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Home Decor Trends, The LA Fall Restaurant Hit List, Seasonal Cocktail Recipes and more to know this week

“Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils.” – Cyril Connolly

Read on for homeowner seasonal tips you should consider and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you!

Real Estate in the News

2021’s Latest Home Decor Trend? The Domesticated Disco Ball

Photo: By The Ingalls

Mirrored balls have been around for over 100 years. They first popped up in the boozy, burlesque Berlin nightclubs of the Weimar Republic before becoming a cultural mainstay in the nightclubs of New York and Europe in the 1970s as the upbeat electro-beat music movement known as disco swept the world. Hence the term disco ball was born—and has been the beating, reflective heart of revelry for generations.

Until, well, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic caused nightlife, and transitively its ultimate symbol, to vanish across cities and continents overnight. So is it any wonder that when humans—the ultimate social animals—couldn’t dance under the disco ball, we domesticated it?

Local Events


The 12 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Restaurant Openings this Fall

A dozen of LA’s biggest names and fresh faces look to open in America’s best dining city in the coming months.

View the list and get excited here.



LA Zoo Lights Begins November 19th!

Make unforgettable holiday memories as you explore the wild wonderland of light under the stars at the beautiful L.A. Zoo. Along the way, enjoy seasonal treats and goodies and visit the Holiday Village for the perfect photo opportunity.


Santa Monica Mystery Quest

Are you a lover of mystery and adventure? Head over to Downtown Santa Monica to join a free scavenger hunt series. Participants will follow clues, collaborate with teammates, collect points and win prizes.

When: November 12,2021 3:00 PM

Small Business Saturday

Shop Small is a movement encouraging people to shop at small businesses to prep for this holiday season of gift giving. Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones! For a list of local businesses, visit the Buy Local Santa Monica website.

Date: November 27th, 2021

Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

Prospective Buyers Should Enter the Fray This Fall in These Hot U.S. Markets
The fall months typically mean a cooldown in real estate transactions, but this year, with inventory low and demand high, prospective buyers are wondering whether they should wait to buy. The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to influence buyers’ decisions, particularly for those who are now working remotely and, as a result, are seeking out homes with more space in smaller, less crowded cities. Read more on Mansion Global

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Chic and Festive Thanksgiving Decorations

Thanksgiving decorations are all about showing off your style, but that shouldn’t equate to stress or going way over your budget. Regardless of your aesthetic, there are a slew of inexpensive DIY decorations you can try to make your Thanksgiving celebration more inviting for family and guests!
14 Ways to Get Instant Curb Appeal for Less Than $100
There are dozens of small, inexpensive home improvements that can boost your home’s curb appeal. Adding a few upgrades to your house not only makes it easier to sell, but it also gives your house that nice, finished look that you can take pride in. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
clear glass cup on gray surfaceThe Best Thanksgiving Drink Recipes Loaded with Fall Vibes
Step aside, wine and beer. We’re thinking cocktail hour is in order this Thanksgiving! Whether you pair these Thanksgiving drink recipes with your menu or enjoy them before or after the big meal, these Thanksgiving cocktails are sure to get the party started.