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How To Prepare for an Open House

How To Prepare for an Open House

With warmer days in sight, you might be thinking about listing your home for the upcoming spring market.  One way that sellers can help their home to stand out is by hosting an open house. Open houses may attract everyone from nosy neighbors to motivated buyers. Either way, they generate buzz about a home—and that can be a great thing to get your home sold quickly. If you have an open h

How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

Are you looking to list your home in the spring? If so, you might want to take the time now to start organizing and decluttering your home. Decluttering your home can be a big job, but will be worth it in the end.  The best way to tackle it is in stages, try to focus on one room, one space, or even one zone within a room (like your kitchen cabinets), completing the job fully before moving on

Congratulations to the February 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to the February 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to February Hockey Mom winner, Tami Keller from Conway!  Tami has two children, Mathew and Morgan, with Mathew playing for the Central Valley Warriors Varsity team and the Beaver Badgers U16 team.   Being from a small community, parent involvement is vital to keeping youth sports alive and thriving. Tami and her husband, Chris, can always be counted on to run a committe

New Home… New “Setting”!

New Home… New “Setting”!

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased a new home. You signed your name on the dotted line, packed up all your things, hauled them to your new home, unpacked (mostly), and have finally started to settle in.  After checking off all those major tasks, you might be starting to think about the smaller details of moving. Such as where the perfect place to hang the family picture is, determin

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Dinner and a movie is a tried and true date, but this Valentine’s Day, why not do something a little different? Pittsburgh is full of fun, romantic ways to spend an evening with the one you love.  Whether you want to try a fun new restaurant or visit one of Pittsburgh’s famous museums there are so many options right in the city!    Andy Warhol Museum Try something

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Greens for The Winter Blues: Best House Plants This Winter

Cold weather tends to keep some of us indoors during the long winter months. But there is some hope in battling the cabin fever that can make us feel a little blue.  This winter season, try to add in some pops of color with a little green. Houseplants are a great way to bring some fresh air and greenery into your home during winter.   Fiddle Leaf Fig The leafy green tree, commonly

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Around Pittsburgh

The Best Weekend Winter Getaways Around Pittsburgh

Does cabin fever have you itching to get out of the house this winter?  Pittsburgh has some of the best spots for a weekend getaway. From skiing to wine tasting, here are the best winter day trips from Pittsburgh all under a two-hour drive.    Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Located in the Laurel Highlands, this five-star resort is the ultimate weekend getaway! The resort features

Four Reasons to Upgrade Your Countertops to Granite

Four Reasons to Upgrade Your Countertops to Granite

Are you dreaming of making upgrades to your kitchen in the new year? When you are thinking of what upgrades to make, you might want to consider adding granite countertops to your kitchen or bathroom.  From the durability of the countertops to their gorgeous design, there are so many reasons to pick granite for your home!    Increases the Value of Your Home For many people, th

Money Resolutions to Help You in 2020

Money Resolutions to Help You in 2020

New year, new financial goals. If you’re starting off the new decade with a list of resolutions, consider adding some financial to-dos to your list! Follow these steps to achieve your financial goals in the new year.     Make a Budget  Now is the time to start thinking of making a budget and getting your finances in order.  If you have had trouble in the past

Congratulations to the January 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to the January 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to our first Hockey Mom winner of 2020, Christine George, from the New Kensington/Lower Burrell area. Christine wears many hats in her hockey association and the hockey world in general. She runs several programs for the North Hills Amateur Hockey Association (NHAHA) where she is Team Manager of her daughter's Viper Stars Pee Wee Amateur Hockey Team, Aramark&n