September 2012

The best beach towns, bold sea-creature succulent plants, and more

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Top 14 unsung beach towns

Enjoy a heaping dose of sand and surf in these quintessential beach towns--but better keep these underrated spots (relatively) secret!

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  • Garden

    Sea-creature succulents

    Boldly colored. Drought-tolerant. With the wonderful world of succulents, you can mimic an underwater look with plants

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  • Garden

    Endless summer

    Up the serenity in your own garden room with these easy-care, low-water plants

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  • Travel

    Dogs rule!

    You can take your best pal with you on these getaways around the West

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    The progressive party

    He's a chef, she's a designer. Together this L.A. couple keeps the fun going to 3 a.m. with easygoing and stylish ideas you can use

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  • Travel

    Craving Korean

    For an authentic taste of the West's "it" cuisine, start your food adventure in L.A.'s Koreatown. Here’s where to go and what to try.

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  • Food and Wine

    Korean food 101

    Ready to try Korean? Get started with these hallmarks of the West's "it" cuisine

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  • Travel

    What locals call paradise

    When you're looking for an alternative to Honolulu's bustle, check out Kailua. One visit and you'll be tempted to stay

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  • Garden

    Nest in style

    You call it garden art, insects will call it home. These chic bug hotels will offer shelter and even food for beetles, bees, and spiders

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