When you live in Newport Beach, California, the ocean is a part of life. “We spend a ton of time in the water—either at the beach or on our boat,” says homeowner Dandy O’Shea. Back home, though, her family’s backyard—a bland patch of grass—didn’t reflect this lifestyle. So they hired garden designer Molly Wood to transform the spot into a beachy retreat.
Millions of Westerners will be hitting the road Friday to take advantage of the long Memorial Day weekend—and that’s good news if you’re staying home. With all those locals out of town, holidays can be a prime time to dine at your city’s hard-to-get-into restaurants.
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