Celebrate with Fantastic 4th of July Eats & Treats

Celebrate with Fantastic 4th of July Eats & Treats

The 4th of July is a fantastic time to celebrate with family and friends with terrific eats and treats! Each of the agents with the Jones Real Estate Group with the Phyllis Browning Company want to share some of our favorite 4th of July recipes with you!

Greg Jones’ go to favorite 4th of July recipe are his Raspberry Chipolte glazed Ribs.

 

RECIPE

1 Pork back ribs (slab) rubbed with Canola oil

Fiesta Pork Seasoning

Raspberry Chipolte Sauce

Wrap ribs (shiny side in) with heavy duty foil. Bake in a 350 degree oven for two hours. Bring out of the oven, baste with raspberry chipotle sauce, and finish (glaze) on the grill approximately 5 minutes per side

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Wolff has fond memories of visiting Colorado during the 4th of July and watching the fireworks show over Dillon Lake.  Gary’s all time favorite 4th of July food is a Loaded Hot Dog.  Here is a great recipe from A Taste of Home for some Chili Coney Dogs that would be fantastic to try this year.

RECIPE

1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Dash cayenne pepper
8 hot dogs
8 hot dog buns, split
Optional toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, relish and chopped onion

DIRECTIONS
In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce, onion and seasonings.
Place hot dogs in a 3-qt. slow cooker; top with beef mixture. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until heated through. Serve on buns with toppings as desired. Yield: 8 servings.

 

 

Frank Valadez loves to spend time with family and friends on the 4th of July.  His favorite things to eat on that day are a perfectly flamed grilled Hamburger, his wife Jackie’s Homemade Potato Salad and Cold Beer.  Food.com has a fantastic recipe for the “Perfect Burger“.  Check it out and let us know what you think!

RECIPE

BURGER

1 egg
1 teaspoon mustard (regular or Dijon)
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 small onion, finely grated
1 clove garlic, minced
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
1 lb medium ground beef

DIRECTIONS
Lightly oil grill& heat BBQ to medium.
Whisk egg in a bowl& add next 6 ingredients.
Add any of the “stir-ins” that appeal to you.
Crumble in beef& using your hands or a fork, gently mix together.
Handle the meat as little as possible – the more you work it, the tougher it gets.
Gently shape (don’t firmly press) mixture into burgers about ¾ inch thick.
Using your thumb, make a shallow depression in the centre of each burger to prevent puffing up during cooking.
Place burgers on the grill, close lid& BBQ until NO LONGER PINK INSIDE, turning once, about 6 – 8 minutes per side.
An instant read thermometer should read 160F.
Don’t abuse your burgers by pressing with a spatula, pricking with a fork or turning frequently as precious juices will be lost!
Tuck into a warm crusty bun& add your favourite toppings.

 

Julia Arroyo spends time on the 4th of July watching fireworks from the parking lot at Champion High School  or the Boerne Fairgrounds.  During this time the she enjoys delicious margaritas and appetizers!  The Cooking Channel has  this great recipe for Frozen Mango Magaritas. It’s a great recipe to try this year for your get togethers!

RECIPE

One 10-ounce bag frozen diced mango
2/3 cup tequila (preferably silver, 80 proof)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
2 tablespoons superfine sugar
2 cups ice water

DIRECTIONS

Put the mango, tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, sugar and water in a blender and blend until smooth.

 

Joslyn Burrows spends her time on the 4th of July with her family at Higgins Lake, Michigan.  This has been a family tradition for several years and Joslyn loves roasting a Hot Dog over the campfire and making S’mores with her two lovely daughters.

TheKitchn.com has 12 creative idesas to dress up your S’mores.  Some of these great ideas include: The Classic. Graham cracker + dark chocolate + marshmallow.Triple Chocolate. Chocolate graham cracker + dark chocolate + chocolate marshmallow, Salty Caramel Bacon, Fluffernutter, Strawberry Banana, Lemon Meringue, The Elvis and The Grasshopper. To check out these ideas check out this link.

