12 Tips for Entertaining this Holiday Season

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Do you plan on throwing a party this December? I know I certainly do. Having a little party is a great way to have friends over and enjoy the merriment that is Christmas. So if you’re looking for tips and ideas for hosting a holiday party, check out our list. We’ve provided you with the […]

Palm Pavilion Stone Crab Festival

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The annual Palm Pavilion Stone Crab Festival goes down on the beach.  Fresh, delicious stone crab to go around! Live entertainment all weekend.  Celebrating the start of stone crab season! Free Admission. Dates:  Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27 Time: 10:30am – 10pm Location: 10 Bay Esplanade -Clearwater, Florida Stop by The Addison on Long Bayou […]

Need More Activity In Your Apartment Lifestyle?

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There are many ways that apartment living can actually contribute to a healthy lifestyle. These simple things can be included in day to day activities to help you maximize the amount of exercise you get. Here are some great basic health and fitness tips for apartment living to help you make the most of what […]

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 […]

Ways to Add Space to Your Small Living Room

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Apartments are not known for being exceptionally large, but that doesn’t mean your space has to feel tiny. There are some tricks of the trade that can make any room feel larger than it is. From simple fixes to trial and error rearrangement, I’m going to walk you through five ways you can make your […]

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens

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Be spooked by unexpected terrors around every corner at this year’s Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens! The park will be open from 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m on select nights through the end of October. For 22 nights, this haunting Halloween event takes over the theme park, promising screams and shrieks all night long. Howl-O-Scream is returning for its […]

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 […]

Top 10 Reasons Why Hurricane Season is Like Christmas

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10. Decorating the house (boarding up windows) 9. Dragging out boxes that haven’t been used since last season. 8. Last minute shopping in crowded stores. 7. Regular TV shows pre-empted for “specials” 6. Family coming to stay with you. 5. Family and friends from out-of-state calling. 4. Buying food you don’t normally buy…and in large […]

How Can I Make My Bedroom a More Environmentally Friendly Place?

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Since a good deal of our lives are spent sleeping, it makes sense to try and create a healthy environment in the bedroom. You can do this by using natural products as much as possible. When shopping, look for things such as organic sheets and curtains and rugs made from substances such as organic wool. […]