Explore Erie, PA

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 18
  Another Beautiful Sunset Winter sunsets seem more dramatic when viewed across a snowy landscape. Driving west from downtown Erie the sky was on fire.  I hurried to capture a final glimpse of tonight's sunset and made a quick detour down to Avonia Beach/Lake Erie.  However, I was too late to get...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 20
  Let Me Share the Beauty Let me share the beauty of softly falling snow & you don't even need to go out your door.  I didn't either as I took this shot from my back door. Now that wasn't too cold, was it?  Have a great day and stay warm.  (Here in Erie, PA it's barely 20, but I still plan to cro...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 13
Get Healthy Challenge ~ Breathe fresh air.  Oh, the wind chill might be single digits in Erie, PA but dress warm and get outside.  (Reminds me of what my mother used to say.)  I debated and debated.  Finally I got dressed (boots, hats, gloves, scarf & heavy jacket) and walked to the woods behind ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 9
Did You Wear Red Today?  It's National Wear Red Day! It's National Wear Red Day!  It's the 10th Annual National Wear Red Day.  So are you wearing RED today?   Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women today, and the American Heart Association, along with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Instit...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Are you participating in ActiveRain 'Get Healthy in the Rain' Challenge? If not, why not? No one said you have to run on the treadmill.  No one said you had to diet. In fact you can decide what healthy goal you would like to work on for next two months. Here are the details and the points you wi...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 12
Who Is Confused  . . . Weatherman? . . . Flowers? . . . Me? Looking what I found in my flower garden this morning . . . Snow Drops . . . no, not SNOW like the cold stuff, but Snow Drops, the flowers.   Snow Drops (generic term) so named because they are the first flowers of spring and usually pok...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 31
Are You Prepared to Show Properties in a Snow Storm? Summer Heat? How prepared are you for the weather Mother Nature sends your way?  Since winter is gripping much of the country let's discuss a few common sense tips for showing properties during the winter.  (Of course our southern friends can g...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Who Visits Erie, PA in the Winter?     Erie, PA is not a winter destination for most people unless of course you work for the Weather Channel.  Scott Newell, meteorologist for Weather Channel was standing near intersection of Peach Street and I-90 before 6:00 am this morning.  Kevin Tibbles, NBC ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Erie, PA Is It Too Late to Register for 2013 Real Estate Class? No, it is not too late to register for Real Estate classes in Erie, PA.  Reserve your seat NOW before it is too late. Fundamentals and Practice Classes are offered in Erie, PA on a rotating basis each month. See schedule at alankells...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 21
Down a Snowy Path Down a snowy path is boundless beauty.  Join me as I walk along path in my own woods.   Down a Snowy Path Last year's bird nest>> In the crook of branch under the snow. The bird used old tomato ties from Dave's garden which is close by.   Down a Snowy Path Up the hill and home (...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 27
Have a Popper ~ Jalapeno Popper Halves with just Half the Calories Jalapeno peppers, cut in half, remove seeds Cream cheese softened Pepper Jack or sharp cheddar cheese grated Dollop of sour cream Seasoned bread crumbs Garlic salt, optional Microwave jalapeno halves 1-2 minutes to soften.  (Time ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 14
Light My Fire! It's January and rather cold but the sunset at Avonia Beach on Lake Erie just takes my breath away every time.  Look closely at the photo and you see a dusting of snow but the glow from the setting sun just lights a fire in my soul.  Time to hurry up the hill & home for dinner.  Go...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 18
 R-U Ready for Opening Day?  I AM!!! Opening is less than 80 days.  Creamland, an Erie favorite, begins the countdown to Opening Day shortly after New Year.  Creamland, an old-fashioned ice cream stand, opens April 1st no matter what the weather.  Some years Erie-ites are still shoveling snow on ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 30
 Mr. & Mrs. Seller: Are You Motivated to Sell?  I mean are you really ready to sell?  Mr. & Mrs. Seller, I am willing to stand on my head to market your home but if you are not motivated to sell nothing will happen.Let me ask you a few questions . . .Are you willing to price your property competi...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 0
Erie PA Real Estate Classes   Alankells.com       Land, Real Estate and Real Property To the average person land and real property are just other names for Real Estate.  Real Estate Fundamentals class looks at the subtle differences.  Land includes not only the surface of the earth but minerals &...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 12
Good Morning World ~ Have a Great Day! Good Morning World ~ Have a Great Day!  Good morning ActiveRain.  No, Dave & I are not aboard a cruise ship watching the sun come up.  Well, that would be me, not Dave.  He is not a morning person. Just last night we discussed past & future destinations for ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 6
 Erie, PA Real Estate Classes: Fundamentals Jan.12,13,26,27 Only $178   Erie, PA begin your Real Estate classes with Alan Kells School of Real Estate. Pennsylvania Real Estate License requirements: 18 years old Complete 30 hour Fundamentals class Complete 30 hour Practice class Pass Pennsylvania ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 20
  Tired of Turkey Sandwiches? Enjoy a Bowl of White Chili As kids we looked forward to turkey sandwiches after a holiday.  Back then our sandwiches were made on Mother's warm, homemade bread.  Mmmm good.  Today we look forward to a bowl of White Chili.  Try this quick and easy recipe.  Tastes so ...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 11
Begin PA Real Estate Classes Jan. 12, 2013 w/ Alan Kells $178 Erie, PA begin your Real Estate classes with Alan Kells School of Real Estate.  Pennsylvania Real Estate License requirements: 18 years old Complete 30 hour Fundamentals class Complete 30 hour Practice class Pass Pennsylvania Real Esta...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 25
Winter Wonderland 2012 Enjoy the beauty of Winter from the comfort of your computer OR get outside and enjoy winter sports. I apolgize to my southern friends who dislike winter, BUT there are a few, like me, that love winter.  Why do I love winter? To answer that question I have to go back to chi...

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