Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Snow covered driveway?

Clearing your driveway or sidewalk after a snow event can be quite a chore. To avoid putting unwanted strain on your body, follow the tips on the website below. http://www.repair-home.com/landscaping/seasonal-safe-snow-shoveling.html

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Try a cup of Wassail


Warm up with this spicy and sweet hot mulled drink. Wassail is a traditional holiday favorite that fills your home with fragrance. See recipe at the website below. http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/wassail-punch-i/Detail.aspx

Friday, December 17, 2010

What you need to know about firewood...


Using the right kind of wood and storing it properly will make a big difference in how your fireplace performs. Learn all about it by visiting the website below. http://www.doityourself.com/stry/selectfirewood

Thursday, December 16, 2010

$30K Price Reduction on Scenic Acreage


54 private surveyed acres reduced to $429,000. Mountain views, year round creek, fine pasture land, many homesites. Take a look! http://idx.ncmmls.net/HTMLReport2.aspx?ID=3ZlY2O4LQjJd&SID=1&LIDs=429477&TID=2&RID=2

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Be festive and frugal!


Duke Energy has some great tips for helping keep your power bills lower during the holidays. http://www.duke-energy.com/north-carolina/savings/festive-fun-frugal.asp

Friday, December 10, 2010

Need to sell your home?

We'll take care of all the details and make the process easy for you! http://www.myashevillehome.com/

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Chocolate Snowballs


These aren't the ones you'd want to use for snowball fights. Make up a batch for a winter treat! http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/chocolate-snowballs/d8abaa4c-e2d1-4a50-ac7c-5bfb287ec02b

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Build in Weaverville!


Large downtown Weaverville lot available. See details at http://tinyurl.com/2dpe939. Find more Weaverville listings at http://www.myashevillehome.com/.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Best coats for frigid temps...


Visit the website below for some useful information on choosing the right winter coat. Bundle up and stay warm! http://www.ehow.com/how_5926015_warmest-winter-coat.html

Friday, December 3, 2010

When choosing a fresh holiday tree...


Follow the guidelines of the National Christmas Tree Association to extend the life of your tree this holiday season. http://www.christmastree.org/care.cfm

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

'tis the season for hot chocolate!


A great way to chase away winter's chill is to have a cup of steaming hot chocolate. Click on the website below for some suggestions of where to go for your next cup! #avl. http://www.exploreasheville.com/what-to-do/seasonal-fun/asheville-in-winter/hot-chocolate-tasting/index.aspx

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Holiday traveling in your plans?

If you'll be doing any traveling this holiday season, check out the following website for some helpful suggestions. http://www.travelsense.org/tips/holidaytravel.cfm

Monday, November 22, 2010

Not in the mood to cook?

If you're looking to enjoy that Thanksgiving meal without doing all the work, check out the following website for some local restaurant options. #avl. http://carolinaepicurean.com/2010/11/thanksgiving-2010-where-to-dine-out/

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Veteran's Day 2010


In honor of Veteran's Day, visit the following website to learn more about our country's flag. #avl. http://www.infoplease.com/spot/flagetiquette1.html

Monday, November 8, 2010

Go see a play...


Head down to Flat Rock to the State Theatre of North Carolina, the Flat Rock Playhouse. You'll be thoroughly entertained! #avl. http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/?reflink=ashevillecom

Friday, November 5, 2010

Time change this weekend.


Don't forget to set your clocks back Saturday night. Daylight saving time officially ends for the year at 2 a.m. Nov 7. #avl. http://tinyurl.com/26y4rol

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Stay at a Bed and Breakfast!


Choosing a Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful way to enjoy your stay in the mountains. #avl. http://www.bedandbreakfast.com/asheville-north-carolina.html

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

What's new at the Biltmore Estate...


Christmas at Biltmore starts this Friday, November 5th! Come out and enjoy the beauty of the season at America's largest home. #avl. http://www.biltmore.com/visit/calendar/christmas.asp

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Want to clean and organize your garage?


Wouldn't it feel great to have your garage clean and well-organized? Lowe's has lots of ideas and tools for the job. #avl. http://lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/Mix_And_Match_Garage_Organization_0910.aspx

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Cheers!


