Day: September 12, 2020

4 Things To Do Before Your Kitchen Remodel In California

This post is sponsored and contributed by a Patch Brand Partner. The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Don’t forget these simple steps before your kitchen remodel is underway.
Don’t forget these simple steps before your kitchen remodel is underway. (Shutterstock)

It’s never fun for the occupants while work is being done on your home, even here in California where we can usually flee outside. Kitchen remodels are no exception—you can expect your space to be upended for the length of the job.

To make things go as smoothly, and quickly, as possible, there are a few steps you’ll want to take before your contractor and designer arrive. It will help all parties involved, including yourself!

1. Pack Up Dishes

You’ll want to clear all of your dishes out of your cabinetry. Have a spare bedroom no one is using? This is a great place to stack and lay dishes right out on the bed. You can

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Wells Fargo: 3 Stocks That Could Climb Over 50%

A speculative fever from the bulls pushed the market to historic heights, but have the bears now been vindicated? Following a record breaking five-month rally, stocks have dipped from their record highs. The recent decline had been preceded by warnings, which had been making the rounds for weeks, that a reality check was overdue. Weighing in for Wells Fargo, senior global equity strategist Scott Wren stated, “We have not had much give back in this gigantic run that we’ve had. So inevitably the stock market sell-off was bound to happen.” This, however, is not to say that exciting plays can’t be found in the current financial environment. “Certainly, pullbacks are opportunities in our minds,” the strategist explained.Taking Wren’s strategy to heart, the analysts at Wells Fargo are pounding the table on three stocks. According to these pros, each could gain

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Tour Legendary Designer Christian Liaigre’s St. Barts Home

Editor’s Note: Christian Liaigre, the iconic French interior designer and entrepreneur, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, at the age of 77. ELLE Decor executive editor Ingrid Abramovitch interviewed Liaigre and wrote this feature about his St. Barts home for our December 2013 issue.



a man standing in front of a tree: The iconic French designer passed away last week at the age of 77. Here, we revisit his simple beach house on the island of St. Barts, where he went to relax.


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The iconic French designer passed away last week at the age of 77. Here, we revisit his simple beach house on the island of St. Barts, where he went to relax.

Every winter, they arrive by private seaplane or superyacht—boldface names, moguls, and models descending en masse on a tropical oasis that is one part Hamptons, one part Saint-Tropez. The Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy—or St. Barts, as this French territory is known among the jet set—has evolved into the ultimate holiday sandbox for the world’s rich and famous. But 30 years ago, when the Parisian interior and furniture designer Christian Liaigre began

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Next-gen Hyundai Tucson previewed with striking light design, sleek interior

Here’s our first look at the next-gen Hyundai Tucson in some fairly revealing teaser photos. It’s set to make its official debut on September 14, but we’re afforded a sneak peek at the compact crossover today.



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Undoubtedly, the most striking aspect of the Tucson is its lighting. Hyundai calls the lighting “Parametric Hidden Lights.” The hidden part of it are the daytime-running lights in the grille. When the lights are off, you’d have no idea that they’re actual lights, as they blend in seamlessly with the grille. When the lights are on, they’re bold, unique and quite striking. The grille’s general design reminds us of the new Elantra, but the lights take it another step further.

Hyundai says the new Tucson is bigger and wider than the previous model, and it’ll also be offered in different wheelbases depending on the market. Specific U.S. market information wasn’t included in Hyundai’s

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This Is The 2021 Maserati MC20, Complete With A Twin-Turbo V6


The 2021 Maserati MC20 has leaked online shortly before its online premiere. As we had long expected, it is a Maserati unlike any other.

The exterior design of the MC20 is very different than other models currently being produced by the Italian manufacturer. Up front, the car has relatively soft and simple lines and includes a small front grille and sharp air intakes. Elsewhere, the mid-engined car has butterfly doors while the rear includes thin LED taillights that somewhat remind us of those used by the Pininfarina Battista hypercar.

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Images published online also show the MC20’s interior. The Maserati sports a set of bucket seats clad in black and blue leather while also featuring a carbon fiber transmission tunnel and buttons to select Reverse, Drive, and Manual. There is also a large rotary dial to changing

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