Showing posts from April, 2013

116 Emerald Bay Dr. Lake Ozark 65049


Boating Safely at the Lake of the Ozarks

Every weekend I have noticed more and more people are coming down to open up their Lake of the Ozarks Home ...the mall is a little more crowded, lines in the grocery store seem to be filling up quicker and more boats are cruising up and down the channel.  This can only mean one thing, old man winter is giving up and we can start our 2013 summer season!!!  

As you prepare for the season, it is always a good time to review the Missouri boating laws and regulations.  Although many of the laws are obvious, there may be a few laws that you are unaware of.  

Here are a few of the Missouri Boating Laws from The Missouri State Water Patrol that will help ensure an enjoyable experience for you, your family and your fellow passengers.
Operating a boat while intoxicated is a criminal offense subject to a fine and/or time in jail.The minimum age for operating any watercraft in the State of Missouri is 14 years.Children under the age of 7 years must WEAR a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) at all times…

5 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home at Lake of the Ozarks can be an overwhelming process, especially if you are a First Time Home Buyer.  Buying your first home can be a confusing and a very stressful, after all, this is likely the largest purchase you have made at this point in your life.   There are a few things you can do to ease the tension and pressure and help yourself have an organized search with some boundaries and guidelines that will put you on the right track. Determine a Realistic Price Range that fits into your budget.  A very common mistake for any home buyer is purchasing more house than they can afford.  Know your budget before you venture out looking for a home and be honest about the expenses that you have.  Make a list of all monthly expenses, including gas for you vehicles, groceries, credit card payments, car payments, insurance, entertainment, utilities etc.  (only exclude your current rent/mortgage payment).  When you establish what is left over, this will be the amount that is avail…

258-4C Windsor Bay, Camdenton Mo


The Lake Area Chamber will host the Cocktails and Caddies

It's almost time for the Lake Area Chamber's Cocktails and Caddies.  This is going to be a fun-filled event just for the ladies!!  

This is a Ladies 3 person scramble where the day of the tournament, you bid on your fourth player/caddie (a male) and their prize package.  How much fun is that?!?!  Makes me want to dust off the golf clubs!

Each winning team will receive rounds of golf from the following golf clubs:

A Flight Winners:
1st Osage National2nd Old Kinderhook3rd The LodgeLake ValleyB Flight Winners:  1st The Oaks2nd Dogwood Hills3rd Bear Creek Valley4th Sycamore CreekWe will also have contest on the courses with prizes from the following businesses: Coral Reef SeafoodAnytime Fitness in Osage BeachJanine's FlowersEldon Country ClubAndy's Frozen CustardPanera BreadMain Street Music HallLunch will be served at 11:00 with the auction for Caddies starting around 11;15.  Golf will begin at 1:00 Good Luck to all the ladies in the tournament...and even more luck to the Caddie…

Gardening in Small Spaces

With the rising cost of produce and the growing concern about chemicals and pesticides, people are looking at starting their own gardens.  The problem that many people run into is the limited space that is available to devote to a garden.  

There may be many reasons that you are limited;  you may live in a condo with NO yard, you may live in a home with a very small yard, or perhaps you are just not comfortable with digging up your landscaped yard.  Whatever the reason, you can still have your own garden - check out these ideas for some inspiration!!

Work with the space you have.  Flower beds and pots are the perfect place to start your garden. Evaluate the space that you have and visit your local garden/hardware shop to find the plants that will work best in your space.Maximize space by going vertical.  Try planting vegetables, such as squash or zucchini, that will "climb" up a trellis or other structure. Consider planting a cherry tomato vine over an arbor or let them spill …

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