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Adding Art to Your Walls

When it comes to embellishing a new apartment, a lot of people jump right to painting and buying new furniture. There’s a simpler way to gussy up a new place, though: add some art to the walls. Purchasing art can be intimidating, especially if your idea of “art” sticks exclusively… Read more

Volunteering doesn't have to take up all of your time

Volunteering doesn’t have to be a second job

Many volunteer positions require a weekly commitment, maybe a few hours on a Tuesday night or half of your Saturday every week. While carving this time out of your schedule is a noble thing to do, it might not necessarily be a realistic goal for every week. What happens when… Read more

It's good to be generous with your money

Things to consider when picking an organization to support

When you’re bringing in a regular paycheck, it’s just good form to be generous with your money. That’s not to say you have to give away a huge chunk and then live on a shoestring budget for the month, but maybe you could skip that $4 cold-brew three times a… Read more

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Apartment Tips for Your New Puppy or Kitten

Bringing home a new fluffball is exciting, but it also requires some careful planning and solid pet-parenting. So if you’re considering expanding your family with a new puppy or kitten, you have a few things to think about before you do—and some to-do’s to check off once you’ve welcomed him… Read more

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Apartment Safety Checklist for Your Family

The world can be a dangerous place, but it shouldn’t feel that way in the comfort of your own home. That’s why, when you pick an apartment for your family, safety should be your number one priority. Even after you’ve moved into a new abode, there are still steps you… Read more