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Catherine Trahan
Your Real Estate Resource

January e-Newsletter

















Greetings Laura!

Featured This Month:

Home Decor 
After you have taken down your holiday decorations, you may begin to feel like your home looks bare. If you are looking for way to refresh your decor, try This is a free site that is the online equivalent of clipping decor inspirations from magazines. You can browse more than 40,000 images submitted by interior decorators, architects, and design-minded users, then save them in your virtual idea book.
Ultimate To-Do List 
Rather than setting unrealistic New Year's resolutions for 2011, record both micro and macro goals in Real Simple's Ultimate To-Do List. Go to for their free handbook that promises to help you manage all aspects of your life. 
Health Tip 

If an oversized handful of M&M's is your usual antidote to a postlunch energy free fall, try these quick fatigue fighters.

Focus on your feet. Rub one of your heels against the sole of your other foot until you feel heat in the foot you're massaging. Then reverse feet and repeat with the other heal. 
Indulge in an orange. The pick-me-up scent of citrus can increase your energy.
Take a breather. You can quickly refresh your mind by closing your e-mail and unplugging your phone for a brief time. During your electronic break, concentrate on slow, deep, rhythmic breathing.

Stop 3pm Slumps

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Information from Dr. Mao's 8-Week Program: Simple Steps That Add Years to Your Life, by Mao Shing Ni, PhD, a 38th-generation doctor of Chinese medicine.

Found in Prevention Magazine, January 2011 issue.

Referral of the Month

Treemasters provides complete, quality tree care. They prepare a comprehensive estimate with pictures to ensure work is completed as discussed. They are both knowledgeable and service oriented.

Contact Info: Phone (415) 455-9933

Green Tip 

Recycling Electronics
You have probably heard that recycling is the best way to get rid of  your old electronics. But why not make a few bucks while you're at it? A company called Gazelle will pay you (typically $20-$150) for each camera, cell phone, computer, or the like, as long as it is not too old. You can enter your gadget's model and condition on to calculate your payment.

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