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A Chandelier Without Peer!

August 22, 2017

“Chandelier” is a hard word to separate from the idea of elaborate, opulent, crystal dining room lighting embellishments. The crystal chandelier has never gone out of style (check out this vintage fixture from the 1940s worth $3895!) but the latest spin on this design accessory can take on an bunch of different guises. You can …

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Cold Soup on a Hot Day!

August 15, 2017

Soup up your summer! You know gazpacho, the cold seasonal treat tantalizing palates across town this August? Well, we found a dozen more chilled versions of classics you can blitz in your blender and put on ice to cool off. For most of these recipes you’ll need a powerful food chopper, so if you don’t …

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Upcycled Doors = Great Style

August 8, 2017

Upcycled furniture is hot! If you’ve ever watched an episode of Flea Market Flip on HGTV, you know you know it’s possible to find and repurpose flea market treasures to dream up the coolest upcycled products.

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Game On!

August 1, 2017

Game for some late summer fun? Summer’s the time to take full advantage of your Southshore backyard for entertainment. The health benefits of outdoor play have been touted for years. So, give your kids and guests a tempting menu of game options, and your backyard at Southshore will be this summer’s hottest destination! Tic-Tac-Toe For …

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A Day at the Lake

July 25, 2017

The lake at Southshore is one of the community’s finest assets. When we think of a day at the lake, (and by lake we mean the 880-acres of water in the Aurora Reservoir!) images of sunbathers and swimmers come to mind, soaking up rays, paddling and floating around. But there are lots of other things …

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Garage Sale Don’ts

July 18, 2017

It’s garage sale season! If and when decide you want to sell those extra clothes, furniture, toys and tools cluttering up your closets and garage, here are some quick tips to make the process safer and simpler. And if you’re shopping garage sales for bargains and steals, we have a few suggestions for you, too! …

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Life at the Lake = Reservoir Fun!

July 4, 2017

Reservoir fun in the master-planned community of Southshore means you have access to recreation in, on and under the water at the Aurora Reservoir every day of the week. With outside air temperatures hitting 90 degrees lately and water temperatures in the high 60s – it’s time to take a dip in the 880 acres …

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Let’s Drink to Summer!

June 27, 2017

A fruit-filled, kid-friendly drink or an adult-pleasing cocktail are welcome treats on hot summer days. So, slip into something more comfortable, like a pair of flip flops and shorts, and stir things up! KID-FRIENDLY DRINKS Kids love watermelon, which makes this blended drink perfect for family barbeques and summer parties. Mama’s Gotta Bake blitzes watermelon …

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Operation Renovation at Southshore’s Lakehouse!

June 20, 2017

We’re putting the finishing touches on The Southshore Lakehouse renovation, and if you haven’t seen the amazing facelift for yourself – what are you waiting for?! The makeover team made major and minor structural and cosmetic changes throughout The Lakehouse and surrounding property for a top to bottom renovation, sure to please residents at Southshore! …

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Let’s Celebrate Dad!

June 13, 2017

Dad rocks, doesn’t he? Whether you celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday or all weekend long, we know dad will want fabulous food, great gifts and a few activities lined up to make it all the more memorable! Things to Do Take Dad to the Greek Festival on Saturday and/or Sunday where the spanakopita, keftedes, souvlakia …

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