Cold Weather Tips for Potential Freezing Weather

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Before Freezing Weather •Wrap all exposed pipes located outside or in unheated areas of the home. •Remove garden hoses from outside faucets. Insulate outside faucets with Styrofoam cover, rags or paper. •Cover vents around the foundation of your home. •Know where your property owner’s cut-off valve is located and how to use it. Apply oil […]

How to Protect Your Home from Freezing Temperatures

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Winter weather can be tough on a house. Take these steps to protect your home from freezing temperatures, and all the problems that go with it. With the temperatures dropping, homeowners are hitting the stores and moving quick to winter proof their homes.To keep outdoor plumbing fixtures from freezing, disconnect and store any garden hoses. […]

Quick and Festive Ideas for Stylish Winter Container Gardens

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The tree has been trimmed, the lights have been strung, but still, you feel like something is missing from your holiday decor. We know just the thing to complete your festive scene: an outdoor winter container garden! When filled with fragrant conifer branches, jewel-toned holly berries, and sparkly embellishments, these potted gardens welcome guests to […]

Turkey and Bacon Panini with Chipotle Mayonnaise

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The price of everything seems to be going up, and most everyone are watching their pennies, so here is a great way to save money and enjoy it while you are doing so. This casserole is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken. Delicious and freezes well too. 8 slices of bacon 1 […]

Cranberry Dip

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Easy and pretty, this bright cranberry dip can be made ahead of time and just poured over cream cheese to serve… The color of this dip is very festive and would make a nice addition to any snack or appetizer table at your next party. Ingredients: 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries 1 cup white […]

Office Closed

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River Oaks MHC office will be closed on November 24, 2016 and will re-open on November 28, 2016. Maria (office assistant) will be in office on November 25th to take emergency calls from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Have a great and safe weekend and I will see you on Monday.

Cooking a Turkey

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Are you roasting a whole turkey for the first time this year? Or perhaps you've done this many times before, but you want a quick refresher to brush up on the basics? We'll help you make your mama proud with these step-by-step instructions for roasting a whole turkey. For a video instruction go HERE. Bon […]

Guard Lights

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Maria, River Oaks MHC office assistant is working on getting our guard lights repaired and lit in some area where the lights have gone out. She is on the phone with Oncor at least twice a week to ensure they are coming out. You may have noticed some red tape around several light posts; this […]

Season Changing

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Anyone who owns a home or rent knows that it takes hard work and loads of love to keep a house running. With the days growing shorter (and chillier) and cold weather coming just around the corner, November is bound to fill up fast with necessary preparations for winter and festivities. Do a winter safety […]

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