In 1946 WWII was over and many were returning home from military service. One of those was Virginia Holmes. She was a prize-winning commercial artist coming back to Indianapolis to begin her job in the advertising department of L.S. Ayres, a downtown Indianapolis department store. She was assigned the task of putting together their 1946 Christmas catalog, but merchandise was still in short supply so Holmes created whimsical cherubs to fill the somewhat empty pages. These cherubs charmed…Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 29, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Well, it may not be a list we want to be on - but I found it amusing!State Farm Insurance has compiled a list of the top ten states that have the most cooking fires on Thanksgiving. Indiana came in at #9 - so in the interest of keeping everyone safe this Turkey Day, we wanted to draw attention to this fact in hopes that we can get off this list!
Evidently, cooking fire claims more than…Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Here are a few more thoughts on where to spend your money or what to do with what you have when it comes to getting ready to sell your home!
1 - Updating fixtures - You can renew the look of a room just by replacing old or outdated light fixtures, door knobs, light switches, faucets. Here's a good rule of thumb - if it's older than you - it's overdue for a switch up!
2 - Room/area…Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 17, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
My Dad spent months at a time on a submarine during WWII. His brother was in the Baatan Death March in the Phillipines. Our family has great respect and gratitude for military service past, present and future. Today - I thought we would share a little history of the celebration of Veterans Day.......quoted from the army.mil website.While many realize that… Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 11, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Who knew there was such a thing as an Indiana State Festival Association?Never too old to learn about a new association - and yet another valuable website!
www.indianafestivals.org has a very user friendly website with calendar and detailed listings and day by day festivals throughout the state.
It's the most comprehensive list I've…Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 8, 2011 at 3:50pm — No Comments
Don't confuse "staging" with "decorating". Decor is an expression of a style. Staging is a strategy to attract buyers in order to sell your home.
Here's just some of our favorite thoughts beyond the common sense ones we all hear about - like curb appeal and de-cluttering and sparkling clean.1. Floating furniture - There is common belief that if you push all your furniture against the walls… Continue
Added by Prudential Indiana Realty Relo on November 4, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments