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Summer Events in Kentucky

Summer has become synonymous with lots of things to do in Central Kentucky. Here are just a few of the things going on in the next few weeks.


4th of July Spectacular Friday, July 4th, 5:00pm-10:30pm, Berea City Park Enjoy fireworks, children's activities, live entertainment and more.

4th Annual Whippoorwill Festival Thursday, July 10th-Sunday, 13th, HomeGrown HideAways: 500 Floyd Branch Road Over 60 workshops featuring old time and traditional Appalachian living skills in a family-friendly atmosphere.  Workshops include home canning, backyard chickens, how to play the banjo, and many more. A low-cost event with free tent camping, healthy home-cooked meals, guest speakers, campfires, mountain and bluegrass music, dancing, and workshops throughout the day. For more information and a schedule of events, visit their website. ...

5 Gift Ideas for Father's Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 15th. If you’re looking for some gift ideas for the leading man in your life, here are 5 Father’s Day gift ideas for whatever your dad is into. 1. For the movie buff: For dads who are fans of classic cinema, here’s a gift he can’t refuse.

Gift Ideas for Father's Day

The Godfather Classic Quotes book from Barnes and Noble


How To Protect Your Home While On Vacation

More than half the population will be taking a vacation this summer. According to FBI statistics, the number of home robberies increases 10-18% during the months of July and August. Before you head off on your much-needed time away, don’t forget to take proper precautions to keep your home safe while you’re away.

protect your home while on vacation 1. Stop Your Mail Nothing screams “We’re not home” like a pile of unopened mail in your mailbox. Put a hold on your mail at the post office, or ask a trusted neighbor or family...

5 DIY Backyard Games

The sun is out and so are you! Summer is a perfect time to get outside and enjoy times with your friends and family. If you're planning a summer get-together at your house, here are 5 DIY game ideas to use right in your backyard. 1. DIY Outdoor Twister We found this awesome idea from Sassy Style. What's great about this game is that it won't hurt your grass;  you'll just mow up the game when you're finished!

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2. Glow-In-The-Dark...

Milestone's Cool Places: Red State BBQ and James Monroe Homes model home

We're back with another edition of Milestone's Cool Places! This month, Realtors Rusty Underwood and Tyler Back headed to Red State BBQ and James Monroe Homes' model home.

Red State BBQ is a funky, road-side bbq place just off Georgetown Rd. They're known for their delicious meats, all smoked right in the back of the restaurant, and their famous sides, including their corn pudding and beer cheese grits.

James Monroe Homes is an award winning builder in the Central Kentucky area. This model home, the Tulane model, has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a full unfinished basement that is perfect...

5 Tips To Increase Your Home Value

As you’ve probably been hearing around the web, it’s a seller’s market here in the Bluegrass. With housing supply low, and lots of buyers out looking for a perfect home, conditions are prime for anyone selling a home right now. If you are considering listing your home, there are some easy steps you can take to increase your resale value quickly and easily. Increase Your Home Value

1. De-Clutter Your Space

As life goes on, things start to accumulate. Most people get used to the clutter and don’t realize what a distraction it is for many buyers. Take inventory of your belongings and sell, donate, or throw away things that you really don’t need.

2. Step Up Your Storage...