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May 2017

Too late to plant your garden?

Never!  Our favorite “experts” believe that we have missed the boat with planting vegetables for this Summer’s harvest.  Don’t give up!  Any visit to the local big box store or nursery will show you.  You can find LOTS of plants out there to be planted in your garden. On we go! What do I do? The experts are right about one thing.  It is too late to plant seeds  and expect them to produce fruit  (or vegetables)  by this Summer.   However, vegetable plants  are growing happily in their small pots at most retail outlets.  Look for those!  They are…

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The move is done, now unpack!

You packed all your earthly possessions  into boxes.  They arrived at their destination. You have accomplished the move!  So far, so good!  Now, you face the daunting task of unpacking those boxes you spent so much effort  packing only days ago! So the move is over, I must unpack! Of course, in a perfect move, you  have only those possessions that will comfortably fit into your new abode.  However, few of us plan that well.  You probably painstakingly packed MANY things that you won’t want need or want during your packing frenzy.  Do not be dismayed!  We all have things that…

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You sold the farm! Start packing it!

You followed our advice.   Cleaned, de-cluttered and painted your house .  And you worked while it was cold and miserable outside. And your house sold.  Congratulations!   Now what?  Packing, of course! Most of us have moved at least a few times in our lives, and the basics never change.  Moving boxes, packing tape, packing materials such as bubble wrap and newspaper, a  marker to mark the boxes.    As you gaze about you at all your possessions, do not be dismayed!   This can be conquered! Let’s get packing! First, assess your belongings, and decide which things you can…

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When should you buy your home?

Finally, Spring is here.  You have waited patiently through the Winter to buy your dream home.  When is the best time to buy? Christmas day and Easter? One source declares that these two holidays are the very best days to buy a home.  Their reasoning is that if you submit an offer on either of these days there will be little or no competition.  If you wait until after the holidays, the offers roll in like crazy.  We all know that Spring, and especially April is the best time to sell your home.  But really, when is the best time…

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