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Cooking at Home: Recreate Favorite Chicago Staples

If Chicago is known for anything it’s the wind and the food. And with so many of us spending extra time at home, cooking is the new activity of choice. There’s nothing like a hearty home cooked meal, and Chicagoans have delicious menu items that just aren’t the same anywhere else. Here’s a few of [...]

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Creating a Relaxing At Home Spa Experience

Whew! The whirlwind of the holiday season is over. Now it’s time for some much-needed rest and recovery. And with cold weather still afoot in the Chicago area, it’s a great time to cozy up in your very own at-home spa. At Overstreet Builders we know the bathroom is one of the most important spaces [...]

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Top Ways To Say Goodbye To 2020

2021 is right around the corner, thank goodness! A recap of last year looks like something from a horror movie. From natural disasters to shutdowns, plague masks to election chaos, we’re sooo ready for this year to end. But let’s make sure to go out with a bang — no, not a world-ending asteroid (although [...]

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Welcoming Winter To Illinois

‘Tis the season for chilly temperatures and yuletide traditions! While this year may look different than past holiday seasons, you can still make the most of winter in Illinois. We want to help you make the season merry and bright. From home care to holiday traditions, we have all kinds of fun, festive, and productive [...]

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2020 Holiday Light Displays around the Chicago Suburbs

Holiday season is upon us! The air is filled with Christmas magic and all is merry and bright. Take your family on a Christmas outing to gaze at awe-inspiring holiday light displays in the Chicago area. We compiled a list of a few spots you won’t want to miss, right near your Overstreet Builders community! [...]

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Best Ways to Enjoy an Unconventional Thanksgiving in 2020

It’s that time of year when we’re used to traveling headlong across the country to see our loved ones and share a meal together. Well, 2020 has been anything but typical! Those traditions and routines we’ve grown so accustomed to might be pushed aside this year, but you can still have a fantastic holiday! Embrace [...]

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Celebrating Halloween in the Suburbs of Chicago Safely in 2020

We’re well into October now, and that means costumes and candy are on the horizon! But a frightful virus is haunting everyone’s minds this year… How will you enjoy Halloween in a spooktacular and socially-distanced way? We have several activities fit for the entire family! Whether you want tricks or treats, Overstreet Builders can help [...]

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Preparing for the 2020 Virtual School Year

Most kids were thrilled when they heard school was shut down for the year. They probably pictured a never-ending summer vacation! But virtual school isn’t exactly the kick back and relax environment they might have envisioned. We know how challenging homeschooling can be for parents. To keep your household on track and your kids productive, [...]

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Make Your Move Out of The City of Chicago

Thinking of shifting life from the busy city to quaint suburbia? With all that’s happened in 2020, homeowners are uprooting to neighborhoods that offer more space, privacy and affordability. With work-from-home options at an all time high, moving away from big-city careers is more attainable than ever! Now’s the time to pursue a laid-back lifestyle [...]

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Building Your New Home Search Checklist

When searching for a new home, it’s helpful to establish some kind of a vision for what type of home you’re looking for. Is a large floorplan a necessity for your lifestyle? Should the house be convenient to the best shopping and entertainment? What about what school district the home is in? These are all [...]

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