6 oven-free summer meals

When your central air is working so hard to keep the apartment cool in the summer months, the last thing you want to do is fire up the oven to make dinner. But you’ll get sick of making the same old salads and sandwiches if you rely entirely on your… Read more

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Seasonal Decor that won’t break the bank

If your holiday budget is already stretched the max with Christmas, Hanukkah, and other gifts for friends and family, then the last thing you want to worry about is how you’re going to afford holiday decor. Chances are you’ve already amassed some staples over the years, as gifts or hand-me-downs,… Read more

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How Santa visits an apartment with no chimney

Santa Claus may be a magical figure capable of flying, flattening himself to a fraction of his size, and visiting homes all over the world in a single night, but that doesn’t mean he’s legally immune. If a home doesn’t have a chimney, and Santa is forced to break-and-enter, won’t… Read more

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Essential Laundry Checklist for Apartment Living

When you load up your laundry basket with the essentials for laundry day, you need more than just dirty clothes. In order to keep from running back and forth to the laundry room, you should take all the basics down there with you on the first trip. Whatever you don’t… Read more

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Home First Aid Kit Essentials

Scrapes and bruises are a part of everyday life, especially if your life involves children. So it’s a good idea to have a basic first aid kit all put together when mini emergencies strike. It’s even more important to have everything you need handy when someone suffers a larger injury… Read more