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State of the State – Colorado

State of the State – Colorado

“The Centennial State” joined the Union during the nation’s 100th-anniversary year of 1876. According to a 2014 report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Coloradans have a life expectancy of 80.2 years, the longest of any state. The Coors...

Travel Destinations | Aiken

Travel Destinations | Aiken

Welcoming Boulevards Guide You Through This Charming Southern Belle by Warren Grant                         In 1833, the longest railroad line in the entire world stretched 136 miles from Charleston, SC,...

Venture Out Interviews

Venture Out Interviews

In the Ideal Living Spring 2019 issue, we included postcards from homeowners in the Travel Guide from various locations so you can get an idea of what it is like to live there. Below you can link to the full stories from the homeowners who shared their lives and experiences with our readers. We hope you will enjoy their tales of

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Chef’s Corner | The Landings Club

Chef’s Corner | The Landings Club

An Untraditional Twist  From tossing pies to reinventing Southern specialities By Fanny Slater Chef Brett Faxon | Plantation Club Banquet Chef The Landings Club | Savannah, GA As a young apprentice, Chef Brett bounced through the ranks at different eateries and...

On the Move   | Viridian

On the Move   | Viridian

On the Move - In Your Element at Viridian, TX by Kim Henry Approaching retirement often means a move is on the horizon. Many want to be closer to the grandkids, enjoy easy access to a range of amenities, or soak up year-round sunshine. For Melton and Linda Graham, it...

The Good Life: A Summer Party

The Good Life: A Summer Party

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Bites and spirits to charm your new community By Fanny Slater             Gone are the days of dropping off a casserole to get a good peek at your new neighbors. Nothing brings strangers together like a nosh...

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2019 Ideal Lake Home

2019 IDEAL-LIVING LAKE HOME IN EAST TENNESSEE Known for its breathtaking mountain and lake views, WindRiver, a lakefront and golf community on Tellico Lake, is the perfect location for the 2019 Ideal-LIVING Lake Home.   An Ideal Location Mild Four-Season Climate...

On the Move  |  Noble’s Pond in Dover, DE

On the Move | Noble’s Pond in Dover, DE

“I’m from New Jersey and I have to remember we are now on Delaware time. It’s all so laid back,” said Mike. Nobles Pond reminds me of resort living. There is a beautiful clubhouse, and the gym is perfect for me. Moving to Delaware in August of 2018 from southern New Jersey, the McKelveys are just getting settled in to their new lifestyle and they couldn’t be happier about it. They started looking at multiple

A Family Legacy Embraces Traditional Neighborhood Design

A Family Legacy Embraces Traditional Neighborhood Design

Just a few short miles from downtown Greenville, SC, named 3 Small City in the USA by Conde Nast Traveler and One of the Souths Best Cities by Southern Living Magazine you will find the charming community of Hartness. Named for the family that owns the land on which the community sits, Hartness is

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