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Christmas Celebrations in Western North Carolina

It’s that time of the year! The time where friends and family gather together, traveling far to visit…

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Five Holiday Films for a Floridian’s White Christmas Fix

Down here in Florida, we make Christmas as festive as can be. Lights, trees, fake snowflakes, we have…

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Lakeshore Quick Move-in Homes

What are QMIs? QMIs or “quick move-in homes” are cottages at Lakeshore that are predesigned, built and ready…

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A North Carolina Thanksgiving

I gave you some Florida themed recipes, now it’s time for some good North Carolina inspired Thanksgiving dishes….

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Choosing a Style For Your Cottage Home

The best part about moving into a new home is decorating! It’s the perfect opportunity to use your…

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A Floridian’s Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner

We all know and love the classic Thanksgiving spread: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles, green beans, pumpkin pie……

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The Altamonte

The Altamonte is one of Simple Life’s most space efficient cottages, fitting two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen…

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The Charming Small Town of Flat Rock, North Carolina

North Carolina offers a variety of exciting experiences for its visitors and residents, from the artistic city of…

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Experience Asheville When You Live at The Hamlet

The Village and The Hamlet by Simple Life are both nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina…

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Simple Life Envoy Groups

Residents at Simple Life have the opportunity to get involved in their community in a meaningful way, by…

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