Your Guide on What to Buy Used or New For Your Apartment

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No doubt about it: moving is expensive. After you’ve given a deposit, the first month’s rent, and you’ve paid all those pesky initiation fees to your utility providers, you might be short on cash. And you’ve probably got to furnish an apartment to boot. But fear not. By purchasing used goods, you can save yourself […]

7 Tips for Saving on Moving Expenses

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There’s no doubt about it: moving is expensive. The average cost of moving within your state is about $1,170. And moving between states costs even more, at $5,630, according to the American Moving & Storage Association. That’s a lot of money, especially for young people just starting out. But moving doesn’t have to cost you […]

Bring the Outdoors Indoors

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It’s frustrating to live in an apartment in the middle of the downtown part of a big city when you love the outdoors. Unfortunately, the city is where the jobs are and so nature lovers sacrifice trees and fields and mountains for the busy city life. You shouldn’t have to compromise on what you love, […]

10 Things to Do When Guests Are on Their Way

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Did you get a surprise call that visitors are coming? Or maybe your house guests are arriving and you have not had time to do anything. Either way, we have the 10 things that you need to do when guests are on their way. Some of these will make your apartment look better and others […]

How to Maximize the Space in Your Small Apartment

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If you’re living in a small apartment, don’t let the lack of square footage get you down! You can organize, furnish, and decorate a small apartment to make it look more spacious than ever. It’s easier to do this room by room (or one conjoined room if you have a studio) to get a better […]

Madeira Beach Dog Park Grand Re-Opening

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Madeira Beach Dog Park is having a Paw-ty! Date: Friday, August 2nd Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Located a the dog park near City Hall. Join the fun!!  Enjoy food trucks for dogs and owners. Meet and greet with Clover the MBFD Fire Dog, Bow Wow Mobile Grooming and Medicine River Animal Hospital. Enter your […]

5 Things NOT to Overlook When Apartment Hunting

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The apartment search: a rite of passage in almost everyone’s life. It can be a very fun process, especially if you know what you’re looking for. However, many who dive into the rental search are unsure of exactly how to navigate the rough waters of property managers, leasing paperwork or staff, amenities, location and more.  Read […]

Drilled! The Musical

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Why not see a musical this weekend?  Go see Drilled playing at the Palladium.  Drilled! Larry the Laborer, a blue-collar celebrity and conservative icon who helped his party win the White House, has fallen on hard times. Jobless, loveless and plagued with a painful toothache, Larry journeys to the office of the only dental conglomerate […]

Creative Ways to Lower Your Utility Bills

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Utility bills can sneak up on us and really put a dent in our wallets. We may think we’re being diligent in saving energy, but there are so many things we don’t even realize we’re doing that cost us money. Don’t worry, though, there are a lot of simple and effective ways to lower your […]

Top Questions to Ask When Looking to Rent an Apartment

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  APARTMENT LIVING   You don’t want to go into a meeting with your potential landlord feeling unprepared. This is your chance to get all the answers to questions you may have, as well as those you maybe didn’t know you had. You want to find the best place for your living so you have to […]