Bah Humbug Alert! It’s officially the holiday season and we hope you’re enjoying every merry minute of it! During this time of year, seasonal decorations start popping up on every rooftop and lawn in sight. And while we hate to sound like a real Scrooge, we know that occasionally homeowners go a little too over the top on all things merry and bright. So, what exactly do you do when a neighbor keeps you up at night with bright lights and loud holiday music?
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It’s December and the signs of the season are upon us with holiday décor and snow covering pretty much everything. One of the most popular things to see around this time is Christmas lights, both inside the house and out. Almost everyone is familiar with the bright glow emanating from many a home strung up in lights. What may be less familiar to folks though is the story behind this tradition. When you stop to think about it, it is an odd thing to do, so why do we put up lights?
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If your home is for sale or you’re ready to list, you’re most likely familiar with the basic principals of home staging. But when it comes to listing your home during the holiday season, it’s not always so simple. Unless you’re a total Scrooge, you’ve probably been tempted to pull out your holiday decorations and deck the halls, but will personalizing your home in this way REALLY lessen your home’s chances of selling?
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It is a proven fact that the turkey is the main dish during Thanksgiving, that’s the first thing that comes to everyone’s minds when Thanksgiving rolls around. Everyone wants the biggest possible turkey money can buy, but how well do we really know about the most popular food during thanksgiving? Before you go turkey hunting this year here is a little history about how the turkey became a legendary bird backed by some interesting facts.
Why do we eat turkey at Thanksgiving?
We are still not sure whethe... read more
Keeping You and You Family Safe this Holiday Season
Posted by Amanda Martin on November 07, 2018 in
Thanksgiving can be a wonderful time of the year. It’s a time to spend with friends and family, to look back on a year with gratitude, and maybe get a head start on holiday shopping. However, according to the National Fire Protection Association, it is also peak time for home cooking fires. This can possibly result in some pretty significant damage costs and charges. Avoid the chaos and stay safe this Thanksgiving with the tips below. As mentioned, kitchens can be a hectic place for the holidays. In 2015, it ... read more