Why cold weather months are a hot time to sell your home

With Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah fast approaching, many homeowners mistakenly believe it’s a bad time to put the house on the market.  Connecticut real estate expert Bobbi Mathues, owner of Realty World Hometown in Simsbury, contends that overlooking the fall and winter market could mean the difference between selling and not selling. “It’s unfortunate that … Read more

Home Energy Solutions offers free services

As a partner of the Energize Connecticut initiative, the United Illuminating Co. (UI) is helping Connecticut residents reduce their energy bills and make their homes more comfortable. At no cost, families on a fixed or limited income can take part in the Home Energy Solutions-Income Eligible (HES-IE) program. HES-IE offers on-the-spot weatherization and energy-efficiency services … Read more

Are you a master of procrastination? (Here are tips to help)

Daily, Life Solution Center clients tell me of their struggles with procrastination. This is particularly true for entrepreneurs and those who work as independent agents within larger organizations. It’s also a huge issue for moms and dads on the home front, and teens struggling with getting those homework assignments completed. Essentially, putting off the inevitable … Read more

Are you a master of procrastination?

Daily, Life Solution Center clients tell me of their struggles with procrastination. This is particularly true for entrepreneurs and those who work as independent agents within larger organizations. It’s also a huge issue for moms and dads on the home front, and teens struggling with getting those homework assignments completed. Essentially, putting off the inevitable … Read more

‘Festive Home’ turns 10 this holiday season

Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ 10th Annual Festive Home is a cheerful holiday marketplace fund-raiser event. It is open for business through Tuesday, Dec. 23, with extended hours Tuesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme this year is “Be Brilliant!” Eleven designers have been paired with member artists, contributing their talents and … Read more

Storing children's artwork

It’s not long now before school starts and the art work begins to show up at your door step, every day, in large quantities and in large sizes. At art stores they have what they call “portfolios” which is what artists and photographers carry their artwork and photographs in. Well, they used to before the … Read more

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