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Budgeting for Shared Expenses with Roommates

If you’re budgeting for shared expenses with your roommates, we understand that it can be a bit daunting. But try to keep in mind that living on your own can be much more expensive than living with a roommate. For … Read More
"Great Cities for St. Patrick’s Day

Great Cities for St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick was a fifth-century saint and national apostle of Ireland, but he didn’t start out there. Saint Patrick was actually born in Roman Britain, but when he was 16 years old he was kidnapped and taken to Ireland as … Read More
"Romantic Touches for Your Apartment Decor

Romantic Touches for Your Apartment Decor

Bright bouquets of flowers adorn storefront windows while cheery paper hearts tumble down the glass in a haphazard cascade of pink and red. The storefronts only hint at the landscape inside, where the stuffed animals, trinkets, heart-shaped boxes of candy, … Read More
"Last-Second Valentine’s Day Ideas

Last-Second Valentine’s Day Ideas

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! If you just groaned and smacked your forehead, you’re not alone. Valentine’s Day is easy to forget — especially when it falls during the week, when you’re busy with meetings, conference calls, and shuffling kids around … Read More
"How to Throw the Ideal Game Day Party at Your Apartment

How to Throw the Ideal Game Day Party at Your Apartment

Once a year, a sports spectacle takes over and all (well, most) of us tune in to catch this exciting football event known as the Big Game. Don’t go to a sports bar or watch it alone. Host your very … Read More
"25 Get-Happy Tunes for the Winter Blues

25 Get-Happy Tunes for the Winter Blues

Whether it is the short, dreary days or having to shovel the drive (again!), winter is getting so tedious you can barely face it. Sometimes you just need a pick-me-up — how about some get-happy tunes? Yes, a few might be considered somewhat cheesy — … Read More
"Old Man Winter’s Dog Days

Old Man Winter’s Dog Days

After the festive wrapping paper, red and green ribbons, sparkling tinsel, glitzy high heels, champagne glasses, and noisemakers have been tossed about like confetti then packed carefully away and stored until next year, the long, dark, frosty days of winter … Read More
"Dealing with Cold and Flu Season

Dealing with Cold and Flu Season

I see and hear it everywhere I go – the coughing woman in the elevator, the sniffling store clerk handing me my receipt, the red-nosed child whining in the mall. This time of year, cold and flu germs are everywhere. … Read More
"Creating a Winterscape

Creating a Winterscape

You chose a rental home with a yard because you wanted to enjoy it. And sure, in the spring and summer, your yard is a delight: a canopy of green leaves, sun-dappled grass, and a colorful variety of flowers and … Read More
"Quick Tips to Protect Your Apartment from Winter Storms

Quick Tips to Protect Your Apartment from Winter Storms

The winter months can be hard on everyone when it comes to the weather. Although the snow can transform your surroundings into a winter wonderland, it can be just as dangerous too. As we move into blizzard season, we need … Read More
"Easy No-Bake Desserts for the Holidays

Easy No-Bake Desserts for the Holidays

The holidays are a special time of year, filled with festive parties, decorations, and more. If you find yourself short on time during the holiday season, check out these easy, no-bake desserts. Yummy! Peppermint Fudge Nothing screams the holidays like … Read More
"Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

Staying Safe During the Holiday Season

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday season – there are decorations to put up, parties to plan, gifts to buy, and places to go. But don’t be the person who strolls down the middle of a crowded … Read More
"4 Ways to Trim Your Winter Electric Bill

4 Ways to Trim Your Winter Electric Bill

As the outdoor temps begin to tumble, you may be victim to a larger, more expensive electric bill, due to heating the apartment. There are a number of ways to stay warm this season without spending a fortune on electric … Read More
"3 Tips to Pet-Proof the Apartment for the Holidays

3 Tips to Pet-Proof the Apartment for the Holidays

The smell of freshly baked pies and the glow of the Christmas tree can make anyone excited for the holiday season, including your pets.  Dogs and cats can become incredibly nosy during Christmas, and may confuse your winter wonderland snowman … Read More
"5 Renter-Friendly Ways to Make over Your Balcony This Fall

5 Renter-Friendly Ways to Make over Your Balcony This Fall

It’s like we blink and then summer’s officially over. I love summer, though, I love the fall season just a little bit more. With the cool air finally rolling in, now is the perfect time to make use of your … Read More
"Football Game Day Snacks to Share

Football Game Day Snacks to Share

We are only a few weeks out from the 2017 regular collegiate and NFL season! A game day get-together in your apartment is an excellent way to celebrate the beginning of football. One thing that really makes a football party … Read More
"Preparing Kids for First Day Back in Class

Preparing Kids for First Day Back in Class

School is almost back in session, which means parents and kids have a lot of preparation to do before the new academic year. As the first-day back approaches, make sure you’ve started on these tasks so your student is fully prepared … Read More
"Practical Solutions for Storing Meal Delivery Kit Recipe Cards

Practical Solutions for Storing Meal Delivery Kit Recipe Cards

Are meal delivery kits the new takeout? It seems to be – especially for busy families and working adults who seek a home-cooked meal rather than stopping by a drive-thru on the way home. According to Business Insider, customers of … Read More
"Protect Your Rental from Intruders and Theft

Protect Your Rental from Intruders and Theft

When you live in an apartment, you do everything you can to protect your home and family. Unfortunately in today’s society, home break-ins are becoming more frequent. To combat home burglaries and intrusions, here are some tips to protect your … Read More
"Steps to Planning Brunch at Your Apartment

Steps to Planning Brunch at Your Apartment

Brunch (in my opinion anyway) is simply the best meal one can have. From the delicious breakfast assortments to the refreshing juices and strong coffee, it’s impossible not to enjoy brunch. There are some people who adore brunch so much … Read More