How To…Get Ready For The Holidays!

As we near the end of 2012, it can get pretty busy as we try to wrap everything up, get ready for out-of-town guests, and prepare for Christmas and New Year’s festivities.  If you’d like some tips about important areas of the home to clean or reasons why garbage disposals and showerheads don’t work, then keep reading! Deep Clean As it gets colder outside and you want to warm up your home, make sure that your chimneys are cleaned!  If you use your fireplace often or haven’t checked it in awhile, it is important to make sure that the flue …

Student Enrichment

Dear Friend of Weaver Elementary, Thank you for your generous support of our most important fundraiser of the year, “Weaver Goes Hollywoood” held on March 10, 2012. Your participation makes it possible to fund special programs which provide our students enrichment in the areas of Technology, Music and the Fine Arts. Sincerely, Friends of Weaver

Cabin, Cottage & Charm

We’ve got something new to share with you and it is exciting!  Recently, we were able to purchase a gorgeous cabin that was built in 1933, so there are both old and new amazing design details we must share with you.  Even more exciting is that the beautiful kitchen remodel was done by its former owners, John McCook (of the Bold and the Beautiful) and Laurette Spang McCook (of Battlestar Galactica)!  So, let’s jump in! Finding the Gem We all experience wanderlust at some point, and my husband Larry & I had always talked about having a cabin or some land …

Denim & Diamonds

We are proud to announce that the St. Joseph Catholic School Denim & Diamonds annual fall fundraiser, held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 was a huge success. All the money raised will directly benefit the students at our school. We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for your contribution to this event and to our children. you have made a substantial impact on our ability to offer them a quality, Catholic education. We sincerely appreciate your generosity and continued support of St. joseph Catholic School. Sincerely, The St. Joseph Elementary PTO and Denim & Diamonds Committee

Talking Turkey & Other Thanksgiving Tips

Just over a week before Thanksgiving is here, so we’d love to offer you some ideas for the big day!  Have you been wanting a new recipe that will add a little pizzaz to your traditional Thanksgiving meal?  Would you love to discover some helpful tips that can make your turkey perfect?   Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly how to set your table for all your guests?  If you said “yes” to any of the above questions, make sure to keep reading! Tempting Turkey If you’d love to add a new and delicious flavor to your turkey, Martha …

Pleasant Palettes

The great thing about home improvement is that you get to decide the amount of work you want to take on.  You have the choice to update your house one step at a time, in great leaps, or with a whole complete remodel.  Today, we’re going to offer some advice for a simple step that can bring an important change in your home.  The walls in our homes are one of the biggest spaces we can change by just adding a fresh coat of paint.  When you decide to change the colors of your walls, you have the ability to …