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New Year Savings Event

New Year Savings Event

[ 0 ] January 3, 2015 |

Save on Major Appliances and Plumbing Fixtures at UAKC New Year Savings Sale January 2 – 14, 2015 The Celebration Continues Biggest Savings of the Year: Refrigerators Ranges Washers Dryers Microwaves Dishwashers Featured Supplier Whirlpool Perhaps the largest appliance manufacturer in the World, Whirlpool is based in Benton Harbor, Michigan and employees more US employees […]

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Welcome to 2015

Welcome to 2015

[ 0 ] January 2, 2015 |

Facts and Trivia about the upcoming year. What’s on tap for 2015? We’re all looking forward to 2015. It’s going to be a great year! Here are some interesting facts and trivia related to 2015 or MMXV as the Romans would have said. Did you know that 2015 has been proclaimed the International Year of […]

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Great Solutions for Small Kitchens

Great Solutions for Small Kitchens

[ 0 ] January 1, 2015 |

Designs and Ideas for Small Kitchen Spaces How to get by when you don’t have room. *Designer Joanna Simmons suggests that if you have a tiny kitchen space, blow out the ceiling to create some volume. A skylight like the one pictured below might also help. I also really like the idea of pull-outs such […]

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Beware of your Fabric Softener

Beware of your Fabric Softener

[ 0 ] December 30, 2014 |

4 Fabrics to Keep Away From Fabric Softener Shared from Good Housekeeping Most of us think fabric softeners are good for ALL fabrics. Not so. Though we all know fabric softeners will…well, make fabrics soft. Perhaps, we’re not aware that fabric softener should not be used on all materials. Here’s a list from *Good Housekeeping: […]

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Our Top 3 LA Events for 2014

Our Top 3 LA Events for 2014

[ 0 ] December 28, 2014 |

Design, Food, and Wine Inspiration in 2014 Favorite Los Angeles Area events for 2014 Dwell on Design Los Angeles Convention CenterLos Angeles, CAJune 20 – 22, 2014 Dwell on Design L.A. is touted as the largest design event in the U.S. It’s a unique three-day event featuring content from over 200 top minds in design, […]

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2014 Kitchens

2014 Kitchens

[ 0 ] December 27, 2014 |

3 Kitchen Trends in 2014 Here’s what has been trending in kitchen design: Contrast A little more than a decade ago appliance manufacturers called it white-on-white. White appliances with chrome trim had been de rigueur for years, so the early movement to solid white was a big deal in the beginning of the last decade. […]

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No joke about the weather.

No joke about the weather.

[ 0 ] December 24, 2014 |

Please travel safely. We're glad to be warm and cozy here in California with a warm weather forecast ahead for this holiday season. However, many friends and customers are traveling to and from the Midwest and East, where the weather is turning nasty. Please travel carefully. Be cautious, and be patient. Have a joyous holiday […]

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Baked Ham For Christmas

Baked Ham For Christmas

[ 0 ] December 22, 2014 |

Two Baked Ham Recipes: Two Different Glazes Recipes by Trisha Yearwood and Georgia Downard from the Food Network Ham glazes can be sweet and sugary such as Trisha Yearwood’s recipe below with the brown sugar honey glaze, or they can be sweet with a little kick like Georgia Downard’s brown sugar mustard glaze. Either way, […]

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Gift Cards for Last Minute Shoppers

Gift Cards for Last Minute Shoppers

[ 0 ] December 20, 2014 |

Holiday Gift Card Advice Advice on Gift Cards from Forbes*. Consider Discounted Gift Cards: Available through online gift card exchanges. General Purpose Cards can be costly. Beware Visa and American Express cards that have extra fees. Look for Gift Cards that you've received but not used. More than $45 billion in gift cards have gone […]

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2015 Color of the Year

2015 Color of the Year

[ 0 ] December 17, 2014 |

Pantone's Winning Color for 2015 Marsala This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors. Leatrice Eiseman-Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute® In 2014, Pantone's Color of the Year was Radiant Orchid, a shade of purple lightened with a bit of pink. Below is a […]

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