By Chris Balzar Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring. The official first day of spring is March 19 and summer will follow close behind. If you are looking to save energy and money this spring, here are some tips: Switch to LED lighting Consider replacing your incandescent bulbs with LED...
By Victoria Ostrosky Eric was in an important meeting. He kept stealing glances at his cell phone, showing he’d missed three calls from his property management company. That didn’t bode well. As soon as he was able, he stepped out of the conference room and called them back. Nope. It wasn’t...
By Chris Balzar Definition, noun; the technique of using the heat given off by an object to produce an image of it or locate it. Now that we know the definition, what is it used for and how can it help us? A thermo graphic camera (infrared camera) detects infrared light...
By Matthew Vanderford I grew up in Nuw Churssee (that’s New Jersey for the uninitiated). For those who’ve never visited, it’s a unique place. And if you don’t know New Jersey, you probably won’t get New Jersey. But that’s the point – if you’re not from somewhere, you can never...
The Emerald Coast Ladies of Justice presents its inaugural Women’s Business Expo Sat. March 28, 2020, from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. (10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for breakfast and networking) at Santa Rosa Mall, Main Court by Dillard’s in Mary Esther. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public and...
A Local Heritage of Business, Family and Integrity At age 3, John Michael (“Mike”) Ward helped his dad change the spark plugs in his “wheel-stand” racing truck. He learned to weld and fabricated a utility trailer for the family’s riding lawn mower at 10, then rebuilt the motor in his...
Did you know? • 66% of Americans are considered financially illiterate. • 78% of American workers live paycheck to paycheck. • 17% of American adults are unable to pay their current month’s bills in full. • 25% of non-retired American have no retirement savings or pension whatsoever. • 27% of American adults would need...
By Maurice Stouse, Branch Manager and Financial Advisor Should savers, investors and spenders pay much, if any attention to the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet? The Fed’s balance sheet is just like any other; it is a statement of assets and liabilities. It is produced every Thursday afternoon. An interested person can...
By Victoria Ostrosky Jared was helping save the planet by receiving most of his bills electronically and paying his invoices online. It saved him time, since he invariably quickly scanned them then paid with a few clicks. He loved how it freed up his time to do other things he...

Not Your Grandma’s Attic

Ten years in the making and now Ava’s Attic is a consignment shop and so much more. There are 13,000 sq. ft. of great consignment items – furniture, home décor, prints, original art, rugs and more, but, also consignment clothing, designer purses, shoes and jewelry—a little bit of everything....

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