Category: Holiday

Mixing Home Culture and the Holidays: Three Kings Day

As a proud Latina born and raised in the United States, I have always made sure that both sides of my heritage—the Latin and the American—are celebrated in my everyday life. My Pandora stations are a mix of Top 40 stations and contemporary Latin music royals, Aventura and Marc Anthony, and you’re more likely to find me at a salsa club on the weekends than you are anywhere else. My Thanksgiving dinners are a mix of the traditional American turkey, stuffing, and gravy combo alongside trays of pastelón de platano and flan. And now, during the end of year holidays, I am even more thankful, because the celebration doesn’t end on January 1st, when the New Year arrives.

January 06 / 2014

From Texas to New York: A New Holiday Home

Five years ago I packed up my life in Texas and moved to the New York City. As my sixth Christmas in the Big Apple nears I can’t help but reflect on what this life changing transition has been like. Many of my Christmas traditions from life in Texas have been carried over to my new life in the city, but this year there is a new tradition that reminds me that home, during the holidays and every other day, is always better when it is filled with those we love.

December 23 / 2013

10 Creative Gifts for the Kid in Your Home

This list solely highlights gifts that promote good ol’ fashion fun, fun that won’t have kids bogged down and glued to the T.V. or handheld device.

December 20 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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3 Year Old Shares 3 Last Minute Christmas Tips for Your Home

Right now the Internet is bombarded with tips to make your Christmas more enjoyable. Tips on gifts. Tips on what to cook. Tips on how to survive dinner when you’re stuck next to that crazy uncle who won’t stop talking about his goiter problem. With all this information being thrown at you it’s easy to overlook the simple things that can make your Christmas all that more enjoyable at home.

December 18 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Five Reasons Why You Should “Real Estate” During the Holidays

On the holiday to do list – decorating, shopping, cooking, baking, parties, and oh yeah, buying or selling a home? Really?

6 Gifts for the Home Cook in Your Life

We hope what we’re about to share with you is what you’re looking for to make this season of giving extra special.

7 Gifts for the Guy at Your Home

I’m frequently reminded that I’m difficult to buy gifts for. My wife explains to me how easy it is to buy for women and she’s refusing to fill my drawers with even more t-shirts. I disagree. Guys are easy to buy for, but when it comes to gifts for the home, things get a little more dicey.

December 12 / 2013
Author David Marine
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The Best Christmas Card in Real Estate

Your refrigerator may be getting more cluttered than usual this time of year as friends, family and acquaintances send you photo cards for the holidays that adorn your fridge door. Chances are you local real estate agent might also be sending you a card, a calendar or some gift to make you remember them. But I’m willing to bet none of you are getting a card like the one Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage agent, Jessica Edwards, is sending this year.

The Most Magical Christmas Homecoming

There are not many words to say about this video aside from “The best presents don’t come with pricetags.”

December 10 / 2013
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Classic Movies You Need to Watch this Holiday Season

Here are some of the classics I’ll be enjoying this season with my loved ones.