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MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

Just like many things, Thanksgiving for most of us will look and feel a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is also true for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, it will happen just in a little different way. 

 

MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

LET'S CELEBRATE TOGETHER—AT HOME!

WATCH IT LIVE FROM 34TH STREET ONLY ON NBC,

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 9AM-NOON IN ALL TIME ZONES!

 

Since we aren’t marching down the streets of NYC this year, the only place to see all the performances, gigantic balloons & fabulous floats is from the comfort & safety of your home.

 

Visit their website,  https://www.macys.com/social/parade/, for lots of additional information about this event, including tools for parents and teachers, lineup info, news, FAQs, behind the scenes and Studio Tours just to name a small portion.

FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOUR WE WISH YOU A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSIGVING!

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    Halloween & Time Change!

    TIME CHANGE IS THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR

    This year we go back to Standard Time on Sunday 11/1, when the majority of the USA will be “falling back”  as they change the clocks.  With the time change happening on the busy Halloween weekend, we want to remind you to do one of the most important things- Replace the batteries in your Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors. 

    Fall is a time to prep for the winter inside and out around your home, here is a Fall Home Tasks List for your review!

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      NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME!

      If you've been thinking at all about selling your home, you might want to consider that now is a great time to enter the market. 

      Demand for homes from both in and out of state buyers is high this Fall.

         

      EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS WITH OUR FREE MARKET PRICING STUDY!

       

      We are a local small family business serving this area for many years,  let us put our generations of knowledge to work for you.

       

      WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!

      CONTACT US TODAY!

      802-846-8460

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        Halloween Scavenger Hunt

        HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT

        One of the Halloween Lower Risk Activities from CDC.gov was doing a Halloween scavenger hunt where children are given lists of Halloween-themed things to look for while they walk outdoors from house to house admiring Halloween decorations at a distance, OR  having a scavenger hunt-style trick-or-treat search with your household members in or around your home rather than going house to house, OR here are directions/ideas for doing a virtual hunt. https://www.playpartyplan.com/virtual-scavenger-hunt/

        MOST OF ALL HAVE A SAFE AND FUN HALLOWEEN

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          Halloween Movie Night

          One of the Halloween Lower Risk Activities from CDC.gov was having a Halloween movie night with people you live with. So we have put together a list of links with a lot of options we hope will help you have one or many spooky good movie nights.

           

          https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g2661/halloween-movies/

          https://www.womansday.com/life/g3104/kids-halloween-movies/?slide=12

          https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/g12107335/best-classic-halloween-movies/

          https://www.countryliving.com/life/entertainment/g3624/best-halloween-movies/

          https://www.kelloggs.com/en_US/recipes/the-original-treats-recipe.html

           

          While you enjoy the movie, how about a Halloween snack, and better yet, why not let the kids create the snack earlier in the day.

           

          Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

          Using your favorite Rice Krispies Treats recipe, be it the original recipe with marshmallow or one of the many other recipe flavors.  Lightly coat a baking sheet with non-stick spray, or prepare pan according to the recipe directions. Using wax paper, press mixtures onto pan. Cool. Then use Halloween cookie cutters to stamp out shapes, if desire decorate with candy of choice and melted chocolate in a piping bag.

           Enjoy during the movie!

           

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            Will you be carving a pumpkin?

            To carve or not to carve?

            That is the question

             

             

            If you have decided to carve, click www.pumpkinlady.com to view hundreds of free pumpkin carving patterns, arranged by category, along with carving directions, helpful hints and videos.

            If you decide not to carve, there are lots of options- glue and glitter, paint, pushpins, construction paper, cloth, ribbon, sticks, to adding a simple mask or google eyes.

            Here are some links with some great ideas for your pumpkins!

            https://www.hgtv.com/lifestyle/entertaining/our-favorite-pumpkin-ideas-for-halloween-pictures

            https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g1714/no-carve-pumpkin-decorating/

            https://www.womansday.com/home/decorating/g331/4-no-carve-pumpkin-ideas-124409/?slide=5

            Have Fun!

             

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              Vermont Fall Changes

              Vermont Fall shows us the beauty of changing seasons, let us show you the beauty of the this fall market.

               

              It’s true that there is less inventory out there, fewer homes to look at. But that means less competition and more people who are buying a home, those are serious buyers. If you've been thinking at all about selling your home, you might want to consider that now is a great time to enter the market. 

              If you're content where you are, we completely understand.  But if you think you might be interested in selling your home at any point in the near future, this is a great chance to explore your options with our FREE MARKET PRICE ANALYSIS.

              Give us a call and let us set up an appointment at your earliest convenience. And of course, feel free to call us if you have any other real estate needs.

              We look forward to hearing from you.

               

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                Lower Risk Activities for Halloween!

                Lower Risk Halloween Activities from CDC.gov

                 

                 

                 

                • Carving or decorating pumpkins with members of your household and displaying them
                • Carving or decorating pumpkins outside, at a safe distance, with neighbors or friends
                • Decorating your house, apartment, or living space
                • Doing a Halloween scavenger hunt where children are given lists of Halloween-themed things to look for while they walk outdoors from house to house admiring Halloween decorations at a distance
                • Having a virtual Halloween costume contest
                • Having a Halloween movie night with people you live with
                • Having a scavenger hunt-style trick-or-treat search with your household members in or around your home rather than going house to house

                Here are some local low risk events to check out!

                Spirited Homes of Miltonhttps://secure.rec1.com/VT/town-of-milton-vt/catalog - Scroll down to Special Events – Spirited Homes of Milton

                SoBoo Spooktacular Weekendhttp://www.southburlingtonvt.gov/activities_and_events/soboo_spooktacular_weekend.php

                Halloween in Winooski 2020https://secure.rec1.com/VT/winooski-vt/catalog - Select Recreation Program tab – Halloween in Winooski 2020

                Nightmare Vermonthttps://nightmarevermont.org/ - New Virtual only show

                Cilley Hill Pumpkin Festivalhttps://www.findandgoseek.net/listing/cilley-hill-pumpkin-festival/fall-fun

                 

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                  Does Your House Still Fit Your Needs?

                  With the changes this year has brought, many find their housing needs and/or priorities have changed.

                   

                  NOW could be a great time to make a move and address these changing needs.  Let us help you investigate your housing options.

                   

                  We will provide you with generations of Chittenden County Real Estate knowledge.

                   

                  Call us today for your FREE Market Pricing Study!

                   

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                    Button Up Vermont Campaign

                    Winter is coming and the Button UP Vermont Campaign offers many DIY Projects to help you Button UP your home! 

                    The 2020 Button Up campaign will help Vermonters stay comfortable and safe by investing in their homes.

                    A lot of things are uncertain right now. Cold weather isn't one of them. Button Up season is here and there are free, online events every week to help you identify what projects are best for your home. You can find them at https://buttonupvermont.org/events.

                    And if you want the latest Button Up opportunities delivered right to your inbox, including opportunities to win prizes, like smart thermostats, hop on the Button Up Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/gTa2E5

                     

                    To download the poster click here; Button Up Vermont Poster

                     

                    Fall is the time to Button Up your home and also the perfect time to sell a home.

                    If you are thinking of a move, call Don or Shannon TODAY!!

                    802-846-8460   TheTeam@TheMarcelinoTeam.com

                     

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