Turkey: check! Mashed potatoes and gravy: check! Pumpkin pie: check! Wine pairings: check! Bottle of water: ch… wait, what?
Thursday is the official start of the Holiday Season, which means lots of food, parties and gatherings, travel, and disrupted routines… all of which lead to forgetting to drink water, and that can take a toll on everything from our sleep patterns, ability to focus, mood, and more.
Yes, you read that right – stress-free Thanksgiving. If you are hosting in your new home this year, consider these tips from the experts at TheKitchn.com:
1. Find your serving platters, bowls, and utensils – as well as the festive wine glasses, water goblets, and other specialty dinnerware – this week, so you can clean it, and evaluate what might need a refresh (as in, purchasing something new).
Windsong Properties, a leading active adult homebuilder with several communities in Cherokee and Paulding Counties, received the highest honor with the Community of the Year for 55+ homebuyers for its Marlowe community. Taking home two Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) OBIE Awards this year, the company continues to build on its leadership in this specialized housing category -- all the more significant in light of ongoing pandemic-driven challenges facing the industry.
While every day of the year has at least a handful of holidays or observances, celebrating gratitude is a great way to work toward Thanksgiving, giving us a sugar-down period after October, as well as time to put our priorities in order for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the New Year.
30-Day Gratitude Challenge
Getting started with the 30-Day Gratitude Challenge is easy. You may choose to do it for yourself, with your family, with friends and neighbors, or with an organization you belong to.
We all talk about our “Dream Home” from time to time, in terms of location, features, and “must-haves.”
At Windsong, listening to what home buyers are dreaming about - and delivering the home they’ve imagined - is our superpower.
Windsong Properties has been named a Bronze level winner of the 2023 National Housing Quality Award®, sponsored by Pro Builder Media (NHQA), an elite recognition of operational excellence following a rigorous evaluation process.
Football. Sweaters. Fires in the fireplace. A nice bowl of chili. A good book.
After the hectic activity of Spring and Summer, Fall offers an opportunity for respite, cocooning, and connecting over activities and events that occur indoors.
This first full week of October is Great Books Week, so it’s the perfect time to launch or rekindle (no pun intended!) your community Book Club, perhaps with one of these titles, written by and about Boomers:
We may not be sure how to dress for the weather each day: it’s chilly when we wake up, sweater-weather as we run errands, then downright sweltering after lunch.
But if there’s one thing we do know how to do well in Georgia, it’s celebrate Fall with flair!
It’s the month of Oktoberfest, with festivities across the state. And if you’d prefer to stay closer to home, check out these ghost tours and corn mazes!
Chief Revenue Officer Kris Johnson began her career at Windsong Properties as on-site sales agent in 2007 at the Villas at Blackberry Run in Seven Hills. She had worked with Windsong in her prior role as a residential realtor for Berkshire Hathaway. “I introduced two buyers to Windsong Properties where they built homes and I began developing a positive working relationship with their on-site the sales team, said Johnson