J. Robinson

Ways to Enjoy Your Home on a Snowy Day

We're expecting a snowstorm this weekend and a snowy day is a great opportunity to enjoy your home to the fullest. Here are some ideas for how you can do just that! Did we miss anything? How are you going to enjoy your home while snow accumulates outside? Let us know in the comments section below. Have a great weekend, everyone! 

Cook

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Bake

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Have tea, coffee or hot chocolate 

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Read 

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Reorganize 

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Build and indoor fort

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Dance

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Catch up on your favorite show

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Enjoy a movie with your favorite snack

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Do something that you love but haven't had time to do in a while 

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Catch up with an old friend

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Exercise 

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Have a home spa day 

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Play a game 

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    Weekend Events Vol. 10

    Saturday January 12th

    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents Winter Bird Banding - Holderness

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    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center presents Wild Winter Walk - Holderness

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    Snowshoe Adventure - Laconia 

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    Sunday January 13th 

    Taylor Community Presents Quartet Pastiche - Laconia

    Youth Learn to Ski Free Day - Wolfeboro 

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    Learn to Skate with Brewster Best Buddies - Wolfeboro 

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      Ideas for How to Utilize an Extra Room in Your House

      Do you have an extra room in your home and you're not sure what to do with it? Here are some ideas for how to utilize the space. 

      Game Room 

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      Media Room

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      Library 

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      Gym

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      Office

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      Guest Room

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        14 Tips for a Great Housewarming Party

        Have you recently bought your first home or moved into a new house? If so, you may want to consider throwing a housewarming party.

        Even if you haven't recently moved, there are other reasons to have a party to celebrate your home. Perhaps you haven't had people visit your house in a long time or you've made recent updates to your home that you'd like people to see. Whatever the reason is for celebrating your house, the following tips are sure to make your party memorable for you and your guests!

        1. Set a time and date 

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        2. Plan a menu 

        Do you want your guests to have a meal or appetizers only?

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        3. Set a theme 

        For example, if you just bought a lake house, you could request that guests wear lake inspired colors.

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        4. Send invitations 

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        5. Provide guests with directions and parking information 

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        6. Clean your house 

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        7. Make sure there are plenty of seating options for guests

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        8. Have food ready for guests when they arrive

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        9. Play music 

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        10. Play Monopoly

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        11. Enjoy yourself

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        12. Give a guided tour of your home

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        13. Take pictures 

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        14. Thank guests for attending your party. 

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          Weekend Events Vol. 9

          The holiday season is coming to an end but don't miss out on these last minute opportunities to partake in holiday festivities and fun! 

          Friday December 21st 

          White Christmas Movie - Wolfeboro

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          Family Craft Make Candy Canes - Laconia

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          Saturday December 22nd 

          Ugly Sweater Skate Party - Wolfeboro 

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          Yoga Jaya Holiday Open House - Moultonborough 

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            The Most Memorable Houses Featured in Christmas Movies

            Bailey House

            It's a Wonderful Life 

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            McCallister House

            Home Alone 

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            Ralphie's House

            A Christmas Story 

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            Susan's Dream House

            Miracle on 34th Street 

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            Stone House 

            The Family Stone

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            Griswold House 

            National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

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              Weekend Events Vol. 8

              Here are holiday themed events happening in and around Wolfeboro this weekend! Click the links for more details about each event and have a great weekend, everyone! 

              Saturday December 8th 

              Breakfast With Santa - Wolfeboro 

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              Festival of Trees- Wolfeboro 

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              Annual Hospice Tree of Memories- Wolfeboro 

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              Dickens Carolers- Wolfeboro 

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              Tuba Christmas - Wolfeboro 

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              Sunday December 9th 

              Clearlakes Chorale presents "What Sweeter Music" - Alton

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                Weekend Events Vol. 7

                The holiday season fun continues in and around Wolfeboro this weekend with these great events. Have an excellent weekend everyone! 

                Friday November 30th

                Wolfeboro Rotary Club Christmas Tree Sale - Wolfeboro 

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                Visit Santa at Santa's Hut  - Wolfeboro

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                Saturday December 1st

                Holiday Craft Fair- Laconia 

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                Christmas in the Village- Sandwich 

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                Sunday December 2nd 

                Mill Falls Marketplace Holiday Open House- Meredith 

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                Lakes Region Humane Society Holiday Dinner - Wolfeboro

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                  Weekend Events Vol. 6

                  The holiday season is upon us and you know what that means, right? Lots of fun and wonderful community events! It all begins this weekend with a ski and snowboard exchange and a Turkey Trot. There are also other great events happening in and around Wolfeboro this weekend. See them all below and click the links for more details. Have a great weekend! 

                  Friday November 16th

                  The Wizard of Oz at Kingswood Arts Center - Wolfeboro 

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                  Movie at Village Players Theater - Wolfeboro 

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                  Free Yoga - Meredith 

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                  Saturday November 17th

                  Ski and Snowboard Exchange Camp Winnipesaukee - Wolfeboro

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                  27th Annual Turkey Trot 5k & Senior Turkey Trot - Wolfeboro 

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                    Popular Smart Home Devices

                    The following smart home devices were favorites of people in 2018 for doing what technology does best, making people's lives life easier. Do you have any of these devices? Do you love them or regret purchasing them? Let us know in the comments section below! 

                    Smart Speakers 

                    Give a voice command and like a genie, smart speakers will make it happen! 

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                    Smart Cameras

                    Smart cameras allow your to monitor what's happening in your home while you're away. They are especially popular with pet owners so that they can keep an eye on their pets throughout the day. The two-way voice audio on the cameras will even allow people to speak to their pets.

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                    Smart Thermostats

                    Feeling too hot or cold but don't feel like getting up to adjust the thermostat? No problem, just voice command your requested temperature and it will adjust for you! Some devices also allow you to adjust the temperature by using your phone. 

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                    Smart Lights 

                    Feeling tired and ready to fall asleep but are worried that if you get up to turn off the lights you won't be tired anymore? Clap on clap off is a concept of the past. Simply voice command for your lights to turn off and you'll be on your way to dreamland. 

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                    Smart Locks

                    Always loosing your keys? No problem. Smart locks allow you simply input a code to get into your home. Just don't loose your phone! 

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                    Smart Doorbells

                    Who's at the door? Well, with the built in camera, you check to see who it is from your phone before getting up to open the door for your guest.  

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