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Hot Property: A long way from that Boston bar

LOS ANGELES – Actress Kirstie Alley, who finished as a runner-up on the latest season of the reality show "Celebrity Big Brother," is ready to leave another house behind. She's put her longtime home in the L.A. neighborhood of Los Feliz on the market for $11.97 million.

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On Gardening: The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition

Black Friday turned out to be a real shocker for me. It wasn't for store fighting, super discounts on large TV's or digital cameras but, instead, it was the rush to buy poinsettias. I was surprised that poinsettias made the 'lost leader' list, similarly, to the 39-cents-per-pound turkey at Thanksgiving. Secondly, I was just as shocked that the consumers were willing to wait outside the store at 5 a.m. to buy huge quantities of poinsettias.

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Design Recipes: 7 tips for inviting winter scents

Sometimes it is the unseen that can make an impact on your home. Fragrance is a silent yet powerful element that can influence the atmosphere and experience the moment someone sets foot inside your space. Here are 7 tips to keep in mind for incorporating fragrance into your home.

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On Gardening: Japanese maples showing out in a tapestry of color

Currently western Georgia from Columbus to LaGrange is experiencing an explosion of color like many have never seen. Every maple species seems to be trying to outdo the next; as beautiful as they are, it is the Japanese maples that take your breath away. These small trees are ablaze with fiery red, orange, crimson, and yellow lending a tapestry of color to the garden that cannot be duplicated but by more Japanese maples.

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Style at Home: Pause and celebrate friendship

Nell Hill's has brought so many great things into my life, including some of the best friends a girl could ever hope for. Among those is my dear friend Marsee. If you've been into the store, you might have seen Marsee zipping about like a hummingbird, creating amazing displays. If you've seen my books or read my blog or followed my social media, you have gotten to peek inside her impeccably decorated homes. Marsee's friendship has influenced the way I decorate, how I entertain, and, most of all, how I see the people I love: treasures to be honored and celebrated.

Check out the views for miles at this Cambria garden

Gloria Fiscalini's Cambria, California, garden has a lot of character and views for miles.