• Fall decorating trend – Warm Metallics
  • Community profile – Pacific Palisades
  • The Ice Bucket Challenge continues to raise money and awareness for ALS.
  • Property Profile: Hamptons style meets LA glam
  • Flora Farm in Los Cabos:  A Farm to Table dining experience and celebrity favorite.

Cozy up with a great fireplace.

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As an expert in luxury real estate, I can confidently say that most buyers have a fireplace near the top of their wish-list when it comes to shopping for a home.  No matter what the price point, people love a home with a fireplace.  Fireplaces provide the architectural interest, ambiance and are often the focal point of a room.  As we head into the fall and the holiday season, I thought I'd share some great fireplace and mantel decor inspiration. Is a fireplace on your wish list? It is for most home buyers. CLICK TO TWEET This fireplace and surrounding built-ins make this space in Sarah … READ MORE »

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Fall decorating trend – Warm Metallics

With Labor Day weekend behind us our thoughts turn to fall.  Although in Southern Californa we might not see a big change in our  weather, we still like to cozy things up in our wardrobes and in our homes.  Now is the time to bring… 

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Community profile – Pacific Palisades

In the Los Angeles real estate market, things are heating up in Pacific Palisades. Known as “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea,” this increasingly prestigious zip code is situated above Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) between Santa Monica and Malibu, with Brentwood located just to the… 

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Cindy Ambuehl takes the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge continues to raise money and awareness for ALS.

I have a fun ALS Ice Bucket Challenge update!  Last week I shared that my husband, Don Diamont took the challenge and he challenged the Indiana University Football team, our son Zander, and the coaches.  Well, things have circled back to me and I took… 

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Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – a challenge to either dump a bucket of ice water over one’s head, or write a check to an ALS related charity.    Also… 

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Santa Monica Pier

Spend the weekend in Santa Monica. My favorite places to stay, relax and dine.

It’s hard to believe we are already well into August!  The summer is flying by and Labor Day weekend is right around the corner.  We’ve already done quite a bit of traveling the past few months.  My husband Don Diamont and I took our boys… 

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A Santa Monica treasure and celebrity favorite: Patrick’s Roadhouse

When people think of iconic Los Angeles restaurants with amazing food, there are several famous names that come to mind: Spago, Nobu, Gladstones…  But Santa Monica has an absolute treasure in Patrick’s Roadhouse.  Sometimes called the “Barney’s Beanery by the beach,” Patrick’s Roadhouse has been… 

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