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Yes, Please!

Bitte, a German word that means “please” and “you’re welcome,” is also the name of a local retailer of children’s goods founded by mother-daughter...

Noble Beasts

LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT for your favorite pet lover? Check out Crown & Paw, an online company that can turn a photo of...

Reading is Fundamental

In this era of open floor plans, it’s a rarity to come across a traditional home library. But for Diane Plumlee and her husband,...
flea market

Finder, Keeper

Franklin John Kakies loves a good flea market. A Sacramento-based interior designer with a deep reverence for history, Kakies is a veteran market-goer with...

Say Cheese

JULIE CASSOTTA knows everything there is to know about how to assemble an enticing cheese board. Formerly a cheesemonger in Los Angeles, she now...

Bath & Beyond

FOR DESIGNERS, a partnership with a major brand is the holy grail. So says Folsom interior designer Leyla Jaworski, who recently teamed up with...
pillows cushion

Cushion Confidential

THE SECRET TO A PATIO that looks pulled together and inviting? Outdoor pillows are an effortless and inexpensive way to freshen up a space...

How to Hang Art

Helpful advice from an expert. WHETHER IT’S A TEMPERA PAINTING your daughter made in preschool or a museum-worthy masterpiece, art looks better when it’s well-placed...

The Good Life

Transform an ordinary picnic into a special occasion. PICNIC SEASON HAS ARRIVED! Time to savor the finer things in life: sunshine, cool breezes and good...
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Blanket Statement

FOR PARENTS WHO PREFER to wrap their little ones in style, look no further than Newcastle Classics. Headquartered in the quaint foothill town of...





Obsessed – Knobs by Belwith Keeler

I AM OBSESSED with these pulls and knobs by Belwith Keeler. I work with cabinet hardware a lot. I like to keep it interesting...
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The Family That Cooks Together

After spending all day in the kitchen, a professional chef could be forgiven for not wanting to cook when he or she gets home....
chic baby nursery

Ooh Baby!

As every mother knows, flexibility is key to successful parenting. It’s also key to creating a chic nursery that can adapt as baby grows...