As this time of year rolls around, people are more aware of those less fortunate with little food and places to lay their heads. Grand Valley Catholic Outreach has a Soup Kitchen that serves up to 300 people a day and is run completely by volunteers. In 2016, the Soup Kitchen served a total of 71,639 meals. The meal is served at noon 6 days a week and is a balanced, healthful meal. There are a few ways to get involved in the soup kitchen. You can volunteer your time which no
Grand Junction continues to have an impressive market with many homes available. 325 homes were sold last month and the average sale price for a single family home was $262,313. If you are interested in buying or selling your Colorado home, please contact us today!
As you are out-and-about searching for the perfect gift this Black Friday, consider these "gifts" for the busy homeowner needing a break! 1. A massage I mean, who will say no to a massage?! Many massage therapists offer special pricing on Black Friday, so make sure to check their Facebook and Instagram pages! 2. Housecleaning A clean home without any work sounds like a dream to many working moms and dads. A housecleaner costs about $50 to $90 an hour and by the end you will h
It is the week of food comas, family gatherings, and shopping galore! Here are some ways to celebrate the holiday around Mesa County. Thanksgiving-Eve This event is actually happening all month, but what a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving Eve! Grab a brew and know that the Charity Tap featuring Stone IPA is benefiting CLAWS. When you buy a pint, $1.00 is donated to CLAWS which helps cats who are looking for their forever homes. Learn more here. Thanksgiving Day GRAND JUNCT
Is a new home on your Christmas Wish List? Believe it or not, you could move in before the Holiday Season is over! There really is no better way to celebrate the joy and splendor of the Christmas Season than hosting friends and family in this home. This spacious home features 4 bedrooms PLUS an office or flex room for all your out-of-town guests and family members. The Large Master Suite has an over sized walk-in shower and amazing soaker tub to relieve all the holiday stress
Earlier this week Jess and I (Kelly) were at the mall and we stumbled upon what could easily be described as the MOST AMAZING POPCORN ON THE PLANET! If you know me you know this is a bold statement! I hate popcorn. I am basically un-American, I don't even get popcorn at the movie theater! So with that in mind it is an even bigger deal that I bought two bags of this heavenly goodness and also wanted to feature it on our blog! Let me introduce you to Jeremy. Jeremy and his wife
We polled our Instagram fans, and the results are in! These are their favorite coffee shops in Grand Junction. 1. Kiln Coffee Bar Kiln Coffee Bar has raving reviews and for good reason! It provides a pleasant atmosphere with delicious coffee and pastries. No frills- straight to the good stuff! 2. Octopus Coffee, Inc Octopus Coffee is another local spot with a great fan following. They have a great sense of humor with spearing their breakfast wraps with forks and knives and in
Why wait until the Spring to purge? Now is the perfect time to organize your stuff and maybe get rid of some of the things you don't use (especially if you buy a lot/ get a lot around the holidays). Check out these 5 simple ways to organize your home this season. 1. As you are pulling out decorations, pay attention to what you use and what you don't use If you haven't put that decor item up in a few years, it may be time to donate it to someone else who will appreciate it! 2.
Celebrate your family and thankfulness by attending these wonderful events around town! Nov. 6 - Vienna Boy's Choir The Vienna Boy's Choir is a collection of four separate ensembles of boys (ages10 - 14) who are nationally recognized and have performed in concert venues like New York's Carnegie Hall and Chicago's Symphony Hall. They will be performing at The Avalon Theater and doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Nov. 11 - The National Park Service fee-free days Celebrate Veteran's D
As realtors, we are in and out of the CBDP office and frequently work from home as well. Many of us have created some type of space in our home that fosters productivity. With good planning and upgrading a few things, you too can have a productive work space! 1. Choose a location in which you won't be bothered If you are looking to be the most effective in your space, it may be best to have your home office in the basement or attic, away from the hustle and bustle of everythi