Category Archives Food and Entertaining

DIY drinks and cocktails

Summertime trips to the bar and the coffee shop can really add up. One source even estimates that the average American worker spends $20 per week ($1,100 per year) on coffee. But there is hope for those who'd like to keep that cash in their wallets. With a blender and a few key ingredients, you can create a number of cool, thirst-quenching beverages without stepping foot outside your apartment. All you need to do is decide which drinks will really satisfy your taste buds.

Sip on a cool brew

Caffeine addicts don’t need to go cold turkey this summer. Just put your vice on ice – literally! Iced coffee and iced tea have always been popular, and they’re even more delicious when you add an unexpected splash of flavor.

5 outrageous cocktails

If you think food is the only thing you can get creative with, think again. Alcohol is one of the most versatile mediums, and just about anything goes. So from the disgusting to the delicious, raise a glass to these…

fireworks

The 4th of July is a time for food, family and fireworks, but it’s possible to celebrate too hard. It doesn't matter if you're taking your celebration on the road or inviting people over to your apartment, it's important to…

clubhouse rentals

It’s that time of year for festive celebrations! One of the benefits of apartment living is extra spaces specially designed for entertaining. Typically, your apartment community's clubhouse offer far more room than your apartment ever could, allowing you to expand your guest list and have plenty of space for a fun time. You simply have to discover if you're talking about clubhouse rentals or reservations . . . and then you're ready to plan your holiday party.

best housewarming gifts

One of the best parts about moving into a new apartment is showing it off to your friends and family members. That's why housewarming parties are so much fun-- they give people the chance to flaunt their DIY window treatments…

foodies orlando

If you’re the sort who pays attention to the Food Network, or The New York Times, or fun, nationwide surveys like those put together by WalletHub, then you already know what foodies in Orlando know: this city seriously rocks when it comes to phenomenal indie restaurants and artisan foodstuffs! While celebrity chefs are opening places at an impressive clip, you hardly have to head to Disney or Universal to dine well in the City Beautiful. Just hit up one of its many foodie-friendly local ‘hoods to taste the best this culinary capital has to offer. Here are just a few.

Get out your hot glue gun, glitter and ribbon, and you’ll be on your way to creating DIY holiday décor. From faux snow vases to a decked-out dreidel garland, use this infographic as a guide to fashion unique decorations for…

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