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  • Check out billionaire's $85 million Thousand Oaks estate up for sale

    Here's the Thousand Oaks estate of billionaire Thomas Tull, which sits on more than 33 acres, houses seven structures, a one-quarter-acre lake and a working organic garden. Video is courtesy of Interior Pixels.

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Hot Property: Its guesthouse has a guesthouse

Thomas Tull – founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment – and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

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Social media contacts help slash costs of yard makeover

Anyone who wants to accomplish a water-wise yard renovation on a small budget should take a lesson from Happy Aston. When her family purchased a home in the College Area in 2015, Aston knew she'd need to make the front yard makeover a priority. The yard was filled with dying grass, weeds, yellow nutsedge and an ornamental pear tree.

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Tips on saving for a new home

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to become a homeowner, now is the time to start a plan to save for that new dream house. While a 20 percent down payment is often no longer necessary, you'll still need a bit of savings even for lower rates in San Diego's pricey housing market. And keep in mind, a larger down payment might save you money in the long run.

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Plumber: Beverage faucet for bar sink

Q: Dear Ed: I especially liked your past article on beverage faucets that deliver refreshing filtered water to a kitchen sink for cooking. Well, if a beverage faucet works as a nice accessory on a kitchen sink, can I install one as the main faucet on my smaller bar sink?

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Yardsmart: How fungi grow in forest, lawns

I discovered fungi in the coastal forests of Northern California. There I came to recognize the mushrooms, lichens and liverworts, all small primitive plants you might not notice. What makes fungi different is they cannot photosynthesize like green plants because they lack chlorophyll. That's why edible mushrooms are cultivated in darkness.

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Ask Angie's List: How can insulation keep my heating bills down?

Insulation plays an important role in keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter. But because of its passive nature, it's easy to forget that it needs to be maintained from time to time. As you move into the coldest part of winter, don't overlook the role of insulation in preserving the heat you're spending so much money to pump into your house.

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Style at Home: Bring your personality to life in your decor

The secret to creating a beautiful home isn't in cloning a big-name designer's style, or washing a room in the latest trend. It's about thoughtfully constructing a space that celebrates the people who live there. Our design choices should not only be inspired by today's "it" color palettes or furniture styles, but by the opportunity to bring to life the story of us: what we love, what is precious from our past, what we dream of for the future.

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The 9 affordable buys that make every first home look expensive

Whether you're moving into your first apartment or a new rental, there's always a myriad of things to consider. But perhaps the first and foremost is your budget. While your stylish eye wants all the designer pieces, your frugal purse is looking at those luxury look-alikes with an affordable price tag. But you don't have to declare war with your bank account – it is possible to achieve a happy compromise. Low-cost decor that looks expensive really exists.

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On Gardening: Florida Sunshine, gold lantern to the woodland garden

If the frigid winter has you crying for some Florida sunshine, you are not alone. In the past few months, I have moved to Hamilton, Ga., and have been furiously planting hollies, camellias, conifers, and a few other select evergreens to start giving the bones to my new landscape. After days on end of high teens and low 20s, I couldn't be happier with Florida Sunshine a selection of the native Illicium parviflorum that was introduced by Plant Delights Nursery.

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How to achieve a happy and healthy home, according to feng shui

Times change – 20 years ago, people saw yoga as a strange practice with no tangible physical benefits. Since then, we've been so widely exposed to its positive effects both on the body and mental health that it's become as mainstream as green juice. Similarly, the ancient Chinese spatial laws of feng shui in houses have only proliferated, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Marie Kondo among its most recent enthusiasts.

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Ask Angie's List: How do you know when it's time to replace your carpet?

Carpeting offers a number of benefits. Not only is it cozy, quiet and easy to install, but it's also more affordable than many other flooring options. And high-quality carpeting can last a decade or more with proper care and maintenance. Of course, even the best carpets will eventually need to be replaced. Here are four signs that it's time to retire the existing carpet in your home:

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Great Falls-Lewisville basketball games marred by fighting

The Great Falls-Lewisville boys’ basketball game was postponed to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 because of fighting in the crowd. The game will be resumed with no public allowed in the gym.
Steven Bowers bmccormick@heraldonline.com
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