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Dec 11

Traditions to start with your family this Christmas

Traditions to start with your family this Christmas

Believe in the magic of the season. To make Christmas even more highly anticipated and memorable, begin these new traditions ASAP!

1. Check out your local Christmas lights.

If you live in Austin, you know what this means… Trail of Lights! Celebrating over 50 years, the Trail of Lights …

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Dec 04

Is it wood or is it tile?

Wood or tile

Remember the commercial, “Is it live, or is it Memorex”? The question now is, “Is it wood, or is it tile”? Ceramic wood is one of the hottest new trends in floor covering today. While it isn’t a renewable resource, it’s extremely functional, durable, and attractive. Have you always wanted the …

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Nov 18

Austin Wine Country

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Austin Wine Country

From Spicewood to San Marcos, there are plenty of places near Austin to make a weekend wine getaway.

Duchman Family Winery, Driftwood

www.duchmanwinery.com | 512-848-1470

The Duchman Family Winery was founded in 2004 by Drs. Lisa and Stan Duchman in a quest to bring world-class winemaking to Central Texas and the …

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Nov 12

Color obsession: pumpkin

Color obsession: pumpkin

The month of ghouls and goblins has passed and the month of thanksgiving is upon us. This calls for a collection of all the best goods in the festive color: pumpkin!

1. Momeni Baja Orange Indoor/Outdoor Rug, Wayfair.com, $22 – $499

2. Martini Side Table – Persimmon, West Elm, $149

3. Color …

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Nov 06

Overseeding with Ryegrass

Overseeding with Ryegrass

Our friends at Sunshine Landscape Design share how to keep your grass looking great through the Winter!

Now that we have passed the month of pumpkins and candy let’s get back to business. In this month’s blog we are going to talk about ryegrass seed, how it works and the application …

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Oct 29

Housewarming gift ideas and wishes

Housewarming gift ideas and wishes

housewarming: a party celebrating a move to a new home.

A housewarming party is a party traditionally held within approximately 10 days of moving into a new residence. It is an occasion for the hosts to present their new home to their friends, post moving, and for friends to give gifts to …

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Oct 28

Color obsession: Decorating with deep ocean blue

Decorating with deep ocean blue

A deep ocean blue is such a relaxing color and can even overtake your soul with a feeling of nautical freedom (if you allow it!).So, let’s discover some great decor in deep ocean blue.

1. Dudley Area Rug, $549. homedecorators.com. 2. Avia Embroidered Pillows, $135 for set of 2. homedecorators.com. 3. Storage Bin with …

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Oct 17

Pros and cons of a septic system

conventional septic system

Pros and cons of a septic system

Benefits of a septic system

  • Once it is in, is should only cost the electricity to operate
  • Can give you a nice lawn
  • Can be installed in remote locations
  • Low maintenance

Downsides to a septic system

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