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Things You Should Have for Your Apartment – But May Not!

When you move into an apartment, you often have a long list of things you want and need, like small appliances, additional furniture, or artwork for your walls. You spend time getting settled in and setting up your apartment to make it feel like home. But, as time goes on, you may find that you are missing a few small, …

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Top Benefits to Learning An Instrument

Music is something that goes beyond language, and touches each and every one of us. No matter who you are, listening and playing music can be a powerful thing. It can be a great social joy for adults, and teaches kids important life lessons. Here are the top benefits of learning to play an instrument: Improve Brain Activity: Scientists have been …

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Safety Tips For Kids In Apartment Living

You keep your kids extra safe in your apartment. You’ve put safety covers over outlets, you’ve padded sharp edges, and you’ve removed any dangerous cleaning supplies out of arm’s reach. But, what do you do when the kids leave the apartment? There are other ways that you can teach your kids active safety while living in a close knit community. …

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Sugar Alternatives To Get Your Sweet Fix Without the Guilt

As you’re on the way to a healthier you, you can’t ignore sugar. It’s everywhere in our American diet. It’s in frozen meals, in pasta sauce, breads, and most certainly in desserts. It becomes a dangerous addiction that is hard to kick. Cutting sugar out of your diet doesn’t mean you can never enjoy sweets again. There are plenty of …

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5 Signs You’re Ready To Move In Together

You and your significant other spend all of your time together. You’re spending every night together, and it seems pointless to have two rent bills. Moving in together is a big step, so take your time when deciding whether it’s a good time. Here are five signs you’re ready to move in with your significant other: You’re Stable In Your …

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5 Apps That Sharpen Your Brain

We know that it’s important to exercise our bodies. We put a high emphasis on getting at least 30-60 minutes of exercise every day. We take care of our muscles, bones, and heart with regular exercise, and we take care of the rest with what we eat. It’s only recently that we’ve also discovered that we need to exercise our …

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Are You Going To Pop The Question? 5 Creative Proposal Ideas

You’ve been dating your SO for a while, and you are confident that you don’t want to spend another day without him or her. You’ve given it great thought, and you want to invest in a ring to make things official. As you plan out your big proposal, consider your SO’s personality and what he or she would want. Does …

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8 Holiday Classics of Netflix that You Have To Watch This December

Is it even Christmas without Christmas movies? Thank goodness Netflix understands! Get yourself in the holiday spirit by cozying up on the sofa with your favorite blanket and a cup of hot chocolate. Here are eight great holiday movies to start your holiday movie binge. While You Were Sleeping (1995): Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher Follow Lucy, a lonely …

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Wine Guide for the Holidays

Be the perfect host by expertly pairing wines with your holiday meals. The right wine can take a great dish and make it excellent. Even if you aren’t the main host, with this simple guide, you’ll know what style wine to bring along with you to compliment the dish being served. With Red Meat: Red meat always goes with red …

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5 Steps To Throwing A Hit Holiday Party

Throwing a party is fun, but it can also be stressful to coordinate. Keep things simple and fun for a great party that will have people talking for weeks. You want to be able to enjoy your party too, so don’t stress about the little things. If you have these 5 things in place, then you’ll have a hit party …