Mike Giddens is our native Lousianian enjoys the 4th of July with family and friends.  His favorite foods are Jambalaya, Coonass Potato Salad, Dixie Beer and Leon’s Famous Bloody Mary’s.   SpicySouthernKitchen.com has a great recipe for potato salad.

RECIPE

INGREDIENTS
3 pounds red potatoes
1 tablespoon Zatarain’s liquid shrimp and crab boil, optional
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
3/4 teaspoon Zatarain’s Creole seasoning
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup Zatarain’s Creole mustard
1 teaspoon sugar
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
DIRECTIONS
Cut potatoes either in half or quarters, depending on their size.
Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Water level should be an inch above potatoes. Add Zatarain’s crab boil and a few large pinches of salt.
Bring water to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain potatoes.
Place potatoes in a large bowl and toss with vinegar and Zatarain’s seasoning.
If you want the potato chunks smaller, use a knife and chop them up a little more.
In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, and sugar.
Add mayonnaise mixture to potatoes and stir to combine.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Stir in celery, eggs, green onions, and parsley.
Sprinkle more Zatarain’s seasoning on top and chill until ready to serve.

 

Lastly, our team’s Ann Jones loves everything 4th of July.  She loves the parades, the picnics, the food and the fireworks.  Anyone that knows her, knows she is a fabulous cook.  Her favorite thing to bring to a 4th of July barbeque are her Deviled Eggs. Ann’s recipe is incredibly simple and delicious. Give it a try this holiday to wow your family and friends.

RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 tbsp Marzetti® Slaw Dressing
  • 18 Hard cooked eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Paprika or celery seed

Preparation

Cut eggs in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and mash them in a small bowl.

Fold in Marzetti® Slaw Dressing, salt and pepper to taste.

Spoon mixture into egg-white halves. Garnish with paprika or celery seed.

CELEBRATE

From all of us here at the Jones Real Estate Group we hope you will try some of these delicious recipes we have shared with you and remember to enter our fantastic 4th of July Giveaway, which includes a $50 HEB Gift Card.  To enter our giveaway contest, click HERE and have a wonderful weekend!

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 7:52 pm
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**4th of July GIVEAWAY** & 4th of July Festivities!

Summer is definitely underway with June halfway done and July is quickly approaching!  Summer vacations, family reunions, camping trips, backyard barbeques and the upcoming 4th of July festivities are starting to dot your calendars and the Jones Real Estate Group with the Phyllis Browning Company wants to help you CELEBRATE your summer with a fantastic 4th of July GIVEAWAY contest and great list of 4th of July events you can enjoy!

Enter our 4th of July GIVEAWAY!

The Jones Real Estate Group has created at fantastic gift basket that we are giving away to help you celebrate your 4th of July.  This gift basket is worth over $150.00!! This gift includes: 1- $50 dollar HEB Gift Card for Burgers, Buns and Beer,  1 Coleman 32 qt wheeled cooler, 1 set of grilling mits, 1- 3 Piece Cuisinart Grill Tool Set, 1 Twin Pack of Off, 1 magnetic American Flag Auto Emblem, 1 Picnic Blanket, 1 set of Patriotic Paper Plates and Knapkins, 1 Thermal water bottle from the Leon Springs Business Association and 1- 177 Piece Kickin Party Fireworks Set.

 

This contest will start TODAY, June 16, 2017 and a winner will be chosen on June 30, 2017.  All entries to win must be completed by 6AM on June 30, 2017.  To enter our contest to win this fantastic prize you must do the following things:

#1- LIKE our Facebook page, The Jones Real Estate Group with the Phyllis Browning Company

#2- COMMENT about your favorite 4th of July activity.

For an extra entry you can SHARE our post on your Facebook page!

*Please note all entries will be verfied to select a winner.*

Planning ahead for the 4th of July is a great way to make sure you don’t miss out on any of our fantastic local events that celebrate that special day. Therefore, we put together a list of 10 great 4th of July Activities that you’ll want to put on your calendars NOW!

