Category Archives: Holidays

10.20.14

5 Tips for Listing Your Home during Halloween

Halloween can be a spooky time of year for many—luckily you can still enjoy the season even if your home is on the market. Use these tips and tricks to prepare your home before and after All Hallows’ Eve.

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9.8.14

Football Season: Where Do You Watch?

Tonight is the first Monday Night Football game of the season, which can only mean one thing: football is officially back!

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September 8, 2014

6.26.14

July 4th Weekend in Connecticut

It’s finally summer! The weather is gorgeous, the sun is shining and the water is getting warmer. But, you have no plans for 4th of July weekend. Don’t just sit at home and do nothing, there are plenty of fun things for you and the family to do. This year there are tons of firework shows that are happening all across Connecticut, and are spread out the weekend, so you don’t have to miss out on them.

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June 26, 2014

5.22.14

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme disease is an infection that humans and animals can contract from the bite of an infected deer tick. There’s no way to accurately quantify how many cases of Lyme disease are reported each year, due to misdiagnosis and underreporting (the Center for Disease Control [CDC] estimates it at somewhere around 30,000.)

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May 22, 2014

5.21.14

Fun Memorial Day Ideas for All

Memorial Day is upon us once again! With summer being right around the corner, let’s start this holiday weekend off right. Not sure what to do? Well here are a few ideas on how to spend your holiday.

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May 21, 2014

12.17.13

5 Edible Holiday Gifts

With Christmas just around the corner, and the spirit of the holiday season all around us, sometimes it’s hard to remember the real meaning of the season. It’s about spending time with friends and family and remembering the spirit of giving. It’s not about buying everyone on your list an iPad. Give the gift of delicious decadence this year—the time and effort you spent making these gifts will surely count for more than any expensive alternative.

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December 17, 2013

12.2.13

5 Holiday Gift Ideas that are Work Appropriate

The holiday season is in full swing, and while it’s supposed to be a time for relishing in the love of your family and friends, more often than not it ends up being a stressful time for most. Luckily, if you’re hemming and hawing over what to get your cube-mate, office secretary or boss, we have some cute options that are appropriate, cost-conscious and are sure to make an impression.

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December 2, 2013

11.6.13

Thankful Thursday, A Greenwich Tradition

Since 2001, the William Raveis Greenwich office has celebrated Thanksgiving in a unique way. The Thursday before Thanksgiving, our local offices gather together to “practice” before the big holiday arrives. Each person brings an appetizer or dessert, and Blue Ribbons are awarded for the best recipe in each category.

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November 25, 2013

11.18.13

5 Easy Tips for a Clean Home

Keeping a clean house is a daunting proposition. But, if you stay on top of it with simple tips and easy tasks, it will never get to a point where it’s too overwhelming. By spending a little bit of time each day cleaning and organizing, you’ll avoid those whole-day, top-to-bottom, deep cleans we all dread. Keep reading for our top five tips!

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November 18, 2013

11.6.13

5 Things You Can Do Now That Will Make Thanksgiving Less Stressful

Even though it’s a day supposedly centered around thanks, Thanksgiving turns in to a stressful event for many people. Fortunately, there are small steps you can take now that will help alleviate some of that pressure. Most of all, remember that Thanksgiving is about celebrating your friends and family, not about how moist your turkey is.

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November 6, 2013