Driving Up The Value Of Your Home: How?

This is a guest post. For homeowners looking to sell their properties in the near future, the news continues to be glum for both buyers and sellers, although the latest report from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors suggests there might be a glimmer of hope.  They show a small majority of estate agents reporting a rise in new instructions to sell in … [Read more...]

Toyota

You know, Toyota must be doing something right. Everyone I know has recently been heading out to their dealer lot (either local or to Toyota Corolla Virginia). Toyota has done something that it seems like our American dealers can't or won't -- give us cars with high gas mileage. My sister and her husband own a Prius and regularly get 50 miles to the gallon … [Read more...]

Sheryl Crow anyone?

I love when the artists that we know and love come up with new ways for us to enjoy their works. Sheryl Crow is the latest. Bill and I are both fans (yes, even though I do listen to Nine Inch Nails, I do like more mellow stuff like Sheryl Crow). I have lots of great memories of the summer of 1995 and her music (did I just date myself?). When I found out … [Read more...]

I Love Birthday Parties!

Madison was invited to a birthday party yesterday. It was held at the gymnastics center close to our house. Who wouldn't want ten 3-5 year olds running around? A bunch of us moms stayed and compared everything from jobs to husbands to anti-aging advice. That's not why I love this party though. It went from 4:30 - 6:30. We got home around 7. Madison did … [Read more...]