Every year throughout the month of October, I work relentlessly to transform my home into the spookiest spot on the block. I string rubber bats to the porch, cover my front door in spider webs, and strategically hide fake rats around in hope that my friends or family might jump and scream just a little because it’s dark or they weren’t paying enough attention (or they had that 3rd glass of wine). I’ll admit that I’m one of those people who are just a little too into Halloween. Hone... read more
It was a beautiful Autumn morning on Saturday, October 15th here in Huber Heights, Ohio. Our office branch in this location was hosting their 22nd annual pumpkin give-a-way to give back to the community. Agents from the office all share in the cost of about 3 TONS of pumpkins from local pumpkin farmer, Mark Jacobs located near Waynesville, Ohio. Local businesses, McDonalds and Dairy Queen on Brandt Pike also sponsor the event for the community with drinks (witch’s brew) and ice cream cone coup... read more
1065 Windmill Every year around this time, pumpkin flavors and fall spices take over our grocery stores, and pose us with the question, “Which seasonal beer this time?” There is an overwhelming amount of pumpkin flavored beers, and believe you me, I love me some pumpkin, but there are some that are too “pumpkin” and not enough “beer.” So which ones should you move off the store shelf, to your shelf? We are pairing our favorite fall drinks with our favorite home pubs in ... read more
Wednesday, October 5th marked the 16th anniversary of the famous iconic comedy-drama, Gilmore Girls. To celebrate and promote the premier of the upcoming mini-series in November, Netflix took over 200 coffee shops around the nation and turned them into Luke’s Diner. If you've never seen an episode, you've probably caught on to the buzz and the excitement from hundreds of fans all over the city.
I made my way to Ghostlight Coffee shop on Wayne Ave at 7 in the morning to joi... read more
Sales of single-family and condominium units reported by the Dayton Area Board of REALTORS® in August saw all the key figures - except number of listings – in positive territory. The number of homes sold in the Miami Valley surged from 2015 posted figures.
August’s average sales price totaled $146,261, remaining relatively flat from the previous August. Likewise, the median price saw just a small increase to $125,000, up almost one percent from last year. The 1,618 sales for August &ndash... read more