Real Estate Happenings in the Oro Valley and Tucson Arizona areas with special attention to communities in Catalina Foothills, Oro Valley, and Marana AZ. Written and Edited by Chris K. Canfield, REALTOR with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Tucson, Arizona
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The pelican has always been one of my favorite birds . . . A wonderful bird is the pelican, His mouth can hold more than his belly can, He can hold in his beak, Enough food for a week. I'm damned if I know how the hell he can! ~ Dixon Lanier Merritt
Bonita Beach Dog Park - The Beach Where Dogs are the Boss If you have a dog who loves the beach and you want to treat him to a fabulous day of frolicking, check out the Bonita Beach Dog Park! This beach is part of the Lee County Parks and Recreation, and dogs may run free in a wonderful beach se...
If your home is one of the 8,000 that has Chinese drywall, you will want to know read the following post by Nestor and Katerina Gasset, Realtors in Wellington Florida. If you have Knauf drywall, you need to act now . . . Chinese Drywall Settlement- Good News For Homeowners Florida homeowners wh...
A White Christmas in Florida At 82 degrees today, you won't find much snow on the ground, but on the Naples beaches, we find a way to enjoy the white that we are given! Hope you enjoyed your Christmas Day, no matter what temperature it was!
Secret Recipe Revealed - Santa's Favorite Cookies At the special request of Roy Kelley, a Montgomery County, Maryland, Broker and fabulous photographer, I am revealing the recipe that brings Santa to our house first on Christmas--he just can't resist the taste of these delicacies that are really ...
Secret Recipe Revealed - Rita's Chocolate Cake This recipe is a favorite of the extended Canfield family. My cousins in Virginia refer to it as RCC. When my cousin got married, a woman named Rita was attended the gathering, and she quickly found out that she was a celebrity. "Not THE Rita?!" w...
Secret Recipe Revealed - Key Lime Cake I have to be honest. This is my favorite cake. I always hope that whenever a birthday comes along, it will be the cake chosen. I always know it will be MY birthday cake. It can be done as a bundt cake, but as I love my butter cream frosting, my wife alwa...
Secret Recipe Revealed - Lunchbox Apple Cake As you can see from the title, this is a cake that you are supposed to be able to take in your lunchbox (was there ever a day when that was done?). This is a very tasty recipe, but in my view, the only reason for cake of any kind is to support frostin...
Secret Recipe Revealed - First Place Chicken Casserole Okay, so I have never actually had this made with Chicken! I think my mom found this recipe in a newspaper or magazine, and my wife adopted it as a leftover turkey user. This is one of the reasons the leftover turkey is a must-have in our h...
Secret Recipe Revealed - Curry Pâté Have you ever noticed how some of the simplest "recipes" are the biggest hits? My wife and I were invited to a New Year's Eve Party when we first moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, back in 1985, and while there were all kinds of fancy treats, the biggest hit w...