Monthly Archives: December 2014

    • January 2015 Alachua County Community Events

      Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Gainesville has a wide variety of events taking place this month. Be sure not to miss the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra at the Phillips Center or the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire at the end of January.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • My New Year’s Resolution: Reduce My Smartphone Usage

      The New Year is creeping up and many are thinking about their New Year’s Resolution. Do you make resolutions…and keep them? I’m not one that typically does, nor do I even give it a second thought. However, this year I’m considering one I think many could benefit from. It’s as simple as reducing the amount of time I spend on my iPhone. It seems as though it should be a simple task to achieve but everyday life revolves around that little 3×5 box that is always ringing, chirping and notifying me that I’m needed.

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • My Four Guilty Pleasures: Christmas Cookie Recipes

      Are you still tweaking your holiday cookie list trying to select the best possible cookies to make for Christmas or holiday party? Let me simplify your search. I’m not much of a baker or any type of cook for that matter, but at Christmastime I become Buddy Valastro, the Pillsbury Dough Boy, the Keebler Elves or whoever your favorite baker is. I feel as though it’s my obligation to share four of the greatest, out-of-this-world, cookie recipes for you to enjoy with your family and friends for years to come. So put on your apron and chef’s hat and get baking. You’ll begin to notice a trend with my cookies, can you figure out what it is?

      Written by Michelle Schibuola
    • Jan’s Favorite Things

      Most everyone is familiar with the song, “My Favorite Things” from the musical, The Sound of Music. (Of course, if you can’t recall Maria, the lyrics, or the melody you can always Google it for a most delightful reprieve). Well, some of my favorite things like entertaining and hosting an Open House for my Seller allows me to combine more of my favorite things. It’s always been a priority to bring beauty in to my daily living. Who would have known that I would have eventually become a Realtor (huh uhm at this age) and found myself in my element combining my favorite things and all things Real Estate.

      Written by Admin