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INSIDE THIS ISSUE • Tips To Reduce Ear

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Cherry Hill/Wilderness Acres Welcome to the quiet community of Wilder-ness Acres that hosts this architectural jewel with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 car garage, in ground pool, walk out basement, an open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, 2 story windows, skylights, newly refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted throughout the interior and exterior that is situated on almost an acre of proper-ty. The master bedroom suite is located on the second floor with a sitting area, screened in balcony, his and hers built-in closet organizers and she has a walk-in. 2 rooms and 2 full baths are on the first floor, and a bonus room in the lower level. Realistically Priced at $649,995.

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Voorhees/ Sturbridge Estates Beautifully maintained Elegant home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 car garage, office, finished basement The open floor plan, large windows and cathedral ceilings are noticed as you walk through the double front doors. The first floor offers 2 bedrooms & office with a luxurious master suite, an update bath, his & her Walk-in closets, wood fireplace, sitting area, patio doors to the back deck. A prominent back wall of windows in the kitchen with center island and granite counter-tops. The finished basement has a family room, 2 bedrooms, full bath, gym & plenty of storage. Realistically priced at $539,900.

Cherry Hill/Hunt Tract This Magnificent builder’s home is a masterpiece of architecture nestled on over 9 acres with 6 Br 6 baths and 2 powder rms. The Mstr suite includes a sitting room, bedroom, luxurious bath, 2 Fpls & 4 WICs. The 3 year old gourmet kitchen has Smallbone cabinets, Tumble Limestone flooring, Viking stove w/additional double ovens, warmer, subzero refrigerator, granite countertops & back splash, w/ Large Cen-ter Island. The great room features a custom bar, wine/ humidor room, French doors to the outdoor veranda, and tennis ct. This home has a four car garage and a separate detached garage which can hold an additional 10 cars. Realistically Priced at $2,250,000

Voorhees/ Sturbridge Woods-High Point Amazing French style Estate w/ 6 Bedrooms, 6.2 Baths, finished basement, 3 car garage, in-ground pool w/pool house, ponds & waterfalls nestled on approximately 1.5 acres located at the end of a cul-de-sac. The 1st floor has a Living Rm, Dining Rm, Billiard Room, Gourmet Kitchen, Family Rm, Study, Office, Laundry. 2nd floor has 5 Bedrooms, the Master Br w/2 huge WICs, & gorgeous bath, 2 Bedrooms have private baths. The finished basement has a theater room, kitchenette, playroom, full bath & the 6th bedroom. The pool house has a full bath, laundry & kitchen Realistically priced at $1,299,000.

Cherry Hill/ Fox Hollow Woods This beautiful home is located on a private cul-de-sac, on .90 acres w/4 Brs, 2.5 Baths, Sunroom, office, finished basement, inground pool, wood deck, brick patios & walkways and gorgeous land-scaping. Foyer, living & dining rms have stunning Brazilian hardwood floors. The eat in kitchen has ceramic floors, granite counters, SS appliances & breakfast bar. 2nd floor has 4 Bds w/ the master having plenty of closet space & private bath. lower level has family rm, office, sun-room. The finished bsmt has entertainment rm w/wet bar. Realistically priced at $599,900.

Cherry Hill/Ramsgate This well maintained, 4 bedroom, 3.5 Bath home has a walk out finished basement, 2 car garage, huge 1st floor bonus room & is nestled on a private lot . The Formal Living & Dining Rms have beautiful natural oak floors. Eat-In-Kitchen w/newer stainless steel Stove & dishwasher, corian counter-tops a wall of pantries w/pull out organizers, ceramic flrs, recessed lights & opens to the cozy family rm. The large master Br suite has his and her walk in closets & a newly updated designer bath The Walk out basement is finished, wall to wall carpet, full bath w/ shower, recessed lights & tons of storage space. Realistically priced at 464,900

HADDONFIELD/LANE OF ACRES Gary Gardner built home with 5 BRs, 5 full & 2 half baths, 4 car garage, Elevator & walk out lower level on over 2.5 acres of lush grounds with a putting green and salt water pond. Gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, commercial grade appliances, breakfast area with fireplace, large island, bar seating. Oversized Dining Room with butler’s pantry. Main floor study and laundry room. Expansive owner’s suite with sitting room, see thru fireplace, marble bath, whirlpool tub, 2 dressing rooms with custom closets. Finished walk out lower level w/walk in humidor, wine room, bar & entertaining area, theater & gym. Realistically priced at $3,700,000

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EDITOR can be a great way to implement some sort of structure in the day. This summer, treat yourself by taking time to fill your own bucket. I know that the kids take up most of your time, but how many times have we heard the expression to truly love someone else we need to love ourselves first? Take an hour yoga class, walk in the park or buy a new lipstick can feel like a brand-new start. Have a happy summer! South Jersey MOM will be hosting RiverWind’s Sunset Music Festival July 13th, 5:30pm to 10:30pm. There will be vendors, free face painting and you can dance the night away with the family to live music.✲ Your friend & fellow MOM,

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ummer is finally here and it’s time to relax and enjoy the break with your kids. But how does one relax with a house full of kids for the summer? This is the ultimate mom challenge to make the best of a lighter schedule that results in less structure. I eventually found an equation that worked in my house… send the kids to camp! When my kids were small, I felt enough like a camp counselor myself keeping them busy. But allowing spontaneity to create down time and relaxation can make the day ten times better! Keeping a daily activity like reading

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Don’t Let Ear Infections Ruin Your Kids Summer! Outer ear infections occur when water stays in the ear canal. Keep your children’s ears dry. Use silicone earplugs when at the beach or in the pool. Blow dry ears after swimming. If your kids experience severe ear itching or drainage from their ears, see a specialist at Advanced ENT as soon as possible!

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