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Top 3 Benefits to Landscaping at Your Home

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Landscaping is an important part of homes. It can turn people off or make them feel more comfortable, more at home. But expert landscaping services know it is about more than good looks. Landscaping affects the energy efficiency of a home and affects the resale value. Koi ponds, fireplaces, outdoor lighting, and walls are all a part of luxury landscape design. Here are the top benefits to proper landscaping around your home.

1. Looking to sell your home soon? People look to the landscaping of a home first. It is the first impression the home will make and the first thing people see. If the landscaping isn’t done well, people are less likely to consider buying it. Up to 60% of potential home buyers s Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Are You Excited About Renting Your First Apartment?

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When you got ready to find your fist rental apartment after moving off campus, you had some very specific things that you were looking for. Because you were staying in the same city where you attended college and would actually be working in the admissions office you knew that you wanted to find an apartment in an entirely different part of the city. You wanted to eat at different restaurants, go to different entertainment venues. You knew that your life away from campus needed to be very different from your college experience. You did not want to feel like a college student any more, even though you would still be working at the university. Looking at apartments for rent in locations that were prev Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Party Planning Tips From Napkins to Table and Chair Rentals

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There are quite a few details to take care of when planning a party, particularly when there will be 15 or more guests in attendance. In addition to creating the guest list and sending out invitations, there’s hiring a caterer to decide on a menu. There are other important items that need attending to on party planning lists. These include tables and seating, linens and place settings, party activities and decorations.

Party Tent Rentals

When you’re hosting the party in your backyard or another outdoor area, having a party tent can provide welcome shade for your guests. If your space allows, you may want to rent several tents, each with a specific purpose. You can designate a tent for cocktails and mingling along with another tent for sharing a meal. If you’re planning to have live entertainmen Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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What to Look for In Memory Care

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Over the past couple of decades, there has been an expansion in technology that has changed lives. These new developments in technology have changed how people interact with the world on a daily basis. These advances in technology can come in the form of the internet, new mobile phones, tablets, smart televisions, and even devices that allow you to float across the ground. Recently, technology has even moved beyond just improving how we communicate with one another.

For many medical facilities and medical processes, things are done with ease thanks to new creations in technology. This means that things like surgeries, sleeping disorders, and even memory care have improved in terms of treatment and execution. Technology h Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Should You Sell on Your Own or Go With an Agent?

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When you are looking into selling your house, you have a couple of choices on how to do that. You can try to do a for sale by owner, where you act as your own real estate agent. Or, you can go the more traditional route and hire a real estate agent. There are pros and cons to each method, and you should consider and weigh them before making a decision.

The biggest advantage to going the for sale by owner route is saving money. The standard real estate commission for a sale is 6 to 7%, depending on where you live. That commission usually is split between the seller’s agent and the buyer’s agent, but the home seller pays the whole amount. Even on a modest $200,000 home, that can add up to $12,000-$14,000 right off the top of the potential profit. By selling a house on your own, you can add s Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Why It Is Essential To Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned

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When was the last time you cleaned your carpet or had it professionally cleaned? Let?s be honest. It has probably been a while since you really invested time, effort and money into making sure your carpet is clean. From pet stains, to dirt stains, to potential water damage, carpet can get dirty quickly. When it becomes unclean, carpet can actually carry viruses and cause health issues for those living in the home. That?s one of the main reasons why it is so important to regularly use carpet stain removal and hire professional carpet cleaners to take care of your home?s carpet.

Interested in learning more about the effects of dirty carpet on your home and those living in it? Keep reading to find out just what type of viruses your carpet can hold when you don?t regularly use carpet stain removal an Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Top 3 Most Common Mistakes Made by Home Buyers

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When it’s time to buy a house, the entire process can be both extraordinarily exciting and excruciatingly overwhelming. From all the facts and figures about each potential home, to the confounding process of getting a loan, buying a house can be a daunting task. Yet, many people are able to navigate this maze of a process and come out happy and smiling on the other side.

In fact, about half of home buyers felt that finding the right property was the most difficult part when they wanted to buy a house. By finding the right lender and finding the right real estate agent, many buyers feel more confident throughout the process. More than two third of buyers tend to find that their real estate agents were a huge source of helpful information.

That said, many new buyers easily fall into mistakes Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Custom Built Homes For the Growing Family

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Are you considering buying a new home to better suit your growing family? Many families make the decision to upgrade after finding out they are pregnant. The baby will require their own room, movement space throughout the home, and a big backyard to play in. If you in the market for a new home because of your growing family, keep the following real estate tips in mind.

Estimate your future family needs
It would be impossible to sell and purchase a new home every time a new baby comes. Instead, it can be helpful to estimate your future family needs Although this is not always guaranteed, it can give you a better idea of the size of family you are expecting. If you desire a large family, consider buying a larger house with more bedrooms. If this will be your only child, you Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

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The real estate market is currently extremely competitive. There are more buyers than sellers on the market, making it a sellers? market. This means that sellers have more room to set a price and to hold out for a full offer price. It also means that buyers may have more difficulty finding a house at a reduced price. If you are a buyer, you will want to keep the following realtor find a home tips in mind to ensure that you do not lose out on the house of your dreams because of the current seller?s market.

Keep up to date on homes in the area

While using a real estate agent is extremely helpful in finding a home in a timely manner, it is also important to keep up with the market on your own. Your agent will offer to send you new houses as they hit the market. It is your responsibility to go throug Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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What Are Your Decision Points for Buying a House?

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Buying or selling a home can be one of the most important and difficult things you do in your life. Finding the right home, with the right combination of indoor and outdoor space, location, and other features can be challenging. Real estate agents try and make it easier for you with online listings that give you all the relevant information, and even video tours of the houses. But even better, they can give you helpful advice on some of the most important choices you have to make.

A new generation of home buyers
As the millennials reach home buying age, changing tastes begin to manifest themselves in the real estate market. Accordi Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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