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How to Plan a Romantic Picnic in Your Apartment

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

A romantic picnic in your apartment can be more private, less irritating (because there are no bugs to deal with) and less prone to weather-related cancellation than a picnic in a public area outdoors. However, when planning the date, you want to make sure the indoors picnic goes right, as it’s a fine line between a romantic memory and an awkward date.

Make Space and Clean the Apartment

The first part of planning your romantic picnic should be to make

Your Renter’s Rights to Repairs: How To Negotiate Before Signing a Lease

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Before signing, it is imperative to negotiate the terms of a lease to address and convey your renter’s rights. Not only does a lease speak to your personal financial agreement, but also it addresses any current and future repairs that might arise throughout the duration of your lease.

The Basic Requirements for Renting Properties

A landlord is obligated to provide a livable environment with the basic necessities. The leased property must be structurally safe and sanitary. It must have functioning

Healthy Cookware: Which Type is Safest?

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Even though the link between healthy cookware and the prevention of cancer or other problems hasn’t been firmly established, you still might want to think about the safety of your pots and pans. What is definitely known is certain types of cookware can allow toxins to seep into your food, especially if used for an extended period of time. Here’s a look at some of the safest types of cookware for you to use.

Glass

Glass pots and pans are

Non-Toxic Cookware: What to Know Before You Shop

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Using non-toxic cookware in your kitchen will help you keep your family healthier. Using the wrong type of cookware to prepare meals can allow dangerous chemicals to leak into your food, alter taste and may cause health problems. Here are some things you should know before you shop for cookware.

Cooking Is a Chemical Process

When you heat up foods, whether you’re frying, simmering, broiling, baking or sauteing, it’s like having a chemistry experiment in your kitchen. Heat is conducted

How to Get Recycling Bins in Your Apartment Complex

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Grimacing as you throw away recyclables may leave you wondering how to get recycling bins in your apartment complex. If your apartment doesn’t currently offer recycling, take initiative and get bins added to your apartment complex.

Step 1: Speak with Your Landlord

Your landlord probably knows how to get recycling bins in your apartment complex but needs to know that apartment residents are interested in having the service provided. A discussion with your landlord may help you learn exactly what