5 Everyday Time-Wasters and How to Get Rid of Them

We all have time-wasters that make us feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Between work, spending time with friends, and enjoying much-needed alone time, it can feel impossible to check everything off your to-do list.

The good news is you can eliminate many of the time-wasting tasks on your to-do list, thanks to subscription services and outsourcing that you may not have yet considered. Use the following ideas to get rid of pesky tasks and start doing more of the things you enjoy.
1. Cleaning your home
There’s nothing worse than spending a sunny Saturday cleaning […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Things to Do on Austin’s South Shore

The Colorado River’s southern shores are home to some of Austin’s most treasured green space. And the fast-growing neighborhoods lining those shores are the site of dynamic service and retail activity. As a result, there are plenty of exciting ways to pass time in and around the South Shore District. The next time you want to make the most of a day off without venturing far from your South Shore apartment rental, consider these worthwhile experiences.
Relax or recreate at Lady Bird Lake
Lady Bird Lake, the easternmost reservoir along Texas’ Colorado River, was designed as a power plant cooling pond. Now an integral part of […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

9 Exceptional Seattle Spa Experiences

You could probably attribute it to Seattle’s strong Nordic heritage, health-conscious population or oft-gloomy weather. But for some reason, the Emerald City and its environs are home to an impressive number of exceptional day spas. We’re not complaining or anything. It just makes it that much harder to have a bad spa day. But for a truly remarkable spa day, here are nine Seattle spa retreats every massage enthusiast and sauna rat should know.
Ananya Spa
Year after year, this waterfront Seattle spa receives positive critical reviews and appears on lists of the city’s best spas. Ananya is praised for the quality and variety of […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Around the Area|0 Comments

A Step-by-Step Guide to Crocheting for Beginners

For many, crocheting is a fun hobby suitable for multitasking. You can fashion a blanket or scarf with yarn and your crochet hook while watching TV or listening to an audio book. You can even crochet while exercising on a stationary bike. If you’re interested in crochet but have no prior experience, follow this step-by-step guide to getting started.
Acquire materials
To start crocheting, you’ll need a crochet hook, yarn, scissors, a darning needle (large-eye) and a measuring tape. You’ll also want a bag, box or bin for storing your crochet materials. Lastly, you’ll need a pattern to work from. Free crochet patterns are […]

By |May 17th, 2018|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Travel Sustainably Wherever You Go

Whether you’re exploring historic sites, immersing yourself in another culture, or ogling at a natural wonder, travel affords some of the richest and most rewarding experiences you can have. Do your part in protecting the places you visit by respecting local norms end employing sustainable travel practices. Here are 10 ways to reduce your travel footprint or compensate for carbon emissions associated with getting you to and from your vacation destination.
Set thermostat to save energy
Before you leave for your destination, set the thermostat in your apartment higher than usual to save electricity. If traveling in winter, set the thermostat lower than usual.
Travel […]

By |May 17th, 2018|Green Living, Travel|0 Comments
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