Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. ~ The Dalai Lama
What can be healthier, and tastier than a side of roasted veggies? Roasting veggies (especially root veggies) brings out the best flavor in them. Simply oven roast or grill them in olive oil and salt, then drizzle tahini dressing over them. How easy is that for an addictive yet healthy side dish. Ingredients: :: Package […]
Long Beach may come second in city size next to Los Angeles in L.A. County, but it’s no less varied in neighborhood diversity. Many Long Beach neighborhoods become hubs of activity in summer because of an abundance of retail shops and restaurants. Scenic and historic features set it apart from the rest of Los Angeles. […]
There is nothing I would rather do than bring together people to share simple food and laughter. ~ Audrey
Reclaim your space! Create storage for every item in your home. Here are some quick and cheap tips that don’t involve a remodel to reclaim precious storage space. UTILIZE WALL SPACE Rethinking your space to fit the items you need to keep is a key part of organizing your home to work for you. Keep […]
It is a privilege to be invited into someone’s home and be entrusted with the transition of a loved asset.
Tiny cilantro flowers. Another reason to grow cilantro as part of your herb garden.
Long Beach residents love their sunshine and dogs. Whether you want to lounge with your pooch on a patio or hit the dog beach for a workout, there are plenty of activities in Long Beach for dog owners and their fur babies. SOCIALIZE There are 10 off-leash dog parks scattered throughout Long Beach. Each park […]
Lots of happy bellies this weekend. This time hosting a little brunch for our vendors, coworkers and friends. Every time a new dish comes out, all our camera phones get busy then pause… pause… pause…. silence…. pause…. I hear the boys shifting in their chairs…. polite smiles turn into frowns…. all waiting for the girls to be sure we caught a good picture…. ‘It’s a girl’s thing!’, the boys say… then I go ‘Got it!! Let’s eat!’… and the dining room breaks out into excitement again! HAHA. And you thought boys were rarely into sweet things.
Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but an excellent real estate professional can identify common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value when you make […]