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Saturday evening I met my AR friend, Carolyn, at a restaurant midway between the two of us for dinner.  We had a great time at Hemingways on Wantagh Avenue in Wantagh.  The service and food were fantastic, and the atmosphere was conducive to some great conversation.  Not only was this a chance fo...
02/22/2009
That when P.T. Barnum died in 1891 his estate was valued at $4.3 million dollars.  Mr. Barnum made his fortune not just from his circus, but from real estate; some of which he purchased in Port Jefferson on Long Island. In 1873 P.T. Barnum bought land in Port Jefferson and, using his nephew and a...
02/19/2009
Bill Gassett is in Massachusetts, but his tips work for everyone. With the Spring selling season fast approaching now is the time to get your mind set on accomplishing the goal of making your home stand out from the rest of the inventory for sale. Most Real Estate markets around the country are ...
02/18/2009
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There are certain stores you just love walking into, closing your eyes and enjoying the smells.  Bakeries have always been one of my favorites.  Although, having recently gone gluten free, I miss having my favorite black and white cookie or a cannoli.  I also like sharing some of the local stores...
02/16/2009
Lighting can make or break a room, but many people don't give it a second thought.  That paint color you labored over choosing can wind up looking like the worst choice you've ever made based on the lighting you use in that room. Let's take a look at the three basic types of lighting.  Task light...
02/12/2009
I recently had a reporter use one of my Valentine's Day tips for an article in the Denver Post, which you can read here.  It is quite humorous and she lists the tips in a second section underneath the main article.   Here are the rest of the tips that didn't make it into the article: •·        In...
02/05/2009
Photo courtesy of Smith & Noble The Spring 2009 Mount Sinai Adult Education Program booklet is out!  You can view it online here, as well as access the registration form. My class on Window Treatments will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in room HS 107 of the Mount Sin...
02/03/2009
This weekend I saw a commercial on television for Donors Choose, a charitable organization founded by a Social Studies teacher from the Bronx.   I was intrigued that he was able to put this together to help teachers and students get the supplies that they need, not only for projects, but books a...
02/02/2009
Photo courtesy Smith & Noble Custom window treatments not only help keep out the drafts in the winter but can help block the hot rays of the sun in summer.  With custom window treatments you can get the fabric and design of your choice.  An added benefit is that you can get a black-out lining on ...
02/01/2009
I thought it might be beneficial to all of us to share what we've done for our businesses with the first month of the new year behind us now.  If you did something new that seems to be working or did something that you normally put off, please share.  Maybe you put yourself "out there" more and a...
01/31/2009
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