Posts tagged homes

Throwback Thursday’s shades of summer

   June 12, 2014 7:08 am    0

“The Future’s So Bright, I gotta Wear Shades” hit the pop charts in 1986, the year my oldest son was born. I always think of that when I see this photo taken in 1992 — Ryan was just months old.  It was one of those impromptu moments when his brother and sister decided the sun streaming into…


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Serial texter gets ‘Whatsappitis’ diagnosis

   March 27, 2014 7:38 am    0

You knew it was coming. An article in Time Magazine yesterday reported a very real ailment characterized by numbness and pain in both wrists. Time and countless other media outlets referenced the case of  a woman who had spent six hours responding to text messages — six hours. Holy texting, Batman. Read it here. The prescription:…


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Four trends in real estate

   March 9, 2014 8:57 am    0

1. Those who are building are building bigger — The National Association of Home Builders says new homes most often have four bedrooms, three full baths and three-car garages.  The average size  in 2013 was 2,679 square feet — a steady climb from the 2,362 square-foot average in 2009. Read the full NAHB story here. 2. Mortgages are…


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House Lady — the lure of Glenwood area homes

   March 8, 2014 6:51 am    0

Cute. Charming. Architectural beauty. That’s the lure of the Glenwood area. And it’s close to everything. The Glenwood YMCA is within walking distance along with the ice rink, the Zoo, shopping at Liberty Plaza and Tops. And much more. If you’re not busy Sunday from 1 to 3, it would be a perfect time to…


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House lady discovers Whispering Woods Golf Course, cool homes for sale

   February 15, 2014 6:41 am    0

Breaking news in real estate: This past week, Whispering Woods Golf Club/Course went up for sale — the 7-year-old course is an award winner. Its beautiful rolling hills offer a terrific view year round to the many homes and condominiums hat surround the course. Listing agnet Connie Britton, of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, said…


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House lady offers tips to sell your home

   February 8, 2014 6:06 am    0

Want your house to sell in a hurry? Then take the objective advice of a professional Realtor or expert in interior design staging.  In this week’s House to Home, I share some of the tips we all forget when we put a house up for sale because — well — it’s our house, and we just don’t…


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Funny and fab lipstick trends for right now

   February 4, 2014 5:22 am    0

So what’s the best lip color for you? Seems that any color goes right now with lipstick. In fact, matching your lips to your dress was the latest craze at the Golden Globes a few weeks ago, according to InStyle Magazine. Read it here. Ombre lips are also trendy, according to Huffington Post. I don’t…


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House lady finds ranches rock the region

   February 1, 2014 8:10 am    0

This week’s issue of House to Home takes us to a lot of different places. I discovered that more than 200 ranches are for sale in the region.  Here’s the story.  We have a lot more: Gardeners prepare for spring events — Sue Scholz shares the great news of what’s coming this month and next for local gardeners. Keep your…


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House lady finds contests, tree lovers and more

   January 25, 2014 1:16 am    0

This week’s House to Home is all about getting more color in your house. Thanks to Marie Feltz. Read her story Refresh with blues, reds. Sue Scholz shares some great news from Grandview Elementary School about third graders trying to win a national contest. Click here to read the story. We have much more than that in this week’s House…


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House Lady visits Volkman Road

   January 18, 2014 6:31 am    0

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve ridden past the marvelous homes on Volkman Road, and said, “Wow.” These majestic homes don’t go up for sale very often. The last home I saw belonged to John and Marianne Kanzius. It was awesome, and now we  get a peek at another one in this week’s…


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