Entries from December 2013

Ideas For Celebrating New Year’s At Home

December 31st, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re planning a quiet New Year’s Eve at home, here are a few ideas that might make your evening just a little more special: 1.  Movie Marathon.  Pop some popcorn, heat up some hot cocoa, and snuggle under a soft blanket while watching a few favorite or “must see” movies.  Turn on the TV at about […]

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New Year’s Celebration Ideas

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments

The New Year is quickly approaching, and it’s almost time to celebrate!  If you haven’t already made plans, consider some of these ideas for a New Year’s Celebration to ring in 2014: 1.  Attend a party.  If you weren’t invited to any, check out a list of local happenings and get in on the action.  Many […]

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Handling Post-Holiday Let Down

December 29th, 2013 · No Comments

The time leading up to the holiday season is full of fun, family, parties, anticipation, joy, and even stress.  But after New Year’s has come and gone and the holiday season is officially over for another year many people feel a post-holiday let-down.  It’s understandable, and here are some tips to combat it: Manage Expectations.  Once […]

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Tips For Hassle-Free Holiday Returns

December 27th, 2013 · No Comments

If you’re one of the roughly 15% of people who need (or want) to return a gift you were given over the holidays, consider these tips to make the chore as hassle-free as possible: Do your research.  Most places with websites list their return policies there.  Checking ahead of time to see what you need […]

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Best Tips For Scoring After Christmas Deals

December 26th, 2013 · No Comments

If you like to plan ahead , scoring some major deals after Christmas will put you in a good position for next year.  I’ve done a little research and culled together the best tips for getting the most out of post-Christmas sales: Make a list.  Take inventory of what you have left and what you […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2013 · No Comments

  Merry Christmas to you & yours from all of us at Cooper Realty Associates.     

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Where’s Santa?

December 24th, 2013 · No Comments

As Santa prepares for his whirlwind tour of every house and chimney in the world, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) prepares to track him, just as they have every Christmas Eve for the pas 58 years! It all began in 1955 when a Sears Roebuck & Company catalog promised a Santa hotline but misprinted […]

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Christmas Preparation: Christmas Breakfast Ideas

December 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Make one of these delicious breakfasts up tomorrow and stick it in the fridge overnight so that all you have to do on Christmas morning is pop it in the oven.  Easy, delicious and not at all time consuming!  Here are some recipes to try: Christmas Morning Casserole Cut 4 English muffins in half and […]

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Christmas Preparation: Last Minute Gifts

December 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

If there are still a few people left on your shopping list, consider these last minute gift ideas: Hot Cocoa.  Google recipes for homemade hot cocoa and whip a batch up.  Package it in a cute mug with some marshmallows and candy canes for an instant hit. Edible Bark.  Look up recipes for peppermint bark, chocolate cookie […]

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Christmas Preparation: Christmas Cookie Recipes

December 21st, 2013 · No Comments

It’s not too late to do a little holiday baking, if you’re in the mood.  Here are some of my favorite simple recipes that don’t require a whole lot of work: Peanut Butter Oatmeal No Bakes Mix together 2 cups sugar, 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder, ½ cup of margarine, ½ cup of milk, […]

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