With all of this cold, wet weather, we hope that you stay cozy and warm at the holidays.    If you're looking to keep your heating system functioning well during this time, we have some great tips here. The throw blanket at our white elephant gift exchange yesterday was a bit hit!  Maybe that's because throw blankets are an inexpensive way to keep warm dur...

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Thankful at Thanksgiving

Last year was our first year with a blog.  At Thanksgiving, we shared about the things we are grateful for and it seemed like a tradition worth carrying on this year. As we get ready to enjoy Thanksgiving with our families this year, we recognize that we have a lot for which we can be thankful.  This year has continued to be challenging for many and we have ...

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we thought it would be great to share some ideas from recent magazines.  Whether you are looking for a twist to your holiday meal decorating or some delicious recipes, look no further. Although the weather this week has been a bit chilly, it can be warm at Thanksgiving and Sunset magazine serves up 20 wonderful ideas for...

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Holiday Design Ideas

The holiday season is nearly in full swing with Thanksgiving around the corner followed closely by Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year's and more! With the chilly weather, it's time to change out the summer clothes for the winter clothes.  And the chilly weather means it is a great time to bring warm colors into your home.  Here are some ideas to bring the...

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Following up on Allison’s great blog on sweet getaways and restaurants for Valentine’s Day, here are some unbelievable deals for you and your Valentine. Flowers... the veritable Santa Clause of Valentine's Day. So it's a good thing FTD is having a super sale! If you haven’t seen the tv ads they are pushing this big and for a good reason. For...

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This year we are grateful for many, many things, including: - New members of the SummerHill family: our new homeowners at Merimont, Park Station, Parkwood, Redwood Gate, Rosewood, Satake Estates, Talavera and Village Square; new babies of SummerHill team members; and new members of the SummerHill team. (more…)......

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Actually a whole month of giving! Thanks to our amazing homeowners, great employees, and wonderful folks like you, SummerHill Homes raised over $500 and approx. 1,000 pounds of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties and the Alameda County Food Bank! WOW!  Thank you EVERYONE for your participation! We are so proud to support ag...

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Halloween parties with ghoulish treats, hot drinks and always too much food… Sound familiar? Probably, and it sounds familiar to me too. Luckily, my family has always had enough (more than enough) food for parties, holidays, and every day. But some folks here in my community aren’t so lucky. Every month the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

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