Posts By Stephanie Roman

There’s nothing quite like the affection and joy you’ll receive from a lovable new kitten. Whether you've taken a long time to decide which furry friend to adopt, or received a kitten as a gift, you should have your camera ready to capture a flurry of feline antics! Bringing your kitten to the vet for a checkup is also a good idea within its first week under your care, so be sure to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Find an Apartment
Before she arrives, stock up on food, toys, a litter box, grooming tools, a collar with ID tag and a crate with a bed that includes a warm blanket or towel so your kitten can start getting comfortable right away. By now you may feel prepared to welcome home a new kitten…but is your apartment ready? Here are a few tips to help your kitten (and your furniture) get through the transition unscathed.

Do you have family and friends in town for a visit? Is it your turn to have the neighbors over for New Year’s Eve? While we may look forward to the celebration itself, planning a party can be daunting if you spent too much over the holidays. But hosting a budget-friendly evening from the comfort of your home or apartment doesn’t necessarily mean handing out paper hats and streamers made from last weekend’s newspaper. Here are a few tips for hosting a cozy gathering that your guests will remember without spending too much.

For dog owners, this festive season would not be complete without a cold nose or wagging tail amid the holiday hustle. Whether our dogs are begging for a bite of Christmas cookie or enduring a few embarrassing photos in a…

Moving into a new apartment can help you look at life from a different point of view – literally! One of the many considerations when choosing a new home or apartment is often which vistas will be seen through your…

Named after an American Indian Tribe, Omaha means "those going against the wind or current." Today, the city is home to an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, and bohemian gathering spots. As its name implies, much of Omaha is anything…

Are you a lover of French culture? The beautiful language, gourmet food and artistic contributions of the French can be found in many pockets of the United States including Aroostook County and the St. John Valley in Northern Maine. Travelers…

Whether you’re leaving home to find your first apartment or just want to save some money, downsizing from a house to an apartment can be overwhelming if you aren’t prepared.

Find an Apartment
You may find that you have many items that you no longer need or want in your new space, and it will help to do a little research before moving in. Does your new apartment allow pets? Will your unit come with a garage or storage space? By finding the right information before hand and devising a game plan to deal with your accumulated belongings, you can stay sane while downsizing. Here's how.