A dash of drama for your interiors can make the difference between a blah place and a stunning interior designed home. Sometimes, drama has gotten a bad name but, when it comes to interiors, a splash of drama is what distinguishes your custom designed space unique.
Working in real estate I have worked with many clients who have traditions when it comes to buying or selling their home. One of the most fascinating is the art of feng shui. I really didn’t know much about it other than a few clients have chosen, or not chosen, a property based on certain floor plans.
I am a retired Ahwatukee resident and worked as the business office manager at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) for 18 years. During that time I had a wonderful working relationship and regular interaction with the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM), and occasionally staff, in the capacity of my job.
Talking Stick Resort’s chef, Ron Dimas, was named champion of the Arizona Indian Gaming Association’s Expo 2014 Chef’s Challenge on Nov. 6, 2014. It’s the second year in a row that Dimas was recognized with the “Best of Show” title.
Another holiday season has passed, and with it the marathon cooking and baking sessions. The hours spent using every kitchen appliance and inch of counter space had a potential benefit more lasting than a good meal: When we really use our kitchens, we discover what does and doesn’t work in this very important room.
A long-abandoned project is finally getting the finishing touches from Shea Homes, who’s just signed a deal to build 69 luxury condos in WestStone’s Vantage Condominium Community in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Here I am, twisted up in the same desperate situation again this year. It’s not my fault – I swear it’s not. Anticipating this jumbled mess, and having been stuck in it many times before, I planned carefully to avoid it. A year ago I employed a deliberate strategy to prevent this very disaster, and I put in painstaking efforts to manage my risk. But now I see that my preemptive planning was an obvious failure. Forces beyond my control have conspired against me to deceive and weave a tangled web. My dilemma? The annual hanging of the Christmas lights.
Many of my customers bring home a puppy, and tell me “We’ve had NO problems yet! No potty accidents, chewing, digging, jumping, mouthing or counter surfing.” I call this the HONEYMOON period. Just wait.