13 Mouth-Watering Hors d’Oeuvres for Your Housewarming Party

You’ve finally closed on your house, unpacked most of your boxes and hung up your favorite photos. The décor is done and you are proud to call your new home your own! Now it is time to throw a Housewarming Party so that you can celebrate all your hard work with your friends. Besides showing off your gorgeous new home, you’ll need to come up with the perfect menu to feed all your guests! Looking for delicious hors d’oeuvres to serve everyone? Take a look at these mouth-watering options!

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Winter Home Energy Saving Tips

Cool, crisp weather has arrived here to Upstate New York. With both falling snow and falling temperatures, homeowners have begun to turn their attentions to finishing raking leaves, covering lawn ornaments, and putting away lawnmowers and other outdoor equipment. These yearly yard-maintenance rituals help prepare homeowners for the inevitable snow that will blanket the area over the coming months. When the outside tasks are completed, homeowners should consider turning their attention indoors to prepare their home for winter as well.

Preparing your home for winter has many benefits, from keeping you warm and comfortable inside to reducing your energy bill all season long. A well-cared-for home should be optimized for saving energy, yet maintaining comfortability throughout the year. No one wants a home that seeps precious, warm air out into the cold winter nights. Nor does anyone appreciate waking up to find that their windows have a strong, cold draft next to their beds – not to mention frozen pipes and other cold weather issues that can arise.

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Winter Festivals and Events in the Capital Region and Adirondacks

Are you ready to chase away the winter blues with a local festival or event? Whether you are near Latham or Saranac Lake, Saratoga Springs or Lake George, there is a winter festival for you! Featuring events like ice sculpting, folk dancing, and holiday greenery shopping, these festivals, carnivals, and events are sure to amaze and delight even the biggest grinches this holiday season! Take a look at the many events below.

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5 Builder Trends from the 2021 Saratoga Showcase of Homes

With two full weekends to tour twelve premier homes in the Saratoga region, the 2021 Saratoga Showcase of Homes was back better than ever! This year’s Showcase, which was its 25th year of the annual builder’s event, featured both single family homes as well as two condominium projects. With a wide range of designs, located from Rexford to Saratoga Springs, New York, the region’s top builders had the opportunity to display the best of their projects and communities.

Did you miss the Showcase? We’ve compiled all of this year’s biggest home design trends from Saratoga builders – from kitchens to baths, and everything in between. Take a look below to see what trends stayed the same and what bold new designs builders created in 2021.

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Family Friendly Fall Fun

Looking for some quintessential fall fun with the family this year? The New York Capital Region is the place to be! From festivals to Halloween parties and apple picking to leaf peeping, we’ve got you covered. So, whether you have just moved into the area or you’ve lived here your whole life and are looking

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Safety Precaution Tips When Moving into a Newly Purchased House

Purchasing and moving into a new house is a milestone many of us aspire to reach. Surely, you’re excited to start unpacking and figuring out how you’re going to decorate your new place. While this is, without a doubt, the best part about moving in, you must remember that you also need to make your

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Leap of Kindness Day 2020

Julie & Co. Realty is joining the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations in #LeapofKindnessDay on February 29th. This day encourages our local community to celebrate the extra day brought on by a leap year to do something kind for others. This year, we will collect donations for Rebuilding Together Saratoga County

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Last Minute Local Valentine’s Day Ideas & Experiences

Valentine’s Day, the holiday that launched a thousand rom-com movies and heart-shaped candies, has a much deeper history than the average person knows. What is now a day to celebrate your romantic love was originally a Roman festival called “Lupercalia,” that was dedicated to the coming of spring, including fertility rites and the pairing off

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Saratoga Veterans Day Guide for 2017

Pay your respects to veterans of the US military on November 11, 2017 by attending one of these local Saratoga events. From ceremonies to buffets and more, the Saratoga Springs area offers an array of events and celebrations to commemorate the heroes of the American military. Or, you can visit one of many historical spots

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