Shop Differently – Consider These Restaurants

Community. This is good food for thought! Local restaurants are selling surplus products and pantry essentials directly to customers during the coronavirus pandemic. Part of being a part of the community is supporting local vendors, including restaurants. While restaurants are closed to sit down business due to the Coronavirus, they are redefining their role in the economy. Many restaurants have take to offering food and supplies like a mini-market along side their take out food…

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Home Means Even More to Us Now

Home means more to us now more than ever! And many of us are rethinking that meaning as we look out into an uncertain future. As we continue to navigate through these unique and evolving times, I’m sure you’ll agree that our homes have taken on new meaning, with new challenges, new functions, new importance. Safety and well being are the main priorities right now but the future may hold new needs for what home…

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Coming Together Will Make Us Stronger

Hi Friends, We are living in unprecedented times and it looks like working from home, staying at home and social distancing are going to be the new normal for awhile. It is so important to listen to the experts and to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy. I hope you will find a way to value the time with family and maybe even make it a productive time. Catch up on projects that…

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Things To Do While Social Distancing

Start a puzzle; pull out all those games! (Maybe the loser donates to his/her favorite non-profit? Or consider this; buying gift cards from restaurants is like giving them interest free loans. 31 Fun Games for Family Game Night 10 Best Adult Party Games That’ll Make Any Game Night Download fun game apps such as: Heads Up Family Feud Live Fibbage Piccolo  Get a leg up on spring cleaning; get serious this time about donating! Take…

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There’s Still Lots to Do at Home

Bob won’t let having to stay at home frustrate him. His latest project (that will keep him busy for the next two weeks) is to scan all our photos and organize them into folders on the computer. When he took the opportunity to escape, he went to Costco to load up on food. He came back with one flank steak and 4 cases of beer. The photo project is better suited for him.

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Active Listings

Even though you are mostly stuck at home, you can still do some house hunting. 2111 Highgrove Terrace 5 Bed | 6.5 Bath | over an acre lot in Central Austin 5 BR – 6BA with awe-inspiring great room features 30 ft. window, oversized deluxe gourmet kitchen, master wing with separate His & Her baths, shady outdoor terraces, guest wing with airy bedrooms and media room. LEARN MORE 3711 Westlake Drive Lakeshore 3 Bed |…

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Social Distancing ATX-style

  Since the Coronavirus has cancelled or postponed most of the local Austin events, events for some time are going to have to be really local — at home. Not all bad. It’s a great opportunity to catch up on reading, streaming your favorite series or relearning to play a mean game of gin.  Or how about restarting that exercise program you tried to start on Jan 1st? Favorite gym closed? Cathy, with neighbors Sarah…

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Not ready to sell? Start Now to Declutter

Q. What is the biggest mistake empty nesters make when preparing to leave their nests? A. Easy one! Starting too late to get rid of stuff. Every client who has “rightsized” with me has said the same thing; “We should have started the process when the kids first left home!” Still hanging on to the kid’s toys or items that are outdated and obsolete? Do you have boxes that you haven’t opened in over a…

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