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4 fuss-free container planting ideas

Our 2016 Idea House is in the East Bay Hills is in full swing (buy your tickets to see it for yourself). In addition to heaps of ideas for interior design, the property also features great container plantings, featuring the easy-care, water-rise plants from our Sunset Western Garden Collection. Enjoy!

What to sip: The world’s best beer is a pale ale from Olympia, WA

The world’s best beer is made in the Northwest. And that’s not just boastful brewers’ hyperbolic pride. Olympia, Washington–based Fish Brewing Company’s Beyond the Pale Ale was named the Best Beer in the World at the 2015 World Beer Awards, beating out more than 1,000 competitors from 30 countries. That’s right, the original home of Olympia Beer—proclaimed the West Coast’s best brew […]

5 easy Christmas cookie gift ideas

Bakers, start your ovens. The holiday baking season is nearly here. More than ever this year, I’m looking for easy Christmas cookie recipes and decorating ideas that I can turn into Christmas gifts without too much effort. If that sounds like you, check out these 5 easy Christmas cookie gift ideas from Sunset’s archives.

What to eat instead of Dungeness crab this year

Given the gloomy outlook for Dungeness crab season this year, we crab-lovers might need to contemplate a whole new holiday tradition. I have two suggestions.