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Oct242013

7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for a Fun-tastic Halloween

7 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for a Fun-tastic Halloween

Source: http://www.babble.com/latina/5-trick-or-treating-safety-tips-for-a-fun-tastic-halloween/ As parents, creating a safe environment for our children is always on our minds. With Halloween just ten days away, it is important that we make sure our kids are going out with so much more than cute costumes. Creating a plan before the big night helps us…

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Aug22013

There’s No Place Like a New Home!

There’s No Place Like a New Home!

People buy homes for a variety of reasons Many will consider new construction by a builder in their search for a home.  Those who prefer new homes are more likely to have visited model homes and met with a quality construction builder like Consort Homes.  Savvy buyers are interested in the quality…

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Jul172013

Summer Heat Getting Your Plants Down?

Summer Heat Getting Your Plants Down?

While most plants enjoy a healthy amount of sun, very few can tolerate high temperatures for long without a little extra help. You lawn will turn a mix of brown and yellow during long, hot summer days, and your annuals and newly planted perennials and shrubs will wilt and go…

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Jun252013

A Consort Home Is More than Meets the Eye

A Consort Home Is More than Meets the Eye

Press Release ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2013 –   Many of the construction techniques and materials that make a Consort Home a superior investment aren’t even visible once the home is completed.  This St Louis new home builder has been twice recognized by the National Association of Home Builders as one…

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Jun72013

Summer Treat: Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Summer Treat: Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

  Ingredients: 2 cups 2% milk 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 3 drops green food coloring (optional) 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips Directions: 1. In a large bowl, stir together the milk, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla…

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Apr162013

25 fast, cheap and easy decorating ideas

25 fast, cheap and easy decorating ideas

Revamping your home decor needn’t always be a major project and you don’t always have to spend a king’s ransom to do it. Here are 25 ways to give your rooms a fresh look in record time, without breaking a sweat – or your budget. By Martha Uniacke Breen 1….

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Apr92013

3 Homes Ready for Move In at Countryshire!

3 Homes Ready for Move In at Countryshire!

Take a look at what’s ready now in Countryshire…. Countryshire Towns 303 Countryshire Drive, (Lot 458) Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367 Click here for more details. Jean Ewell 636-561-0947       Countryshire Manors 304 Country Trail Drive, (Lot 477) Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367 Click here for more details….

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Mar252013

Easy Easter Cookies

Easy Easter Cookies

    Ingredients 1 1/2 cup(s) flour 1 1/4 teaspoon(s) baking powder 1/4  teaspoon(s) salt 1/2  cup(s) (1 stick unsalted) butter, softened 3/4  cup(s) sugar 1  large egg 1/2  teaspoon(s) (pure) vanilla extract 1  can(s) (16-oz.) vanilla frosting 3/4  cup(s) sugar  food coloring, in assorted colors, assorted candies, gel icing,…

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Mar132013

Countryshire Living at its Finest! Move in Ready Homes

Countryshire Living at its Finest! Move in Ready Homes

Looking for a new home in Lake St Louis? Then you definitely need to visit Countryshire. The location could not be better! Shopping is literally just down the road – general day to day shopping (Wal-Mart, Lowes, …) is only 1/2 mile away and The Meadows at Lake St Louis…

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Jan152013

6 Surprising Ways Housing Recovered in 2012

Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/01/14/6-Surprising-Ways-Housing-Recovered-in-2012.aspx#ejvJZrs0fjtY7X4b.99   1. Decline of Real Estate Owned sales and inventory. Bank-owned (or REO) sales declined more than 20 percent to 600,000, the third consecutive year of decline. This helped boost home prices because REO’s typically sell at 20 percent less (or more) than other homes and…

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