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 […]

Where and How to Update Your Address When Moving

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Once all the “fun” of moving subsides – and you’ve finally got the Wi-Fi up and running – it’s time to focus on one of the most important details following a move to a new rental: updating your home address. Gather and create a list of the services you use, because they will likely require […]

2nd Friday’s in Dunedin!

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Spend every second Friday of the month sipping, shopping & strolling through charming Downtown Dunedin! Local shops, restaurants & bars will be open for you to enjoy! This event is completely free! No wristbands or tickets required. Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Place:  John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park 420 Main Street, Dunedin, Fl 34698  Before […]

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 […]

Tailgate Tips: Grilling and Food Safety

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Tents and tables are going up, grills are being lit and kick off is just hours away. It’s tailgate time! Make sure yours goes off without a hitch by following these food safety and safe grilling tips: Spoiled food spoils the party. Keep cold foods cold: Serve dips, eggs or mayo-based dishes on ice, or […]

6 Ways to Manage Life on a Budget

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There’s no denying that living on a budget can be tough. You’re constantly battling the feeling of “Should I buy this? Do I really need this? Can I afford this?” But don’t get stressed or upset because you are definitely not alone. So here are some tips and suggestions to help save that extra penny […]