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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Secret Recipe Revealed - Fabulous Fudge Here is another heavily requested recipe from my wife's kitchen. My kids wish that she would make this more than once per year, but she wants to keep it special by being a December treat. You can get a version of this recipe off the Marshmallow Fluff cont...
You Never Know What you Might Stumple Across . . . This isn't in Connecticut - it is in Barberville, Florida. While we were visiting my folks in September, we came across an amazing sight. Statues and lawn "art" of all sorts. Thought you might enjoy . . .
Secret Recipe Revealed! Pumpkin Bread I have been finding many recipes being shared online of late, and I thought this might be an interesting thing to do. Let's make one thing perfectly clear, I am not a cook. I can barbecue with the best of them, and I even managed to boil some water this ev...
Are You Blue? Who can be "blue" when Blue Jays decide to invade your yard and feeder? For some reason Blue Jays just don't like to stay still long enough to be photographed (well, at least by me!). But yesterday I was able to capture a few half way decent shots (most were somewhat blurred due t...
Sometimes it Pays to Blend In We are always being told that we must do what we can to stand out in a crowd, but during hunting season, it is rather important for a deer to blend in. For some reason the deer were crowding in my yard today--everytime I glanced up from my computer, there were deer ...
Now THAT is a Squirrel of a Different Color! For some reason, Cheshire Connecticut is home to a number of black squirrels. No, they are not as common as our standard grey squirrels, but I know about four certain spots around town that I can watch to see the black ones pretty regularly. However,...
Staging a Home with Color If you are a regular to my blog, you know that I like to post free or low cost staging tips. The biggest reason for this was that I staged (and sold) my own home this past spring, and shared many of the choices we made--from no cost to high cost. However, a post yester...
What's Outside Your Window? It is always fun to look out the windows of our porch (aka office) as it is mostly windows. You never know what you might see--birds of all kinds, raccoons, chipmunks, squirrels, skunks, and many other critters. But one of my favorite sights is the white tail deer th...
Latest Gadget for your Cell Phone! My wife went shopping today at Staples and came home with a great gift for our youngest child. However, we decided that we had to try it out. Now she has to go back to Staples and pick up a few more! It is a Moshi Moshi POP PHONE - the "Retro" Handset by Nat...
Birds of a Different Feather Flock Together This morning was a busy time at the bird feeders in my yard--maybe (just maybe) because I had just restocked all of the feeders. Thought you might enjoy a few that I spotted. Remember to get out there and fill those feeders. With all the migration go...