Holiday Lights Giveaway!

December 5, 2017

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa! A drive into the new home lake community of Southshore is a troll through festive lights and holiday décor gracing monuments, houses, trees and lawns in a spell-binding display of seasonal cheer!

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Gifts for People Who Are Hard to Buy For!

November 28, 2017

There’s always one person on your holiday gift list who’s harder to please than the rest. The one person who has discerning or some might say particular tastes and it’s just harder to buy for them!

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Spread the Thanks!

November 21, 2017

If you have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, spread the thanks! This holiday brings out the best in us. It seems to make us more grateful, more generous and more philanthropic than the entire rest of the year. Join the gratitude movement and take a moment to consider all the reasons …

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Décor

November 14, 2017

If you’ve put off thinking about Thanksgiving décor and are wondering how to get it done at the last minute, don’t fret. Even though the holiday is next week, it may pay to procrastinate. Retailers like JoAnn Fabrics, Michael’s, Target and Hobby Lobby all have fall and Thanksgiving décor on sale right now – from …

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Time to Get Rid of Cable?

November 8, 2017

For at least a year, Consumer Reports, the Motley Fool, Kiplinger and the Washington Post have hinted that it may be time to get rid of cable. No question there are still great shows on cable, but the news seems to be you no longer need to pay through the nose to get them. Given …

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Detox Your Home!

October 31, 2017

Detox your home?! If you’re a healthy germaphobe, regularly wash your hands and avoid living with and consuming cancer-causers, no doubt you already know a lot about how to detox your home. On the other hand, with 500-1,000 chemicals in the average house that we can’t see, smell or taste, it’s the time to learn …

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DIY Costumes for Halloween

October 24, 2017

If you’re the plan-ahead type, you probably have your DIY costumes for Halloween picked out, planned or completed and ready-to-wear and didn’t even click this blog open to check the possibilities. But if you’re like some of us who are still a little surprised that it’s late October, here are some easy, last-minute and clever …

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Best New Design Apps!

October 17, 2017

Who needs to hire a designer when you can download the latest home decorating apps on your phone or computer? From HGTV and Elle Décor to Architectural Digest, we pulled the best and the cleverest digital tools for you to inspect and review.

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Protect Your Home from Burglars!

October 10, 2017

The good news about break-ins and burglars is that the FBI reports a steady decline in property crime across the country. The bad news is, criminals are still active and predatory. But there are lots of ways to step up your security to protect your home and family, and give you peace of mind. Advancements …

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Fabulous Fall Festivals!

October 5, 2017

What’s fall without a festival…or two or three? You’ll have your pick near the master-planned community of Southshore with a beer festival, a pumped-up pumpkin toss (also known as the Punkin Chunkin), a crazed corn maze festival and a harvest festival. There are a few comedy acts not to miss, too, in all things funny …

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