Local 4th of July Events

City of San Antonio 4th of July Celebration, 8:00 A.M.–9:30 P.M. at Woodlawn Lake Park—Families are invited to participate in a fun-filled day of games, food, and musical entertainment. Event begins with Zumbathon and races, followed by children’s parade at 11:00 A.M. Fireworks extravaganza begins at 9:30 P.M. Free.

Independence Day Celebration, 9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M. at the Alamo—music, living history, readings of the Declaration of Independence, photo opps with reenacts, and more. Free.

Salute to America’s Heroes, 9:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M. at Morgan’s Wonderland—Free food for guests will be offered from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. while supplies last. Hot dogs with all the trimmings and apple pie will be served, and sodas and bottled water will cost just a dollar. Military members, first responders, and their immediate families who present valid ID cards at the Welcome Center can obtain a special discounted admission of $9 per person. Individuals with special needs and children ages 2 and younger are always admitted free of charge.

Fourth of July Parade & Program, 9:15 A.M. at Main Plaza (New Braunfels)—Sponsored by the Sophienburg Museum in coordination with the City of New Braunfels and the Parks and Recreation Department. Patriotic program begins at 10:00 A.M. Free.

Stinson Commemorative Air Force & Freedom Flyers, 10:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M. at Stinson Airport—Flights and tours of vintage military aircraft. Vintage aircraft tour fee is $10 for adults; $5 for children under 12; $20 for a family of five. Event also includes free family fun fair with children’s activities and exhibits.

4th of July Festival & Fireworks Spectacular Celebration, 10:00 A.M. to dusk at Raymond Rimkus Park (Leon Valley)—Food, drinks, music, carnival, and pony rides all day. Parade starts at 10:00 A.M. Fireworks begin at dusk.

July 4th Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas–Present a can of any Coca-Cola® product along with a park admission or Season Pass, and you’ll receive exclusive early access to select rides one hour before the park opens, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each day. Lights of Liberty is scheduled to begin at 9:15 p.m. on all three days and can be best viewed in Lone Star Lil’s. Event is included with park admission.

Fireworks Spectacular at SeaWorld San Antonio–Witness a colorful fireworks display at Ski Lake. This stunning mix of pyrotechnics set to a triumphant musical score will begin at 9:45 p.m. all three days. Prior to the show, guests can enjoy live music and entertainment for all ages. Event is included with park admission.

4th of July Celebration, 10:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M. at Downtown and Comfort Park (Comfort)—Parade begins at 10 A.M followed by BBQ in the park and then live music, food trucks, and raffles starting at 2:00 P.M. Free.

Freedom Fest, 12:00–8:00 P.M. at Historic Market Square—Food, drinks, and fun for the whole family. Entertainment lineup featuring Whiskey 2 Step, the Palacios Brothers, Ruben V, and Augie Meyers. Free.

Most of all, of us here at the Jones Real Estate Group hope you will have a great 4th of July holiday, especially with these fantastic events and the chance to win our outstanding gift basket!  Remember to enter TODAY!!

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 3:19 pm
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Fantastically Fun Water Activities in Texas

Summertime in Texas can get H-O-T! Thankfully, our good friends at Independence Title have put together an awesome guide for great water destinations throughout Central Texas, Greater San Antonio & The Gulf Coast areas of Texas to help you stay cool this Summer!! Take a minute and check out the guide from Independence Title and start plannins some Summer water fun TODAY!

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Posted on June 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm
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The Jones Real Estate Group's BEST Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Sell this Year!

The Jones Real Estate Group’s BEST Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Sell this Year!

Are you thinking about selling your home this year?  The Jones Real Estate Group has teamed up to give you their BEST tips in four major areas to help sell your home quick and get you the most equity from the sale of your home. Take a minute and review how these simple changes can help make the sale of your home a quick and easy reality.

 

Curb Appeal

First impressions matter!! The exterior of your home gives potential buyers the first impression and you want it to be looking its very best!!

 

  1. FRONT DOOR– Enhance front door entry by adding a nice clean wreath or potted flowers. A great Feng Shui idea is putting a pot of red flowers at the front entry. Keep the front entry swept and free of leaves and debris.

