Just for Fun

The savvy, charming and hilarious members of ActiveRain like to let their hair down and have a little fun. Topics take on a whole new life when the creative minds of AR author fun posts. Wordless Wednesdays are a big contributor of this topic along with other posts written for fun. With each of our members' clever wit behind these blog posts, there should definitely be something for everyone to delight in.

Take a moment out from the daily grind to get lost in these entertaining pieces. If you have a funny story or photo you'd like to share with the wonderful world of AR, please do. Just for Fun posts are a great avenue to expressing yourself and sharing your funny bone.

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By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 7
It’s always exciting to grab a cup of hot chocolate and hop in the car to check out all the lights of the season in and around the city.  Here are 5 excellent spots to see wonderful holiday lights!Nov. 17-Jan. 1Northern Lights at The DomainThis shopping district is covered in lights for the holid...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
Comments 4
With people living longer and healthier lives than ever before, it makes sense to say "Sixty is the New Forty."Of course for us sixty-year-olds to look like forty-year-olds we need our beauty rest.That's why we are all New Yorkers Now.Because if Sixty is the New Forty, 9 pm is the New Midnight!Im...

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Experience Agent in Kansas City Metro area
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
Comments 14
So this year is the first year my husband and I put up the tree and decor with no kids around...my older daughter moved to Birmingham UK with her new husband a few months ago and the younger daughter is in Springfield MO.  We got the job done--and along the way, decided to get rid of some older o...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
Comments 4
It's a Picture Perfect Day in Naples Florida todayIt is sunny with a high of 81 degrees and a low of 70. How is your weather today? Are you ready to retire or relocate to your dream home in southwest Florida? How about a second home or a vacation home you can escape to when the weather is bad?Mor...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 28
I do not know who started this or when they first named December 8 as ' National Brownie Day ' . I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month of D...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 28
It is a good time to visit Longwood Gardens Chef Dolores and I were at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA on Wednesday to see and photograph the annual A Longwood Christmas exhibit. This is a great destination for your holiday travels. To add to the atmosphere, it began to snow during our vis...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 13
This past Saturday, Dec. 1st was the 7th annual Zilker Park Trail of Lights Fun Run. Participants could run, jog or stroll through the 2.1 mile untimed course starting at the Zilker Holiday Tree near Barton Springs Pool and move through all the colorful lights and sights of the Trail of Lights. I...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 17
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Mary Ellen Chase Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body. - Garry Moore Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand. - Dr. Seuss The Christmas spirit whispers softly in my...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
Comments 17
Over the years I have met and made friends here on Activerain.  1,000,000 points most of which are for bloging is something I did not think I could do.  My young history in life shows me a dyslixic individual.  Spelling writing were phobic for me.  Later in life I wrote a book, Renter Rights and ...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 30
"Leavenworth is a perfect example of an economically struggling town that put together a revitalization plan that went on steroids."-Carol WilliamsIn my blog post published Friday, I mentioned the nearby Bavarian resort town of Leavenworth, Washington.  Leavenworth was originally a small timber c...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 18
 This photo was taken in Gulfport, MS circa 1996 as I prepared the holiday meal for family and friends.Wherever you spend the holiday, I hope you are surrounded by loved ones and make great memories.Also, I encourage you to reach out to anyone who may be lonely this season and brighten their day....

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 31
Backed Stuffed Lobster Recipe by Endre Barath, Jr.First let me share that I have numerous cookbooks and one of my favorite cookbooks is by Jasper White a Boston Legend  who happens to be a James Beard Award winner in the Cooking World. Over the years I would follow his guidance virtually word for...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
Comments 5
As we look back this month for the last 9 blog posts there seems to be a common thread. The common theme in my thankful posts has been "The Little Things". Although some of them are huge, like a trip, new lighting & paint, and more, yet these are all little things in the grand scheme of life. We ...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida Real Estate, Daytona Beach Area Coastal Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh Real Estate)
Comments 25
What a difference a day makes... what will you do with your 24 hours?Life is short - Make the best of each and every day.  Live with gratitude and forgiveness. Take the opportunity to tell those people close to you how important they are, and how much you love them...How will you spend the next 2...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 16
Thankful For Being Able to TravelThere are some things we take for granted. We’ve always had them and wouldn’t even think of not having it or how our lives would change without them.Having a United States Passport is one of them. I know plenty of people who wanted to visit the United States but c...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
Comments 21
Having grandchildren is definitely a blessing. When I learned that my daughter was expecting, I made the decision to move from Amelia Island, Florida to Williamsburg, Va.  I lived in Williamsburg from 2003 through 2011, but after going through a divorce, I chose to move back to Amelia Island wher...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
Comments 4
Nearly 3 years ago we were planning our 10th anniversary. I had given Henry complete control over planning the trip. I wanted him to keep me in the dark about the whole thing. We headed out for the drive. Knowing he wouldn't be able to drive the whole way unless it was very close to home, I menti...

By Dr. Karen Lewis, Broker 305-3231556, Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward
(K1 Realty Group)
Comments 6
       As I was growing up, I heard that friends are few in a lifetime. If that's the case, then I am so grateful that I have found that true friend in my lifetime. Lisa Jones-Peek has honored the thick and think vow with me. She has accepted my jacked up ways (yes, the 100% smiles are just on so...

By Dr. Karen Lewis, Broker 305-3231556, Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward
(K1 Realty Group)
Comments 5
 Life is so funny.  You know one does not begin to recognize that until we get older.  Joe Pryor  made a comment on one of my blogs:  The problem with getting much older is one, you lose friends that pass away, and two, our lives take us in different directions and places.   I gave that comment s...

By Dr. Karen Lewis, Broker 305-3231556, Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward
(K1 Realty Group)
Comments 2
   As I reflect over my life, I realize I have always had such a love for my family. When they cry, I cry. When they laugh, I laugh. They mean the world to me. I have had to experience as we all have – some of life up’s and life down’s but this is the phrase that keeps me going: As long as my sib...