Indoor Gardening Tips Every Renter Should Know

If you love the calming effects of gardening or the convenience of having fresh herbs at your fingertips, you might want to think about starting your own indoor garden. All you need is a sunny windowsill to keep your plants healthy and happy. Here are some tips that will help you get started. 1. Watering […]

How to Marie Kondo-ify Your Apartment

If you haven’t watched the new Netflix hit Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, you’re about to see some spoilers: it’s all about cutting the clutter from your life. You don’t really need an in-house expert to help with that, though. Just follow these time-tested tips to declutter your apartment. Start with the biggest problem area. Maybe […]

Veggies to Enjoy in Spring — and How to Eat Them

Spring is the season of new life, and that includes veggies ripe for the reaping. From asparagus to spinach, tons of vegetables are in season during the spring months. That means you’ll be seeing more of them, probably a few local options, at your grocery store. Pick up some farm-fresh ingredients and try these seasonally […]

How to Make Your Own Household Cleaners

Stubborn clothing stains, smudgy windows, sticky stovetops… Grease and grime around your apartment might be icky, but that doesn’t mean you need to hightail it to the store to stock up on chemical-laden cleaners to conquer the mess. In fact, you might not even need to leave home! Check out this article, which highlights nine […]

Think Spring With These Apartment Decorating Tips

Over the next few weeks, the last remnants of winter will melt away and reveal the verdant earth. As the great outdoors gets its annual spring makeover, shouldn’t your home enjoy at least modest refresh, too? Try these tips to rejuvenate your abode for the new season. Magnify sunlight with mirrors. Long days and bright […]

Spring Cleaning Tips for Apartment Dwellers

Spring is a time of change and renewal, so it makes sense that most people choose this time of year to deep-clean their homes. Feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of spring cleaning? Tackle these simple tasks in your abode, taking on just one room at a time. The kitchen. Since the kitchen is one of your […]

Daylight Saving Time Starts March 10: Survive the Switch

If you’re starting to feel like this winter will never end, great news: spring is right on the horizon. And that means daylight saving time is, too. To help ease the adjustment to the extra daylight hours, follow these simple tips. Reset your internal clock. Your body is naturally wired to wake and sleep in […]

How to Calculate Your Rental Budget

When you begin the search for a new apartment, there are many factors to take into account. The location, the amenities, the square footage—and, of course, the cost. If you’re not sure how much you can comfortably afford to pay for rent, follow these steps to figure it out. Crunch the numbers. First things first: […]

How to Beat the Winter Blues

Whether you call it the “winter blues” or “seasonal affective disorder,” the gloomy feeling that often descends during months of cold, short days is pretty common, but it’s not inevitable. Stave off the winter blues with these tips. Soak up some faux sunshine. Natural light is in short supply throughout the winter, which is part of […]

Instant Pot Recipes You Need to Try

Pressure cookers are nothing new, but the Instant Pot’s user-friendly design—and the fast pace of the modern world—has made them more popular than ever. Put your Instant Pot to good use with these popular recipes. Instant Pot Broccoli and Cheese Soup [Bless This Mess]You’ll have no trouble hitting your daily requirement of veggies when you […]