Apartment Lifestyle

Discover ideas for decorating, entertaining in and getting the most enjoyment out of your apartment…

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.

Stop Vampire Electricity and Save Money On Your Electricity Bill

I know, I know. You are wondering the big question that is on everyone’s mind. It’s the biggest question of the century and stopping it may be one of the keys to saving the world.

The question…

Some Great Lighting Ideas For Your Apartment

lightingLights can add so much to your apartment. Sure, you could stick with the simple overhead light that comes installed in your place when you move in, but how boring is that?!?!

Now we must keep in mind that most apartment communities will not allow you actually install new fixtures, so thinking outside of the box is the key in good lighting. One note on this however, is to ALWAYS check with you management first. They may actually let you purchase a fixture and then have their maintenance team install it for you. Remember that if you do this though, they more than likely will require that you leave whatever item that you install when you decide to move out.

A Really Big Reason To Keep Your Apartment In Good Shape

There are a number of reasons to keep your apartment clean and in tip-top shape. You may want to impress guests or release that a messy apartment reflects a messy person…and noone wants to be known as that.

Perhaps it’s keeping away the bugs and the smell….ewww! Whatever your reason is for keeping your place clean, remember how important it is to do so. A clean apartment is a happy apartment.

The Essential Pieces To The Perfect Apartment Home Gym

I have a membership at a huge gym near my apartment because the fitness center of my community isn’t very adequate. (I know to look for this the next time I am apartment hunting). Despite these facts, I find myself working out in my apartment daily and getting a better benefit with only 5 small pieces of equipment than I do with a whole gym of expensive machines.

Previously, I had offered some advice on building a home gym, but I have discovered more about the topic that I am aching to share with you.

This setup works tremendously well for me and gives me everything I need, requiring only a small amount of space (perfect for an apartment!).

Check it out!:

Stock Up On These Apartment Necessities

Here’s the situation: Maybe you have just moved into your new apartment. Maybe you are looking for a new place and are about to make a move. Or maybe you just really need to stock your place with all of the miscellaneous necessities that you will need as you enjoy apartment life to the fullest.

How to De-Winterize Around Your Apartment

Spring is here in full swing and other than the allergies, everything should be rocking around your apartment. People are out walking their dogs, picnics and barbecues are starting to happen more frequently, and you will slowly see folks sunbathing at the community pool.

As we dive into spring with all of our might and head towards summer, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, you might have done a number of things around your apartment to get yourself braced for the cold of winter. The time has come to change things back to the way they were before that.

3 Great Bathroom Decor Ideas


Need some ideas to spice up your bathroom? Does it look cold and empty like a public school bathroom? Nothing but the toilet sink, walls, mirror, and a few towels? Trust me. That’s not impressing anyone or anything.

Often overlooked in decorating, the bathroom is one of the more visited rooms in the home. With people spending an average of 45 minutes per day using it, showering and primping, why should you ever even think about leaving it bare?

Cut Down The Cost of Heating Your Apartment

Because of inflation, keeping your apartment as warm this winter as you did last winter could cost you an estimated 11 % more. It’s a proven fact that for every degree that your thermostat is set back, you could save approximately 1% on your bill.

Many of us try to remember to set the thermostat down to a reasonable degree when we leave the house, so that it doesn’t run all day heating our apartment for no one and wasting our hard earned cash.

Maid My Day – Quick Tip to A Clean Apartment

When you are getting ready to host pumpkin parties and what-nots around the holidays, hopefully, you’ve been able to get some cleaning done around your apartment. Sometimes however, time just doesn’t allow for cleaning among all those party preparing hours.

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