Where to Eat in Houston’s Energy Corridor

Houston’s reputation for culinary excellence benefits everyone who calls the Bayou City home. You don’t even have to be in or near downtown to find world-class cuisine to satisfy any tastes. If you live or work in Houston’s Energy Corridor business district, keep this list of quality restaurants in mind.
Aka Japanese
This Energy Corridor restaurant’s all-day weekend happy hour brings the crowds on Saturdays and Sundays. But Aka Japanese is a great option for quality, fresh sushi and Japanese dishes any day of the week. Aka is affordable, especially when you’re ordering a lunch special. It’s also just a two-minute walk from AMLI […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

12 Often Missed Spots While Cleaning

Few people enjoy cleaning, but it’s something we’ve all got to do to keep our apartments in order and the air quality high. If you want to do a thorough job of cleaning your apartment, be sure to give attention to these oft-neglected details the next time you clean.
Air vents
Living in a rental apartment, you may not be responsible for changing your air filters. You should, however, wipe the vents clean with a dust rag from time to time. This prevents dust from dispersing throughout your apartment whenever your heating or cooling unit turns on. It should also help you breathe […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

8 Eco-Friendly Companies You Can Feel Good Supporting

With consumer concern for environmental sustainability rising, products made using eco-friendly materials and practices have greater appeal than ever. Earth-minded consumers vote with their wallets, and oftentimes convince friends, relatives, and coworkers to do the same. If environmental stewardship is something you admire and wish to reward, you can feel good about shopping at these eco-friendly companies.
1. Columbia Sportswear
Major outdoor apparel manufacturer Columbia is making increasingly sustainable clothing. One example is the OutDry Extreme Eco Jacket, made from 100% recycled materials. In seven flagship Columbia stores, consumers who bring in any brand of clothing to recycle are eligible to receive […]

By |July 17th, 2017|Green Living|0 Comments

Reasons to Live in Deerfield

Located 25 miles north of Chicago in Lake County, Deerfield is a highly livable community with fast, convenient access to all the city has to offer. In 2015, Deerfield ranked fourth of 342 places to live in Illinois on a a HomeSnacks.net list. If you’re moving to the Chicago area or live downtown and are looking to move to the suburbs, here are some reasons to consider Deerfield.
Jobs
After opening a tax-increment-financing district in 1982, business development in Deerfield soared. Today, the village is home to several leading technology and medical companies. Baxter International, CF Industries, Consumers Digest, the U.S. subsidiary […]

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10 Fitness Motivation Tips

Do you seize on any opportune excuse that presents itself in order to avoid working out? If you have fitness goals that you’re determined to meet, you can’t let rainy weather or lethargy keep you from hitting the mat, weights, or treadmill. Here are some tips for finding that fitness motivation you’re seeking.
1. Get comfortable working out from home
Getting to the gym is often the single-largest obstacle standing between a person and a workout. If you identify with this struggle, try exercising from home more often and see whether you can better stay on top of your fitness. Test out […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments