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Dine Around the World Featuring ITALY

Date: january 19, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Christopher's World Grille

Christopher’s World Grille invites you to join us for our Famous ‘Dine Around the World’ Series Featuring: Italy Thursday, January 19th, 2017 6:30pm Reception, 7:00pm Dinner Experience a Taste of Italy paired with Wine from the Region To purchase your Event Tickets/Reservations: - (979)776-2181, - email events@christophersworldgrille.com - or visit in person 


Discovery Dome at The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley


Date: January 21, 2017
Time 10am-5pm
Location: 4001 E. 29th Street, Bryan, TX 77802
 
Click Here for more information!
 
Come enjoy fun and exciting exhibits from the Discovery Dome at The Children's Museum of the
Brazos…
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Who doesn't love a good do it yourself project that is fun & effective? Whether you're looking to buy/ sell, or just looking to spruce up your current home, creating a project that you can do yourself is not only rewarding, but also adds to you home's appeal. There are countless DIY projects that one could easily create. Here are some of my favorite ideas:

Using a wine rack as a towel rack.

This DIY doesn't require much effort, just pick out your favorite wine rack and then use it for your towels. This DIY is super effective and adds extra flare to your home decor. Plus, no more folding the towels!

Paint your Faucets.

This super cheap and easy idea is so worth it! You can transform your entire bathroom or kitchen by simply painting

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Staying current with the real estate industry is yet another task on your daily to-do list. Fortunately there’s a way to do it sitting down: magazines. There are multiple publications — both online and printed — that offer the latest and greatest in real estate news.

You can’t read every single magazine, so how do you narrow down your choices? Start with this list that we’ve curated for you! We took a look at the top real estate magazines and identified the ones that best provide relevant and comprehensive information all in a single resource.

Here are 13 real estate magazines that you should start reading.

  1. Inman News is one of the leading sources of real estate news. It covers
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MATERIALS 

  • Floral shears

  • Evergreen branches (about the thickness of a pencil)

  • Hot-glue gun

  • Card stock

  • Calligraphy or felt-tip pen

  • Small evergreen sprigs

STEPS 

  1.  With floral shears, cut slim evergreen branches into 4-inch segments. Trim off any nubs. 

  2.  Holding two segments of about the same thickness, adjust them to fit together snugly -- this might require some twisting, turning, and further trimming. 

  3.  Turn pair of branches over; run a line of hot glue across the pair's width, 1/4 inch from each end. Let dry. 

  4.  Write a guest's name on a 1-by-2 1/2-inch piece of card stock.

  5.  Slip place card

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 Your Homeowners Insurance May Cover Only Part of What You’d Pay to Replace High-Value Items

Standard homeowners and renters insurance policies include some coverage for jewelry and other precious items such as watches and furs. Like other belongings, high value items are covered for losses caused by all the perils included in your policy such as fire, windstorm, theft and vandalism.

However, there are special limits of liability for certain items, meaning that the insurer will not pay more than the amount specified in the policy. One important limit is for the theft of jewelry. To keep coverage affordable, because jewelry can be easily stolen, standard policies have a relatively low limit for theft coverage, generally

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Would you be able to remember all the possessions you have accumulated over the years if they were destroyed by a fire or other disaster?

Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income tax return and help you purchase the correct amount of insurance.   Start by making a list of your possessions, describing each item and noting where you bought it and its make and model. Clip to your list any sales receipts, purchase contracts, and appraisals you have. For clothing, count the items you own by category (pants, coats, shoes, for example), making notes about those that are especially valuable. For major appliances and electronic equipment, record the…
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  Event Title: Milk & Cookies with Santa

Date: Sunday, December 11th 2:00-4:00pm

Details: Get into the holiday spirit with FREE milk/hot chocolate and cookies with Santa Claus! 
Bring the whole family on December 11th from 2-4 PM for a fun-filled afternoon of holiday activities! 
Kids can take a FREE Complimentary photo with Santa while enjoying a glass of cold milk and warm cookies on us.

Happy Holidays from all of us at The Real Estate Gallery! We hope to see you there!
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Ingredients 

  • 10 medium Russet potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, diced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened and cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Milk or cream, as needed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions              

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add chopped potatoes and cook until fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes and place them in a large bowl. Add the butter, cream cheese and garlic.
  3. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher until they reach the desired consistency and texture, adding milk or cream, as needed. Stir in the parsley and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
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Real estate agents are considered the gatekeepers to everything you need to know when selling or buying a home. You want to make sure that your home buying/selling experience is as smooth and stress free as possible, which can be extremely difficult without the assistance of a real estate agent. An agent will help you with all of the ins and outs of real estate while also prepping you on how to go about the home buying process. Because let’s face it, everyone could use the extra help!

An agent is essential to the home buying/selling process because they will be your trustworthy guide during your real estate journey. Most of us don’t have enough time in the day to devote to searching for your dream

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Ingredients:

Pie filling
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 tbsp vanilla extract


Whipped cream
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
3 tbsp vanilla instant pudding powder

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9-inch pie pan with butter and set aside.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and spices into a medium bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, gently beat together the sugar, butter, and eggs. Mix in the pumpkin, evaporated milk, and vanilla.
  5. Mix in the flour
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