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Ranging in warm shades that match the spirit of the season, Christmas cactus plants are a perfect pick for holiday gifting or adorning your own abode

If you’ve been hearing those sleigh bells jingling, ring ting tingling too, it’s time to celebrate the simple joys of the season. When shopping for festive hostess gifts or feathering your own nest in holiday cheer, this year why not bag the boring old poinsettia and opt for something a tad more daring? The Christmas cactus. Mimi...

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The Neighborhood Experts at Platinum Real Estate are giving sellers the gift of market insight

With the holiday season upon us, we’re all dreaming about some choice and thoughtful goodies under the tree. Generous souls Denise and Mark Zervos, who run The Neighborhood Experts at Platinum Real Estate, have a little something different for you this year: The gift of insight. Scan these QR codes to reveal a free equity valuation of your...

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A season for health screenings

'Tis the season for after-work gatherings, family parties, kids’ events, school concerts, and, of course, gift buying. No wonder the season sparks waves of stress as soon as the Halloween candy aisles quickly transition to candy canes and stocking stuffers. With all the pressure comes related health concerns. While you might push off health...

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Myths about estate planning

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” What Henry Ford suggested nearly a century ago rings true today: Attitude determines failure or success. When it comes to ensuring peace of mind for you and your family by planning for your final wishes, there are a lot of myths that can lead to a faulty...

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How to avoid power outages

With wicked winter weather comes snowstorms and power outages. There’s nothing worse than your power going out, often at important times like right in the middle of making dinner, and the fallout of having to find your old flashlights, which probably don’t work, not to mention the possibility of losing all the food in your fridge if it...

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