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Local Heirloom Favorites - Apple & Pear Cobbler

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

Brigit Ayers, our beloved gourmet guru at the magazine, is back to inspire us not only to venture out into new realms in the kitchen, but also to honor family traditions while doing so...

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Décor With Attitude

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

Ah, spring...the weather is warmer, the skies are bluer, and the trees are greener; and you know what that means!

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Tools you've Got To Have

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

So you fancy yourself fairly handy around the house. You’re no Bob Vila, but you’re getting there. Well, slip that hammer back in your holster, there are new projects that require more than your basics (and your patience).

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What's That Fork For?

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

Why are proper table settings seen as something only utilized by the snooty and the elite when even back in the Middle Ages people were dressing up their tables with plates and glasses?

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Another Man’s Treasure

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

THIS might be a common saying around junkyards, thrift stores, and garage sales, but it can also be applied to the backyard and garden.

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Bing, Bang, Boom!

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

When it comes to redesigning or updating the look of a room, there are a number of small changes that many designers swear by; little tandbys that can make a big difference. These include changing throw pillows,hanging new drapes or curtains, and slapping a bold coat of paint on a wall. Bing, bang, boom!

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The Power of Zen

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

Zen, a word that essentially means “meditation,” is a branch of Buddhism that is centered on achieving enlightenment...

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Let the Stars Decide

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

There are many schools of thought when it comes to decorating one’s home. You can go eclectic or classic or Victorian…or even zodiac. Zodiac? Yep, there’s a way to capture the characteristics of your astrological sign and implement them in the design of your home...

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No Girls Allowed!

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

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Ah, the man cave—the adult (and much more sophisticated) version of the familiar “no girls allowed” clubhouse. A place where a dude can just be a dude which features some of the best aspects of manhood.

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It’s A Balancing Act

Written by Bakersfield Magazine

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With a few exceptions, the phrase “less is more” can be applied to most situations (dessert being an exception).

It’s certainly true when it comes to decorating a home, and not just when you’re trying the whole “zen” approach. Balance is what you should be aiming for—and you do that with less, not more.

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