‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Is Blasting Out of Studio City

Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage With “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” ready to be released in May, you’d think director and writer James Gunn wouldn’t have a spare moment to sell his home in Studio City, let alone move out of it. However, given the (almost) sure-fire success of his sequel to the beloved comic-book movie, Gunn’s ready to make a move. […]

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Joanna Gaines of ‘Fixer Upper’ Is on Her Own! Here’s a Sneak Peek

HGTV Tears were shed earlier this week over the Season 4 finale of “Fixer Upper”—how will we survive without our regular fix of Chip and Joanna Gaines? Well, it turns out we may not have to go into full-on home decor withdrawal, and here’s why: Joanna has her own spinoff, “Fixer Upper: Behind the Design.” God bless America! While there’s […]

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Small Garden? These Shrubs Won’t Crowd You Out

Spring Meadow Nursery It’s the dream of many a homeowner: a property full of mature trees, endless flower beds overflowing with English-Country-Garden abandon and tall lilac bushes scenting the spring air. The horticultural reality? Skimpy townhouse terraces, grudging high-rise balconies and shrinking suburban yards. To the rescue of the chlorophyll-craving masses: the plant industry. Recognizing […]

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Now Trending in 2017: Wood Accents for the Home

chuckcollier/iStock A high-quality hardwood floor is one of the most sought-after amenities in a home. But this year, wood accents—clocks, trays, sculptures, furniture, and even walls—are becoming just as popular. Wooden furnishings add warmth and a charm that many homeowners are currently craving. Here are five reasons why we’re loving wood right now. Reason No. 1: […]

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Don’t Panic! 3 Money-Saving, Last-Minute Tax Tips for Homeowners

kroach/iStock It’s heeeere: tax time. Although the deadline is a little later this year (April 18—thank you, weekend!), we’re still getting a bit close for comfort. This is especially true for homeowners who, rather than taking the easy-peasy standard deduction, generally prefer to save a bundle by taking the complicated path of itemizing their deductions instead. […]

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$80M Malibu Castle Rises From the Ashes and Sets Pricing Record

realtor.com Just when you think status properties in Malibu reached the tiptop of the market, along comes a new estate that raises the bar. Slated for completion in April, a jaw-dropping estate built on the site of the iconic Malibu Castle is priced at $80 million. It is “the highest price ever for an estate in the coveted beach community,” […]

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How to Clean Garden Tools (and Why They Need It So Bad)

cjp/iStock Gardens don’t maintain themselves—which means if you want to harvest your own veggies or keep those hedges in check without putting someone on the payroll, you’ll need to roll up your sleeves, grab your garden tools, and get to work. If it’s been a while since you poked around in your yard, you may need […]

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