HAVE IT YOUR WAY FOR LABOR DAY by Virginia Willis

Eat: Have it Your Way for Labor Day

Burgers on the grill are as All-American as baseball and apple pie. And, even as our summer is ending, we love celebrating Labor Day with cookouts on the grill. Our attraction to the scent of meat cooking on fire is basic; the wafting gray smoke seems to awaken some sort of primordial urge buried deep […]

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The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don't You... (by Janette Ewen)

The Eye Has to Travel: Why Don’t You…

My dear friend Patrick Delanty (aka the most stylish man alive), recently suggested we download the relatively new documentary on Diana Vreeland, “The Eye Has to Travel.”  I’m a huge fan of Diana Vreeland, and as I watched the trailer, I was reminded of Vreeland’s fresh and whimsical approach to both fashion editing and life. Her […]

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Tying the Knot: How to Throw the Perfect Bridal Shower by Janette Ewen (photos via Style Me Pretty)

Celebrate: Designing the Perfect Bridal Shower

This is the season… As we enter the warm summer months many of us will find that we are either invited to a bridal shower or are hosting one. Creating the perfect bridal shower requires some careful preparation and a little imagination. After all, you want to make sure the bride is wowed… So where […]

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Style Your Home: Finishing Touches that MAKE a Space by Janette Ewen

Style Your Home: Finishing Touches that MAKE a Space

I always call the finishing touches of a home the icing on the cake. All those little accessories, books and trinkets can really make a space. In my homes (I have two spaces, one in Toronto and a tiny one in Santa Monica)… I use accessories to make sure my personality is reflected in the […]

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The Low Down on HARP by Guaranteed Rate

HARP: Home Affordability Refinance Program

You most likely have heard of the HARP program before, but like most people, you may be unclear about if you qualify – or even HOW to qualify. Well that’s where your friends at Guaranteed Rate come in! Not only have we created a free, easy-to-understand eBook all about HARP for you to take a […]

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Staying Stylish in the Great Outdoors by David Brian Sanders

Staying Stylish in the Great Outdoors

Here at David Brian Sanders Interior Architecture + Design (DBS for short) the team has had the “Great Outdoors” on the brain for what seems like months. Summer is coming and we’ve been working on new patio designs, shopping for patio furniture and ok, maybe planning a few summer getaways in the mix.  If you […]

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Stand Up Paddling (SUP) with Ty Pennington

What SUP with TY?

Are you aware of how fast SUP (stand up paddling) is catching on around the globe? This reinvented sport from an ancient Polynesian canoeing/surfing culture is sweeping across the waters of the world like a wave. I had the good fortune of catching it early as my good friends Morgan Blittner and Juan Pavan opened […]

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