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Beautiful mountain scenery, gorgeous weather, and an endless surplus of the best golf courses around encompass the greatness that is Palm Springs. Just imagine waking up every morning with the sun peeking over the mountains just outside your window and starting your day in a sunny paradise. With its high end hotels, modern architecture, and an accepting atmosphere, it’s no wonder so many people choose to live there. 

If you live and work here, you’ll probably never want to leave. However, no matter how much you may not want to leave, sometimes travel is unavoidable. If you know anything about Southern California, you know that the traffic can get a little much to say the least. Luckily, there are a handful of tips and tricks to getting around the city,

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Yes, the global gay conspiracy has had one of its early successes in the city of Palm Springs. It may be the one city in the US where restaurants and clubs can be referred to as “straight-friendly.”

Recently, Palm Springs received media attention as being the only city in the U.S. with an all-LGBT city council. All five elected members trouped up to Sacramentoto receive official recognition from the state legislature.  Indeed, Palm Springs has more gay couples per household than any city in the U.S. 

How did the city become such a gay mecca? The truth is that Palm Springs was always a place for privacy; for people, including gay people, to be themselves, away from the constraints of so-called “acceptable behavior.”

 

A Remedy for Hollywood

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It’s a Dry Heat!

For a place where the weather doesn’t change much, people in Palm Springs sure talk about it a lot. Mostly about the temperature. And as the thermometer starts climbing, it’s all you hear.

When the local news describes upper 90s as a “cool down,” you know it’s getting hot. People start making plans to leave, the Canadians go home, traffic clears, and you can get a table at a restaurant without making a reservation.

“Dry heat” or not, when it’s 110 degrees or more during the day, what do full time residents do? If you have a day job, it’s no big deal. You’re indoors; it’s air conditioned, and you’re not paying for it. But what about folks who don’t work full time anymore? Besides the perks of having the town almost to

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Palm Springs Green HomesMaking the decision to be greener in your home is not only great for the climate but has recently become more economically viable for most. Most green appliances or energy efficient updates to the home are no longer out of reach for middle class Americans; as the technology driving these items has improved the costs of these items have become much more affordable and accessible to the public. 

The public’s acceptance of climate change has grown substantially in the past ten years, and it’s no longer strange to be concerned about your own carbon footprint if for no other reason than saving money. The goal of this post is to help the average home owner find ways to lower their impact on the environment and in turn, save some green as well. Here are some

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Palm Springs has always attracted a luxurious crowd. In the 50’s and 60’s, Palm Springs was considered a glamorous weekend getaway for socialites and ruling celebrities of the hour. The entire city, which was built on and around naturally occurring hot springs, has quickly risen to fame as a locale for relaxation and wellness. Add to that a temperate, breezy climate year-round and you have a recipe for endless healthy living options. Palm Springs is home to an endless number of spas, workout facilities, healthy dining options, and outdoor recreation activities for those looking to rejuvenate body, the mind, and the soul. 

1. Join a Group Fitness Class and Find a Community 

Palm Springs is brimming with gyms and unique fitness classes. The area has

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We have all heard the saying “home is where you make it”. This is exactly right. A home is also what you make of it. The features of a home represent you and how it makes you feel at home. Over the years, many of us have forgotten what that feels like. Or even more if you just recently moved into a new home. It's easy to forget that you need to update your home, especially if you just moved in. While some of the design ideas might be liked by you, they have been replaced with features that not only look better, but provide function in the home.

 

Here are six outdated home features that you might want to look into fixing if you want your home to feel like home!

1.Vertical Blinds

Let’s start this off with an easy one. We can all agree that

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There are any number for reasons to visit the Coachella valley, from the annual, internationally renowned music festival, the high-class shopping, to the year-round excellence of the golf courses in Palm Springs. There is positively no shortage of things to do. No matter your reason, take a quick glance at this brief list of the nine different towns in the valley! You may just discover a new favorite!

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Perhaps best known as an escape for 20th century celebrities, Palm Springs prides itself on its upkeep of the spirit of its original inhabitants, the Cahuilla Indians. The top-tier spas and resorts have made this town a destination for any traveler, international or not. All year long, you can find activities and events for all interests.

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So it's that time of year – spring cleaning. We all dread it. it's one of those things that we really don’t look forward to doing but feel really good about it when we are done. It's time to roll up those sleeves and get to work on the interior and exterior of your home. Both are just as important! Although most of us clean either every day or a couple times a week, it's really important that we focus on a few things that are easy to forget about at least once annually.

 

Here is a list of 5 things you should clean once a year. Let’s get to work!

1. Your Closet

We all need a change of style every now and then. We buy clothes and accessories and shoes and soon start to realize, unless you have unlimited walk-in closets in your house, that we

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If you’ve never moved before, prepare for some stress and headaches. Even moving local within the same city can be a vexing process. Between bureaucratic tasks like redirecting mail, changing your billing address, updating your contacts, and minor tasks like getting a new dog sitter and finding a new route to work (or a new job altogether), you’ll have your hands full. And then there are the not-so-simple matters of packing and moving.

The physical, financial, and mental stress of packing your life into containers and moving them into a new place can leave you exhausted in more ways than one. Fortunately, when you’re moving to a place like wonderful Palm Springs, CA, you’ll have all the necessary moving amenities nearby.

Read on to see how to make

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Palm Springs is a beautiful place to spend Valentine’s Day. The weather is not too hot, desert flowers are just starting to bloom and the clear skies are perfect for stargazing. Planning a big move to the city? Then take the stress out of planning Valentine’s Day and check out the following things to do with a significant other.

Special Tour at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens - Tequila Included

Head to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens for a special tour of the Park after Dark. This tour takes people up close to the animals minus all of the usual daytime crowds. Current animals on display include an amur leopard, a camel, and a golden eagle. The Friday after Valentine’s Day is adult night, which includes a tequila tasting with the tour.

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