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The Brentwood Ranch Plan at Lakes of Boulder Ridge by Plote Homes

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Welcome to the Brentwood Ranch by Plote Homes!  This home is located in the clubhouse community of Lakes of Boulder Ridge in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.  It features 1,710 square feet of living space with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, study, spacious great room, kitchen with dinette area, mud/laundry room, full basement and a 2-car attached garage.  Enjoy the video tour below: 


Click here for floor plan.

Home Tip Tuesday: Tips on Hanging Outdoor Holiday Lights

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Are you anxious to get those outdoor holiday lights strung, or does the mere thought of the annual event give you nightmares of Christmas past? With a few tips and a little planning, the job can be done beautifully and quickly.

Kitchen Island Designs

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Is a kitchen island on your wish list?  Kitchen islands are functional and beautiful focal points in the kitchen.  They offer extra work and prep space, storage and they are wonderful places to gather around and make memories.  We've got some beauties for you to enjoy!

Foodie Friday: A Tasty Honey Walnut Shrimp Recipe

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In the video below Chef Todd from Boulder Ridge Country Club demonstrates how to make a Honey Walnut & Shrimp dish.  Looks good!




For more about Boulder Ridge Country Club visit their website.
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Home Tip Tuesday: Tips on Creating a Meditation Room

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Meditation is more than an excuse to have a few quiet minutes alone.  The practice has been shown to help improve both physical and mental health. To start, studies have found meditation to be effective in easing depression, reducing stress and increasing brain function. There really is no special equipment needed for meditation, it can be done anytime, anywhere. But having a dedicated meditation room may help enhance your meditation practice.

Wonderful Wine Rooms

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What kind of wine storage do you have at home?  Are you longing for more than just a table-top wine rack?  If you love wine and have always dreamed of having a great place for storage and tasting we have some inspiration for you!  The following photos will have you eager to start planning your own!  Check them out: 

Home Tour Vlog 51 - Luxury Ranch Homes at the Lakes of Boulder Ridge

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Today we are touring two luxury ranch homes by Plote Homes in the Lakes of Boulder Ridge community - the Augusta and the Brentwood. This stunning golf course community is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois.  It offers a unique country club environment and luxurious duplex and single family ranch homes.  Enjoy the video tour below:


Foodie Friday: Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

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Thanksgiving is all about food, family, friends and being grateful.  More often than not we over-deliver on the food!  So what can we do with all those leftovers?  We've found some great recipes to liven-up those leftovers!  Check them out: 

Kitchen Design Ideas for Organization and Function

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In this video Dan from KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors talks about the many internal components of the cabinets you can choose to personalize your kitchen design.  Organization options can include:
Pull out drawersKnife insertsSpice insertsLazy SusanTrash cabinetsSmall appliance garage



Click here to visit KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors


Home Tip Tuesday: Tips on Hosting Thanksgiving

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Hosting Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the day.  All it takes is some planning ahead and organization and it will be a great holiday filled with warmth and family memories.  That’s what Thanksgiving is all about.  Use the following tips so you can serve a delicious meal and still get to spend precious time with your loved ones.

Beautiful Barn Doors

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Barn doors are still on trend right now.  Not a fan of farmhouse style?  No problem!  They come in styles from rustic to contemporary so there is sure to be a style that will work in your home.  Besides style they are an appealing choice because they don't require space for a door to swing open in to a room - like pocket doors.  Check out these beautiful barn doors:

Kitchen Cabinet Accessories That Will Enhance Your Kitchen Design

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In this video Dan from KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors talks about the many accessories you can add to personalize your kitchen design.  Accessory choices include:
Light rail for under cabinet lightingCrown moldingWine racksCorbels and fluted fillersBuilt-in hoodOpen cabinet with glass doors


Click here to visit KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors.

Foodie Friday: Butternut Squash & Mushroom Dish

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In the video below Chef Todd from Boulder Ridge Country Club demonstrates how to make a delicious fall dish -  Butternut Squash & Mushroom.  Great recipe for Thanksgiving or anytime!  Enjoy!





For more information on Boulder Ridge Country Club visit their website.

For home tours, home tips and more visit homechanneltv.com.

Home Tour Vlog 50 - Custom Home Community of Thousand Oaks by KLM Builders

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Welcome to Thousand Oaks in Spring Grove, Illinois by KLM Builders!  Here you will find stunning custom ranch and two-story homes are nestled on secluded, wooded, one-acre home sites.  Choose from over 20 customizable homes or build from scratch.  Enjoy the video tour below:

Home Tip Tuesday: Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

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How much fun is to get up on an icy roof to install storm windows? It’s not fun, not convenient and defiantly not what you should be doing this winter. Avoid making cold, dangerous home repairs by getting your winter preparation done before the first snow flies. Our tips will help.

Festive Fall Tables

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Are you in need of some inspiration for your fall or Thanksgiving table?  We've got you covered!  As family and friends gather around the dinner table this season you want your table to enhance the mood and make an impression.  We've found some festive and welcoming fall tablescapes to inspire you to create your own!  Enjoy!

Foodie Friday: Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

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Halloween is behind us and now it's time to prepare for the next holiday - Thanksgiving!  The focus is on gratefulness, family, friends and food!  Have you thought about what dessert you will be serving or bringing this year?  We've found some festive fall desserts to consider.  Enjoy!

Harrison Model Home Tour at Fisher Farm in Winfield, IL by Airhart Construction

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Today we are touring the Harrison plan by Airhart Construction.  This model home is located in their Fisher Farm community in Winfield, Illinois.  It features 3 bedrooms with a first floor master suite, 2.5 bathrooms, an upstairs loft, a full basement and elegant finishes throughout.  Enjoy the video tour below: