Archive for January, 2015

South Portland’s WINTERFEST 2015

Monday, January 19th, 2015

South Portland’s WINTERFEST 2015 is coming up in less than two weeks!  It is a family-fun outdoor festival for all ages, taking place throughout the city.  Come and join in the fun.  There is a block party, a luminary walk, a skating party and so much more.  You can see snow sculptures and ice sculptures, go […]

Vacation Checklist: Don’t Leave Home Without it!

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Vacation Checklist: Don’t Leave Home Without it!   Finally, you are getting that vacation you’ve dreamed of!  Okay, maybe you are really only getting away for a week, but either way, you need to think just as much about what you are leaving behind, as you do about what you are taking with you. Yes, I […]

12 Simple Home Repair Jobs to Lift You Out of Winter’s Funk

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Squeaky wood floors? Quiet creaks by dusting talcum powder into the seam between the floorboards. Image: Libby Walker for HouseLogic   Accomplishments — even little ones — go a long way toward a sunny outlook. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy, quick home repair chores you can do when you’re mired in the thick of […]

DIY Kitchen Organization Ideas – Let’s De-Clutter!

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

It’s time for DIY kitchen organization ideas…..I don’t know about you, but with all the new “things” that appear in our house over Christmas, I could sure use a way to “de-clutter!” We get so many new things at Christmas that sometimes it is hard to find a place for it all.  The plus side […]

New Loan Options Allow Only 3% Down to Buy YOUR New Home!

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

New Loan Options Allow Only 3% Down Qualified home seekers who don’t have a big down payment saved can now buy a home with as little as 3%  of a home’s purchase price. Yes, it’s true….there are new loan options that allow only 3% down.  This news came from recent announcements by both Fannie Mae […]