Our favorite new design book (& Giveaway!)

One of our pet peeves when we’re considering homes for publication in the magazine is when an interior looks Decorated with a capital D–that is, like a pristine showcase for a designer rather than a place that looks lived in by actual people. That’s why we’re loving the new design book Sage Living (Chronicle Books; $30) by Anne Sage, the L.A.-based lifestyle blogger and co-founder of […]

National Park Service kicks off its 100th year with free admission

Next Tuesday, to celebrate its 99th birthday, the National Park Service is going to let everyone into the parks for free. From Yellowstone to Yosemite, Grand Teton to Grand Canyon, some of the world’s great destinations will not be charging admission.

Last Chance to Win a Low-Water Landscape!

Today is the last day to enter our Sunset Western Garden Collection’s easy-care landscape. There’s absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t fill out the entry form! Why? A] It’s easy. B] Who doesn’t want beautiful, free plants that will create a lush border to your garden? (Valued at $850.) C] You don’t even have to pay shipping. What are you […]

Giveaway: Coyuchi Air Weight Bath Towel + Zabada Products

Light as a feather, soft as a newborn baby. That’s how we’d describe Coyuchi’s Air Weight Bath Collection. If you’ve been wanting a quick bathroom makeover, you’re in luck. Today, we’re giving away an ultra-soft Coyuchi goodie, including one fair trade light-weight towel. But that’s not it. With this package will come reusable bathroom-cleaning supplies: the Zabada Bathroom Handy (fiber clean […]