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I love slow cooked soups, slow cooked soups with pork and watercress being one of my favorites.  This is a soup I often get at one of my favorite local Chinese Restaurants in Mountain View, CA  Fu Lam Mum.  It is often the "Soup of the Day" option for dinner.  For years I have said to myself I ne...
What do you do when a marketing campaign goes terribly wrong?  Are you prepared to address a campaign that hurts your reputation instead of enhances it?  Have you ever thought  that something as boring and mundane as a "Just Sold" postcard could be a disaster for your reputation?  We hear constan...
Stop by my open house today and see this wonderful 2 bedroom condo with indoor laundry and private outside patio.  Must see, priced at $425,000
For some reason I was craving Hungarian Goulash, so  last night while I was shopping at Ava's Downtown Market in Mountain View, CA I pulled out my tablet computer of my purse and looked up a recipe.  Once I got home I pulled up about 5 rmore ecipes and I blended them together.  This is my version...
Happy New Year! I am looking back at 2012 and setting goals for 2013 My biggest accomplishment in 2012 as a real estate agent was the fact I was able to get several of my clients into contract in multiple offer situations without being the highest offer.  I am very grateful that I was able to get...
All zip codes    30 Condo/Townhouse sold in Mountain View, CA in November 2012 1 bank owned and 1 short sale Average List price $546,290 Average Sold price $572,050        On average sold for 5% above list price Average Days on Market -16 days 25 condo/townhouse sold at or above asking price 5 so...
 Mountain View, CA Single Family Homes Sold November 2012*    All Zip codes 26 Single Family Homes sold in Mountain View, CA in November 2102 Average List price $1,195,962                      Average Sale price $1,240,923   4% ABOVE list price Average Days on the market 17 days 21 homes sold at ...
I almost never make turkey, but somehow as I was shopping this week the idea of stuffing a turkey breast sounded good.  So I picked up a turkey breast and I stuffed it.  I created a shallot and sage butter to put under the skin.  The flavor combination was nice with turkey.  The flavors are compl...
I am a little bit of rebel... OK, probably more of a rebel than I am willing to admit. I like celebrating my own traditons on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a holiday that seems to have a rather rigid formula for what ends up on the dinner table.  I believe this menu is part tradition, but mostly ...

Carla Dimond

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