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How to outsource your holiday decorating | News

“A lot of my clients are looking for something new and fresh because they’ve used their same old holiday decor for years,” she said.

Often, her approach is to design around a chosen theme or color scheme, both when working with clients and in her own holiday plans.

“I personally have a different Christmas theme throughout my house every year,” she said.

Designer Caitlyn Cuadra often incorporates colors and themes based on wrapping paper designs. Photo courtesy Caitlyn Cuadra.

“Sometimes my themes kind of revolve around the wrapping paper that I choose, and I’m thinking of what it’s going to

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Resolve to be ready for a quake

The new year is here, and many of us are trying to figure out what our resolution should be. Maybe you want to walk more, eat healthier or read more books.

Considering the recent damaging magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Humboldt County, and the magnitude 3.6 quake that rattled the Bay Area a few days before that, I have a suggestion: protect your home and family from earthquakes with a seismic retrofit.

Did you know that California has more than 500 active faults and that most Californians live within 30 miles of one of them? The greater Bay Area sits on

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