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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Another Holiday Recipe from ForRent.com: Junior Mint Brownies

    This was a recipe recommended by one of our own at ForRent.com. “Junior mints and brownies how can you go wrong?  The candy makes them moist and chewy and it’s a special surprise for your guests who just thought they were plain brownies.  Bring them to your next family event and I can’t guarantee they’ll […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Part III-How To Go Energy Efficient With Appliances In Your Apartment

    Finally, our last bit of tips in our Part III Make Your Apartment Energy Efficient blog. As promised, ways to conserve energy using your appliances! Appliances: Okay, so this tip is actually REALLY COOL! Did you know that if you thaw frozen food in the refrigerator (instead of the countertop-which I am ashamed to say […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Did You Know-Thanksgiving Edition

    Impress your family at the dinner table this Thanksgiving by sharing a bit of knowledge from the ‘Did You Know’ category. For example, did you know that the most popular Thanksgiving dinner includes a menu of turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie? (yum….pumpkin pie is my favorite!) Or, did you know that there are […]

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  • HOME DÉCOR

    Apartment Decorating With Slipcovers

    By Simon Phillips  If you live in a furnished apartment, a great way to add your personal touch to the décor is to use furniture slipcovers on the couch and chairs.  Not only can slipcovers hide unattractive or unfashionable upholstery, they have the added bonus of protecting your landlord’s furniture from wear and tear.  If […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Thanksgiving Day Parade

    If someone were to say Thanksgiving Day Parade, what would you think of? The most recognized Thanksgiving Day Parade is in fact the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade which takes place in New York City.  This parade has become a staple in American culture ever since the movie Miracle on 34th Street which showed real footage […]

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  • FITNESS & STYLE

    How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

    This is actually the first post we’ve done regarding diet, but it is one that is near and dear to my heart. Last year during the holidays I searched & found an exercise regime that would meet with my holiday ‘sin’ such as cocktail parties, buffet dinner or dessert binges. But this post is more […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Thanksgiving Recipes

    As with tradition when a big holiday is around the corner, we like to post recipes for everyone to see. With this posting, however, we have posted a complete meal! The delicious main course, the heavenly side dish and the ever-so-needed scrumptious dessert! Cranberry Chicken Tender baked chicken gets dressed for the holidays with a […]

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    Easy and Quick Thanksgiving Centerpieces

    With all the festivities surrounding the planning of your Thanksgiving feast, it’s no wonder you have forgotten one very important detail-the centerpiece! No worries, I’ve complied five easy and quick ways to make your centerpiece perfect for your family gathering.  The best part….most of them can be found at your local grocery store or right […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Part II-Winter Energy Efficiency For Your Apartment

    As promised, here are more tips for keeing your apartment energy efficient this winter. These lighting ideas are simple enough that anyone can do them! Lighting: This tip is one I enforce a great deal-whenever you leave a room turn off the lights! Even if it’s for a short while and you are going right back. […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Make Your Apartment Energy-Efficient this Winter Part I

    I just read this fantastic article called ‘Tips for an Energy-Efficient Apartment’ located at Healthgoods.com and let me just say ‘wow!’ There are some really great tips for making your apartment more energy efficient that I had never even heard of or considered. Especially given the time of year and the fact that the cooler […]

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