‘Twas a crisp, cold, clear night, when we hoped for a house. With my hot cocoa stirring, I looked at my spouse. We’d mapped out our assets and budget with care, In hopes that our offer would not catch a snare. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While dreams of new bedrooms …
How To Maintain Your Sanity When Hosting For The Holidays
Welcoming your friends and family into your home can be one of the most anticipated events of the holidays. Whether you have family visiting from out of town, or if you’re hosting Christmas dinner this year, the fact that your home is the gathering place for your loved ones is a special privilege. However, all …
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5 Simple Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress at Home
The holidays are here, and with it can come unwanted stress. The good news is that there are simple ways that you can relieve stress from your own home. So when you start feeling overwhelmed from shopping, baking, cleaning and planning holiday parties, remember these tips to help you relieve some stress! Set a Budget […]
Discover These Unique Holidays During November
November is considered a big holiday month because of Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving. Many people also look forward to Black Friday sales that signal the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. What you may not realize is that November is chock full of unique celebratory days. These amusing, thoughtful and wacky days deserve special attention […]
How to Prepare Your Home For Sale During The Holidays
I’m all for decorating during the holidays. In fact, I have boxes and boxes in my attic of Halloween and Christmas decorations. However, should I put my home on the market during the holidays, I’d use about a fraction of what I have. There’s a reason behind it. When I decorate, I “add” to what’s [...]