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October
26

When you enter a kitchen, one of the pieces that immediately draws your attention is the backsplash. The look and tone of your backsplash can instantly change the appearance of your whole kitchen.

Our real estate agents know that a kitchen with a backsplash complementing the rest of the decor appeals to a variety of potential buyers. Here are some tips to follow when choosing your kitchen backsplash. 

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October
19

Halloween ideas during Covid 19

The pandemic has profoundly changed everyday life around Virginia homes for sale, so it's no surprise that holiday traditions are getting some tweaking as well. Happily, people are rising to the occasion and coming up with novel ways to keep the festivities going. 

Our real estate agents share this year's top ideas for celebrating Halloween or, as some witty souls have already dubbed it, "Quarantine-O-Ween."

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October
12

Breast Cancer Awareness

Did you know that a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes in the United States? Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women from the United States, aside from skin cancers. Early detection is one of the keys to successful treatment of breast cancer, which is one reason why it's so important to raise awareness about the disease. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are many ways to contribute to the cause. Our real estate agents have more details on how you can help, including participating in local fundraisers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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October
5

Bakeries in the Shenandoah Valley

There's nothing quite like a fresh cookie right from the oven, and baking is a big part of the local food scene here in the Shenandoah Valley region. National Cookie Month is celebrated every October – and our real estate agents want to be sure you know about the many local bakeries that make our area a sweet place to live. 

Let's look at some places to enjoy something warm and sweet this October:

  1. Bittersweet Bakery – 120 West Wolfe Street #103, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
    Bittersweet Bakery is open for online orders, so it's a breeze to get a dozen of your favorite cookies fast. A local business built on variety, quality, and friendly service, it features both sweet and savory pastries. There are seven flavors of cookies available regularly, including dark chocolate salted caramel, peanut butter, and classic snickerdoodles. Eclairs, tarts, macaroons, and more round out the menu.
  2. Anita's Decadent Delights – 510 North Main Street, Bridgewater, VA 22812
    Anita's Decadent Delights is open bright and early every morning so you can treat your sweet tooth. It's always showcasing exciting new cookie recipes: The Key Lime cookie is the newest addition. It is a truly welcoming place to get a wide assortment of holiday cookies decorated with lavish and tasty art. Cake pops and tons of donut options can also be explored, including the popular maple bacon glazed donut.
  3. Main Street Bakery and Catering – 127 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835
    With a full selection of pastries for your party, wedding, or business event, Main Street Bakery and Catering is a leading local bakeshop. There are dozens of flavors available, so the best way to get exactly what you're craving is to put in a special request. Chef Chuck leads the Main Street team with a commitment to community, service, and stewardship.
  4. Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza – 49A West Water Street, Harrisonburg VA 22801
    At friendly Bella Luna Wood-Fired Pizza, there's more than one kind of "pie" for you to enjoy. This local pizzeria embraces Italy with classic gelato and other Mediterranean desserts. The colorful cookies go well with your choice of Italian-style espresso. You can even have them after lunch or dinner with the full menu of hot sandwiches, soups, salads, and (of course) pizza.
  5. Black Sheep Coffee – 217 South Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    Located on the grounds of The Ice House, Black Sheep Coffee is open for breakfast and lunch. While the goat cheese and tomato biscuit sandwich may be the top breakfast item, you won't want to miss out on the baked goods: Pecan Sandies, chocolate chip, and peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are prepared fresh daily, along with cinnamon rolls and five types of seasonal scone.

As the weather gets cooler, interest is heating up on homes around the Shenandoah Valley. No matter whether you've been looking at Harrisonburg homes for sale, beautiful Bridgewater homes for sale, or even finding your favorite Luray homes for sale, there's something for everyone in our area.

Local bakeries are just one more reason why life in the Shenandoah Valley is a sweet deal. To find out about homes for sale in Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, and beyond, just contact us today.

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