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By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
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Here are a few tips for keeping your cutting board in Tip Top Shape!Clean ...Clean using HOT WATER and soap. The volume of water is just as important as anything as it helps to flush the bacteria away.Disinfect ...Use either "white vinegar" or a mixture of "2 tablespoons of chlorine bleach mixed ...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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How to make healthier Potato Leek SoupBy popular request here is my version of a healthier potato leek soup. First in fairness to disclosure, I modified the Kettle & Fire’s recipe to better suite our tastes.The key reason this soup is healthier, because I do not use butter, nor heavy cream and al...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Do you know the difference between Broth, Stock and Bone Broth? Well I know some people might say no and who cares? Others might say no please tell me😊!I was inspired to share the answer to the question by one of our friend’s comments on one of my recent post.: What the real difference between Bo...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 21, 2018Good Morning Westcliffe, CO 54°Our Saturday morning starts with warm temperatures and scattered clouds to grace our morning sky.Today will be partly sunny and HOT with high temperatures near 85°.We have a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms later this ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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David Hammond was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin back in 1923. His father died when he was two and his mother when he was ten. He graduated from Cornell with a degree in electrical engineering in 1945. He continued his education at the University of Michigan graduating with a master’s degree in Mat...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®,CRS,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and Broker No one ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side of things! Unknown   Discover Hartstene Pointe click here  To find out how much your Harstine Island, Washington...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Last weekend when I was gone I just found out that the Internet was down.It was terrible.Parents stared into their phones. Kids were forced to go outside and play and even talk together...verbally!  What a torture.Well, it could happen again.Here are a few things to do to pass the time. 

By Russell Barbour, Unconventional Prosperity
(Unconventional Prosperity)
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At the end of last year, I discovered a great source of traffic for my blogs – Pinterest. I know you are probably wondering what a site for middle aged women that are interested in home décor can do for your online business.I had been relying completely on other social media, mainly Twitter and F...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
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  Some days there is plenty of time to cook a great meal...but most days there's not - right?  Here's a quick and tasty meal for anyone on the go (or not) from the great recipe files at Daisy Brand.    CHICKEN FAJITAS Prep Time: 15 MINUTESTime to Table: 15 MINUTES Serves: 6Ingredients  2 teaspoon...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Wednesday was the day I got to babysit this week.  I brought the little dude to the office and while he didn't love being out of his environment we both made it through.  He took a couple of little cat naps and I stuffed some work into those minutes.  But getting to snuggle him up at bedtime and ...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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 Beautiful Palmer Alaska by Robert Swetz If you drive north on Glenn hwy around 20 miles you will pass Eagle River and then around 15 miles north of Eagle river you will come to come to Palmer north east and Wasilla north.Palmer is a small town with a low population with homes surrounded by HUGE ...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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When buyers and sellers think of a closing in the mid-Atlantic area, they think of a lawyer's office or another formal setting but that is not necessary.  While most closings are conducted by lawyers in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, they can be conducted by a closer/notary unde...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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John Clark was born in Battle Creek, Michigan back in 1915 to Leo and Florence. At a young age John was fascinated by science, especially explosive and rocketry. He attended Catholic grade school then enrolled at the Battle Creek College. In 1937, he graduated as valedictorian winning a scholarsh...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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National Junk Food Day is July 21!Warning to Barbara Todaro ...do NOT read this!  (just kidding) With so many of us trying to eat clean, it’s a bit ludicrous to talk about eating junk food. But just pretend that you could eat any junk food you wanted for this day without being concerned about or ...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Thursday July 19, 20181. What trade name comes from combining the French words for velvet and hook? Velcro2. How many Super Bowl appearances did Brett Farve lead as part of the Green Bay Packers? 23. What US city gave birth to the Grasshopper cocktail? New Orleans4. Wh...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
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Thank you The Temple Team  Here are a few tips for keeping your cutting board in Tip Top Shape! Clean ... Clean using HOT WATER and soap. The volume of water is just as important as anything as it helps to flush the bacteria away. Disinfect ... Use either "white vinegar" or a mixture of "2 tables...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Coneflowers are blooming in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland If you take a photowalk through Kentlands, our home community within the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland, you will see many coneflowers in the home gardens. These photographs were taken in our back yard. The bees love coneflowers. "Echi...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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"Everyone deserves to be remembered."-Steve Rockwood My recent intermission (vacation) included 4 stops to visit with family and friends.  The first stop was in Redmond, Oregon (outside of Bend) where my "other" Mother and her husband prepared an amazing dinner for us and we enjoyed an evening of...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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This past Friday, I had the pleasure of visiting the Guggenheim in New York City with my former high school art teacher from 16 years ago. The exhibit was great and the company, wonderful! For those who live in the state of New York, remember you can reserve a museum pass from your local library,...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Restaurants change hands and new ideas are incorporated while still retaining it's original flavor. A number of years ago I wrote about this restaurant but now with new owners, I feel its time to highlight this Austin Icon in another Foodie Friday. If you're in a causal mood and want to reminisce...