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  • Life Hacks for a Small(ish) Apartment Bathroom

      Unless you’re reading this from the spacious comfort of your sprawling penthouse on Fifth Avenue, your apartment was probably carefully designed to be optimally space-efficient. That’s a nice way of saying that a brilliant architect was probably tasked with the job of allocating more space in the rooms you’re likely to spend a lot […]

  • New Apartment Furniture

    New apartment furniture   January is the month!   Horchow, West Elm, Home Depot, Target, and Crate and Barrel are just a few of the major retailers who heavily discount their collections in January. You’ll even see a few mattress sales, although we’ve found that the best mattress deals come in April. Expect to see […]

  • New Apartment Furniture

    New apartment furniture   January is the month!   Horchow, West Elm, Home Depot, Target, and Crate and Barrel are just a few of the major retailers who heavily discount their collections in January. You’ll even see a few mattress sales, although we’ve found that the best mattress deals come in April. Expect to see […]

  • Welcoming Apartment Guests Without a Guest Room

      In the last few weeks of summer as we enter into fall, everybody gets the itch to take a long weekend away; particularly if there hasn’t been time for a full-fledged vacation. So what do you do if you find yourself on the receiving end of a call from a friend who wants to […]

  • 5 Tips for First-Time Apartment Renters

      Hunting for an apartment and moving in can be a really exciting experience especially if it’s your first. Choosing a new home is a huge decision. Think about it—where you live, sleep and spend your down-time is a pretty important factor when it comes to your overall happiness; so that decision deserves all the […]

  • Keeping Your Apartment’s Carpet Move-In-Day Clean

      Among the many joys of a shiny, new apartment are freshly-painted walls and new or freshly-cleaned carpet. The trouble, though, with all that beautiful, fresh carpeting is that you’re only one careless, red-wine-sloshing party guest or dreaded pet accident away from it no longer being as perfect as it was on move-in day. Never […]

  • Apartment Living Quick Healthy Meals

    The last thing I want to do after a long day at the office is wait in line at the grocery store, carry it all back to the apartment and cook a healthy meal. And I’m tired of takeout, fast food and frozen meals. When I saw on television the new recipe delivery services that […]

  • July 2: World UFO Day

    July 2: World UFO Day Keep your eyes on the sky at night on this day, because they are out there. According to the World UFO Day website, the celebration of all things unidentified, object, and airborne started officially in 2001. That said, most UFOlogoists believe the existence of intelligent beings from outer space dates […]