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Real Estate Terms-Defined!

Buying or selling a home can be complicated enough on its own, but throw in some real estate abbreviations and lingo and it can really get confusing! Below are some common ones that I get asked about regularly. Do you have some that aren’t on this list that are throwing you for a loop? Just … Continue reading

My Virtual Cookbook: Sausage, Zucchini & Rice Casserole

I love casseroles simply for the “throw it all in and hope for the best” attitude that goes with them. This recipe packs in tons of veggies and protein and makes for great left overs as well. With these quantities it serves 5-6 people. Ingredients: 3/4 cups uncooked rice 1 3/4 cups chicken broth 1 … Continue reading

Baby Aranibar: It’s a…..

So we finally found out the gender of our little bundle of joy on Friday, just 3 days shy of 20 weeks along. The ultrasound showed that the baby is doing perfect in every way and also revealed… IT’S A BOUNCING BABY BOY!! Here’s his sweet little profile Big feet! So two days later we … Continue reading

Neighborhood Snapshots: Fair Oaks Ranch

In this edition of Neighborhood Snapshots I’m taking a hop across San Antonio down IH10 to Fair Oaks Ranch! The city of Fair Oaks Ranch had humble begginings back in the 1930’s when several pieces of land were purchased by Ralph Fair Sr. for his racehorse operation, also sharing space with a granary and dairy.┬áMr. … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Tips!

If you’re like most people, your home is one of, if not THE largest investment you’ll ever make. So, protecting its value is key! Homeowners always want to know what they can do to ensure that their homes fetch top dollar when they’re ready to sell. The answer is simple. Performing regular maintenance on a … Continue reading

My Virtual Cookbook: Spicy Beef Tips over Polenta

When I titled this “Spicy Beef Tips” I wasn’t joking around, this is pretty dang hot. Take note that when using the chipotle peppers to use a proportionate amount to how much heat you can handle. Other than the potential dragon side effects (breathing fire) warning, this recipe was delicious and quite simple! It’s a … Continue reading

Neighborhood Snapshots: Alamo Heights

Alamo Heights is a municipality located in the heart of San Antonio loved by its over 7000 residents. A city rich in history, Alamo Heights was incorporated in 1922 and had its own home rule charter by 1954. It is surrounded on all sides by San Antonio but packs an impressive amount of conveniences within … Continue reading

Coming September 2012…Baby A!

Hooray we can finally tell everyone! Carlo and I are very excited to announce that we are expecting a baby Aranibar late September! The current nicknames for the little one include munchkin, wee-lito and Baby A. And on that note we have no idea what name we’ll actually pick once we find out if it’s … Continue reading

Neighborhood Snapshots: Hollywood Park & Hill Country Village

One of the most lovely and relaxing areas of San Antonio in my opinion is in Hollywood Park and Hill Country Village. With the mature oaks and tree lined streets filled with white tail deer it’s hard not to feel like you’ve left San Antonio when you drive down Voigt or Tower Drive. This area … Continue reading

My Virtual Cookbook: Homemade Healthy Chicken Nuggets

This recipe is GREAT for anyone who has kids or is just a kid at heart. You get the delicious and easy snackability of chicken nuggets without all the grease and saturated fats. This quick and simple recipe isn’t only a healthier choice but also makes for great leftovers and lunches. Ingredients: 1 lb Chicken … Continue reading