An Island of Your Own

The kitchen has always been the heart of the home, but in recent years the kitchen has also become one of the statement spaces in the home.  A well-designed kitchen that is aesthetically pleasing is now expected and materials like granite and stainless steel appliances are considered standard.  Another development in the kitchen that is quickly becoming a must-have is the kitchen island.  Consider these factors and options if you want to know if your kitchen is right for an island! Space to Create It all comes down to how much room you have to work with in your kitchen.  …

Rossmoor Women’s Club

The Rossmoor Woman’s Club appreciates all you have done to support our fundraising activities during the past years. Therefore, you are invited to the May meeting so that this effort can be recognized.

The Good, Bad, and a Little Ugly

Keeping your home in shape isn’t always about the big projects and sometimes there are just little things you’re never sure about.  We found some useful tips in the Help Wanted section of HGTV’s magazine for May and we thought it’d be great to share some of these secrets with you from Jessica Dodell-Feder’s article, “How Bad Is It….”  Whether you are wondering about keeping your lawn in tip-top shape or taking care of things in the kitchen, here are some answers that are sure to help! Greenery Here’s something interesting: mowing your lawn in the same pattern is NOT good! …

A Great Place to Live (In Spite of Itself)

Recently Chrysteen Braun, Owner of Aegean Designing Whims and Tammy Avila of Tamara Rene Designs were interviewed by Larry Strawther on A Great Place to Live In Spite of Itself. Here’s what Chrysteen had to say about the interview:      “Los Alamitos is a small and great community, and we’re proud to be among the many wonderful businesses supporting the local communities.  We met the host of this show, Larry Strawther, when he came to film the We Care “From the Heart” fundraiser we host. He was starting a new season on Channel 3 and asked if we could join him, …

What Kind of Faucet Are You?

Home design trends are constantly changing and so are the individual elements that make up the home, such as the tile styles, cabinet colors, and even… the faucets?  Yes, sink faucets seem to be all the rage right now and lately there have been some major leaps and bounds in faucet technology and innovation.  While it may not be on your must-have list at the moment, it’s important to know what faucet options are available and what you might want in a future faucet! Technology-Minded The biggest change in faucet design would probably be the digital component that is quickly …