Whether you live in an apartment with lots of space or in a 1930s house like mine with little space, you should never ignore your home office. We all know your home office’s function is to keep your life organized,…
Not having a gym or being short on time or space is no reason to skip “leg day.” Your legs are the largest muscle group in your body, so besides strengthening important muscles, working your legs helps you get your heart rate up and torch calories. The good news is, you don’t even need to leave your apartment to get a killer leg workout. Try these moves for effective home leg workouts.
A lot of apartment hunters worry more about being close to friends or near the right subway line than assessing apartment security before they move in. [find-an-apartment] Of course, finding the balance between location, price and security can be tricky. Here is a checklist to make sure apartment security is part of the evaluation. The next time you start looking for a place, ask the following questions:
The long-awaited summer season might be halfway behind us, but there’s still plenty of time to scream for ice cream! Find your perfect apartment now! If those pre-manufactured pints of Rocky Road just won’t do, you can always opt for making a creamy concoction right in the comfort of your own apartment. Sure, some methods will take longer than others, but they all yield that creamy, dreamy, custardy goodness that’ll keep you cool and satisfied until summer’s end. Check out these methods for making homemade ice cream in your apartment.
'Tis the season to give, and you must keep in mind that giving unto others is actually a very strong form of communication. What message are you sending with the gifts you've picked out this year? Hopefully none of these are on your shopping list:
You could become an extreme couponer and purchase 72 bottles of yellow mustard that you don’t need, or you could save money while grocery shopping anytime by planning ahead. [find-an-apartment] The latter involves careful study of the grocery stores you frequent and possible store-hopping, but in the end, you can outsmart ever-growing food prices by following the tips below. Plan around sales. Scour your local grocery stores’ sale papers on their websites, paying attention to their dates, and plan meals around what’s on sale. For instance, if you were planning on making a baked chicken dish, utilize on-sale chicken thighs instead of more expensive chicken breasts, and look up recipes for budget-friendly flank steak instead of ribeye. While you’re on those grocery store sites, look for printable coupons.
Summertime is all about grilling, hanging out with friends and family, and enjoying time outdoors. One of our favorite things about summer is enjoying the warm weather out on a mini patio garden. We've noticed apartment patio and balcony gardens are trending now on Instagram. Whether it's growing vegetables for cooking or showing off colorful flowers in flower boxes, apartment dwellers are really getting into the gardening spirit! Get inspired by a few of these real apartment patios and balconies: [find-an-apartment]