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I am very excited for Small Business Saturday!  This is really the year to "vote" with our shopping patterns for what really matters.   Of course, Christmas shopping for many of us involves hitting the toys stores for the childrens in our lives.  For those of you in the Tacoma area, I have a coup...
Come tour a beautiful listing in the Tacoma Country and Golf Club!   75 Country Club Circle SW will be open from 1-4pm today!   Info on this home can be found here:   http://haroldallen.com/find-a-home/buy-a-home/listing/282070?so=a&mlsln[]=282070&mxlt=47.131696&mnlt=47.131696&mxln=-122.543453&mn...
I thought I'd pass this one on since it has a lot of neat information about various traditions around the idea of giving thanks.  And giving thanks is something that we shouldn't forget, whether it's November or not!So you thought hat Thanksgiving was just for the United States and Canada celebra...
I am very much behind this idea of supporting small businesses for the holidays this year.  I am so pleased there is an organized effort to do this.  I will be looking for local holiday bazaars with local vendors.  And etsy.com is another great way to buy from cottage industry businesses.  Shop S...
So, the tradition of a big holiday meal cooked at home for Thanksgiving is wonderful!  But it doesn't work for everybody, every year.  I know that when my husband was working shift work for the railroad, there were years when a traditional home-cooked Thanksgiving wasn't practical for us. Sometim...
Over the next few weeks, I wanted to give some tips on how to keep your home green (or make your new home greener). Tip #1:  Check your door and window seals.  Look for the presence of drafts at the doors and windows. Also check for drafts around electrical outlets, switch plates, baseboards, fir...
I love this video and just had to share!
Sunday the 13th is the last day this month to get in to Mount Rainier Park for free.  In honor of Veteran's day, all national parks are free this weekend.  This is the last one for this year.   In 2012, the free days will be: Jan. 14-16 (Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend), April 21-29 (National Par...
These things are hard to hear.  And granted, most of us wouldn't be quite so blunt.  But this makes a good point, and it's a good reminder that we need to gently remember certain things when we have a home for sale.Dear Home Seller, some important things to know that your home’s potential buyer d...
For Pierce County residents looking to find a camp for their kids for next year,  The Tacoma New Tribune has created a searchable database of camps.  Most appear to be local day camps.  Hopefully, the database will grow even more as 2012 approaches, but what is already in there looks really great...

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