Elicia Gower Michaud

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April 21, 2008

Property Appraisals going up again???

I read this article in the statesman about property appraisals going up this year… I think with the recent mortgage crisis that started late last year, the values would be going down, but I guess not. Notices will be sent out this week, and you can find out for sure. Last year I used a service that appealed my property value for me. They reduced my assessment about 10% and the main thing is that I did not have to do anything. I know some […]

January 13, 2008

Recommendations for Steiner Ranch Lawn Services

I get some questions from readers about what other readers would recommend for certain services. I try and post all of them, and I know this particular question would garner some response. Since I do my own yard work… or try to, can anyone answer this question? From Lois: I would like to ask the readers if anyone could recommend a lawn service that cuts your lawn and also will maintain the flower beds. I heard of someone that will do all […]

December 12, 2007


is the most important meal of the day. I usually wake up a grab a bowl of cereal while watching SportsCenter or listening to the Bobby Bones Show and then head on out to work. But on some weekends me and my wife like to head out to eat breakfast at the many great breakfast places in Austin. I found this article talking about breakfast places and wanted to agree/disagree with some of his choices. Biscuits and gravy. Two large, split, soft, […]

November 15, 2007

Holiday Planning Tips and Tricks?

I got a request from a reader about any good people for Christmas Light Decorators besides those signs you see on 620 and 2222. If there are any recommendations for this type of service please post a comment. If there are any other tips or tricks for Thanksgiving/Christmas services in and around Steiner Ranch, please post a […]

September 23, 2007

Pest Management Recommendation

In our old house we had some sugar ant problems and called Terminex and they charged a pretty penny to get rid of them and while it solved the problem… It just seemed very big corporation like and impersonal to me. After the first month or so after moving into our new home we had squirrels invade our home through an open hole left by Newmark Homes( I am still sore about that subject, another blog post another time).Long Story short I luckily […]

June 24, 2007

Amazing Deck Builder in Austin

When we first moved into our house in Steiner Ranch, we had a great backyard and the thing that would complete it was a nice deck attached to our semi-covered patio. I went on craigslist and found some deck builders and got some quotes. After searching and searching for the right price and design, I found Mike Forbes of Austin Dream Decks. He did a great job. It was a one man crew and he spent a lot of time and care to make sure everything was […]

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