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Spring into this new season!

March 12, 2017

Spring into the new season with potted vignettes that exclaim “out with winter” and “in with buds and blooms.” Here is a container combination — with pastel-petaled tulips, sunny daffodils, bright green foliage and sweet strawberries — that capture spring … Continue reading

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Set your clocks forward 1 hour on Sunday, March 12!

March 9, 2017
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Temporary Property Tax Relief available for victims of California’s winter storms

March 3, 2017

  Thus far this season, California has been hit hard by the elements, as many of you are likely too well aware, as torrential precipitation has dumped an overwhelming amount of water on both the northern and southern portions of … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger

February 7, 2017

If you’re remodeling a kitchen and looking to create more space without having to add on or move walls, your design choices may make a big impact. First, start by selecting lighter colors, such as grays and whites. Then consider … Continue reading

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Destination Living: Resort communities deliver the luxury life

January 31, 2017

  One’s home can be a respite, a place to relax, unwind and recover from the exigencies of the day. It can also be a place to rejuvenate the body, renew the spirit and revive the soul. Bay Area resort … Continue reading

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See How Peninsulas Can Get You More Storage and Countertop Space

January 29, 2017

  Make the most of a compact kitchen with a mini peninsula    For those who can’t swing a micro island, either due to the size or the layout of their kitchen, perhaps a petite peninsula can fill the need … Continue reading

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FRESH START 2017

January 15, 2017

     A new year, a new beginning, and for some a much needed clean slate.   It is remarkably noteworthy, how many of us just want to put 2016 behind.    Alas, we’ve arrived!    As you kick off 2017, … Continue reading

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The Scoop on Cat Litter

January 6, 2017

      Unless you’re a cat owner, chances are you don’t keep kitty litter around your home. But, if you think outside the box, litter has a number of surprising uses around your house and garden. Read why you may … Continue reading

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Quick way to clean Air Vents

February 13, 2016

Load your air vents into the dishwasher This is a QUICK and EASY (and most unusual) way to clean your floor and ceiling vents. Yep, in the dishwasher.      It’s not easy to get rid of all dirt and … Continue reading

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7 Tips for a Sensational Yellow Bathroom

February 10, 2016

Ready to move beyond winter white yet? Perk up your senses with an injection of yellow hues in your home. Bathrooms are excellent spaces for this energetic color, since unlike a bedroom or living room, it’s not a space we … Continue reading

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