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5 Most Popular Housing Styles in San Diego

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One of the great things about San Diego is its diversity. With people from many cultures inhabiting San Diego, makes it the cultural hub it is today. This history of diversity shines through in the buildings San Diegans call home. The area boasts an eclectic selection of home styles ranging from the traditional ranch to… Read more »

Choosing the Right Kitchen Style: Island vs. Open

open vs. closed kitchen

In the right kitchen, an island can be a practical and eye-catching addition to the design, but they don’t work in every home! If you’re considering a kitchen remodel you’re probably debating whether an island would be beneficial to your new kitchen layout, or whether you should stick to a more open style. Here are… Read more »

The 7 Best Kitchen Trends for 2017

The 7 Best Kitchen Trends for 2017

Whether you’re ringing in the New Year with a vow to shed winter weight by swimsuit season, or to finally master baked brie, giving your kitchen a makeover is the perfect way to start fresh this year. Midcentury touches and going bold is in, and playing it safe is out. Here are seven ways to… Read more »

Tips for Bringing Natural Light into Your Home

Adding Natural Light to a Room

Natural light is the best light. Not only is it free, but it is also the best light for photography, art, and reading. However, not every house is set up to take advantage of natural light. Any number of things can cause your home to feel dark and cave-like. It could be that your house… Read more »

Five Simple Summer Home Accents

Simple Summer Accents

In summer, if you are like many people, you will spend more time outside and less time “stuck” in your house. Just because you spend time inside, does not mean you can’t feel that summer feeling—when you add the right elements. We have put together five distinct summer accents you may want to consider for… Read more »

Different Flooring Options to Consider

Flooring is more than something to walk on; it brings style and beauty to your home while protecting the structure. Because flooring has such an essential job, it is vital that you choose just the right type for your home or office. Although there are certainly other options too, we put together a list of… Read more »

Hazelnut Encrusted Brie

Hazelnut Encrusted Brie Coconut, peanut or canola oil for deep fryer 1 wedge of brie (1/12 of a standard wheel) 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 c. flour 1 c. hazelnuts 1 T. fig and Port jam (recipe follows) Preheat oil in a deep fryer to 350 degrees. In a food processor, pulzerize the hazelnuts into a… Read more »

Greek Chicken

Greek Chicken 2 lbs. cut, boneless chicken breast 1 c. no-fat, plain Greek yogurt 1 T. chopped garlic 1 T. chopped onion 1 T. chopped mint 1 t. salt 1 t. pepper Juice of one lime Combine all ingredients in a zip-lock bag to marinate overnight in the refrigerator. Grill chicken over medium-heat charcoal or… Read more »

Beyond Flat: Five Unique Ceiling Treatments

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When you are renovating your home, what is the one way you can go above and beyond in making it look its best? Look up! While nearly everyone will paint, add custom counters or cabinets and even redo the floors, adding ceiling treatments is one way to go truly high-end in your renovation. We’ve put… Read more »