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Small Space Baby: Incorporating a New Child into a Small Apartment

We recently brought home our first child—a beautiful baby girl. They let us out of the hospital, and I suddenly realized that I had no idea what I was getting into. read more

This Festive Olive Wreath Appetizer is perfect for any Christmas party.

4 Showstopping Holiday Appetizers Sure to Wow Your Christmas Guests

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Christmas is hailed as one of the most special days of the year — which means the food we prepare for the occasion should be exceptional in both taste and presentation. read more

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Typical Utility Costs in Los Angeles

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Pristine beaches as far as the eye can see, more blue skies and sunshine than you can imagine, breathtaking vistas, and top-shelf international cuisine at your fingertips — it’s no wonder Los Angeles captures the hearts and souls of so many. read more

A young girl blows her nose vigorously as she battles off a nasty flu

20 Tips for Surviving Flu Season

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Flu season takes down lots of people every year. Even with vaccination, you can contract a unique strain of influenza and be out of commission for days or even weeks on end. read more

Silhouettes of a couple mid-fight.

What to Do If You Constantly Hear Your Neighbors Fighting

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When you hear your next door neighbors yelling or causing some sort of commotion on a regular basis, it can be hard to know what to do. read more

All these varieties make great indoor houseplants during the cold season.

9 Indoor Plants That Thrive During the Winter

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Healthy houseplants require little attention during the spring and summer. During these times, the home is filled with fresh, warm air and the sun streams into every room, so all you need to do is keep them moist for them to thrive. But then autumn creeps in, followed by those long, chilly days and nights […] read more

A cheerful and affordable holiday decor scheme for an apartment living room

18 Holiday Decor Tips for Small Living Spaces

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Seeing giant trees go up in stores and larger-than-life holiday displays through the picture windows of sprawling homes is inspirational — until it makes you think about how little space in you have in your own apartment to decorate for the season. No worries! With very little money and a ton of creativity, you too […] read more

Girl uses a small room heater to help her and her cat survive the harsh winter.

Wintertime Updates Your Apartment Needs

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The chill of winter is fast approaching for many of us, and as temperatures continue to drop, we find that it’s often an uphill battle to keep the drafts at bay. Most people tend to crank up the thermostat during this time of year, which usually causes the utility bills to go way up. Fortunately, […] read more

An apartment wall covered with unsightly rust stains

5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Rust Stains In Your Apartment

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Rust is a natural process caused by the exposure of metal to moisture. It turns surfaces brown or orange over time, detracting from their original shiny or matte silver metal finish. read more