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Last Minute Decorating and Hosting Tips for the Holiday Season!

Host a Fabulous Party in a Short Amount of Time
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 22, 2016 in  Dayton Is Home  Design  Events  Food  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Party
I hope everyone is having a great holiday season so far!  As the big day draws closer and closer, I thought I would share with you some quick last minute tips on how to make your house look festive for the holidays (without breaking the bank), and hosting tips for a quick and easy impromptu get together with friends. I recently just hosted my friends annual Secret Santa Holiday Party.  Although my house is on the smaller side, it’s great to fill it with friends around the holidays to give ... read more
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GAMES FOR A WINTER'S NIGHT IN

Board Games and Cozy Rooms for when it's too Cold to Go Outside
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 07, 2016 in  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle
               Winter is upon us now, and being outside does not seem particularly appealing unless there is snow to play in! So what are we do with these cold nights in? Maybe make some warm and comforting hot cocoa and sit in front of the fireplace with friends/family? That sounds perfect to me, especially if they look like any of these fireplaces shown above! Now, get into that game box we all know that you have, and have some fun! I will even sha... read more
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Top Smart Home Gifts for the Season

Make your Home Tech Smart with these Options
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 05, 2016 in  Lifestyle  Luxury  Technology
Smartphones and computers used to be the only things that could connect to the internet, but now there are so many more compatible devices that we can’t even fathom. The technological world is progressing so rapidly that we are provided with these amazing devices to help make our lives just a little less hectic. This holiday season turn your home, into a smart home with these top smart home gifts: Amazon Echo  This amazing device can link to several other devices that you can control through th... read more
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Best Light Displays in the Area

Local Holiday Light Displays to Fill you with Cheer
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 02, 2016 in  Dayton  Dayton Is Home  Lifestyle  Local  Outdoor
What are the Holidays without a little Christmas lighting? Nothing like taking a stroll through a Winter Wonderland of lights this holiday season with friends or family. Grab some warm hot cocoa, a hat and gloves and check out these incredible displays: Clifton Mill 75 Water St. Clifton, OH 45316  This 3.5 million light display is one you can’t miss! There are amazing lights that cover everything, right down to the waterfall. Every hour on the hour, all 3.5 million lights go completely out and ... read more
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Are You the Scary House on the Block – 7 Ways to Enhance Your Curb Appeal

Spruce Up your Home with these Tips
Posted by Laura Quinn on October 31, 2016 in  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Dayton  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Real Estate
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
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