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    • What Stays & What Goes?

      It can be intimidating to think about moving everything you own into your new home, which is why moving is the perfect excuse to clean house! As you begin the arduous process of packing your things, you have the opportunity to filter what goes with you and what goes away.   To help decide what stays and what goes, ask yourself the following questions:   Have...

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    • Working in Retirement? Why it may be more beneficial than you think!

      The Retirement Dream... But Not So Fast: It's always long been part of the "American dream" to be able to retire between ages 55 (considered "senior" age for many reasons) and 66 1/2(social security age) with enough money to last the rest of your life. It's been a dream to have no worries in the world and to have all the time to do whatever...

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    • 4 Summer Gardening Tips to Weather our Texas Heat!

      The lazy days of summer are here, but many find them not so slow and easy when caring for the landscape. Use these simple tips to make caring for the garden and flower beds a little easier during the hot temperatures in our part of Texas.   Water Wisely: Hopefully, you have a set watering regime that allows for just weekly or twice a week watering....

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    • Beat the Heat with Houston Day Trips!

      There's nothing quite like beautiful summer weather to get you itching for adventure. Whether you're trying to beat the heat or soak up the sun, the Houston area near The Woodlands is full of potential. Feel like a tourist in your own neighborhood by exploring these local attractions!   1. George Bush Park    Less than an hour's drive from The Woodlands into Houston, George Bush...

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    • Cool off this Summer at Wet’N’Wild Splashtown

      Summer is here and The Woodlands is ready!   The Woodlands is home to several parks for families to get together for a cookout, fishing, music, and fun at the lake at places like Northshore Park, Rob Flemming Park, or Burroughs Park. But it you are looking to turn things up a notch, head just down the highway to Wet'n'Wild Splash Town water park.   Wet'n'Wild offers...

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    • Health Care Expands in The Woodlands

      Between 2010 and 2016, the population of The Woodlands, Texas increased by about 18,000 people, according to the Woodlands Township. With the increase in the population of The Woodlands comes a need for more healthcare options. While there has always been local hospitals, a couple of new ones are being added and the existing hospitals have expanded their services so that residents no longer need...

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    • Take a Day Trip to these Local Destinations

      The Woodlands area is a great place to live. There's never a shortage of places to go for the weekend. Some of the places you might want to consider include:   Galveston Island -- An hour-and-a-half southeast from the Woodlands is Galveston Island, 80 miles from the Woodlands. It's a beautiful site year round. One of its features is the Strand, a collection of historic...

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    • Where to Golf in The Woodlands area?

      When you are looking for the best Woodlands area golf courses, the choice may seem a bit staggering. The Woodlands is home to some of the best public and private courses in the Houston area.  But, don't feel overwhelmed, we've narrowed it down to a field of 5 of the best local golf courses.   -- The Woodlands Country Club:  This private club offers not 1,...

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    • How About a Jimmy Buffet Inspired Retirement Community?

        Jimmy Buffet fans are excited to enjoy their retirement "wasted away again in Margaritaville" at Latitude Margaritaville. The 55-and-over community will be opening in Daytona, Florida and expecting its first residents to move in by Fall 2018. CBS has reported that 10,000 people have already signed up!   The idea is to create an atmosphere reflective of the tropical, care-free lifestyle Buffet sang about...

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    • What are the benefits of living in a 55+ community?

      The kids are out of the house, the neighborhood isn't the same as it used to be, and all that yard work is taking a toll (or being left for next year). It is time for a change, and what better way to take advantage of retirement than to spend it in a community of peers, relaxing  and engaging with the beautiful scenery of a...

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