How to Stay Focused When Working From Home

Working from home certainly comes with its perks—you can’t beat that zero-minute commute time. But it also presents challenges you wouldn’t encounter in a traditional office. First and foremost, it can be difficult to focus on your work with the distractions of home surrounding you. Here are a few tips to boost your productivity when […]

How to Live in Harmony With Your Roommate

It really doesn’t matter if you’re longtime BFFs or random roomies, living in close quarters with someone else is always challenging. And chances are, at some point, you’re going to have a disagreement. But you can make sure those disagreements are less frequent (and less intense) if you follow these guidelines. Agree on basic house […]

Gourmet Ice Pops to Sweeten Up Your Summer

It may be hard to believe, but the end of summer is already approaching. With Labor Day on the horizon, and the official beginning of fall just a few short weeks later, it’s impossible to deny. But instead of mourning the impending close of the season, why not celebrate the warm weeks you have left? […]

Safety Tips for Outdoor Summer Workouts

When the sun is shining outside, forcing yourself to hit the treadmill indoors probably feels pretty impossible. But with that sunshine comes summer temperatures, and they can be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions when exercising outdoors. Make sure you follow these tips. Drink fluids constantly. Just because you’re not thirsty doesn’t mean […]

Essential Items for Your Very First Apartment

If you’re a brand-new renter, welcome! Living in your own place for the first time can be super exciting—and totally daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. If you move in with these essentials already on hand, the transition should be easy. Silverware, small appliances, and other kitchen basics. If you’re used to living somewhere […]

Easy Green Living Tips for Renters

Just because you can’t add solar panels to your roof as a renter doesn’t mean you’re totally out of options when it comes to going green. There are lots of ways you can preserve Mother Earth without any drastic changes to your home, like the following approaches. Swap your light bulbs. This might be the simplest […]

How to Bring Style to a Rental Kitchen

If you love to cook, you probably spend many of your non-working hours in the kitchen. So why not make it a space that you really enjoy? Here’s how to add an extra dash of style to your kitchen quickly and easily. Try temporary wallpaper. You may not be able to paint your kitchen, but that […]

Elevated (But Easy) Recipes for Your Next Picnic

If you’re planning a picnic this summer, you might be tempted to go with a simple spread of sandwiches and some packaged snacks. But if you really want to make it a gourmet affair, plan a three-course meal with these creative dishes instead. Avocado and Tomato [Delish]When you start to get tired of standard green […]

Welcome Summer With These Apartment Decorating Tips

Summer is right around the corner, presenting the perfect opportunity to spruce up your space with some seasonal decor. If you want to bring the sunshine into your apartment, follow these decorating tips. Switch up your bedding. Long gone are the winter nights when you had to snuggle up in your flannel bedding for warmth! Now […]

3 Frozen Drink Recipes to Help You Chill Out on a Hot Day

With the warmer weather here to stay, now is the perfect time to throw open your windows, enjoy the sunshine, and sip on a cocktail (or mocktail). Invite a few friends over for happy hour and make one of these frozen drink recipes, all of which can easily be made without the alcohol. Frozen Watermelon […]