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Imaginative Ways To Recreate Your Home

You probably have put in a great level of thought and effort into maintaining your home and you may have even done a costly renovation to it in the past. But it’s easy to become a little bored and uninspired by your household as the years go by and styles change (before they come back around, of course). Whether your house is missing something special or it’s just become a bit dated, these are some imaginative ways to recreate your home. With just a little polish and aplomb, it might be a long time before you need to renovate again.*

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Home: Now Is Not The Time For Problems!

How busy have you been over the last week or so? How much have you been rushing around to make sure you get everything sorted for the next few weeks to come? Because we know it’s going to be one of the busiest times of your year, and we also know that’s going to be one of the most expensive. But considering this time of year only comes round once a year, we might as well make the most of it. You should be rushing around the shops to get as much food and presents as you can, and you should be getting as much of your family and friends together as you can. Even though we might spend the rest of the year living our busy lives, it’s really the only time of the year where you can come together for so many laughs, drinks, great food, and to just enjoy your time together. But where do you think all of things is going to happen? In your home! If it’s not in your home for Christmas day, it at least will be for one day over the festive period. So if your home is most likely going to be the center of attention, you need to make sure that all problems are kept to a minimum. Well, if you’re not even sure what you should be looking out for, then you best keep on reading!

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The Best Events in Los Angeles This December 2018

It’s December in Los Angeles, which means a bevy of holiday events, festivals, and shopping. Check out some of the best events and things to do during this chilly month of winter. Happy holidays!

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California Fires: How to Help Victims of Woolsey Fire and Hill Fire in Los Angeles

This Thanksgiving, be thankful for your house and home, family and friends. And please consider how you can help those Californians devastated by the California wildfires of the past few weeks, from making a donation to volunteering.

Several organizations have boots on the ground and special programs supporting relief efforts. Here’s how you can make a difference for those who need it most:

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The Best Places in Los Angeles for Thanksgiving Dinner to Go

During Thanksgiving, even if you love to cook, sometimes you would rather spend more quality time with family and friends than in the kitchen, stressing over the internal temperature of the bird in the oven. Other times the idea of the pile of post-meal dishes feels simply like too much work. If ever there was a year to hang up the apron and pick up the phone to order a Thanksgiving feast, 2018 would be it. This year, why not celebrate the holiday in the comfort of your own home without spending all day preparing, slicing, and mixing? All of the restaurants and stores below offer holiday meals for any size party at a wide variety of price points. All you’ll have to do is heat and serve.

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The Best Pre-Halloween Weekend Events in Los Angeles

Whether you are looking for a good fright this pre-Halloween weekend or if you scare easily and would just like wonderful dinner and a nice glass of wine, Los Angeles is offering you plenty of options before the big city-wide Halloween celebration on Wednesday the 31st. Events include The Nightmare Before Christmas with a live score by Danny Elfman, the Haunted Hayride, Disco Dining Club, An Evening with Yotam Ottolenghi, An Evening with Rupaul, the P-22 Day Festival in Griffith Park, the KCRW Masquerade Ball, A Dog Day Brunch at Angel City Brewery, and, of course, Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever. Check out the weekend’s best pre-Halloween events below!

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Where to Get the Best Happy Hour Oysters in Los Angeles

Toward the end of a warm late August summer day, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar neighborhood, or in the midst of a new stretch of restaurants, and the thought may occur to you: there must be some place nearby that has really great happy hour oysters. The $1 happy hour oyster in LA may be close to becoming extinct, but it’s not quite there yet. Below is the definitive list of $1 dollar or near $1 dollar happy hour oysters in Los Angeles for all your summer oyster cravings, no matter the neighborhood you may find yourself in.

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Inside East LA Meets Napa: Los Angeles’s Best Food & Wine Festival

After arousing suspicions for the past several years, it may be safe to call it: East LA Meets Napa Food & Wine Festival is the best food and wine festival in Los Angeles. At no other festival is there more food, more wine, music, and dancing than at AltaMed’s annual downtown Los Angeles bash. Find your new favorite bottle of wine and where you should book your next dinner reservation inside.

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Where to Watch the Fireworks on Wednesday, July 4

This year, Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, which means you may have already gotten your fill of celebrations, fireworks, and barbecue over the weekend, but the best fireworks displays are still to come. Here’s a handy list of all the best places to see fireworks in Los Angeles this July 4th, including Griffith Park, Hollywood Bowl, Resident DTLA, Redondo Beach Pier, and many more!

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The Best Los Angeles Events in June 2018

Happy June! With the Summer Solstice occurring on June 21st, all of the summer music and art happenings are kicking into high gear including KCRW Summer Nights, Grand Performances, Made in LA, and more! Here’s a a great list of all the best Los Angeles events and things to do in June from music performances, beer festivals, art and craft fairs, and, as always, food. Lots of food. Enjoy!

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