DIY No Sew Face Masks

The latest news: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending now that people wear face coverings whenever they go out in public. This to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. While in the early days of coronavirus, the recommendation was for those with symptoms to wear masks. But the advice has now changed. Because now it is known that people who don't show symptoms may still ...

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Easter Pastels

With the onset of spring comes a whole new color palette and shades that are not only perfect for the gentle transition of seasons but also for Easter decorations. WLM Entertaining Editor and the Hollywood How2Girl Courtney Sixx created spring arrangements here that can work for a lively display for around the home or one to rival festivally dyed eggs at the center of the table. Courtney chose decorative vases ...

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Streaming It All In

Television has transformed into a mere monitor for streaming services rich with programming for almost every fan. In other words, TV has come a long way in the last 50 years. We have gone from black and white, low resolution and limited programming on channels 2 through 13. We have evolved into color, remote controls, VCRs, cable, flat screens, high definition, DVRs and satellite. And now streaming and possibly cutting ...

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Spring Prep for a Summer Garden

AS WINTER FADES INTO SPRING, gardeners can’t wait to get busy in the garden. Pruning, cutting back perennials and ornamental grasses and preparing the garden for spring planting are just a few of the tasks. Keep yourself and the pollinators overwintering in your garden safe as you start the cleanup process. Here, some ways to do a spring prep for a summer garden. Prune Always prune with a purpose when you spring ...

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Getting Comfortable With Less

DECLUTTERING, A MAJOR BUZZ WORD even before the craze of organizer Marie Kondo, is an important process in any home. And it’s often not just about decluttering physical space. There is the added effect of clearing space in one’s mind. This, to find ways to add more peace and joy into the home and heart. Doing so is not a weekend project, but a journey. It takes baby steps to ...

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Valentine’s Gift Guide

It’s your best friend, the love of your life, your person. Or maybe you’re celebrating Galentine’s. Either way, your intended deserves a day that reflects the joy and love that you find in each other, and the best way to enjoy a gift is to enjoy it together. Here, a Valentine's gift guide to celebrate your loved one by working out, giving back or staying in, as long as you ...

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Winter White Flowers

WINTER WHITES AND THEIR VARYING SHADES HAVE LONG BEEN A FAVORITE OF WINTER FASHIONISTAS. And it’s no wonder that like many artistic expressions, floral arrangements take inspiration from runways and designer look books. WLM Entertainment Editor Courtney Sixx drew on these winter white combinations to create a spectacular yet simple display of winter white flowers. It's an arrangement perfect for decorating any winter tablescape or delighting a hostess. The best ...

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The Pure Project

ELI KASPI COMES FROM A FAMILY OF BUILDERS. He remembers,“I was always fascinated with building things. I grew up around carpenters, builders, electricians and plumbers. I loved seeing the process and how it all would come together phase after phase.” Kaspi opened Pure Builders Inc. in 1993. It has grown continuously for over 20 years. Here, the story behind the Pure Project, as we like to call it. The concept From the ...

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Holiday Gift Wrapping

Once holiday shopping is finished, it’s on to wrapping all those wonderful gifts! And with the plethora of thought and prep that went into the selection of the presents, why not make the holiday gift wrapping just as special? It’s easy to do and also budget-friendly. It takes just a few minutes and a few pieces. It’s simple to create a selection of packages that will look amazing on display ...

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Setting a Holiday Table

Setting a holiday table for friends and family to gather around creates a special joy. As the holidays approach, plans form for menus, guest lists and creative ways for setting the holiday table. Living in Southern California allows for expanding the dining room experience to the outdoors, even in the winter. Here, the focus is on combining bucolic pieces with copper ones for a rustic and elegant result. And by ...

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