Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-December 19 to December 25, 2021

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-December 19 to December 25, 2021


Every day there is something new to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I try to highlight posts that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I never knew, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


DeeDecember 19: Dee Toohey 4 Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

The holidays aren't over and these are good tips to carry with you into 2022.



JoyceJoyce Reid The Choice is Yours

What an excellent motivational post!!! Way to go, Joyce!!!! And good insight into just who Joyce is!




SheriDecember 20: Sheri Sperry Marketing Woes...Time to Let Them Go for 2022

Good advice from Sheri as you go into 2022. What's working and what's not working for you!


Ron and AlexandraRon and Alexandra Seigel Monday Musings & Inspiration: The Choice is Yours

Ron and Alexandra share some excellent quotes and some excellent guidance as we head into 2022.


MichaelDecember 21: Michael Jacobs The Kindness Comeback...

We could all use a healthy dose of this! Thank you, Michael.




Bob "RealMan"Bob "Real Man" Timm Tis the Season to Be...Sad???

If you read nothing else, read the last paragraph. So much division we've had in the last few years with friends.



Candice A.December 23: Candice A. Donofrio Numerology for Success-What's Your Personal Vibe in 2022?

You don't have to be a believer or understand's just fun!!! Go ahead and check yours out.


Margaret RomeDecember 24:  Margaret Rome   Just Pick Up the Darn Phone

Hear hear, Margaret!  If I can’t spare 10 seconds in my day to say “no thank you.” or “wrong number” then there’s something wrong and not with the caller.


GaryGary Thomas 'Twas the Night Before Christmas in Key West

What a fun and creative post! Take some time and read this one.


Thanks to Carol Williams for this weekly list which I copied from her post!

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings

December 28th - Matt Klinowski & Nikisha Green

(Golf Course Communities)


January 4th, 2022 - Debbie Reynolds & Jeff Dowler

(Panel: Why I Choose To Live In the Suburbs / Seaside)


January 11, 2022 - Lorrie Semler

(Estate Sales) 


January 18, 2022 - Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573 

(YouTube Tricks)



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

Arizona... You are the same as Pacific time until Nov. 7th

11:00 a.m. Pacific

12:00 p.m. Mountain

 1:00 p.m. Central

 2:00 p.m. Eastern time 



Please don’t forget to check out these very informative posts as well:


Carol Williams Second Chance Saturday-Carol highlights posts that are often suggested by the other members here. 


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea YouTube Thursdays- If you want to learn more about how to do videos for your business, this is the post to follow.


Liz and Bill Spear and the weekly Ask An Ambassador posts!


Thank you for letting me do what I love to do...learn something new every day. 

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Comments (35)

Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Good choices Kathy Streib  missed a few of these but not many 

Dec 26, 2021 09:54 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy even the holidays do not slow you down in making great picks!!!

Dec 26, 2021 02:48 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your This Week at ActiveRain list, Kathy.  I hope you are having an enjoyable holiday weekend.

Dec 26, 2021 04:20 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Dec 26, 2021 04:20 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 we've all been having so much fun with the Zoom meetings. Hope you can join us. 

Hi Brian England I did, thank you. And I hope you had a wonderful Christmas as well. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:01 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Wayne Martin And thank you for giving us a break yesterday with some easy trivia. 

Nina Hollander, Broker very good!!! So often I find many more posts that I missed after reading CArol's posts. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:03 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Grant Schneider I did. Hope that you and Phyliss had a very Merry Christmas as well. 

Ed Silva I hope you had fun catching up!!!

Dec 26, 2021 06:04 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Raymond Henson, eXp Realty very happy to help you with your reading. 

Michael Jacobs It was my pleasure. 

Roy Kelley I'll have more next week. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:05 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS after last year's freeze, we put bubble wrap around our hummingbird feeders and it kept the liquid from freezing!!!  Good luck. 

Ron and Alexandra Seigel as always, it was my pleasure. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:08 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Will Hamm let me know if you need help!!!  Good luck at the doctors. 

Carol Williams we often share the same posts!!

Dec 26, 2021 06:09 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Dorie Dillard Austin TX hope you had a wonderful time with your family!!!  

Thank you Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty I did, and we had warm weather!!!

Dec 26, 2021 06:10 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Hannah Williams do any after Christmas shopping???


George Souto Thank you!!!  I wasn't sure I was going to get it done. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:12 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Myrl Jeffcoat thank you and I hope you've had a good holiday weekend as well. And thank you for the feature in your group. 

Dec 26, 2021 06:13 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you for your weekly post! I missed about half of them... and now I know my 2022 personal vibe number! Whoo hoo!

Dec 27, 2021 05:06 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - Merry Christmas!  I have been out of pocket all week trying to get a Xmas miracle to happen so I thought I would check in to see what posts I missed.  Thank you so much for the feature!  

Dec 27, 2021 10:51 AM
Toby Barnett
KW North Sound - Marysville, WA
Toby Barnett

Thanks for the reading material, Kathy. It gives me something to do while being buried in snow. Stay warm!

Dec 27, 2021 11:07 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

Despite a busy week I actually read a number of these. Now to read the rest.


Dec 27, 2021 11:44 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Thank you for adding me into this wonderful group of posts Kathy Streib . I'm looking forward to reading the ones I missed.

Dec 27, 2021 05:44 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Another great list, Kathy! I've got some good readin' to do, thanks to you!

See you tomorrow! 😘

Dec 27, 2021 08:54 PM
Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Thank you for sharing some fun posts.  Definitely good reads - read and commented on all!  Happy New year!

Dec 28, 2021 06:48 PM