Unique S’mores Recipes That Put a New Spin on an Old Favorite

Planning a camping trip or campfire this summer? These are the overhauled s’mores recipes that need to be on your radar. Candied Bacon S’mores [Shared Appetite]This s’more contains all of the traditional components—graham crackers, chocolate, toasty marshmallow—with one very important extra: candied bacon. It’s surprisingly simple to make, just coat bacon with brown sugar and […]

How to Pick the Best Produce at the Summer Farmers’ Market

Summer is farmers’ market season! If you’re excited about skipping the grocery store and shopping for local produce instead, here are a few tips to follow to make sure you get the highest quality food. Let the season be your guide. When fruits and veggies are in season locally, they’ll taste much better than any […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Warm-Weather Workout

With warm weather here to stay for the next few months, you’re probably thinking about skipping the gym in favor of a fresh-air workout. If you choose to do so, follow these guidelines to stay safe in the heat. Get the proper gear. Make sure you have everything you need to exercise comfortably in the […]

Must-Know Furniture Shopping Tips for Apartment Dwellers

When you live in a smaller space, it’s important to make the best use of every square foot. That means carefully choosing furniture that works well for you and your needs. Here are a few tips to help. Aim for balance in every space. Whether you’re mapping out the living room or the guest room, […]

Essential Apartment Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Whether you’re a new pup parent (congrats!) or just trying to get a better handle on your household, these cleaning tips will help to keep your apartment nearly spotless. Invest in a quality vacuum (maybe a robotic one). Cat and dog hair can become pervasive quickly, so a top-notch vacuum is essential. Find one with […]

Bottoms Up! 3 Cocktails to Sip During the Kentucky Derby

Trimmed with ribbons and faux flowers, an ostentatious hat is a must-have accessory when watching the Kentucky Derby—but it’s not the only one. A cocktail or mocktail is equally as essential, particularly those that are as effervescent and celebratory as the horse race itself. Here are three drinks to sip during the 147th running of […]

At-Home Date Ideas to Try This Weekend

While things are slowly starting to return to normal, many people are choosing to continue to avoid crowds as much as possible by remaining in the safety of their homes. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t have a memorable date night! While nothing can replace the energy and novelty of a restaurant, concert, or […]

Lesser-Known Facts About the Month of April

While April is often associated with rainy weather, warming temperatures, and the first full month of spring, there’s more to this month than some may think. Here are a few facts about April that may surprise you! Commit them to memory, then impress your friends! The birthstone of April is the diamond. Those born during […]

Getting to Know You: Fun Ways to Connect With Your Roommate

There’s just no getting around it: The beginning stages of any relationship, be it platonic or romantic, can be a little awkward. For new roommates, this fact is only amplified by the fact that you’re not just forging a bond, you’re also learning to cohabitate! Here are a few ways to make the process a […]

How to Tackle Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Springtime is about more than just blooming flowers and warm sunshine—it’s also a time to reevaluate your living space so that you can start the spring on a reenergized, reinvigorated note. Here are a few tips to help you tackle your spring cleaning to-do list so that your apartment is in tip-top shape for the […]