Showing posts from October, 2012

Be Prepared For an Emergency

As I watch the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, I am reminded of the necessity of a Home Emergency Kit.  Although, this disaster does not affect us immediately, it wasn't so long ago when our friends in Southwest Missouri were struck unexpectedly.  The devastation was overwhelming.   Don't wait until it's too late - you can prepare you family for an emergency situation now.  Don't know what to pack?  The Fran Campbell Team thought this list provided by  was a great resource to help you prepare a home emergency/disaster kit. Family Supply List, water, food, and clean air are important things to have if an emergency happens. Each family or individual's kit should be customized to meet specific needs, such as medications and infant formula. It should also be customized to include important family documents. Recommended Supplies to Include in a Basic Kit: Water, one gallon of water per person per day, for drinking and sanitation Fo

Cute Home on Nice Waterfront Lot!

RE/MAX Lake Of The Ozarks Fran Campbell Johnson Cell: 573.280.1110 Office: 573.302.2390 Toll-Free: 866.306.FRAN Website or Mobile: E-mail:   26 Indian Oaks Lane Sunrise Beach, MO 65079 MLS#: 3088564 Price: $179,000 Bedrooms:   2 Full Bathrooms:   2 Half Bathrooms:   0 Peaceful setting, gentle lot and quiet cove with main channel view. This 2 bedroom home has galley kitchen, separate breakfast/eating nook, and a partial basement. It has an open deck, screened porch and boat house for all your water toys. There is plenty of parking and room to build a garage. Step on out to the dock with hoist and swim dock and toss a line for the catch of the day, or spend time floating in the cove.

Lake of the Ozarks Halloween Events 2012

The time for Ghosts and Goblins to come out is just around the corner and the Lake of the Ozarks Community is the perfect place for safe trick or treating options to enjoy.  Check out some of these community supported events around the lake that will provide a safe and fun environment for your trick-or-treaters!! Harper Chapel United Methodist Church will be offering a trunk full of goodies at their Trunk-or-Treat Event.  Such an easy and safe way for your kids to show off their costumes and fill their bag full of treats.   The event is October 27th at 6:00 pm Ha Ha Haunt will take place at the Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Camdenton Mo again this year.  Enjoy a nice walk along the trail lit with jack-o-laterns or if you dare, explore the spooky ruins of the famous castle.  There will also be music, campfire for toasting marshmallows, hot cocoa and various Halloween crafts.  The event is free and takes place from 5-8pm on October 26th Halloween on the Strip is an annual favorite!

Miles of View at Cedar Heights!

RE/MAX Lake Of The Ozarks Fran Campbell Johnson Cell: 573.280.1110 Office: 573.302.2390 Toll-Free: 866.306.FRAN Website or Mobile: E-mail:   67 Cedar Heights Lane Camdenton, MO 65020 MLS#: 3088553 Price: $110,000 Bedrooms:   2 Full Bathrooms:   2 Half Bathrooms:   0 Like new 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with miles of amazing lake views. Unit features decorator white kitchen with smooth top range. 18" tile in entry, kitchen and baths. Tile surround on fireplace. Master bedroom has walk in closet and deck access. Screened deck to relax or entertain. Unit is being sold turnkey and includes the 10x24 boat slip. Gated community includes 3 swimming pools, waterfall, boardwalk, close to golfing & easy access to Highway 54. Not to mention the quiet waters of

Tips on how to Winterize Your Lake of the Ozarks Home

It is hard enough to believe that summer is over, but now our fall is almost over too?  This is the time of year to start pulling out the boots, scarves, gloves, hats and winter coats to prepare for the bitter cold season that is soon arriving!  This same preparation is needed for your home and now is the time to take some precautionary steps to protect your investment. Here are a few tips to help you winterize your home. Clean Gutters - Make sure your gutters are free of debris. Clogged gutters can cause backed up water to freeze and seep into the home.  Check your downspouts to ensure that they are facing away from your home and spill the water 10 feet from the house.  Seal Leaks - Most windows, door frames and electrical outlets will leak cold air into your home.  You can easily avoid this by sealing them with caulk or tacky rope - be sure to use a water-resistant caulk for the exterior of your home. Insulate Pipes  - If the pipes in your home are exposed to harsh tempera

Fun Things to Do at Lake of the Ozarks in October!

At one time it was widely accepted that Lake of the Ozarks had a season from Memorial Day to Labor Day, but when I look at the list of events for the remainder of the month of October, I have to disagree.  The Lake has become a year around destination with a great variety of family friendly activities, even during the cooler months.   Here are just a few things to look forward to during the rest of October, 2012. 27th Annual Fall Harbor Hop 10/13 Pumpkin Festival - Mills Elementary - Lake Ozark 10/13 Lake of the Ozarks Festival of the Arts - Lake Ozark 10/18-10/20 Fall Festival/Apple Butter Days - Linn Creek 10/19-10/20 Bagnell Dam Christian Music Festival - Lake Ozark 10/20 Ha Ha Haunt at Ha Ha Tonka Park - Camdenton 10/26 15th Annual Haunted Hayride - Laurie 10/26-10/27 Annual Halloween Trick or Treat Osage Beach Premium Outlet - Osage Beach 10/31 Walk on the Rocks Trick or Treat HyVee Parking Lot - Osage Beach 10/31 Trunk or Treat at Christ the King Church - Lake Ozark