The California Strawberry Festival

It’s that time of year in California.  Strawberries are a ripe dusty rose and so sweet that they almost taste like candy.  There are as many varieties of strawberries in Southern California as there are types of sunscreen, and people soon strawberrydiscover their favorites.  If you aren’t sure what your favorite is, a quick trip to the local farmer’s market will give you a wide variety to taste from, but if you really want to experience the full strawberry experience it is time to head out to the Strawberry Festival. 

The month of May boasts many strawberry festivals in Southern California but there is one that is undoubted queen of the Strawberry Festivals and that is the California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard.  Started in 1984 this festival is ranks as one of the top Festivals in the country.  There is something for everyone at the festival, live entertainment, interactive exhibits, arts and crafts, award-winning attractions and every delectable food imaginable all featuring fresh strawberries!  There is even a Strawberryland for children, that offers free rides, puppet shows and much more.

As if the taste of the sweet berries were not enough to draw you to the festival, The California Strawberry Festival is also a major fund raiser for local charities with over $3 million dollars raised to date.

The 2009 festival will be held on May 16 and 17th in the beautiful Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard.  For more information on this festival  visit, http://www.strawberry-fest.org/.  I’m Carol Wolfe and nobody does it better.

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Marketing Your Architectural Home

by Carol Wolfe

One size does not fit all.  When selling your architectural home there needs to be a specific marketing plan to properly showcase your property. Coldwell Banker has a special interest in Architectural homes and the realtors who specialize in selling them.  That’s why in 1991 they began a special division entitled “The Architectural Division”.

This special division was created to recognize the unique and important distinctions of Architectural Homes and to properly address their marketing needs. The specific marketing materials utilized by The Architectural Division have set an industry wide benchmark for excellence.

There are over 125 certified architectural specialists in Coldwell Banker who provide a wealth of knowledge about architect designed homes. These specialists are trained in a wide variety of styles and architects to appreciate the quality and value of these unique homes.

Accordingly, these architectural specialists are able to address the needs of both buyers and sellers interesting in these specific properties.

If you are interested in buying or selling an architectural home you will want to deal with one of these specialists in order to maximize your time and resources.

I am Carol Wolfe a certified architectural specialist.  Nobody does it better.