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Monthly Archives: April 2019

    The Hottest Real Estate Markets in America for March 2019: Oh, Ohio?!

    By Shannon Grimm | April 25, 2019

    I think this is the first time ever! By Chelsia Rose Marcius | Apr 10, 2019 Hottest-Markets We’ve just closed the books on the first month of spring—and the beginning of the high season for home buying—and while the market slowed down in March compared with the same time last year, according to® data, an... Read More

    Lemon Ginger Scones

    By Shannon Grimm | April 25, 2019

    Lemon and ginger are a powerful flavor combination that work so well together in these light and bright scones—perfect for breakfast or as a snack any time of day. Makes 10 to 12 scones Ingredients 2¾ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for sprinkling ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon baking powder... Read More

    Home Improvement Ideas

    By Shannon Grimm | April 24, 2019

    What better way to start off Spring than by making some practical adjustments to your home? The slightest attention to detail can make every bit of difference, from your daily routine to impressing your visitors. Use a sink filter Installing a filter for your tap water is a great investment for your kitchen. Not only... Read More

    Pistachio Mascarpone Shortcake

    By Shannon Grimm | April 18, 2019

    A delicious twist on the classic strawberry shortcake, crushed pistachios are folded into the shortcake dough and mascarpone cheese is whipped, sweetened, and studded with fresh berries and mint. Makes 6 shortcakes Ingredients: For the shortcake dough 3½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 3 tablespoons... Read More

    Basement Flooding and What to Do.

    By Shannon Grimm | April 17, 2019

    Anyone who has had their basement flood can understand what a hassle it can be to resolve the issue. Whether it’s a completely flooded basement, or water seeping through your walls, fixing these problems is a time consuming and expensive process. Although there’s no way to guarantee that your basement will never flood, there are... Read More

    Oversized Cinnamon Rolls

    By Shannon Grimm | April 11, 2019

    The intoxicating scent of baking cinnamon rolls will be the perfect weekend wake-up call. Homemade, warm, and comforting—extra large cinnamon rolls are topped with an ooey-gooey cream cheese frosting.    Serves 6–8   Ingredients: For the dough ½ cup butter, melted 2 cups warm milk ½ cup sugar 1 tablespoon dry active yeast 5 cups... Read More

    The First 24 Hours in your new home

    By Shannon Grimm | April 10, 2019

    Buying a home is an exciting time, but it’s important to make every minute count when moving into your new space. Use this twenty-four-hour checklist to streamline the moving process so you can truly enjoy the excitement that comes from such a life-changing purchase. The first twenty-four hours in your new home is crucial, but... Read More

    Buffalo and Beer Wings

    By Shannon Grimm | April 4, 2019

    Buffalo wings get an upgrade with the addition of beer. Beer and hot sauce are simmered with garlic and butter for a rich, tasty wing sauce. Perfect for game day munching. Serves 6–8   Ingredients 1 cup stout beer 1 cup buffalo hot sauce 3 tablespoons butter 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 tablespoons... Read More

    Moving Tips for First Time Buyers

    By Shannon Grimm | April 3, 2019

    If you thought moving into your 900 square-foot apartment was tough, moving into your first home can be a real challenge. It’s hard to make the transition into your first home—knowing what items should be replaced and what needs to be purchased to fill a larger space. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Chances... Read More