Wednesdays Unplugged – Pork Chops with cranberry-maple pan sauce

” The chief cause of problems is solutions.” ~ Eric Sevareid NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for dinner in the evening. We end our meal with quotes from the Norwegian ‘Quote Cup’ passed on to me from my grandmother. I.

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Ready for “Surban” living? Where you can find it in the Twin Cities

The demand for walkable urban neighborhoods has been strong for years, but the newest trend is shifting to SURBAN living… a suburban area with the feel of urban living, including walkability, great restaurants/coffee shops and great retail. Not only Millennials, but also downsizing 55+ are drawn to this new wave of growth for the same.

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Wednesdays Unplugged – BLT Salad with Buttermilk-Parmesan Dressing

“Once you stop learning you start dying.” ~ Albert Einstein NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for dinner in the evening. We end our meal with quotes from the Norwegian ‘Quote Cup’ passed on to me from my grandmother. I share.

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9 tips to help you deal with multiple offers

There has been a shortage of homes for sale all year and multiple offers have become the norm. As I experienced my day frittered away by putting together a multiple offer I took that as a sign to share some tips again… multiple offers aren’t going away. The seller isn’t legally obligated to let you.

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5 mid-century modern homes for sale under $500k

Keeping you up-to-date on Minnesota mid-century modern homes to buy. Here are five Twin Cities mid-century modern homes for sale under $500,000 as of 9/10/2017. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or want to find more, we can help! 200 Crestview Drive N, Maplewood – 4BR/4BA – 3,536 sq ft.

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The Best Tips For Seniors Who Are Looking To Make A Move

Thanks to Guest Author, Jim Vogel  of  ElderAction.org, for today’s post Buying a new home is a huge process, and for seniors who have lived in their current home for years or even decades, it can be overwhelming. There are so many things to think about, including financing, finding the right movers for the job, packing.

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How long should you keep financial and personal records?

If you are like many people, you have drawers and boxes filled with old financial and personal documents that you have diligently saved over the years. The good news is, you don’t have to keep most documents forever. Put document shredding on your annual ‘cleaning’ list. Below are some guidelines of how long you should.

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Wednesdays Unplugged – Peach Caprese Salad

I changed my password to “incorrect” so whenever I forget it the computer will remind me with, “Your password is incorrect.” ~ unknown NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for dinner in the evening. We end our meal with quotes from the.

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Open floor plans and the rise of the “mom-cave”

Open floor plans have been the dominant trend in recent years, both in new construction and renovations. They make smaller spaces seem larger and create great gathering spaces. Families with children have made them very popular… playtime, homework, meal preparation can all be happening at the same time and parents can keep a watchful eye.

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Wednesdays Unplugged – My Favorite Vegetable Chili

“What you are will show in what you do.” ~ Thomas Edison NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for dinner in the evening. We end our meal with quotes from the Norwegian ‘Quote Cup’ passed on to me from my grandmother..

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Smart Estate Sales… with Estate Smart!

What to do with all your stuff can be the hardest part of downsizing. When you have exhausted donations to family and friends, estate sales can help. There are many ways to hold estate sales, and I have worked with different types over the years but I was recently introduced to Estate Smart and have.

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