Category Archives: DIY Projects

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No Guest Room? No Problem! Accommodating Guests in Small Spaces

Having a small everyday living space doesn’t mean you can’t have visitors. Most people who live in small homes naturally learn to make the most of every inch of the space; accommodating guests in apartments just requires some additional creative thinking and organization. The ideal temporary guest room offers a comfortable place to sleep, nighttime privacy, and access to the bathroom and kitchen facilities. The way you offer these features will depend on the space you have and what furnishings … Read More

Halloween Party Ideas - Beachside Apartments

Throwing An Apartment Halloween Party To Die For

Halloween is traditionally one of the wildest nights of the year, and not just for kids. With an overwhelming amount of options, picking an event to attend isn’t always a no-brainer! If you’re serving as host, you’ve got a lot of work ahead of you if you want to throw an apartment Halloween party that’ll reel ’em in and knock ’em dead. Here are a few ideas to help get you brainstorming. Favors and Games Whip up some crafty stuff … Read More

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Creative Single-Serve Cooking Ideas

If you view cooking for one as a challenge, then you haven’t seen these recipes. With just enough ingredients for one meal – and maybe some leftovers for lunch the next day – these options are sure to make their way onto your weekly menu: Make an Omelet Not only are they packed with healthy protein, but you can also add all sorts of yummy veggies to your personal omelet. Perhaps you’ll choose a little bit of chopped onion and … Read More

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Quick and Easy DIY Room Fresheners to Give Your Apartment a Fresh Scent!

A fresh smell can make just about any home feel warm and inviting. Even if your apartment is perfectly clean, without a dust moth or dirty dish in sight, the smell of citrus, vanilla, or some other pleasant scent takes it to the next level for both you and your guests. Store-bought air fresheners are often full of chemicals and other less-than-desirable ingredients that can trigger asthma, allergy symptoms, or otherwise wreak havoc on your health. Fortunately, it’s simple and … Read More