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Diwali at Home

Holiday Cheer, Festive Air, Season’s Greetings – no, it’s not Christmas yet – it is another holiday – Diwali (or Deepavali) – the Festival of Lights celebrated by millions of Indians – this weekend on Nov 2nd and 3rd.

November 01 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Reliving Revolutionary War History at the Ford Mansion

During the American Revolutionary War, George Washington took refuge in Morristown, NJ at Ford Mansion.

July 03 / 2013

Visiting the Beloved Home of Theodore Roosevelt

Coldwell Banker is featuring Home of the Brave week in honor of Independence Day. Join us as we explore the home of Theodore Roosevelt, Sagamore Hill.

The Magic of Christmas at Home

I travel a lot. I have family in different parts of the country that we visit over the holidays, but to me there is nothing quite like being home for Christmas morning.

December 25 / 2012
Author David Marine
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Home Alone – The Best Home in a Holiday Movie?

In a perfect confluence of events, I ended up working on a project last year that would have made 6 year old me extremely proud. Below is an edited version of a blog I wrote about the home from “Home Alone” and how holiday films like it remind us of childhood.

Is There Mistletoe Hanging in Your Home?

As we head into the holiday weekend, I thought we should tackle one of the more pressing questions of our time: Where has all the mistletoe in our homes gone?

December 21 / 2012

The Most Festive Town in America – Santa Claus, Indiana

As magical and lovely as the Christmas season is, it passes as quickly as it comes. But for one small town in Indiana, Christmas never ends!

The Story of I’ll Be Home for Christmas and the Battleship North Carolina

Bing Crosby crooning the holiday classic, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, is a tune echoed through many a home this time of year. First released around Christmas in 1943, the song is written from the perspective of a soldier serving over seas during World War 2. While the melody is one that lingers in our minds, the meaning of the song is actually quite somber as the closing line reveals that being home for Christmas isn’t quite a reality just yet.

Holiday Home Gift Guide: The Fashionista

If Gucci, Louis and Coach are commonly dropped names by a certain someone on your holiday gift list, chances are you’re dealing with a fashionista. Sure it’s not a real word, but you know what I’m talking about.

December 07 / 2012

How to Hang Outdoor Christmas Lights

I will admit it. I’ve never hung lights on the outside of my home. I love how holiday lights look on homes across the neighborhood, but I’m not exactly sure how to do it so that it looks good on my own home. When I run into a problem like this, I turn to the oracle of problem solving: YouTube.

December 05 / 2012