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Hello and happy spring. I hope you are enjoying the warm weather by spending more time outdoors. This month I want to make a special shout out to our incredible maintenance crew. Tanglewood is beautiful because of the time and attention these hard-working folks put into their jobs. Thank you, maintenance crew!
Click to review our list of upcoming events at Tanglewood. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
Whether you and your partner have different diets, or you find yourself needing smaller portions, cooking for one can pose a challenge. However, there’s something incredibly satisfying about cooking what you want, how you want it. Fear not! This article on solo cooking tips can help make cooking for one easier than ever.
The following improvements at Tanglewood have been completed:
We love our four-legged residents! But to keep all of them safe and sound, we have some pet guidelines that are important to remember, like quantity restrictions and a leash policy. Please click to read more about Tanglewood’s pet policy.
On February 1, Tanglewood hosted the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Active Shooter’s Class for all residents to attend. Nell Hayes gave the presentation and we had more than 65 residents in attendance. Attendees were taught what actions to take if they are in a situation with an active shooter. Click to read more.
While bedtime routines are often associated with children, an adult’s evening routine is equally as important for creating a calm, sleep-inducing environment. Taking 30-60 minutes to end your day and ease your mind is critical for good sleep hygiene. Here are some suggestions for developing your own bedtime routine, providing tips for falling asleep and recommendations of habits to avoid.
Meet our Resident of the Month! Ronald Bower has been a Tanglewood resident since 2003. He moved to the community from Altamonte Springs in Central Florida after retiring from a communications company where he was a technical instructor for 10 years. Click to read more about this proud Tanglewood resident.
It’s time again for our annual Jammin’ Jell-O Shot Party on Wednesday, May 23rd from 3-5 p.m. Pull out your favorite Jell-O shot recipe to make and share with friends while relaxing at the Pool Veranda. Hometown America will provide non-alcoholic Jell-O shots, as well as various snacks. Entertainment for the evening will be announced in your monthly activities and event schedule, so be on the lookout.
Join us on Saturday, May 5 from noon to 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse for our Kentucky Derby Party. Tickets are $5 and include your main dish, race jackpots, games, and entertainment. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. For more information contact Jay Etherton at (502) 759-6568, Robin Etherton at (502) 262-8117, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We can’t wait to see you there!
No, we’re not talking about Mary’s flower garden. Quite contrary, have you considered growing vegetables? Growing your own veggies might be easier than you think. Timing is important, and this article will determine easy-to-grow plants and when to harvest them. Most varieties can be potted, or strategically placed around your landscaping for easy maintenance.
The Tanglewood sales department would like to thank you for your confidence and for the opportunity to serve you. Because of that support, we now manage over 50 percent of all listings in Tanglewood, and we consistently sell 10 percent of those listings per month. If you are interested in listing your home or for more information, call the sales office at (863) 617-7851.
High tea, a British tradition, has worked its way into our community and it seems like it's going to become a fixture. Click to read an article by Neil Simpson about High Tea at Tanglewood.
Gaining more knowledge gives you the opportunity to expand your mind and become a well-rounded individual. Make it a goal to keep your mind sharp and learn something new this year. Here are a few ideas.
Several streaming services allow you to watch movies and television shows on demand. As with all technology, it can be confusing to navigate the site, set it up on your various devices, or decide the right plan for your needs. If you haven’t started an account yet, this site helps to answer all the questions you could have about Netflix. If you’ve recently set one up, this beginner’s guide will walk you through every step. Happy streaming!
A growing trend amongst homeowners is renovating their houses to make them “ageless.” But this is an issue our residents don’t have to worry about. Read on to learn more.
Spring is here with warmer weather, lovely showers, and blooming flowers. This also means it’s time for spring cleaning! Here are some easy to follow tips and tricks to jump-start your seasonal cleanse.
AARP recently published a report that says the Sunshine State is the best place to retire. In a recent study by WalletHub, Florida ranked the highest overall, tops in affordability, and high in quality of life. You already know how good Florida living is, but your friends might not. It’s time to show them the proof! To read the full rankings, click here.
Don’t wait until summer to travel. Avoid crowds, enjoy pleasant temperatures, and take advantage of affordable lodging and airfare rates by exploring the world’s top destinations in the spring. U.S. News assembled a list of the top escapes for this season. Explore these suggestions and tell your fellow residents on our Facebook page which ones you recommend.
Hometown America is proud to promote SafeHaven National Insurance Agency, specializing in coverage for manufactured homeowners and renters. Many companies are difficult to work with or do not write policies that provide adequate protection for prefabricated homes. Make sure you are dealing with an insurance company that offers competitively priced policies and the protections important to you. Visit SafeHaven online or call 1-800-536-8999 for a quote.
Take the hassle out of making rent payments with Hometown America’s E-Z Pay. With E-Z Pay, your lot rent will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the third of each month. New sign-ups earn a $10 credit.