Tips and Tricks

Dec. 10, 2018

6 Holiday Activities In & Around St. Charles

Bundle up the family and friends and head out to one of these great holiday offerings in and around St. Charles!

  1. Christmas Traditions - The hands-down best fun for free in St. Charles during the holidays is to take a stroll along Historic Main Street and see all of the characters ...
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Oct. 8, 2018

Buying or Selling in the Fall? It's More Likely Than You Think!

 

Unless you have access to a crystal ball, waiting for the "right" time to buy or sell your home could end up costing you money. While traditional thinking might say spring and summer are the best seasons to jump into the real estate market, there are plenty of great ...

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Aug. 9, 2018

"Treat" Your Dog on National Dog Day!

Ever since early humans domesticated wild dogs, these steady companions have proven themselves valuable beyond measure. Since 2004, August 26th has been celebrated as National Dog Day and to honor our canine comrades, we created this list of ways to take your love for the pooches to the next level ...

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July 18, 2018

Beat the Heat! Cool Things to Do Around Town

Want to get out of the house but can't stand the heat and humidity of a St. Louis summer? You can still enjoy every bit of summer with these great attractions around town! This is by no means a comprehensive list - tell us which ones we missed in the ...

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May 8, 2018

Beyond Brunch: 5 Ideas for Mother's Day Fun!

 

Spending time with Mom is the best gift she could ask for on this coming Mother's Day. So if you're looking for something a bit different to do with Mom this year, check out these great alternatives to brunch happening around town!

Laumeier Art Fair - If ...

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April 12, 2018

6 Smart Investments in Your Home Using Your Tax Refund


It can be hard to refrain from spending your refund on fun things you don't really need, but consider it as a handover of money the government has been saving for you for the last year. If you haven't yet spent your tax refund (Reminder: Deadline for filing ...

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March 5, 2018

These 6 Home Maintenance Tasks for Daylight Saving Time will Spring You Ahead!

Time to "spring ahead" on Sunday - are you ready? Daylight Saving Time is a great biannual reminder to perform regular maintenance and cleaning of your home's systems. These six things are simple, inexpensive and will give you untold peace of mind that your home is safe and comfortable!

  1. Test ...
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Feb. 8, 2018

Simple Gestures to Show Your Customers Appreciation All Year

Repeat and referral customers are the lifeblood of any business.  And just as you wouldn't only show your spouse or partner love on Valentine's Day, you should consider how to show your customers appreciation all year long.  These tips are cost-effective and genuine ways to keep ...

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Jan. 10, 2018

New Year's Resolutions For Your Home

Resolutions to practice better habits in our homes can be just as beneficial as those resolutions focused on our person.  Whether your main objective is to save money, make improvements or just enjoy your home more, these six suggestions are easy to implement and will provide tangible results for ...

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Dec. 11, 2017

Avoid the Frustration: Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Tips

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, making family memories and reminding ourselves about what is really important in life. But sometimes, the pressure to have just the right gift for everyone and the sheer madness in stores and on the roads can make it hard to ...

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