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Add Color to Your Apartment Without Painting

"Add Color to Your Apartment Without Painting

So you want to liven up your new apartment but swore under oath that you would not paint? Don’t worry! What you need is an alternative to painting. To make your new apartment your own, check out these easy and simple … Read More

"Foodie Friday: Pumpkin French Toast

Foodie Friday: Pumpkin French Toast

It’s Foodie Friday! For tonight’s recipe, why not breakfast for dinner? We are making Pumpkin French Toast – a delightful treat for the season. For my sides, I made sunny side up eggs and brown maple sausage links. It is … Read More

"America’s Most Haunted Homes

America’s Most Haunted Homes

(Photo Credit- Flickr: barb_ar) Halloween is the perfect time of year for telling spooky ghosts stories and exploring the legends of grisly tragedy. There are numerous cities in the U.S. that are home to paranormal phenomenon. Grab your candy corn … Read More

"Foodie Friday: Chicken Parmesan

Foodie Friday: Chicken Parmesan

Hey everyone! It’s Foodie Friday which also happens to coincide with #NationalPasta day! For tonight’s recipe, we are making simple yet delicious chicken parmesan, strawberry and walnut salad, and cheesecake with warm strawberry drizzle. This dish will be a favorite … Read More

"Out-of-the-Box Bathroom Storage Solutions

Out-of-the-Box Bathroom Storage Solutions

Finding enough cabinet and closet space can be like finding a needle in a hay stack for apartment dwellers. You can never have too much storage space and with kids in the mix – that would be an understatement. If … Read More

"Kitchen Storage Hacks to Make Life Easier

Kitchen Storage Hacks to Make Life Easier

When you call a 690 square foot apartment home, space can be hard to come by. A big question renters have is how to maximize space within a tiny apartment kitchen. After all, counter space is usually limited, and if … Read More

"Halloween Treats for the Classroom

Halloween Treats for the Classroom

You have just picked up your child from school and are ready for a little R&R before preparing tonight’s dinner. You look in your child’s homework folder and see an invite. You read it aloud and it’s a reminder that … Read More

"Foodie Friday: Pepperoni Quesadilla Pizzas

Foodie Friday: Pepperoni Quesadilla Pizzas

Dinner: Pepperoni Quesadilla Pizza Dessert: Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes I love to scroll Pinterest and check out all the amazing food. But if you’re like me, you may not always have the time to prepare such extravagant meals. To me, Foodie Friday … Read More

"Fire Safety: The Actions You Can Take to Be Prepared

Fire Safety: The Actions You Can Take to Be Prepared

It’s Fire Prevention Week! There is no better time than October to be reminded of the importance of fire safety and prevention. After all, the leaves are drying out and jack-o-lanterns are burning bright at dusk. It is of utmost … Read More

Pinterest Find: One-Pot Dinner Recipe

  We all know that dinner can be a grueling process after a long day. Meals that have a long preparation time can be a headache! I found this dinner recipe as I was scrolling through Pinterest and it looked … Read More

"Top Dog Breeds for Apartment Life

Top Dog Breeds for Apartment Life

Living in a 650 sq. foot apartment doesn’t mean your dreams to adopt have to fall by the wayside. Many complexes are pet friendly communities and understand the joy of owning a furry-companion. If you are looking to adopt, here … Read More

"Tips for Healthier Tailgate Parties

Tips for Healthier Tailgate Parties

Fall means football – and football means tailgating! Whether it’s an official tailgating party in the parking lot of your favorite college or pro team or a “tailgating” party in your apartment (as long as there’s a television and football … Read More

"DIY Decor That Won’t Break the Bank!

DIY Decor That Won’t Break the Bank!

This guest post was written by Barbara Thompson Bailey. Here’s a little more about her: I have been with Apartment Finder in the Jacksonville, FL office for almost three years, working as the Customer Support/Admin. When I’m not busy creating … Read More

"How to Host Thanksgiving in a Small Space

How to Host Thanksgiving in a Small Space

While the big event is still months away, hosting a Thanksgiving dinner in your apartment will take some planning! If you start thinking about it now, you’ll be able to avoid the last-second scramble to get things done. That’s what … Read More

"How to Clean Before (and After!) a Party

How to Clean Before (and After!) a Party

September has arrived, which means one thing: party season has begun! Football get-togethers, your annual Halloween party, Thanksgiving, dinner parties, cookie swaps, progressive dinners, cocktail parties, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve … it will be nearly impossible not host a … Read More

"Decorating Your Apartment for Fall

Decorating Your Apartment for Fall

As the kids head back to school and Labor Day approaches, you may be thinking about warming up your apartment for those not-too-far-off chilly evenings. Cozy throw blankets, fluffy pillows, a new rug for the living room, warm curtains – … Read More

"How to Furnish an Awkward Living Space

How to Furnish an Awkward Living Space

You finally found an apartment that you love – quirks and all! That’s great. But if one of those quirks happens to be an awkwardly-designed living area, you may find yourself bumping into furniture or wondering why the couch looks … Read More

"What Your Child Really Needs for Back-to-School

What Your Child Really Needs for Back-to-School

Whether your child is heading off to kindergarten or college, this time of year can be summed up in one word for everyone: expensive! Before you rush off to the stores with your back-to-school list and eager kid in tow, … Read More

"Live in the City That Loves You Back

Live in the City That Loves You Back

Quick: what city is this? Let’s see if any of these clues (ahem!) ring a bell: cheesesteak … soft pretzels … Rocky running up a flight of stairs. If you’re still not sure, here are a few more: Independence Hall … Read More

"Apartment Living Tips for Families

Apartment Living Tips for Families

Quick quiz: What does the typical apartment renter look like? Is it: (A) Single adults who want to experience life in the city, (B) College students striking out on their own for the first time, or (C) Retired couples who … Read More