How to ‘Go Green’ During the Holidays

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While the holiday season is one of the most treasured times of year (it certainly is for me), it can also be one of the most wasteful times of the year. Think about it, gifts being purchased that may not ever be used, holiday cards bought, the colossal gift wrapping options and of course our […]

Low to NO Cost Makeovers for Your Apartment!

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It’s time to get creative! If you’re decorating style is stuck in a rut but you have little to no money to do anything about it, check out these great ideas. Most don’t require you to purchase anything, just using things you already have in your house. But boy will these ideas do the trick! […]

What Colors to Decorate Your Apartment This Holiday Season?

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You want to add a festive touch to your apartment, but what colors do you choose? It’ll depend on several factors as to what fits your apartment home the best. Here’s a list of some ideas for how to choose your holiday décor color scheme: You can focus on the color schemes that your home […]

Five Tips on Maximizing Your Bedroom for Sleep

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After a long day working, you probably want to curl up in bed and relax. But just how do you create a soothing and welcoming environment where you can instantly fall asleep? For tips on maximizing your apartment bedroom for sleep and relaxation, we consulted Heather Hess, lead designer of interior design platform Swatchpop!, who […]

Do’s & Don’ts for Starting a Decorating Project

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Hi there!  Are you all moved in and settled? If so, you might be ready to tackle your first decorating project! Before you head out to your nearest furniture store, here are a few helpful dos and don’ts to keep in mind! Do’s Do de-clutter and get rid of things you don’t need or use. If […]

Game Day Recipes That Will Make you Do Your Touchdown Dance

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If you been on the search for some fun snack ideas for your game day party, look no further! Give these yummy creations a try when the tummies start to rumble.  Click here for the recipes Before the game stop by The Addison on Long  Bayou for a tour!

30th Annual St. Petersburg Fire Rescue Block Party!

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Join the St Petersburg Fire Rescue on Saturday, October 12 from 10am- 2pm at Fossil Park.  This event will have free food and drinks, face painting,  lifeline helicopter landing, K9 demonstration, side by side live burn demonstration, a bounce house and much more! Admission is Free! Date:  Saturday, October 12 Time: 10am-2pm Location: Fossil Park – […]

What Millennials Love About Living in an Apartment

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If there is one hot trend amongst Generation Y, it is their love for apartment living! According to Forbes, only 11 percent of consumers ages 20 to 29 have a mortgage, compared to 30 percent of all consumers nationwide. Since a hefty down payment and solid credit are harder to achieve (especially with outstanding student […]

Plants that Naturally Repel Mosquitos

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Sometimes you just want to sit outside on your apartment balcony and enjoy the fresh air. That is until the mosquitos have you running back inside. What can you do? You can spray yourself in chemicals and hope for the best. But what about a more natural remedy? Try adding some of these plants that […]