Easy Holiday Decorating

December 17th, 2019

When it comes to the holidays, the best way to beat stress is by keeping it simple.  That’s especially true for decorating your home. 

Simplicity can also help you keep costs down, especially when you rely on natural elements that you can pick or clip for free from your yard or a woodsy area in your neighborhood.  Midwest Living offers 50 Quick and Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas, from tiny tannenbaums and pretty evergreen platters, to holly vases,  fragrant bay, thyme, rosemary and marjoram bundles, pine cone décor and so much more.  See photos and instruction here, then get ready to dress your home with ideas that are simply sensational!

Holidays are Jollier in Plymouth Meeting!

December 10th, 2019

When it comes to celebrating the holidays, few towns can match the spirit of Plymouth Meeting, where the township has created a month of activities for every member of the family.  Graham- cracker-house making, tree lightings, kids gift workshops, holiday wreath and ornament classes, and a trip to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular are just the start of the merriment Read More...

What’s Best for Warmth?

November 26th, 2019

Sweater weather will soon turn to the season of snow and ice – and that means we’ll all be looking for extra warmth. A wood stove can make a real difference in keeping your home warm and cozy.  Which wood stove is best? There are many styles, but your first consideration should be what kind of fuel you will want to use Read More...

Switch Up Your Thanksgiving Menu

November 21st, 2019

If you’re tired of the same-old turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce on your Thanksgiving table, maybe this is your year to switch things up. Try something new like these menu ideas from Women’s Day. They include non-conventional recipes, as well as those that are perfect for a crowd, a few that require six ingredients or less, one that celebrates a medley of flavors, plus ideas for what to bring if you’re invited to a potluck turkey-day gathering Read More...

Goodbye Grey!

November 14th, 2019

After close to a decade of interior color schemes trending grey, new shades are about to make their debut.  A number of paint companies have revealed their 2020 Colors of the Year. In all but one case, the palette is going softer and more colorful.  Benjamin Moore’s choice is a rosy hue called First Light Read More...

Great Homes. Great Schools.

November 7th, 2019

Choosing a new home community is about more than home size and style. If you have kids, it’s also about school districts.  At Sal Paone’s newest community in Plymouth Meeting, you can enjoy the best of both. Plymouth Valley Estates will offer 11 gorgeous, single-family home models and the academic advantages of being located in the Colonial School District Read More...

Are You Ready for Some Football Food?

October 16th, 2019

For the football fan in your family, it’s finally tailgating season!  That means food you can make-and- take, grill in a parking lot or serve out of the back of your truck or van.  For diehard fans, it may also mean being ready to serve breakfast, lunch and after-game snacks.  To help you prepare, here are recipes for traditional favorites involving breakfast sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers, wings and salads, along with some newer additions that are both easy and delicious Read More...

Is It Retro… or Outdated?

October 9th, 2019

Not everyone can afford to constantly change their home décor to keep up with the trends.  So, it’s tempting to just look at your older furnishings and decorating style and tell yourself that it’s not old… it’s retro!  But if you’re considering selling your home, you might want to get honest, look at your place the way a home buyer would, and make a few updates Read More...

Live Close to Spooktacular Fun!

October 2nd, 2019

Plymouth Valley Estates, the newest Sal Paone Builders community, will soon be going up in not-so-scary Plymouth Meeting!   This wonderful community thinks Halloween should be fun for the whole family.  Their Spooktacular Family Night is a celebration of fall, offering all of the season’s favorite, non-frightening activities Read More...

Two-Tone Before and After

September 25th, 2019

We love before and after remodeling photos – almost as much as we love the trending two-tone look for interiors. Many of our new home buyers opt for a two-tone color palette, similar to what’s highlighted in these photos from houzz.  They show how an older kitchen and dining area were given a clean, contemporary look with the simple choice of color in two slightly different shades, or in different, but compatible hues Read More...