Entertaining

Overstayed Welcome: How Long Is A Guest Just A Guest

Many of us have house guests staying with us at our apartments at some point during the holidays. Some of them may stay only a night and some might be crashing on our couches for weeks.

It’s often forgotten or overlooked that in many leases at most apartment communities, it states that guests who are staying in your apartment longer than a certain number of days need to be reported to the office and may actually become considered as tenants and not just guests.

How To Get Your Apartment Ready For Thanksgiving

If you are entertaining at your place for Thanksgiving this year, you seriously better get to cracking. Trust me…you don’t want to wait until the last minute to get things done because if you do…your life is going to get extremely difficult…the grocery STINKS at the last minute.

There are several steps that you can follow to insure that your Thanksgiving dinner will go off without a hitch and with the least stress as possible.

Thanksgiving Meal Check List

Ready for Thanksgiving? Do you have your turkey, your guests, and all of your other recipes in order? What are you waiting for? It’s only a week away!

If you are entertaining at your apartment for Thanksgiving this year, you seriously better get to cracking. Trust me…you don’t want to wait until the last minute to get things done because if you do…your life is going to get extremely difficult.

5 Excellent Tips to Hosting A Successfully Entertaining Party

partyI hate to say it and sound like a social biscuit, but my social calendar is ridiculously booked. This weekend I traveled out of state to attend a friend’s birthday bonanza. Honestly, there was a birthday, but I was looking all over for the bonanza. I was sorely disappointed when his apartment was littered with 20 party hungry guests and he resorted to putting on old college videos that only 2 people knew anything about.

Don’t Be A Stranger At That Neighbors Apartment Party

So a neighbor at your apartment who you hardly know has invited you to attend a gathering at their place, but you barely know them? You have nothing to do that night and would love to get out of your apartment and away from your attention needy cats, but the fact that you don’t know anyone is intimidating and discouraging.

Sound familiar? I’ve attended a few dinner parties and other events where I barely knew anyone and have to admit that it can be uncomfortable and time ticks by quite slowly. Not only that, but there are a number of reasons other than just not knowing anyone that can lead to an sour time for you.

Make A Beach House Of Your Apartment

Do you love the beach and wish that you really, really had a beach house, but all you have is your awesome city-fied apartment?

The solution is easy…Why not make your apartment feel like a beach house?

Decorating your apartment with a beach house theme is simple and before you know it you will be relaxing on your couch and you’ll swear you could hear the seagulls.

Keeping Your Place Ready For Guests

Every now and then I pick up some great tips and ideas to help give my place that clean, gleaming feel with as little stress as possible. Cleaning and keeping your apartment in tip-top guest shape can be an overwhelming thought when you are limited for time. Then, sometimes, no matter how hard you clean and try to keep your place in shape, it just gets out of shape again…

Here are a couple of tips to help you keep your place suited for visitors and keep them from going “Ewww.”

Apartment Living Room Campout

A quick, cheap, and easy way to have fun in your apartment!

Hosting An Impromtu Late Night Party

336053RKTRGB75Happy Hour is over at midnight and your place is the suggested location for your group to continue the evening of fun and to “straighten up” before hitting the road all the way home.

This could be a sticky situation if you aren’t prepared. So, here are 7 easy tips to successfully hosting an impromptu after party.

5 Steps On Getting Your Apartment Ready For Love

Looking for love? Or worse…looking for love in all the wrong places?33277700

From regular, day-to-day pursuits like grocery shopping, working out or preparing a meal to life’s more exciting adventures like traveling, going out or getting close (and maybe a little adventurous), setting the right mood is imperative to finding love. Then when the time is right, the right ambiance in your apartment can make all the difference.

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