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      This may be hard to believe, but there are those that are not fans of fruitcakes.  I love all fruitcakes, even the store bought ones containing those mystery neon green and red tidbits so I will let the late, great Johnny Carson discuss the fruitcake's dark side.       Johnny Carson was not...
12/24/2020
  Oh no!  I have to get myself off of that naughty list.  Hopefully, Santa does NOT look at my Twitter feed!  Thank you for sharing this very important Christmas warning, Roy Kelley!  Just in the St. Nick of time! ! !        MeetUp with Santa Claus: An Important Report I had a very special MeetUp...
12/21/2020
     Interest rates this low really is remarkable.  This is the lowest level in my lifetime and that says A LOT!  I would have never guessed that we could get to this level.  "Mortgage rates in the US have hit another record low" and the time to buy a home or refinance have never been better as r...
12/20/2020
     My mom's gift is making special days memorable.  She knows just what to do and whatever she does is punctuated by an infectious laugh and a twinkle in her eye.  Step aside Santa! The Christmas season in our house was always filled with homemade cinnamon rolls, Swedish pancakes (covered in po...
12/20/2020
     We moved to South Sacramento in 1987 and soon found an awesome restaurant with an outstanding breakfast selection, the Stagecoach in Sacramento.  When we moved to Elk Gove ten years later, we were happy to discover that there was a Stagecoach in Elk Grove.  We love both locations, but we usu...
12/15/2020
      The Fabulous Forties neighborhood is one of Sacramento's most iconic neighborhoods.  It is a stately mix of Tudor, Colonial Revival, Arts and Crafts and California Bungalow style homes.  The homes have some of the largest lots in East Sacramento and many feature cedar trees that are over 10...
12/13/2020
     I have really enjoyed ActiveRain over the years for several reasons.  Here are a few of my reflections.  The Memories     I really like going back and looking through my old blogs.  It reminds me of where I started and how different I am today.  My first blog showcased my first listing in Au...
11/29/2020
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    It is a little early for us.  We usually start baking and handing out treats to family, friends and clients sometime after Thanksgiving, but this year seems like the perfect time to start early.  We were blessed with a large supply of lemon juice from a neighbor that juiced his own lemons and...
11/24/2020
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     This room with a view is actually our property with a view in Fayeteville, Arkansas.  It is for sale!     It is a three bedroom, two bathroom, 1,508 square foot half-plex situated in a very quiet neighborhood with 15+ acres behind it providing a nice open space to enjoy.  I love sitting out ...
11/21/2020
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 One of the staples in our house is garlic confit.  In our version, there are only two ingredients, garlic and olive oil.  You can add salt, pepper and/or your favorite fresh herb too.  The Stinking Rose, in San Francisco, makes a delicious french bread dipping sauce called Bagna Cauda by adding ...
11/11/2020
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