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March 22, 2018

Blinded By The Light: Lighten Up Your Living Space for Spring


Did you know that the lighting in your home affects your productivity, diet, and mood? It’s true. Studies have proven that energy, concentration levels, healthy food cravings, and overall happiness increase in spaces abundant in natural lighting. While homes with large south-facing windows and maximum sun exposure is preferred ...

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Sept. 19, 2017

Five Things to Look for When Hiring an Interior Designer


Let’s admit it, shopping for and buying a home is stressful. Going through dozens of real estate options and hoping to find something that fits all of your needs is just not going to happen. Even if you have all the money in the world, over the years you ...

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Aug. 11, 2017

3-2-1: Yucca Valley



3-2-1: Yucca Valley

Three places to eat, two things to do and one place to stay, besides your new house.

In what was once a rural California desert town catering mostly to a nearby military base, Yucca Valley is gentrifiying into an inland Carmel-by-Sea. Celebrities are jetting in ...

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July 25, 2017

A Bagel a Day


As the sun rises over Palm Springs homes, residents can stop into Townie Bagels for the most important meal of the day. This small town business is based on quality ingredients and first rate recipes. Bagels aplenty are on the front line. 

Favorite flavors of those who live ...

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