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June 11, 2014

How to create a drought resitant garden

California Buckeye

Living in Southern California definitely has its perks! We get to wake up to blue skies and the pleasant heat from the sun almost every morning. Unfortunately, the dry desert weather is not as friendly to some plants and it also requires us to use more water when maintaining our ...

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July 17, 2011

Tips and Tricks from WordCamp San Diego

I've been blogging for the last three + years and have learned little by little the ins and outs of using WordPress, the different themes that are available, as well as how to optimize my site for Google and search engines (SEO).

Yesterday, I decided to attend my first WordCamp ...

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April 28, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg is Selling Estate in Vermont

Whoopi's equestrian estate is on the market for $2.3 million dollars in Marlboro, Vermont.  Originally listed for $2.5 million in June of 2010, the price was dropped by $200,000.

Whoopi Goldberg Ranch in VermontHorses

Described as:

The Robinson-Winchester Farm was completely renovated and remodeled in 2004 to exceptional standards. No expense ...

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June 13, 2009

Pasadena Real Estate Agents are now Held to a Higher Standard - Hooray!

Well, I've written about the lack of photos in our Multiple Listing Service and vented about this issue long enough here and on my other real estate blog - PasadenaViews. Now, I wish I could say that someone has listened at our real estate board, but that's not the ...

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May 1, 2009

Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2009 is here!

Actually, this year the Showcase House of Design is in San Marino right on the border of Pasadena and just steps from South Lake Avenue Shopping District. It is truly a magnificent Italian Renaissance Revival estate built in 1917. This gorgeous property was designed by the renowned Pasadena architect G ...

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Nov. 4, 2008

San Marino California Vote and Treat

Voting in San Marino

I just came back from voting today. My polling place was at the Fellowship Hall in the San Marino Community Church. There were no lines and the process was very organized. The setting of the San Marino Community Church was beautiful so I thought that I'd capture some of ...

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Oct. 31, 2008

Halloween is Upon Us...

pumpkin

Over the last couple of days, I've been taking long walks around Pasadena and San Marino and looking at all the amazing decorations that are gracing our beautiful homes. It's no small feat to put some of these up. I, for one, am not much for decorating - maybe ...

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Oct. 16, 2008

Do you want to go to Disneyland for FREE?

Disneyland is giving the best present of all - a free Disney ticket to the happiest place on earth. The only condition is that you have to visit Disneyland on your birthday. Why not? What a fun way to spend your birthday! So visit the Free Disney Ticket site here.

 

I ...

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Oct. 3, 2008

Discover Neighborhoods with the Help of Google Maps and Street View

Google Maps just introduced the most amazing new feature called Street View. Here's a quick and funny video giving you a taste of what Street View is all about.

Now that you have a feel about what Street View can do, let's take a look at some serious ...

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June 15, 2008

Happy Father's Day!

Here's a story to honor all dads - and all the men who inspire us.

There was a skinny young boy who loved football with all his heart. Practice after practice, he eagerly gave everything he had; but being half the size of the others, he rarely got into the ...

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