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October 31, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Happy Halloween! http://ow.ly/i/3joM4

SLOW COOKER CRANBERRY PORK RECIPE 1- 16

SLOW COOKER CRANBERRY PORK RECIPE
1- 16 oz can cranberry sauce
1/3 cup French Salad Dressing
1 onion sliced
1 (3 lb) boneless pork loin

1.In a medium bowl, stir together the cranberry sauce, salad dressing, and onion. Place pork in a slow cooker, and cover with the sauce mixture.
2.Cover, and cook on High for 4 hours, or on Low for 8 hours. Pork is done when the internal temperature has reached 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

October 30, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on SLOW COOKER CRANBERRY PORK RECIPE 1- 16

Make Halloween a fun, safe and happy tim

Make Halloween a fun, safe and happy time for your kids and they’ll carry on the tradition that you taught them to their own families some day!

October 29, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Make Halloween a fun, safe and happy tim

Close to four decades: That’s how long t

Close to four decades: That’s how long the CENTURY 21 System has
been guiding hundreds of thousands of families through their real estate
transactions. We will support your sale through our agents’ field expertise,
our broad global network, and many technological conveniences that
make home searches easier for interested buyers.

October 28, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Close to four decades: That’s how long t

DID YOU KNOW? Most VA loans don’t take

DID YOU KNOW? Most VA loans don’t take any longer to close than a conventional or FHA loan. the key is working with a lender who knows the process.

October 27, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on DID YOU KNOW? Most VA loans don’t take

TRACK LIGHTING FIXTURES Track lighting f

TRACK LIGHTING FIXTURES

Track lighting fixtures have several small lights mounted on a linear track installed on a ceiling. Feature track lighting in the kitchen as direct task lighting or a bright overall lighting source in the family room or den. Use track lighting to bring focus on a piece of art or for direct task lighting in the kitchen. Arcadian Lighting recommends track lighting used for tasks “needs to be bright enough to prevent eyestrain and should be free of distracting glare and shadows.”

October 26, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on TRACK LIGHTING FIXTURES Track lighting f

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH A REALTOR® Not

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH A REALTOR®
Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Here are five reasons why it pays to work with a REALTOR®.
1.You’ll have an expert to guide you through the process.
2.Get objective information and opinions.
3.Find the best property out there.
4.Benefit from their negotiating experience.
5.Property marketing power.
6.Real estate has its own language.
7.REALTORS® have done it before.
8.Buying and selling is emotional.
9.Ethical treatment.

October 25, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH A REALTOR® Not

COCOA HALLOWEEN CAT TREATS: INGREDIENTS:

COCOA HALLOWEEN CAT TREATS:
INGREDIENTS:
• 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
• 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
• — OR —
• 4 cups miniature marshmallows
• 6 cups Kellogg’s® Cocoa Krispies® cereal
• — OR —
• 6 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
• Canned frosting
• Candy corn, jelly beans, candy-coated chocolate pieces and/or black string licorice
DIRECTIONS:
1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
2. Add KELLOGG’S COCOA KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.
3. Using 1/2-cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray divide warm cereal mixture into portions. Cool slightly. Using buttered hands firmly shape each portion into ball. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
4. Use frosting to attach candy for cat eyes, nose, mouth, ears and whiskers. Best if served the same day.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 through 4 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
Note : For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows. Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.

October 24, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on COCOA HALLOWEEN CAT TREATS: INGREDIENTS:

Recessed Light Fixtures LIGHTING TIPS: A

Recessed Light Fixtures
LIGHTING TIPS:
According to Ask the Builder’s website, “Recessed lighting provides sufficient brightness for task lighting in the kitchen and keeps views unobstructed.” Recessed lighting, embedded into a ceiling, creates visual interest in your home by emphasizing one feature or surface in a room. Use recessed lighting in your bedroom for soft and intimate ambient lighting.

October 23, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Recessed Light Fixtures LIGHTING TIPS: A

FALL FLOWERS: The trick to designing you

FALL FLOWERS: The trick to designing your garden with perennial flowers is making sure you have something wonderful in bloom all the time. Each season has its stars and fall flowering perennials have some of the best. Fall flowers have all season to grow, so many of them are tall and stately. Fall bloomers also tend to blossom in the jewel tones of the season, deep purples, rusts, scarlet and gold. For fall bloomers to be hardy in your garden, you need to plant and establish them earlier in the season. Here are some top picks for fall blooming perennial stars.

October 22, 2013 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on FALL FLOWERS: The trick to designing you