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What's Hot This Summer

Welcome to Summer time, if visions of sandy beaches and cool breezes come to mind then you don’t live in the Coachella Valley.   As you may know it gets a little HOT here in the summer.  The good news is there are plenty of fun summer events to distract you  on those days when it is just inhumane to be outside.  Here are some of my HOT picks for Summer Fun in the Desert!

Palm Springs Restaurant Week   June 2nd -11th This is by far one of my favorite events in the summer… The selection of restaurants is incredible and the menus offered by the participating restaurants is wonderful.  This is not an early Bird Special this is truly these restaurants showing off their best fare!  So, take a few minutes and check out the link many of your favorite restaurants are probably already featured and make your reservations ASAP many of these resultants book up fast. https://visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/restaurantweek/


Splash House June 9th -11th, The Fifth Year!Another fun time at a mini Coachella Even…

Curb Appeal for Dummies

Welcome to "Curb Appeal" for dummies...   Are you thinking of selling your home, then curb appeal is one of your top priorities, but if you are not thinking of selling your home improving curb appeal can actually change your life.  curb-appeal-for-dummies (for more suggestions click here and check out my Pinterest)

They say you can't judge a book by its cover but I can tell you that you for SURE can judge a home by it's "Curb Appeal'.  Since so many of us actually enter our homes on a daily basis through the garage the front of your home might have been over site for it's resident.   So, park on the street tomorrow and come into your home as a guest.  Try to see everything with fresh eyes.   The three DUMMY basics are:  is it clean,  is it tidy and is it well presented.

You don't have to spend a lot of money, but Dead Plants are Out (they only work during October where you can try to pawn them off as scary Halloween decorations) Roll up the Hose,  A…

What do you do with Grandma? How about a Granny Pod

What do you do with Grandma?  You could put her in your back yard in a Granny Pod?  If you are a child of a Boomer these thoughts of "What to do with Grandma?" are now lerking in the back of your mind and for some of us...   It's flat out in your face!  Granny Pods are just one solution that touts a new lifestyle "Multi Generational Living".  Hmm... is this a new thing or just an Old Thing that we are bringing back- because it works"

Assisted Living is expensive and most insurances now have a cap on how much long term care they will allow...  Our parents are living longer and longer.   Many of our parents were actually counting on Social Security.... NOT to mention when the real estate market crashed many of our partners lost a hunk of what was supposed to be their retirement nest egg.  Hence, the Granny Pod, these are self contained units designed with medical, safety and senior needs in mind.  These units hook up to your current electric and sewer.   Li…