Fall is a good time to check out the seasonal beers from Asheville's local breweries. Pumpkin and spices come together for some great flavors! #avl. http://www.exploreasheville.com/foodtopia/food-adventures/asheville-breweries/index.aspx

Monday, October 25, 2010

Boo! Halloween is coming!!


Join in the fun Saturday, October 30, on Wall Street in downtown Asheville. See all the cute pets in their costumes at the Halloween Dog Festival 2010, benefitting the Asheville Humane Society. #avl. http://www.ashevillehumane.org/events/calendar/blaze-n-skyy2019s-halloween-dog-festival-2010

Friday, October 22, 2010

Craft Fair


Attend the craft fair of the Southern Highland Craft Guild this weekend at the Civic Center. #avl. http://southernhighlandguild.org/

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Add some color to your front door!


Make a delightful wreath with miniature pumpkins and add seasonal color to your front door. #avl. http://www.bhg.com/decorating/seasonal/autumn/fall-mini-pumpkin-wreath/

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Asheville property search made easy!

Looking for property in Asheville or surrounding areas? Check out our search feature and find the home of your dreams. #avl. www.myashevillehome.com.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

National Historic Site in Flat Rock


Head down to Flat Rock and visit the Carl Sandburg Home. Designated a National Historic Site in 1968. #avl. http://www.romanticasheville.com/sandburg.htm

Monday, October 18, 2010

Tailgating this weekend?


It's the season for football and tailgating. How about some grilled sausage at your next event? Click on the link below for a tasty recipe. #avl. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/duff-goldman/grilled-sausage-with-spicy-sauce-recipe/index.html

Friday, October 15, 2010

A mountain sunrise

Catch a beautiful mountain sunrise or sunset. Be there at just the right time with help from this handy website. #avl. http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?n=745

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Fill your calendars!


Western North Carolina has so many fun and interesting places to visit, it's hard to pick and choose. Browse the website below for some great suggestions. #avl. http://www.westernncattractions.com/Area_Attractions_Guide_for_Western_North_Carolina.htm

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Animate your yard for Halloween


Get into the Halloween spirit with animated inflatibles from Home Depot. They've got a big variety of creepy and fun decorations for your yard. #avl. http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Navigation?storeId=10051&N=+90401+552836&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&locStoreNum=866&marketID=89

Create some Halloween fun!


Visit the Lowe's website for some great Halloween decorating ideas. How about a wicked wreath or a giant spiderweb to greet your trick-or-treaters??? #avl. http://lowescreativeideas.com/Halloween_2010.aspx

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Leaf season in the mountains


Leaf season is getting into full swing in Western NC. Go to the website below for anticipated peak viewing dates at various locations. #avl. http://www.romanticasheville.com/fall.htm

Monday, October 11, 2010

Pet-friendly destinations...


Take your four-legged family members with you for fun in the great outdoors. #avl. http://www.ashevillenc.com/area_info/pets

Friday, October 8, 2010

Parkway Visitor Center


Did you know about the 22' interactive I-Wall map at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center? Located just SE of downtown Asheville at mile marker 384 on the Parkway. #avl. http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Don' forget fall yard maintenance!


The Home Depot Garden Club website has a comprehensive guide to helping you navigate those fall yard maintenance tasks. #avl. http://www.homedepotgardenclub.com/Dimensions/Article.aspx?contentid=2606

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Remodeling?


If you're remodeling or building a new home, Asheville's Habitat for Humanity store has a huge selection of items. Excellent prices for you and you'll be helping a good cause. #avl. http://www.ashevillehabitat.org/home_store

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Chimney Rock


Chimney Rock State Park is a great place to go to enjoy the nice weather and beautiful colors of the season. #avl. http://www.exploreasheville.com/what-to-do/activity-details/index.aspx?guid=b1e88dbf-6ee5-4bd2-aab3-b766099e660c

Monday, October 4, 2010

Not sure where to dine?

