Rain too....and it's the people that makes the difference. Happy New Year, Kathy

Jan 01, 2014 01:06 AM #24
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy may your year be filled with happiness and joy in 2014, and your your business goals be achieved.

Happy New Year 2014!!!

Jan 01, 2014 02:59 AM #25
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

Kathy ....I know 2014 will be your best ever!

Have a great day in FL!


Jan 01, 2014 03:05 AM #26
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Ron and Alexandra- I wish you both all that you hope for in 2014.  BTW- read your postand I am headed to a friend's home and will toast in the new year with champagne!

Karen- I think you will get everyone here to agree to that.  I just know that 2014 will be one big adventure for you!  Can't wait to hear about it. 

George- I thank you for that and wish you a glorious 2014. 

Rob- thank you and ditto to you!

Jan 01, 2014 03:11 AM #27
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Kathy, no matter what year it is, we always have a lot to be grateful for, don't we?

I am thankful for being a member of ActiveRain. This blog has paved the way to knowledge, inspiration, motivation, friendship, love and caring.


Jan 01, 2014 03:13 AM #28
Janice Ankrett
Janice Ankrett Home Staging - Burlington, ON
Staging Professional

Like you Kathy, I have learned and grown here on AR. Oh, yes, and had a lot of fun! 

Happy 2014!

Jan 01, 2014 04:48 AM #29
Jeff Stevens
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Mexico Properties - Las Cruces, NM
Jeff Stevens, Associate Broker

Thank YOU, Kathy. I learned a lot on AR including information that you've provided over the past 12 months. Happy New Year!

Jan 01, 2014 05:49 AM #30
Bette Gottwald
UNITED REAL ESTATE | Central PA - Mechanicsburg, PA
"Bet"on Central PA Real Estate!

Kathy, I too have learned so much on AR, everyday I seem to pick up some tidbit of knowledge, and from you as well!  Blessings to you for a New Year filled with peace, happiness and good health

Jan 01, 2014 06:40 AM #31
1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK


It has been an awesome year in the Rain.  Thank you for being a wonderful Rainer.

Jan 01, 2014 10:19 AM #32
Rebecca Foresee
Alain Pinel Realtors - Morgan Hill, CA
Let's foresee the possibilities . and get results!

Kathy,  Thank you for all you share in the "Rain!  I've enjoyed the thoughts and stories you've shared and look forward to more in 2012.  Be well.

Jan 01, 2014 10:34 AM #33
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Happy New Year Kathy! Thank you for being a wonderful friend, and warm person!

Jan 01, 2014 01:17 PM #34
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Happy New Year Kathy. Your words really expressed it all.

Here is to a fantastic 2014.

Jan 01, 2014 02:30 PM #35
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy I believe this year is going to be a banner year for the industry.  thank you for writing such inspiring posts. 

Jan 01, 2014 07:11 PM #36
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

What a great testimonial to the power of this community!  Well done!

Jan 01, 2014 10:51 PM #37
Daniel J. Brudnok, REALTOR
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach, REALTORS - Exton - PA License #RS-225179-L / Delaware License #RS-0025038 - Downingtown, PA

Happy New Year Kathy......continued success in 2014!


Jan 10, 2014 12:40 AM #38
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