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Posted on 10/24/2021
Halloween Candy Craze: A Dietitian's Advice to Avoid the Sugar Rush
Thank you to my fellow Registered Dietitian Emily O'Neill, MS, RDN, CLC for contributing this article! You make the world extra sweet! Halloween was one of our favorite holidays as kids but now as parents, all that candy can be scarier than navigating a haunted house. It’s easy to find that this holiday can be stressful but fear...
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Posted on 10/19/2021
Invest in These Exterior Renovation Projects to Add Home Value
Before beginning any renovation project, it’s important to think about your return on investment. Changing your home can be costly, especially when those changes affect the exterior. Some projects are definitely more worth your time and money than others. Here we will go over some of the best exterior renovation tasks and projects to increase your home value....
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Posted on 10/13/2021
JUST LISTED $475,000 ~7577 Chasewood Loop, Colorado Springs, CO 80908
Stylish updates abound in this lovely 2-story home with a 3-car garage, 2 living spaces and a large fully fenced backyard. On first glance, you will notice the updated garage doors, gooseneck lights, custom-built rustic shutters & window boxes and welcoming front porch. Enter the living room to 9’ ceilings, wide-plank wood floors and a ceiling fan. Adjoining is the beautiful dining space with wainscoting, modern rustic light fixture, wood floor and backyard views. The wood floors continue to the kitchen which also features a walk-in pantry, S/S farmhouse sink, stylish butcher block countertops, island and walk-out to the backyard patio....
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Posted on 10/11/2021
A Beginners Guide to Rustic Style Design
Photo by Cassandra Ortiz on Unsplash Rustic design is one of many styles that can be difficult to define. Elements of interior design styles are shared and combined so frequently that you might not know what is rustic and what might be something else. Luckily, there are a few specific characteristics unique to rustic design you can use...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Home Alone: Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe
Image by Lisa Simmons from Pixabay While house hunting, it’s always a good idea to drop your pets off at doggy daycare or get a pet sitter for the afternoon. If you have no choice but to leave them at home, you can keep them safe by properly preparing the space ahead of time. Here’s a look at...
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Posted on 10/02/2021
SOLD! Welcome back to Colorado, Fred and Teresa!! - 8450 Copenhagen Road, Peyton, CO 80831
This cozy ranch style home has been meticulously maintained and has everything you need and more. The main level of the house has three bedrooms, two baths and laundry room making full living available on a single floor without having to climb stairs. The basement has recently been finished with a large living room, office/work out room and an additional bedroom and bathroom. The space is great for entertaining or can be used as an in-law’s quarters with easy access as it has a walk out door. The home sits on a .69 acre fully and easily maintained landscaped corner lot with drive in back yard access and large shed overlooking the...
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Posted on 09/30/2021
SOLD ~ $1,200,000 7245 Whitley Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. Congrats, Brian & Karen! All the very best on your adventures in FL!!
RARE OPPORTUNITY! Impeccably maintained, 4BD|4BA|9CAR home w/luxury finishes, Pike’s Peak views, finished basement & detached 44’ x 36’ RV garage ON AN ACRE in the middle of northern Colo Spgs! This home in the highly desirable Academy School District #20 offers 3,998 sq ft & is professionally landscaped. High-end details include rich knotty alder doors & trim, gorgeous wood floors, custom tile work, upgraded light fixtures, 9’ ceilings on main, beautiful open staircase & outdoor fire pit…kitchen refrigerator & hot tub included! The eat-in kitchen has a gas range, quartz countertops, tile backsplash, pantry, bay of...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Tips for Updating your Porch Lighting
Image by David Papazian from Shutterstock Porch lighting is an essential part of a home's curb appeal. It offers much more than help navigating in the dark or a pretty accent for your front door. A brightly lit porch can enhance security and also save you money on your energy bill. Where will you place it? The location...
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Posted on 09/23/2021
Fall-Blooming Flowers and Plants
Photo by SGuillory via Shutterstock The approaching winter may have you thinking that your garden simply can’t compete with the reds and oranges of fall leaves, but you have some great choices for fall blooming flowers. Whether you’re in a colder or more moderate climate, you can brighten up your property this fall with these top fall perennials....
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Ideas for Building a Fireplace Mantel
A fireplace mantel can enhance the appearance of your living room or den while also giving you a place to decorate and display items. While some fireplaces come with mantels, others don’t have one. If your fireplace doesn’t have a mantel, you’re not out of luck. With a few tools and materials, you can build your own fireplace...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
JUST LISTED $1,100,000 ~ 12598 Pensador Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 ~ Impeccable Semi-custom Ranch in Flying Horse
Gorgeous semi-custom ranch with finished basement, 3 ½ car garage, loaded with luxury finishes on a beautifully landscaped corner lot with mountain views in beautiful Flying Horse. The great room features a beamed cathedral ceiling, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, wood floors and a shiplap feature wall. Gourmet kitchen offers a 5-burner gas cooktop, double ovens, an expansive island with sink and seating, stately vent hood, quartz countertops, brick backsplash and a walk-in pantry. Refrigerator included! Walk-out from the adjoining light and bright dining space to the expansive, partially covered 32’ x 25’ patio. The main level dedicated...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Home Construction and Design Trends in 2021
When you’re planning to have a custom home built this year, take advantage of the latest trends in home construction and design. These trends can help you make the most of your home by boosting its functionality and comfort level. Check out the following 2021 trends to see what you might want to include in your custom home....
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