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  1. LIGHTING-Clean your light fixtures or even make modern upgrades.

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  1. PAINT– If the front door needs to be repainted, do it! This is where the buyers are waiting while the Realtor is unlocking the door. Also, if the exterior paint has started chipping off and fading away, you may want to think about repainting the exterior.

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  1. FRONT YARD– Mulch all beds, replace dead or scraggly looking bushes. Trim trees and branches that overhang the roof. Add a pop of color with annuals if it is spring/summer. Keep grass mowed and blow all leaves when needed. During the holidays, keep your decorating to a minimum.  Too many decorations or yard art detracts. Follow an easy rule- SIMPLIFY!!  Try to keep the outdoor children’s toys in one area…like inside the garage.

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  1. BACK YARD– The back yard or back patio can be another living space here in San Antonio. Highlight the covered patio and make it look like another sitting area. If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor kitchen, make it sparkle!

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De-Clutter & De-Personalize

When you own a home, it is easy to accumulate more stuff than you intend to. Selling a cluttered home is hard due to the fact that many people do not have the necessary vision to see beyond it. Appearance is critical in real estate sales. Your family photos are beautiful and your kids’ drawings on the fridge are adorable, buyers want to be able to picture themselves in the house. That means putting away your photos, clearing your closets from unnecessary clutter, and using matching hangers to give your closet more visual impact. There are many solutions  and things you can do to make your home look its best and sell more reliably.

 

  1. KITCHEN– The kitchen is the first place to start! The kitchen always seems to have lots and lots of little items that seem to grow and collect there. Clear counters and only keep what is necessary on the counter. Store small electrical appliances.  Clean out your pantry as well as cabinet drawers. Keep floors swept and mopped. Make sure the trash/recycling bin are emptied everyday! Keep the kitchen sink totally clean-absolutely no dirty dishes ever! And don’t forget the refrigerator, clean it out and let it sparkle- even if you plan on taking the fridge.  It is best to have it clean and odor free. A quick tip to help with odors is to cut a bit of lemon and run it through your disposal. This creates a clean, attractive citrus smell in your kitchen. Don’t be a heavy handed with scented potpourri or candles. Some buyers may feel you are covering up bad odors. Keep your scents fresh with fresh flowers or baking cookies.

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  1. BATHROOMS– Bathrooms, same as with kitchen. Clean off the counters, no mineral spots on any of the glass, and keep fresh towels hanging on the towel racks.

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  1. LIVING ROOM– Living room, family room, bedrooms, keep it simple. You can add personality with color of pillows or accessories but keep it to a minimum. Tone down the family photos that are everywhere. If you have a gallery as a focal point on a wall and it is professionally done, go ahead and leave it. But only if it enhances the area.

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    4. CLOSETS– Clean and neat closets with no dirty clothes strewn across the carpet or in the closets. Keep the clothes neatly folded or hung neatly on the closet rods. Have a clothes hamper ready in each bedroom closet so all family members know that is where the dirty clothes are deposited.

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Neutralize

Keeping a neutral color scheme can help your buyers envision themselves in your home.

 

  1. NEUTRAL SPACES– Neutralize you color scheme on the walls in every room. Sometimes this is hard to do, but try and make the main rooms as neutral as possible. You want the buyers to “picture” their items in the house. Remove excess furniture and make your rooms look larger. You may want to add lighting and emphasize the natural light your home gets.  Using a mirror and subtle lamps can help with this as well.  When using curtains keep them neutral or choose ones with subtle designs.  Using sheer curtains lets more light into a room and that can help your home look more appealing. Set the rods as high as possible and use thin rods to maximize the space.

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Sanitize

No one wants to move into a dirty home, so clean your home to make it much more appealing to prospective buyers

 

  1. ODORS– Not all buyers like pets. Please make sure pets are secured and their water/eating bowls are removed when you are expecting showings. Have an objective neighbor or family member come in the house to see if they can “smell” that you have pets. There is nothing more of a turn off for potential buyers as pet odors. Especially cat litter boxes and/or pet stains on carpets.

