November 2015

There are 5 blog entries for November 2015.

Thanksgiving is finally here and the stress of meal planning and cooking can be daunting. Take a break from grandma’s cookbook and try something new this Thanksgiving meal. Here are a few easy recipes to follow to win over your family and guests this holiday!

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts- Growing up I always hid my brussle sprouts in my napkins or under my uneaten food. These days I can’t get enough of them. Now I have found the perfect way to “hide” my brussles sprouts. Wrapped up in a juicy piece of bacon! Check out this amazing recipe! 

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta- This side dish is perfect for your Thanksgiving feast! It’s sweet, savory, and full of fall colors and flavors. 

Waffle Iron Winter Squash

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As the holiday season approaches, and families rush into town, you soon find yourself host to a house full of guests. However do not fret, with a little preparation and a few of these tips below you can do more than just provide your guest with a comfortable place to sleep. You can turn your guest room into an oasis that will make your guest feel welcome and ensure that their time spent with you is memorable.

Clear out your personal items- When your guests come in town, clean out your personal items from areas that they would maybe use when unpacking. For example, if you keep your extra linens in your guest room dresser or use the closet as storage, clear it out and make room for your guests to put their things

Help them feel at

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The holiday season is officially upon us, and with Halloween behind us it is time to move on to the next celebration. However, before we break out the Christmas lights and Christmas tree its important to give Thanksgiving the proper attention. Turkey day can be stressful, between cooking the turkey just right and keeping the family entertained and happy. Start planning ahead with these tips for setting the perfect thanksgiving table and give your family another reason to be thankful for an amazing host! 

Remember the basics- For a formal table setting it is important to remember the basics that define proper etiquette. Always remember, the forks go on the left of the plate and the knives and spoon go on the right. The illustration above shows the

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We are excited to announce that Bartlett Real Estate Group is joining forces with the Junior League of Austin this year for their annual “Coats for Kids” coat drive! This 29th annual community event collects and distributes over 30,000 new and gently used, winter coats to eligible youth in Central Texas, while also providing an opportunity for families to access local resources through an onsite community fair. The Bartlett Group is eager to take part in this amazing event by collecting coats from our community and we need your help!!

  Below is a list of the different locations we have set up for you to drop off your gently used coats. We will be collecting coats from November 16th through December 4th. So check around the house for your gently

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Holiday commercials have started, temperatures are dropping, the neighbors are feeling festive- and your home is still on the market. The fear of selling during the holiday season is real, however this season does have it’s advantages. Once you have committed to the challenge of selling your home during the busy holiday months, find your holiday spirit and follow these tips to attract homebuyers.

Don't go overboard with decorations- It’s important to keep your home up to date with the holiday spirit but don't over do it. People want to see the true foundation/essence of a potential home, and too many or too large of adornments can distract from the true essence of your home. 

Stay neutral with your decorations- Holidays can be personal for many

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