Downsizing is both freeing and stressful. It's never easy to pare down a lifetime of memories, and most of us tend to associate our belongings with events and the people we love. Here are some downsizing tips to help make sure you don't make any mistakes, but pare down enough to happily move to a smaller home or apartment.
While you’re meeting new neighbors at the grill, you certainly don’t want to do anything to tarnish your reputation or become known as the “bad guy / girl at the grill” in your building. Here are a few guidelines to common courtesy at your apartment community’s common grill.
If your kids have moved out and you no longer want or need a big house, chances are you’re going to downsize at some point in your life – maybe more than once. The good news is this: Going smaller is good for you! Here are five reasons bigger isn’t always better:
1. You’ll save moneyThis one’s obvious: In general, smaller spaces are less expensive. Downsizing to a smaller house or apartment is good for your wallet:
Your home decorating projects just got a lot easier! Whether you’re looking for the right vintage accessory, need help color matching your favorite throw pillow, or want to envision that piece of art on your wall, recent innovations in interior design websites and apps can help you do all this and more
Your local public library is much more than a great place for books. It can save you big bucks, help you with a career or education transition, and even hosts many activities for kids, teens, and adults. Here are the reasons to check out the library near your apartment.
Securing your personal information is more important than ever before, and it can start with something as simple as ensuring that your apartment’s wifi password security, as well as your other passwords, are strong enough. But how do you create a secure password?
Your sofa just might be the most important piece of furniture you own. And while it’s a good idea to buy one that’s timeless enough to look great for years to come, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with the design trends of right now. These 2017 sofa trends are a way to anchor your living or family room with style and personality—without boxing yourself into a look that limits your room from evolving over the years.
Whether you like to attend social events, host them yourself - or both! - it's a good idea to keep some things on hand at all times. That way, you don't have to run out to the store just because you've accepted a last-minute invitation or invited someone over. Here's a short list of items to keep in your cabinets, pantry or fridge.