Follow the link below to read about all the many choices of restaurants in the Asheville area. #avl. http://www.asheville.com/restaurants/

Thursday, September 30, 2010

October events at the Biltmore Estate


There's no better place than the Biltmore Estate to enjoy the beautiful fall colors. Don't miss the mums! #avl. http://www.romanticasheville.com/biltmore_fall.htm

Hamburg Crossing townhome priced to sell NOW!

Don't pass up this chance to live in Hamburg Crossing for only $189,000! 2BR/2BA with fireplace and double garage. One level living in Reems Creek Valley. #avl. http://idx.ncmmls.net/HTMLReport2.aspx?ID=3ZlY2O4LQjJd&SID=1&LIDs=470013&TID=1&RID=2

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Art in the Park


Come downtown this Saturday, October 2, for Art in the Park. From 2:00 - 4:00 at Pack Square. #avl. http://www.exploreasheville.com/event-calendar/event-details/index.aspx?eid=3848

Monday, September 27, 2010

Fall chores in your future?

If you have a long list of chores for the fall, head to Lowe's for help with the right tools for the job. www.lowe's.com. #avl

Friday, September 24, 2010

It's apple pickin' time!


Henderson County is the place to go for local pick-your-own apples, cider, and crafts. #avl. http://www.romanticasheville.com/apple_farm_orchard.htm

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Planning to start your own business?


Visit the Asheville Chamber of Commerce to check out their resources for the entrepreneur. Seminars, training programs, and plenty of useful advice can be found there! #avl. http://www.ashevillechamber.org/smallbusiness/index.asp

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Destination: Grove Arcade


Head downtown to the Grove Arcade for shopping and dining. Spend a few hours or the whole day! #avl. www.grovearcade.com

Monday, September 20, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010

Special deal on admission to Biltmore this month!


Thinking of visiting the Biltmore Estate this month? Visit their website and purchase your tickets online and receive 2 days admission for the price of 1, through September 30. #avl. http://www.biltmore.com/visit/

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Fall Art Festival!


Plan to attend the 4th Annual Art in Autumn Festival this Saturday, September 18, in downtown Weaverville. So much to see and enjoy! #avl. http://www.visitweaverville.com/artinautumn/

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Price Reduction on Weaverville Townhome

Price dropped to $194,000 on quality townhome in Hamburg Crossing. Enjoy easy living in small well cared for community. #avl. http://idx.ncmmls.net/HTMLReport2.aspx?ID=3ZlY2O4LQjJd&SID=1&LIDs=470013&TID=1&RID=2

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Friday, September 3, 2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

The arts abound in Asheville!

Learn all about Asheville's own River Arts District. #avl. Check out this website...http://www.riverartsdistrict.com/

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Colorful mums brighten the landscape.


The first signs of fall color are starting to show up in flower beds, garden centers, and on front porch steps in the colorful blooms of the chrysanthemum, commonly called a mum. #avl. Learn about all the different varieties at the following website. http://www.ehow.com/facts_4909786_different-kinds-mum-flowers.html

Monday, August 30, 2010

Apple Festival coming up Labor Day weekend.


Mark your calendars for the annual Apple Festival in downtown Hendersonville, Sept 3-6. Huge 4-day event with food, crafts, and the King Apple Parade on Labor Day. #avl. http://www.ncapplefestival.org/

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

It's Goombay time!


The annual Goombay Festival will be held Aug 27-29, downtown Asheville. Entertainment, food, crafts. Come out and enjoy the African/Caribbean cultural event. #avl. http://www.ymicc.org/goombay.html

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Mountain Music this Saturday!

Come downtown this Saturday for Shindig on the Green. Lots of fun for the whole family! #avl. http://www.folkheritage.org/shindigonthegreen.htm

Monday, August 23, 2010

Price Reduction!


Gracious country living. Private 4BR/3BA home, 2BR/1BA guest house, 8+ acres of land. Magnificent mtn. views. Only 10 minutes to Asheville! #avl. $699,000. http://idx.ncmmls.net/HTMLReport2.aspx?ID=3ZlY2O4LQjJd&SID=1&LIDs=471042&TID=1&RID=2