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2009 

My husband and I attended the Taste of Pinellas which was held at Vinoy Park in St Petersburg, Florida. Years ago when we lived in Seattle then in Kirkland, Washington we used to attend the Bite of Seattle which is held at the Seattle Center. (By the way it is being held in July.)   For the Taste...
05/31/2009
I have noticed that some people want to know what I have been doing when it comes to real estate. Once in awhile I write about it to give an insider's look at what happens in the life of a realtor ®. We are the face of the real estate industry so sometimes we are blamed for everything that goes "...
05/31/2009
This past weekend my husband and I spent part of the day at Sunset Beach in Tarpon Springs. It is located off of Gulf Road in Tarpon Springs.   As usual I took some pictures.   Here they are:       As you can see it is very relaxing.                 I took some pictures of downtown Tarpon Springs...
05/27/2009
There are fabulous buys out there. This is one of them. It is set to close in two days. It is located in Holiday Lake Villas which is a retirement 55+ community. Who says that people are not buying homes? I am pleased to report that some people are buying. Unfortunately we do not hear about the i...
05/26/2009
According to HomeGain, one of the first websites to provide free instant home values, home sellers are more realistic about their home prices and buyers less so. This was the result of a survey on home prices based on the responses of over 1,150 Realtors ®. The survey shows that 36% of homeowners...
05/19/2009
Who says that people are not buying homes? As you can see in the graphs below there are many homes for sale. Unfortunately local and national media outlets are not down in the trenches yet somehow feel as though they "know" the heartbeat of the housing market. Despite some of their inaccurate rep...
05/17/2009
One great quality about Florida is that one can have a vegetable garden year-round. I have five square foot gardens. I plant tomatoes, lettuce, zucchini, cucumbers, collard greens, cabbage, carrots, eggplants, green onion, etc. I also have a compost bin for fertilizer. Maintenance is very easy. I...
05/15/2009
This past Saturday my husband and I went to the Suncoast Ford Cotee River Seafood Festival in downtown New Port Richey. There was a live band and lots of good food to eat. As usual I took some pictures: A view at sunset in downtown New Port Richey:   A view from the bridge down to the Cotee River...
05/14/2009
  Chinese Restaurant in New Port Richey Florida: Asian Buffet recently opened at 7209 SR 54 in Pasco Square in New Port Richey. As some people already know I am Chinese too on both my mother and my father's side which is rare in Florida but the norm in Hawai'i :) One of my favorite things to do ...
05/09/2009
It's that time of the year in New Port Richey, Florida: The Suncoast Ford Cotee River Seafood Festival starts tonight at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. It runs on May 8, 9, and 10 and features some of the areas finest seafood, Blues artists, boats,arts & crafts and activities for the whol...
05/08/2009
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