How Many Lights Should Go on a Christmas Tree?

christmas tree, multi colored lights

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 […]

Holiday Party

invitation, ugly sweater 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

Holiday Cookies

cookies, homemade, gingerbread men

You open your email and there it is … you friend/family member/coworker is having a cookie swap. If your initial thought is to panic or think about heading to the grocery store for a pre-packaged box of cookies, take a deep breath and think again! Cookies are easy to make, and these recipes will make […]

12 Tips for Entertaining this Holiday Season

christmas tree, family, table, dinner

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 […]

Buying Furniture for Your Apartment: the Checklist

dining room table, chairs couch, rug, coffee table

So you’ve signed the paperwork and you are getting ready to move into your new apartment. Whether it is your first time living in an apartment or if you are expanding to a bigger space, figuring out what you need to fill your new living area can be a daunting task. If you haven’t bought […]

How to ‘Go Green’ During the Holidays

christmas tree, lights, child, mother

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 […]

What’s the Difference Between a Condo and an Apartment?

The Addison on Long Bayou, leasing, luxury apartments, seminole

As you’re looking for a new apartment, it’s helpful to know the differences between rental types, such as the differences between a condo and an apartment. What’s a condo, you ask? And in what ways is it different from an apartment? We’re here to explain the key differences between renting one from the other. What […]

What Colors to Decorate Your Apartment This Holiday Season?

christmas tree, gifts, garland, gifts, sofa, blanket

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 […]

Palm Pavilion Stone Crab Festival

stone crab claws, ice, tray

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 […]

Five Tips on Maximizing Your Bedroom for Sleep

bed, throw pillows, chaise lounge, lamps, side tables

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 […]