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  1. CARPET– Have the carpet cleaned professionally as well as the windows. Too many times home owners don’t clean their windows and carpets until they are ready to sell and this little thing makes your house so much more inviting that you should really start this as a yearly habit!

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  1. COUNTERTOPS-Clear your countertops to make the space look larger, and enhance the open feel.

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  1. SHOWERS– Bathrooms and kitchens are the two essential areas of the home, and they can make or break a deal. Clean dirty shower doors with a solution of one part muriatic acid and ten parts water.

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From all of us here at the Jones Real Estate Group, we want you to be successful in selling your home this year.  Our team has the experience and expertise to make your home selling goal a reality.  We look forward to the opportunity to meet with you or your family and friends to discuss how together we can accomplish this goal in 2017!

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Posted on January 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm
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December Holiday Events in San Antonio

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December is such a magical month with the holidays in full swing.  The Jones Real Estate Group would like to share some of the great activities going on in the San Antonio area for you to enjoy this month!  Create forever memories with family and friends as you enjoy any of these great events.

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Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias, December 2-18

Enjoy the holiday serenity of the River Walk with a stroll along the lush banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 6,000 luminarias. These warmly glowing candles in sand-filled bags line the walkways to symbolically mark the “lighting of the way” for the Holy Family. This centuries-old tradition begins at dusk Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


SeaWorld San Antonio’s Christmas Celebration, November 19 – January 1

Stroll through a sea of 5 million twinkling LED Christmas lights during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration! These incredible holiday lights will make your imagination come to life and put you in the holiday spirit as they transform the park into a wintery, watery wonderland. The Christmas Celebration is offered on scheduled operating days in November & December 2016 and is included with your park admission.


Zoo Lights, November 19 – January 1

See the San Antonio Zoo in a whole new light, with wild colors, exotic decorations and intricate animal patterns twinkling in the night. Thousands of lights create an immersive experience using traditional and unexpected color combinations. And your journey of light, iconic visuals, experiential displays, festive entertainment and delicious dining will be complemented by a seasonal soundscape perfect for creating a holiday celebration both unique and memorable.


Six Flags Holiday in Park, November 19 – January 2

Six Flags Fiesta Texas presents Holiday In The Park, with over a million dazzling lights, terrific shows like Majesty of Christmas and two new immersive holiday light & Music experiences: Illuminations and North Pole Reflections. Take a trek around the park on the Holiday Express train and take your picture with Santa Clause himself. Plus, go for a holiday thrill on all of our great rides like Iron Rattler, Batman and Goliath. Park Is open for Holiday In The Park on select dates.


Light The Way- University of the Incarnate Word, November 19, 2016 – January 6, 2017

The University comes alive with millions of twinkling lights with a big production & candlelight processional on November 19. Lights across campus will remain on through January 6


 The Nutcracker –Tobin Center for Performing Arts, November 25 – December 4, 2016
December 26-27, 2016

This classic tale comes to life with Ballet San Antonio and the San Antonio Symphony.  It’s the perfect family traditional Christmas show. Get your tickets now.  If you miss these performances, you can see the Moscow Ballet perform The Great Russian Nutcracker at the end of the month at The Majestic too.


Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza, November 27 – December 3

Dating back to 1979, this event is the longest-running mariachi music festival in Texas. And today, it’s also the setting for the largest mariachi competition in the United States. You’ll experience some of the most renowned groups in the world as mariachis strive to be named the best vocalist, violinist, guitarist and more! And to top it off, you’ll enjoy a culminating performance by Mexico City-based Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán on November 27 at the Lila Cockrell Theatre. It’s one event you don’t want to miss.


Ford Holiday Boat Caroling, November 30 – December 18

Listen to the joyous sounds of carolers from more than 185 school, church, company and civic choral groups along the banks of the River Walk. Each night, boats float on the river with groups performing live Christmas carols for the public, who can enjoy the performances while strolling the walkways or sitting on a restaurant patio.


Light the World. In 25 Ways. Over 25 Days , December 1-25, 2016

“Serve anyone you want, any way you want” this December 1. That’s the message of the LDS Church’s Worldwide Day of Service, which kicks off a month-long “Light the World” Christmas initiative encouraging people to share the light of Christ through small, but meaningful acts of service on each of the 25 days before Christmas.


A Christmas Carol, December 2-19

Experience Charles Dickens’ classic story of redemption told with a bold, original voice. Local artists Tony Ciaravino and Tim Hedgepeth offer a brand new take on the timeless tale of Mr. Scrooge learning the lessons of life and the spirit of love at the Playhouse San Antonio.


 

Tamales at Pearl, December 3

Since 2010, the Tamales! Holiday Festival at Pearl has established itself as one of San Antonio’s top holiday events. Located along the River Walk, Tamales at Pearl offers delicious tamales from over 40 vendors, live music and plenty of fun for the whole family. This festive event is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays, as well as the rich culture of San Antonio.


 

Weihnachts Parade, Saturday, December 3, 2016 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm

2016 Theme:  “Lonestar Christmas”
The Weihnacht Parade is a long standing Boerne Christmas tradition. 2016 will be the 30th anniversary. Up to 100 lit entries travel Main Street. The parade is always on the first Saturday of December and starts at 6:00pm.
The parade will travel North to South beginning at Frederick Street (by the Fire House) and will end at River Road.


La Gran Tamalada, December 10

To maintain such a resilient custom, you have to educate future experts. At the annual tamal-making community party known as La Gran Tamalada, you’ll get hands-on experience from community tamaleras and enjoy San Antonio storytelling at its finest. Every holiday season, participants of all ages learn valuable methods and techniques in this informative and highly entertaining workshop at the historic Guadalupe Theater.


Winter Wonderland, TBD

The DoSeum is transformed into a magical winter wonderland. A reverse Santa’s engineering workshop and a Multicultural holiday celebration on December 5 will kick off the month of activities, which includes specialized workshops, Santa appearances and an interactive snowscape in the Special Exhibits Gallery.


A Wonderland Christmas, November 25 – December 23

Discover a winter wonderland with sparkling lights, carolers and Santa Claus at Morgan’s Wonderland. This 25-acre theme park is full of popular rides and attractions that are accessible to people of all abilities.


Valero Alamo Bowl,  December 29

The Valero Alamo Bowl showcases some of the best teams from two of the premier conferences in the country, the Big 12 and Pac-12. The Bowl has quickly become one of the most popular, producing some of the most-watched bowl games in ESPN history while selling out six of the last eight years.


U.S. Army All-American Bowl, January 7

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s premier high school All-American game, featuring the best 90 players in a classic East vs. West matchup every January at San Antonio’s Alamodome. Building upon the extraordinary players and incredible moments featured during each of the previous U.S. Army All-American Bowls, this year’s edition promises to provide an unforgettable look at the future of college and professional football.


New Year’s Celebration/Celebrate San Antonio, December 31

Ring in the new year San Antonio style! Enjoy spectacular fireworks, live music on multiple stages, food booths, family activities and more.


Kids’ Countdown, December 31

Children and families can ring in the New Year and watch the ball drop at the kid-friendly hour of noon. Toast in 2016 with complimentary sparking juices and other festive touches.

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 6:00 am
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NEW Veteran Owned Full Spectrum Emergency Room & Urgent Care Clinic at The Rim!

The Jones Real Estate Group has nothing but the utmost respect for the men and women who serve and have served in all branches of the military to preserve our country and the many freedoms we enjoy.  Today, we  wish to say to you Thank You!  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all you have done and continue to do to keep us safe in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave!

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Another thing we love here at The Jones Real Estate Group is seeing our wonderful veteran’s continue to give back to our community.  Last week on November 4, 2016, Spectrum Healthcare opened the doors to their new Full Spectrum Emergency Room.

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Spectrum Healthcare is owned & staffed by seasoned combat veterans who are 100% Emergency Medicine Board Certified with extensive emergency room experience.  Many of their physicians are accomplished academic professors who are dedicated to consistently providing the best experience to their patients and the communities they serve.

The Full Spectrum Emergency Room is a freestanding emergency room.  It is opened 24 hours a day, 365 day of the year.  It operates just like a hospital emergency room and is equipped with onsite labs & advanced radiology services.  The facility is licensed to handle major medical trauma or life-threatening conditions.

The Jones Real Estate Group recently had the opportunity to enjoy a private tour of Full Spectrum Emergency Room.  While there we learned about the many amazing features that Full Spectrum Emergency Room provides that other emergency rooms do not.

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First and foremost is the quality of care that is provided to patients by the staff is truly unprecidented!  The staff at Full Spectrum Emergency Room is comprised of Veterans, who spent time serving in our military providing the best lifesaving care possible to those brave men and women who are serving our country.  The staff at Full Spectrum Emergency Room continues to provide that same level of service now to our communities.  You will find that you spend much more one-on-one time with your attending physician than in other emergency rooms and in much more beautful, clean and calm patient rooms.

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Another fantastic feature, is Full Spectrum Emergency Room’s ambulance service.  When you call Full Spectrum Emergency Room to request care and ambulance service be provided to transport you to Full Spectrum Emergency Room, that service rcomes to the patient at NO COST!

Full Spectrum Emergency Room’s in-house laboratory services enables physicians to have bloodwork and results completed in half the time of normal hospital emergency rooms! In most cases, results are available in 15 minutes!  What this means for patients is they will experience more immediate treatment because the physicians have the appropriate information to diagnosis and treat their conditions in a quicker manner.

Full Spectrum Emergency Room treats patients in such a complete manner that they send patients home prepared to manage their condition with the appropriate medications for 3 days.  This makes it easy to get home and start recovering instead of worrying about immediately filling prescriptions and waiting for prolonged periods of time for the medication that will help you feel better.

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On November 15, 2016 there will be a  Full Spectrum Emergency Room Grand Opening.  Shortly after,  The Rim Urgent Care will be opened for service! This facility will be open from 8AM-8PM.  This urgent care facility will serve as an extension of your primary care physician’s office.  They will be open weekend and holidays.  They will also have normal extended hours for medical care. This facility will be able to treat minor ailments, injuries and illnesses.

Full Spectrum Emergency Room & The Rim Urgent Care accept most private medical insurance plans, including but not limited to: Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield. Cigna, Humana & United Healthcare.

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We, here at The Jones Real Estate Group,  are elated to have such a fantastic medical establishment available to service the La Cantera, Dominion, Leon Springs and North 1-10 neighborhoods & communities!  We look forward to seeing this facility thrive and grow.  If you ever need emergency health care services or urgent care services, think of Full Spectrum Emergency Room & The Rim Urgent Care first!

Posted on November 11, 2016 at 6:53 am
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Open Arms Christmas Challenge

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With school back in session and fall quickly creeping up, it is hard to believe that Christmas is only 100 days away!

Your friends here at The Jones Real Estate Group would like to share an opportunity to give back during this Christmas season by participating in the

OPEN ARMS CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

The Jones Real Estate Group in conjunction with J-Jireh Ministries is working to collect 3500 Christmas Shoebox Gifts for children in shelters, foster homes and needy families throughout the San Antonio area.

Here is How You Can Help

1. Donate a Shoebox Gift for a child ages 1-17.
2. Dontate Funds for Open Arms Children’s Shelter.

If you are interested in donating you may donate directly at this link:

https://greatnonprofits.justgive.org/nonprofits/donate.jsp?ein=41-2216226
3. Get 3 others to do the same
4. Help us wrap, distribute and deliver gifts.

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We invite you, your family & friends to take part in a worthwhile occasion that will bless the lives of so many people who need help this holiday season.

For more information about the Open Arms Christmas Challenge or How to Prepare a Christmas Shoebox Gift, see the flyers below.

If you have questions about how to get involved or other questions, please feel free to contact
Greg Jones by email at gjones.phyllisbrowning.com or call (210)389-1282.

Thank you again for kindness and generosity!

The Jones Real Estate Group

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Posted on September 15, 2016 at 6:31 am
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