Wednesday, December 12, 2018

10 DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make with Kids



The kids are getting excited as Christmas gets closer. Keeping their excitement in check can be daunting. Why not work on some of these cute DIY Christmas ornaments to give away as gifts or create a cute kids tree full of these ornaments.

1. Sesame Street Ornaments
Help your kids bring their favorite TV characters to the Christmas tree by stuffing disc-shaped ornaments with red or blue crinkle-cut paper and gluing on tiny Cookie Monster and Elmo faces. 

What you'll need: plastic disc ornament, red shredded crinkle-cut paper blue shredded crinkle-cut paper), printable Cookie Monster and Elmo templates

2. Charlie Brown Ornament
Squirt a little paint into your ornament, shake it until the color is evenly distributed, and stick on a zig-zagging strip of contact paper to nail your favorite Peanut's iconic look.

What you'll need: plastic ball ornament, yellow paint and black contact paper

3. Santa's Belt Ornament
Kids will love stuffing this cutesy bauble with fun, fluffy feathers — just make sure you leave the hot-gluing to Mom or Dad.

What you'll need: plastic ball ornament, red feathers, black glitter elastic, and a  rhinestone buckle slider.

4. Goldfish Bowl Ornament
Real aquarium gravel makes this fish bowl ornament extra convincing. Complete the underwater illusion by threading some fishing line through a vinyl goldfish and using it to suspend him.

What you'll need: plastic ball ornament, green aquarium gravel vinyl goldfish, fishing line and a  funnel.

5. Despicable Me Minion Ornament
This one is guaranteed to be a hit with the kids. Set them up with the right materials, then let them customize their Minions to build a little yellow family.

What you'll need: plastic ball ornament, yellow paint, black contact paper, aluminum foil, and googly eyes.

VISIT: GOODHOUSEKEEPING.COM to get the rest of the list and watch the video to make all these cute holiday ornaments and more.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Sell Your Lexington Home This Holiday Season

Lexington Home Sellers
If you need or want to sell your Lexington home this holiday season, there’s no need to wait! Contact me, your Lexington real estate agent, I am happy to help. There are fewer buyers out now, sure, but there are also perks to selling during the holidays!

1.  Holiday decorations help make your home look brighter and cozier.
2.  The home-selling process happens faster, because there are less transactions being processed in December. Home inspectors, mortgage lenders, etc. are less busy.
3.  There’s less competition from other sellers. There will always be buyers who need or want to sell right now, and they are serious buyers looking for a fast purchase!

When ready to begin the home-selling process in the Lexington real estate market, contact me, your Lexington real estate agent! Let’s get started! Happy Holidays!

Theresa D'Antuono

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

2019 Lexington Winter Rec Programs


The 2019 Lexington Winter Rec Programs are now available to register! 

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The Lexington Rec Program Mission
To provide affordable, quality programs meeting the needs of the community. We are committed to providing active and passive leisure opportunities that are educational, fun and life-enriching. The Department promotes participation by all Lexington residents in safe, accessible, and well-maintained facilities.

Activities for all ages!

 Phone:
781-698-4800
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