Buying a house for the first time is an enormously rewarding experience. You’re not just choosing four walls and a roof, you’re choosing a home for yourself and your family. And you’ll be living inside that house and your new community for many years to come and through many life transitions.
Here in Southern California, the annual movie awards season is more celebrated than any of the four meteorological seasons. There are multiple awards shows, culminating in a big Hollywood awards ceremony that usually occurs in February or March. Continue Reading How to Throw a Red-Carpet Ready Awards Party
Everything I know about state landmarks, I have learned from the back of a quarter. That’s because I collect the state coins with reckless abandon.
When given the option of a trick or treat, most of us will choose a treat – except when the proffered trick is a haunted house. And it might surprise you to know that the man who created a gregarious cartoon mouse is also the person responsible for turning haunted houses into a mainstream … Continue reading Scaring Up Some Fun: 5 Real-Life Haunted Houses
In Southern California, we have two seasons: Summer and Not Quite Summer. So, we consider ourselves experts in outdoor dining since, for us, it’s pretty much a year-round activity. For the rest of the four-season-country, you have a chance to celebrate the last waning days of summer by enjoying some outdoor dining. Here are … Continue reading 4 Steps to a Successful Outdoor Dining Experience
Whether they swizzle, pop or bang, fireworks are usually the main attraction at every 4th of July celebration. But as much as we love those red, white and blue declarations of independence, our clear skies above do not (and our furry friends agree). With this summer holiday just around the corner, the KB Home team … Continue reading 8 Creative Ways to Celebrate July 4th (That Don’t Include Fireworks)
We are finally feeling the summer heat, and that means dining al fresco on the deck; snacking by the pool; grilling in the backyard, and partaking in a little neighborly potluck. Now as much as we love a freshly grilled burger when we’re looking to beat the summer heat, we prefer food that’s a … Continue reading From Garden to Grill
It’s that time of year where we slide open the patio door; start hanging fairy lights around yard, and dust off those brightly colored pineapple pitchers. With Memorial Day just around the corner, it’s time to start dreaming of your next holiday escapade. All you need to entertain is a flexible KB Home floor plan … Continue reading Indoor & Outdoor Entertaining Made Easy and Breezy
What does Earth have that other planets do not? To start, Earth is the only planet with intelligent life (we think), and the only planet not named for a Roman or Greek God (which is humbling), but it’s also the only planet to get its own day and that’s happening on Saturday, April 22. An … Continue reading Gardening Ideas for Spaces Big and Small