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How to Celebrate Spring: Flowers, Fairy Gardens, and Eggs

Flowers in vase on glass table with hand cleaning glassIt’s been a long, cold winter, but the first day of spring has finally arrived—even if it doesn't look like it outdoors. Who would have thought we'd have snow today? The weather aside, if you’re in the mood to put some overdue “spring” into your step and your home, we’ve got a several suggestions that will have you thinking and feeling seasonal in no time.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

a plate of shamrock cookies with a green cake and green glassesGo n-eírí an bóthar leat.
May the road rise with you.

On this day when everyone is Irish, it’s a time for wearing ‘o the green, leprechauns, and a bit ‘o traditional Irish luck. You needn’t have a shamrock handy to embrace an Irish blessing, or even St. Patrick’s Day customs. The luck of the Irish extends far and wide and is particularly evident on this day honoring Ireland’s patron saint. But did you know Saint Patrick was not truly Irish?

Sales Agent, Kara Chen, and her Husband in a Violin Duet

Jeffrey and Kara Chen playing a violin duetWhen it comes to real estate, we know we have a great group of agents at Brownstone. That same group brings together talent in diverse ways, the results of which generously enrich our communities. Recently, our sales associate, Kara Chen, and her husband, Jeffrey, performed a violin duet of How Great Thou Art at Grace United Methodist Church in Hummelstown. That performance was captured on video.

We’re elated to be able to share it with you, here on our blog.

Making Searching for a Home Easy

Nice suburban home with a covered front porch and attractive yardThere are multiple websites you can use when searching for a new home, but we make it easy for you to find exactly what you need, right here on brwnstone.com As an example, did you know we feed the MLS data from two separate multi-list services directly to our site? This gives you a greater inventory of homes and more chances of matching the specifics you want in a property.

Our search tools are easy to use and varied. Here’s a quick overview: