Last week I had the opportunity to represent our local GRAR (Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors) association at the YPN (Young Professionals Network) Leadership Conference hosted by NAR (National Association of Realtors) in Chicago. We have a lot of acronyms in this industry… At this event the local association chair, vice-chair and/or association liaisons comeContinue reading “YPN Leadership Conference, August 2021, Chicago”
This salad is a take on the one my Aunt Sue brings to many family gatherings. I’ve kept it mainly intack but have substituted some things along the way. This pasta salad is SO simple, yummy and stays good for a few days. I often make a big batch for parties and still have leftovers.Continue reading “Super Simple Pasta Salad”
Why NOW is a good time to buy in West Michigan First, let me preface. It is still a sellers market, BUT the market does soften a bit in the Summer, especially June. I get it, buyers are worn out from the craze of the Spring season and just want to enjoy the lake, holidays,Continue reading “I Feel Like a Broken Record…”
There was an Italian restaurant in the Seattle area my family went to quite a lot growing up, Cucina Cucina! The below Olive Oil and Garlic Pizza was a popular and family favorite appetizer. We were gifted a pizza oven by my aunt and uncle a few years back and have tried to get moreContinue reading “EVOO Garlic Pizza App”
It’s never hard for me to get the girls to finish their bowls with this recipe (even if they do pick around the onions). The recipe usually makes 1.5 full pans so you can easily freeze one for later. Tip on freezing: freeze before you add the dough. Warm up the chicken and mixins thenContinue reading “Chicken Pot Pie”
My grandmother was a talented gift wrapper. Every gift was meticulously prepared, with high-end papers, beautiful bows, jingly bells, mini-wreaths, fancy garland, and extraordinary name tags. My mother (not the same side of the family) gets creative as well. In the past, she has printed out photos of our family members to use as theContinue reading “Gift Wrapping: Traditions that are Repeated and Passed Down”
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