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5 Basics of Personalizing Your Rental

The rental life comes with plenty of high points: free maintenance, a built-in community if you live in an apartment and the freedom to live year-to-year rather than settling down for good. One of the challenges of living in a rental property, however, is the lack of freedom to fully customize it to your needs. But instead of settling for

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Most Sought After Amenities

Gone are the days where all we looked for in an apartment was, “how many beds/baths?” With the ability to do advanced searches online, more and more communities began to add all sorts of amenities. This is a great thing for the current, or soon to be, apartment hunter. It allows you to choose the community that tailors to your

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St Pete Beer & Bacon Festival

Beer and bacon two of my favorite things together. The 4th annual St. Pete Beer and Bacon festival will be on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 from 12 pm – 7 pm at Vinoy Park. Enjoy unlimited Sampling of 75+ Craft Beers & 15+ Craft Cocktails & Spirits (3-7pm) 50+ Bacon dishes from 20+ food vendors Live Music For more information

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How can I find an apartment?

Finding an apartment can seem like an overwhelming process, but it doesn’t have to be. Here is a brief apartment hunting guide that can help you get started on your search. After all, knowing where to look is half the battle. Searching on the Internet is a great way to get going, as it is easy and convenient, especially if

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What You Need Before You Apply for an Apartment

Whether you’re applying for your first or tenth apartment, there always seems to be something you forgot for the application process. Here is a checklist for your reference to help you remember during this chaotic time! 1. Pay an Application Fee Application fees are normal and are usually used to cover the cost of a credit and a background check; also

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6 Things To Make a Big Difference In Your Apartment Now

About six months ago, I moved into a new apartment. After living in a large house for 8+ years, this move was a big change for me. Even though I was super excited, I was also a bit anxious about making this smaller space reflect my personality and tastes. As I decorated my new apartment, I did certain things that

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What Color Schemes to Choose for Your New Apartment Tips

When trying to create a look for your new apartment, I’m sure many colors pop into your mind. Either you want your favorite color or perhaps a color scheme you had in your old place. Regardless, before you start decorating; check out some helpful tips for color combinations that work well together.You could use a monochromatic color scheme, which is

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Easy Decorating for a New Year’s Eve Party

“10, 9, 8…!” Instead of counting down the seconds to ring in the New Year, many of us are actually counting down the days until all the holiday festivities are over! Maybe you eagerly decided to invite your friends over to throw a New Year’s Eve bash at your new apartment.  Yet, if you are like me, you have been

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Tres Chic Décor

Do you love the look of tres chic décor, but don’t always want to pay the tres chic price tag? You can create a glamorous look for your space, without having to go beyond your budget. All you need are a few fabulous finds, elegant décor, the perfect colors, and trendy patterns to complete the tres chic look for your

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Gift Wrapping Tips

Christmas time brings a treasured tradition for me-Gift Wrapping. I just love to gift wrap presents (for Christmas as well as other holidays). But during the Christmas season is when I really get to strut my creativity. In my house, I’m the gift wrapper. I even wrap my own gifts from other family members (taped securely of course). Something about

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Saving for Emergencies

No matter how well you plan, things happen and unexpected expenses occur. Saving money for emergencies is an important part of your budget. It can be difficult to set aside funds, but you’ll need to pay rent and bills should an unplanned event occur. Here are a few ideas to get you saving: •You’ve heard it before; pay yourself first.

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Holiday Boat Parade

Check out the holiday boat parade this weekend. The fun starts at 6 pm on Sunday, December 22.  Free and family friendly! Click the link for more info https://www.townofredingtonbeach.com/holiday-lighted-boat-parade/

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Budget-Friendly Ways to Add Holiday Spirit to Your Apartment

Decorating for the holiday season is a real treat. And if you’re like us, you’ll want to keep your budget in mind when you’re planning your decor. We’ve come up with a few ways to keep the holiday spirit alive and well in your apartment without breaking the bank. Use Decorative Bows Buy a few rolls of ribbon to get

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How Many Lights Should Go on a Christmas Tree?

Those beautiful Christmas trees you’re seeing across social media and magazine covers really set the mood for the holiday. Yet when it comes to decorating our own, they never quite turn out the same. What is the science and technique behind those artistically decorated trees, and how many lights do you need to make yours just as stunning? Well, it

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Holiday Party

Please join us on Wednesday, December 18th for our holiday party at The Addison on Long Bayou Clubhouse 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  We will be serving refreshments and snacks.  Stop by for tour at The Addison on Long Bayou

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