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6 Unique Ways to Display Family Photos in Your Home at The Kensington

July 27, 2016 4:02 pm

If you want to show off photos of your family in your home at The Kensington, you may be looking for ways that are more unique than the traditional frames. Here are a few fun and creative ways to display family photos anywhere in the home.

  1. Create a Polaroid wall. Display everyone’s favorite retro photos with a wall of Polaroids. Simply line them up in a square, a circle or even a heart shape — no frame required.
  2. Hang them from wires. Attach thin wires to your wall using small hooks and hang your photos from matching binder clips.
  3. Use a pants hanger. If you have a few wooden, clamp-style pant hangers hanging in your closet, use them to display larger photos and prints.
  4. Turn them into coasters. If you’re completely out of wall (and shelf) space, turn your family photos into coasters. Many websites offer personalized coasters and other types of accessories at affordable prices.
  5. Use clipboards. Visit your local office supply store and purchase a few classic wooden clipboards. Simply clip your photos to the board, hang it from the wall, or prop it up on a shelf.
  6. Make a chalkboard gallery wall. If you have a large chalkboard in your home, turn it into a gallery wall by drawing your own frames in chalk around your favorite family photos.

27 Unique Photo Display Ideas That Will Bring Your Memories To Life [Buzzfeed]
20 Cleverly Creative Ways to Display Your Cherished Photos [DIY & Crafts]
A Plethora of Creative Ways to Display Your Favorite Photos [Apartment Therapy]

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It’s Clear the Shelters Day…

July 23, 2016 4:05 pm

Have you been considering adopting a pet? Today is "Clear the Shelters Day". Many Bay Area shelters are waiving adoptions fees and extending their hours today. The monthly pet fee at Kensington is $50 and the pet deposit is $500.

Click on the link here for more information on Clear the Shelters Day.

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Explore the Flavors of Asian-Inspired Cuisine at Blossom Vegan Restaurant

July 20, 2016 4:03 pm

It isn’t very often you find a restaurant that can boast a completely vegan menu, but Pleasanton's Blossom Vegan Restaurant delivers just that. This eatery's Asian-inspired cuisine is crafted with only the freshest, MSG-free vegan ingredients that even a meat lover will enjoy.

Start with the golden rolls, fried eggless rolls filled with veggies and tofu. For your entree, opt for the crowd-favorite jalapeno tofu dish, served atop a bed of veggies bursting with flavor. If you’re looking to take a more hearty route, try the spicy Mongolian delight, which is soy protein, peppers, and onions in a rich Mongolian brown sauce. Pair your meal with the Thai Iced Tea, which is made even more tasty with coconut milk. Many diners attest that because the seasonings and sauces are so delicious, non-vegans won't miss the meat at all.

Stop by during the week for Blossom Vegan Restaurant's lunch special, served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For only $8.95 you’ll get an entree served with rice and salad!

Blossom Vegan Restaurant
4000 Pimlico Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588
(925) 399-5232

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