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  • The health crisis of 2020 has introduced new behaviors that have, in turn, become “new normals.” However, just when social distancing, face coverings and working from home became second nature, families across the US are now facing a new challenge: virtual learning. In fact, according to a recent study, over 30,000 elementary and high schools across the US will not hold on-site classes due to coronavirus concerns. While unprecedented for everyone, there are a few tips that can help get your home…

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  • Hugging the Chesapeake Bay with over 3,000 miles of shoreline, Maryland boasts some mighty fine seafood. In fact, it’s so ingrained in the area’s food culture that in addition to the millions of crab bumper stickers you’ll see out on the street, there’s an official Maryland Crab & Oyster Trail….

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  • Summer is the best time to use your backyard. If you’re a lifetime city slicker who isn’t used to having land or just want some fresh ideas to spruce up your domain, we’re here to help! 1. Camp Out with Kids Create memories for a lifetime by pitching a tent in the backyard with your children. Tell s…

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  • There’s nothing better than spending a summer day on the Chesapeake Bay. The clear blue water and sunny skies provide a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And it’s not just our opinion either; science agrees! Dr. Wallace Nichols suggests that being around water improves h…

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  • Working from home is a hot topic these days due to stay-at-home orders and the social distancing measures required to slow the spread of COVID-19. Even before the pandemic, however, remote work has been increasing steadily for over a decade. The truth is, working from home is going to be a reality f…

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  • When you shop at the local farmers market, you’ll get the freshest and most nutritious produce out there, support your local farmers, save some money, and enjoy the opportunity for some fresh air. Farmers markets play a critical role in providing fresh produce to their communities and are an eco-fri…

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  • Keeping your home clean is always important – not just during spring cleaning endeavors – and now more than ever! As a general guideline, disinfect surfaces throughout your home regularly and pay extra attention to high-traffic areas. Establish a routine cleaning system to ensure all surfaces, corne…

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  • VA loan limits have been lifted! That’s right – in 2020, qualified individuals can fully fund the purchase of their new home, thanks to the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. That’s something to celebrate because it means you don’t have to settle! What sparked the new change? The Blue Wat…

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  • If you’re looking for fun ways to pass the time in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, you’ve hit the jackpot. In this post, we’ll talk about some beautiful places to visit as well as fun events you can participate in no matter the time of year. Spring and summer activities During the warmer months, oppo…

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  • The holidays are here and that means it’s time for family, friends and -perhaps best of all- food. That’s why we’ve collected some of the Koch Homes family’s favorite holiday recipes. Whether a sweet treat or a savory snack, these are sure to be enjoyed! What are your favorite family recipes? Share…

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