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The Art of Backyard Stargazing in Santa Barbara

INTERACTIVE, EDUCATIONAL, AND DOWNRIGHT COOL Santa Barbara and Montecito  are renowned for having perfect Mediterranean weather and miles of pristine beaches. But what many don’t realize, or at least notice, is that at night the sky is fi...

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The Fine Art of Outdoor Dining in Santa Barbara

ENJOY DELICIOUS FARE, BREATHTAKING VIEWS, AND THE PERFECT OCEAN BREEZE Outdoor dining in Santa Barbara is the perfect alfresco repast. From the Santa Ynez Valley to downtown Santa Barbara, you’ll find the freshest ingredients on your table...

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The Backyard Shed: Your New Home Office?

WHETHER OUT OF NECESSITY OR CONVENIENCE, A TREND IS BORN Sales of backyard sheds are spiking.  It seems more and more homeowners are needing a Santa Barbara home office. After all, the idea of a separate, quiet, office space is top of mind ...

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Home Improvement: Repair, Remodel or Renovate?

A TOP REALTOR’S GUIDE FOR SANTA BARBARA AND MONTECITO HOMEOWNERS Americans spend $400 billion annually on remodeling their homes -- not to mention renovation, repair, and minor home improvement projects -- even though many find the idea t...

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