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Monthly Archives: February 2019

    How to be a Mindful Home Owner

    By Shannon Grimm | February 27, 2019

    Use this checklist to make sure you’re keeping up with all home and community matters, from maintenance tips and money savers to being good to the environment and your neighbors.   Energy Savers Invest in a drying rack and a clothesline so you can skip the dryer year-round. Lower the temperature on your hot water... Read More

    Buffalo Hot Dogs!

    By Shannon Grimm | February 27, 2019

    Who doesn’t love a buffalo-flavored, spicy lunch? And if you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen… or just add more celery and blue cheese!   Ingredients: For the toppings Mayonnaise  Buffalo wing sauce Lemon juice Pepper Blue cheese crumbles Celery, diced Prepare the hot dog to your liking, place in a... Read More

    5 Simple Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal

    By Shannon Grimm | February 21, 2019

    Despite what we’ve all been taught, people do judge books by their covers. When you’re selling your house, your exterior is that cover. If people see any flaws or unsightliness, you could lose potential buyers before they even walk in the door. Conversely, if you can wow them with your curb appeal, they’ll enter your... Read More

    Reuben Hot Dogs

    By Shannon Grimm | February 20, 2019

    With Spring in mind we will be sharing some hot dog recipes and we hope you will enjoy them! Maybe you live in New York, or maybe you live hundreds of miles from the place where deli dreams are made of, but either way, this hot dog rendition is sure to put a smile on... Read More

    Thinking about Building?

    By Shannon Grimm | February 14, 2019

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    Pop Rocks Holiday Bark

    By Shannon Grimm | February 13, 2019

    A fun and playful holiday bark—perfect for cookie exchanges. Semi-sweet melted chocolate is topped with strawberry pop rocks candy before cooling. Kids and adult-sized kids will love it! Makes 10-12 pieces   Ingredients 1 (12-ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted 12 (0.33-ounce) bags strawberry pop rocks Instructions: Pour melted chocolate onto a parchment lined baking... Read More

    Polenta with Flower Petals

    By Shannon Grimm | February 13, 2019

    This creamy buttery polenta dish is accented with aromatic flower petals and orange zest, giving it a fabulously herbaceous floral flavor. It makes for a nice pair with roasts, vegetables, or as a creative breakfast porridge.  Serves 4   Ingredients 1 cup salted butter, softened 1 orange, zested and juiced ½ cup mixed edible flower... Read More