Archive for November, 2009

Quail Creek Sleigh Rides- Reserve your spot today

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

(taken from email sent to all Quail Creek HOA members) The annual Quail Creek Christmas sleigh ride will be on Thursday, December 17th from 6 pm to 9 pm. The ride starts at the Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served by the Club to all riders. To make […]

Thanksgiving- Taking Time to Reflect

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Today I am leaning in a bit more personal direction.  In preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow,  I thought  I would give you a photo tour of some of the things that I am truly thankful for this year along with my list. My little man, Jude, brings such joy to my life.  He is […]


Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Guest Post: Holiday Entertaining

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Simon asked me to step in and do a guest post on holiday entertaining as we approach Thanksgiving and (gulp) Christmas. We both love hosting parties and entertaining guests in our home. Much of the reason we fell in love with our house was because of its excellent entertaining potential. I grew up in a […]

Landscape Lighting Adds Value, Beauty & Safety

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

In my opinion, adding landscape lighting to the exterior of your home gives some of the the biggest bang for your buck, with a low amount of maintenance, than any other home improvement project. Relatively inexpensive fixtures, such as recessed soffit can lights and low voltage landscape lighting packages can turn your home into one […]

Quail Creek 2009 Year to Date Sales Stats

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

In my effort to keep you informed of the market and happenings in the the Quail Creek Neighborhood.  I have put together some neighborhood stats to show you averages of what has sold and is currently for sale in the neighborhood.  This information was current as of November 10, 2009.  These numbers include only single […]

Homeownership & Business Recovery Act of 2009 Summarized

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Unless you are living under a rock, you know that there have been incentives by the government to offer a tax credit to for the purchase of a home to in an effort to kickstart the recent stall of the national housing market.  There are a lot of terms being thrown around and I wanted […]

Is your home ready for baby?

Friday, November 13th, 2009

I am so proud to welcome the newest member to my family, my neice, Piper Brynn Goldman.  She was a little slow to make her appearance but we are all so thankful she made it here smoothly and safely. Her mom and dad did great and couldn’t be more proud! A visit to the hospital […]

Wrap-up from Quail Creek HOA Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

After attending my first meeting for the Quail Creek Homeowners Association and I can now say that I know that the very minimal .75 cents per day it costs to be a member is well worth it.  The board is quite organized and passionate about their purpose of promoting and enhancing the quality of life, […]

Homeowners Association Adds Value

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

As homeowners we are all concerned with what for most is the largest investment we will ever make.  In the most recent economic times we’ve all been a little more concerned with the value of our homes and are more acutely aware of the areas around us.  A well-run Homeowners Association can help to promote […]