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Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/28/18 1:25 PM / by Malta Development posted in appetizers, dessert, Recipes, recipes, sweets

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raspberry-cheesecake-bites.jpgWho doesn't love a little something sweet? Strawberries and cheesecake... Perfection!

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Let's Go Sledding!

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/17/18 3:20 PM / by Malta Development posted in Holidays, In The Community, Malta

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sledding-1.jpgIt’s that time of the year when sledding enthusiasts take to the hills for the thrill of the speed and excitement of the ride. Whether you sled facing down the hill, running with the sled and jumping on for more momentum, close your eyes, or lie on your stomach, most agree that sledding is just good fun and great exercise.

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Combatting Dry Winter Air

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/6/18 6:19 AM / by Malta Development posted in dry hands, dry winter air, fix dry skin, fix winter skin, Malta, solutions to dry skin, solutions to winter skin, sore throat, Tips + Tricks, winter air, winter skin

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Humidity is the measure of moisture content of the air. When it is cold out, the air cannot hold as much moisture as warm air can. So, the colder it is outside, the drier the air is— both inside and outside.
During the winter, you'll be using your furnace regularly. The furnace will heat the already dry winter air, making it possible for the air to hold moisture. That's when the warmed dry air inside begins to steal moisture from anything it can. Signs that your home has low humidity: dry, itchy skin, nosebleeds, coughing, houseplants drying out quickly, your hair standing on end due to static electricity.

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Eating Healthy: Pasta With In Season Cauliflower

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/5/18 12:49 PM / by Malta Development posted in dinner options, Malta, Uncategorized

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Winter is the season of comfort foods. In Malta, New York it’s cold and cloudy with a constant threat of snow, perfect weather for food that will ‘stick to your ribs.’ However, what a lot of families, and eaters, seem to overlook is the abundance of seasonal vegetables that are available in late winter. Winter vegetables, like kale, cauliflower, or cabbage, usually are high in starch, dense, and have a bitter taste. They tend to be the perfect additive to your dinner after a hard day of shopping in Saratoga Spring or hiking around the many parks around in the area.

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Downsizing? What to Look for in a New Home.

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/3/17 5:38 AM / by Malta Development posted in Uncategorized

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Downsizing.jpegWhen considering a new home after your children have moved on to college or new jobs, or if you no longer need all the space in your current home, there are a few standout items you’ll want to consider.

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Fall Gardening Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/7/17 11:50 AM / by Malta Development posted in Uncategorized

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Fall gardening.jpgSummer was lovely, filled with swimming trips to Lake George and picnicking in Saratoga Spa State Park, but many folks think of the fall as their favorite time of the year. There's the annual Apple Festival in Castleton-on-Hudson and Oktoberfest celebrations all over. New York's fall foliage display is unequalled for its beauty and abundance. During the fall, working in your garden is satisfying in a way that other seasons can't match.

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Framed Fabric Panels: A Chic & Inexpensive DIY

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/11/17 10:43 AM / by Malta Development posted in DIY

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Framed fabric panel-1.jpgArt is a commitment. A good piece will often cost you—and after all, it’s not every day that you find one that you absolutely fall in love with. For this reason, it’s no shock that many walls sit empty for far longer than a home dweller may have intended.

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Moving with Teens

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/7/17 1:40 PM / by Malta Development posted in big moves with kids, family moves, In The Community, moving with kids, moving with teens, Tips + Tricks

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teen move.jpgMoving to a new home involves many changes in your family's routines and, for a teenager, disruptions in social relationships, school, and activities. The teen years are challenging enough on their own; a move adds additional stress to the natural coping mechanisms they possess.

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Setting Up a Home Wine Cellar

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/3/17 7:10 AM / by Malta Development posted in basement, cellar, DIY, diy, home, home storage, housing amenities, Malta, storage, wine, wine cellar

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Showcase 2014 Wine Cellar.jpgA home wine cellar is a great way to utilize many basements. The Wine Spectator recommends a temperature between 45° F and 65° F with 55° F almost perfect. Most basements will be a consistent temperature in this overall range, which is very important; extreme fluctuations in temperature can harm wines but a stable temperature will treat them gently.

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Becoming a Homeowner

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/14/17 2:24 PM / by Malta Development posted in In The Community, moves, moving, quick, tips, Tips + Tricks

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Whether it’s purchasing a home for keys.jpg very first time or moving from an older home into a brand new one, becoming a homeowner can be an exciting and fulfilling experience.

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