You can easily turn your New York home from a drab, boring place to a very classy and elegant hangout by only changing a couple of things. Most of the time these changes will be done in the kitchen, living room and bathroom. Some of the renovations will cost more than others, but in the end you will be able to simply transform your New York home.The first thing that you will want to take a look at is the kitchen. In the kitchen you will obviously have mostly cabinets and countertop. These two features can be changed to make your kitchen incredibly elegant. To start with, look around for silestone countertop. It doesn't matter if you have to go get your silestone kitchen countertop from Staten Island, it will simply make your kitchen beautiful. There are a lot of different colors and textures that you can choose from, but no matter which way you go, you can go wrong even if your silestone kitchen is in Staten Island. Once you have that simply find the accent colors that you like, find … [Read more...] about Making Your Home the Cool Place to Hang Out
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My family moved from Maryland to the Jacksonville, Florida area approximately 6 years ago due to an employment change. Jacksonville itself, due to its acreage, is one of the largest cities in the world. Needless to say our search for a home covered a large area with many options. We were looking for a place where our 4 year old could grow, in an established neighborhood, with kid's her age, and be able to attend an excellent rated school close by. In addition we were looking for an area with amenities and activities that would provide a vacation type life style with many things to do. We found this type of atmosphere on Fleming Island.Fleming Island is located just outside of Jacksonville, Florida. There are times where I think I would never need to leave the island, other than to go to work, because of all of the conveniences and things to do. There are a wide variety of retail stores, services, and restaurants located throughout the island, along with various neighborhoods and … [Read more...] about Fleming Island – An Excellent Place to Live and a Great Vacation Spot!
At first glance, the Y-Generation (aka the Millenials/people born between 1979 and 1999) want the same things that most people want when they are looking for a place to live: reasonably priced housing, good schools, clean air, recreational and cultural opportunities, and a healthy economy. But these folks bring a completely new attitude with them when looking for their ideal destinations. Nearly two-thirds of them plan on moving after college in order to get a new job. However, they’re not just going where the work is; they’re going to the place they want to be and then looking for the work they want to do.Can they have it all? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. While about 25 percent of Y-gens between the ages of 18-25 buy homes, they also understand that with their school loans (which tend to be much larger than loans of any previous generation), they can’t always get the size house they want, and so they’re starting small. Also, they don’t care as much about … [Read more...] about America’s Top Ten Places to Live for the Y-Generation
Hawaii is one of the supreme getaways for anyone. It offers relaxation in the sun, warm temperatures, nice cool water, just about anything you could want in any trip.Maui, Hawaii is one of the most traveled to and more popular islands. Accommodation is abundant on Maui, from bed and breakfasts to hotels and resorts, to vacation ownership, one could say that the island is indeed a fantastic place to stay. Some of the activities and attractions would include land adventures, sky adventures, water sports and play, and wellness and rejuvenation centers.Outdoor adventures have to rank in the top things to do in Maui, Hawaii. There are tons of rainforests that people hike or take specially guided hiking tours through. Lounging on a secluded or public beach, just relaxing yourself in the sun and listening to the waves of the ocean would be an outdoor adventure, especially for anyone that works an inside type job. Probably one of the most interesting outdoor adventures to take there … [Read more...] about Hawaii Is One Of The Most Unique Places To Go
"If your dog is fat," the old saying goes, "you aren't getting enough exercise." But walking the dog need not be just about a little exercise. Here are 10 cool things you can see around Colorado Springs while you hike with your dog.AERIAL MANEUVERSThe New Santa Fe Trail runs more than five miles through the United States Air Force Academy and with your eyes skyward you can see parachutists and gliders practicing from the trail. From the Thunderbird Overlook you can observe cadets maneuvering all sorts of aircraft from sail planes to military jets.ATTRACTIVE RODENTSAbert's squirrel is easily recognized by its tufted ears and dapper white paws. Abert's squirrels rely almost totally on the Ponderosa pine for its existence. They nibble the inner bark and gobble buds, seeds and flowers from the tree. Up in the branches they build nests of twigs. Active during the day, a good place to spot the Abert's squirrel is along the Black Forest trails where two of every three squirrels in the woods … [Read more...] about Doggin’ Colorado Springs, Colorado: 10 Cool Things To See While You Hike With Your Dog