Fall Home Maintenance

September 26, 2017

Let’s talk maintenance! Temperatures dropping are a sign to get your house in order before winter, or small problems can turn into big, expensive nightmares. We pulled some of the top tips that can save you headache, heartache and money this winter, by performing seven fall chores we should never ignore!

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Garage Storage Hacks You Need Right Now!

March 21, 2017

In the last decade, the demand for three and four-car garages has sky-rocketed, and nowhere is that more evident than the new home lake community of Southshore. And while your garage offers great storage space, it can easily become a cluttered dumping ground for everything we don’t want IN the house. To avoid the catchall …

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Life Hacks for Your Best 2017

January 24, 2017

What are life hacks? Last year,  bloggers, tipsters, hipsters and experts dreamed up some remarkable ones. If you haven’t already tried them, here are a few ideas and innovations to make your life easier and more enjoyable in 2017! Furniture Hacks If you’ve watched Flea Market Flip on HGTV, you know a little elbow grease and …

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Beat Those Post-Holiday Blues!

December 27, 2016

When it’s actually 2017 and time to put away the noisemakers, confetti and holiday decorations, it’s not uncommon to feel like a deflated party balloon. If you experience the post-holiday blues (or the back-to-school, or back-to-work blues) experts in the happiness business recommend a few strategies that can help elevate your attitude. Medical Methods  Web …

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Give Guests a Warm Welcome!

December 13, 2016

  As holiday travelers crisscross the planet to spend Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah with loved ones, we’re making it our mission to help you create a welcoming new home in Aurora! Chefs and designers and a few inventive hosts shared their tips and tricks for extending a warm reception to your new home guests this holiday …

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Southshore Holiday Party Hacks

December 6, 2016

Whether you’re observing Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s Eve in a few weeks, throwing a holiday party in your new home at Southshore can drain your energy, your wallet, and your joy. But it doesn’t have to! We collected a few recipes and secrets from the pros to help ensure your holiday is a …

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Indoor/Outdoor Christmas Décor!

November 29, 2016

  With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with offers and ideas for holiday décor exploding on magazine covers, TV shows and the internet. We scoured some go-to sites for fun Pinterest pages with sensational centerpiece inspiration, as well as tutorials for dazzling DIY indoor and outdoor projects to make …

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Winterize Those Plants Now!

September 13, 2016

With temperatures turning chillier, it’s time to winterize! Your prized plants and garden stars can survive cold weather without you, but winterizing them will help increase the odds of robust growth come spring, especially if your landscaping is new. Even though your plants, bushes and vegetable garden may look more and more lifeless, until the …

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