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Exercise is important for a healthy lifestyle. When you live in an apartment, however, you might feel that your options are limited. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get a great workout in. And even if your community doesn’t have a fitness center, there are still ways you can get fit without all the fancy equipment you might find at a gym. Read on to find out how you can exercise in your apartment using minimal workout gear.

There are a lot of reasons people have mismatched socks. So what exactly are you supposed to do with them? Have no fear: They aren't completely useless. Read on for 10 ways you can use your mismatched socks.

Living in a rental – whether an apartment or a rental home – comes with a lot of regulations. Your landlord may not approve of painting over the boring beige color on your wall, and replacing hardware or updating the kitchen comes out of your pocket. However, you can cheaply and easily add your personal touch to your rental to make it look like a brand new place.

Who says Valentine’s Day has to be just for lovers? If you ask us, there’s plenty of love to spread around, even to the people you’re not romantically involved with – like, for example, your roommate. Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to do something nice for your roomie, just to say “I love you – but in a totally friendly way." Need ideas for something sweet to do for your roommate? We’ve got you covered:

Everyone’s got an opinion on “Real vs. Fake” debate. Many people love the scent of pine from a real tree. Others can’t stand stepping on pine needles for the next few months. When it comes to real vs. fake, which one is more eco-friendly? Is it the fake tree that can be reused for years, or is it the naturally grown tree?

Apartment Upgrades for Under $100

Whether you live in student apartments, senior apartments, or something in between, it’s important to feel good about your place when you come home. There are several ways to brighten your living space, boost your morale, and make your place more inviting – both for yourself or friends – without breaking the budget. Here are a few of the best apartment upgrades, all for under $100.

Congratulations on getting your new apartment! So now you need to find some stuff to put in it. But you don't have to break the bank to get the apartment furniture you want. Thankfully, furniture is one area of recycling that has been around for ages, and you can create a look you'll love with low-priced or free items found using the various methods below.

As your baby grows older, take some precautions to make your apartment safe and secure for crawlers and toddlers.  Here is how you can baby-proof your apartment as your growing baby explores the world around him or her.

With so much natural beauty, great scenery and fabulous people watching, it’s almost a shame to confine your workouts to a treadmill in Richmond. So whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or training for the Richmond marathon, here are a few of our favorite spots to lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement.