Decorations, presents and carols are all a wonderful part of the holiday season, but what really makes it special is the spirit of giving that comes out in all of us during the holidays. It is truly the season of giving. To make giving of yourself, your money or your time even more rewarding, make it a family affair.
Whether you have invited many guests or just one, and whether they are staying overnight or longer, you want them to feel welcome and comfortable in your home. This can mean anything from a thoroughly cleaned house to personal touches for each guest.
Thanksgiving dinner brings to mind lots of family and friends sitting around a spacious dining table enjoying the classic holiday foods: turkey, yams, sage stuffing and that ubiquitous green-bean casserole. It just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without certain family traditions and each family has their own idea of tradition when it comes to Thanksgiving.
The holidays are almost here. Being organized and planning ahead is a great way to enjoy this merriest of seasons. The best way to remain calm and have fun is to make your plans early and create an organized to-do list to carry out your projects leaving no time for panic and plenty of time to enjoy the season with family, friends and guests. Here are some tips and tricks to keep you organized this season...
The weather in November in South Carolina is pleasant and mild with low temperatures around 45° and highs from 65-70°. This is fortunate for residents and tourists alike because there are many exciting things to do and see in South Carolina in November, many of them outdoors. There are art festivals, music festivals and festivals of lights to be enjoyed almost every day of the month, so put on a light jacket and comfortable shoes, get out there and discover some fabulous seasonal events. Here are some of the best events, but there are other exciting things to do, see and hear happening all over the state every November.
Painting a room is one of the few redecorating projects jobs that is truly a DIY event. Fortunately, changing the color of a room also delivers a huge impact – one which your family and friends are sure to notice. It is not difficult to achieve a professional look, but certain steps must be followed, and adequate time allotted to pull off an expert finish to all painted surfaces.
Homeowners definitely have advantages over renters. There are the well-known financial rewards of tax deductions and also the security of making a sound investment. Homeowners end up reaping the rewards of their home investment rather than giving thousands of dollars every year to a landlord as a tenant. One of the lesser-appreciated benefits of homeownership is being able to enjoy more privacy.
Spring is traditionally the time for weddings and buying a new home. But according to Trulia, that has changed and now both getting married and buying a home have moved to the fall months. This is actually a good thing for the new home shopper and perhaps for the happy couple as well. Here are more insights from the experts on the subject.
Buying that first new home is both fun and frustrating. To accentuate the fun and diminish the frustration, follow the sound advice of the professional real estate team at Landmark 24 Homes. The team is there to smooth the way for the novice homebuyer as well as the veteran. No one can go wrong with buying a Landmark 24 home with the many floor plans, price tags and desirable locations.
Buying a new home means big changes in life. When you move, everything gets turned upside-down. True, moves are ranked among life’s most intense stressors, but there are plenty of benefits to making a move, too. In many cases, change is good. It might be just what the doctor ordered, particularly when you are about to begin a new life chapter such as starting a family, getting married and purchasing your first home as a couple, or even retiring.
Making your dining area the heart of your family gatherings day in and day out as a place for sharing meals, doing homework and visiting with one another translates to a more relaxed and comfortable dining space.
There are so many ways for us to be happy in our homes, not the least of which is that we get to call the shots! From paint color, to what type of flowers and landscaping, to the type of countertops and cabinets, and what time we get up and go to bed, we’re the boss. But on a deeper and more meaningful level, we are in control of building, creating and nurturing the people, values and qualities in our home that bring us a deep sense of contentment.
Pooler may not be as well-known as some of the other cities in Georgia but its diversity and appeal have earned it a spot on the list as one of the fastest-growing cities in Georgia. Pooler is a vibrant community with great city staff and caring citizens who make it feel small-town friendly. A place where people live, work and do business comfortably and productively.
Any homeowner will tell you that owning your home is great because you can paint the rooms any color you choose, make the closets bigger to hold all your stuff in an organized fashion and knock out walls anywhere you please. One of the greatest benefits, however, has nothing to do with style independence and everything to do with saving money.
If you have recently transformed from an apartment renter to a homeowner, congratulations! You are now able to reap the rewards of homeownership such as tax savings and the ability to do what you want with your property. The very small downside is that now you are responsible for home maintenance. You are the landlord. It is true, though, that a well-maintained garden and home exterior not only add to the beauty and value of your home but will also increase the enjoyment of your property.
The Scandinavians have long treasured a calming simplicity in their homes and have much to show the rest of the world regarding how to achieve this look of peace and charm in home décor. The Danes refer to this as hygge, pronounced hoo-ga.
A backyard provides a green space for relaxation, exercise, a place for pets and kids to run, and so much more. All of Landmark 24 homes in the various communities offer the opportunity to turn your backyard into a very special place for family and friends. Having a yard that is your own can be rewarding in many ways.
In your own Landmark 24 home, no matter which attractive community you choose, outdoor entertaining has never been more convenient and comfortable. It’s almost summer – time to move the party outdoors.
Moving to a new residence ranks high on the stress meter, right up there with facing a root canal. There are things you can do, however, to help cope with the stress while ensuring your new home is livable, and attractive.