Good for More than Lemonade: 10 Creative Uses for Lemon Juice

“I was served lemons, but I made lemonade.” – Hattie White, Jay Z’s grandmother

Lemonade, often invoked in trite motivational quotes and now evocative of Beyonce’s chart-topping album, is a drink we humans have enjoyed for some 1,000 years. But apart from making a refreshing drink on a hot day, lemon juice can be used for an array of different uses. From whitening your nails to sprucing up your glassware, lemonade is a DIY enthusiast’s dream. Here are ten creative ways you can reimagine lemonade (without the sugar and excess water) in your apartment.
1. Whiten your teeth
The citric acid in lemon acts like […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

7 Nutrition Myths You Should Ignore

Can you think of a time you accepted something you heard as truth, only to find out months or years later it’s not true at all? Just about all of us can. And when it comes to the world of diet and nutrition, even conventional wisdom isn’t always sound. Here are some widely circulated nutrition “rules” that have been thoroughly debunked. Spread the word.
1. Carbs make you fat
According to the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines, 45 to 65 percent of our caloric intake should come from carbohydrates. Unfortunately, this does not mean you should gorge on bread, pasta, and cake at every meal. […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

14 Tips to Improve Your Next Online Apartment Search


Having a plan during your search for an apartment can save you money and help you get the place you really want. We’ve listed some things you might want to consider.

Time it right
The rental market moves fast, particularly during the late spring to summer. Most private landlords and property managers require 30 to 60 days’ notice from their current tenants. Starting your search too soon is likely to result in fewer apartments, while searching too late gives other renters the competitive edge. Find the sweet spot by getting serious about your apartment search a few months before your […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

7 Crafty DIY Coffee Table Ideas

Even if you don’t drink coffee, a coffee table is an essential furnishing for any living room. If you don’t have one or are not keen on the coffee table you have, it’s time to change that. An online browsing session or furniture store visit is likely to take care of this problem. But if you’re crafty and have a few free hours in the near future, you can make one yourself. Here are some simple and creative DIY coffee table ideas to inspire you.
Repurposed Suitcase Coffee Table
If you’re into the hipster aesthetic, this DIY coffee table idea could be […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Inspiring Health and Wellness Blogs to Follow

Everyone can benefit from having a health guru. But it can get overwhelming with so much literature available about healthy eating and maintaining a fitness regimen. Well, we’re here to help narrow down the search for information that’s both accurate and pertinent to your everyday life. While this list is far from complete, here are some health blogs you can count on for well-researched, well-written content and healthy living inspiration.

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24 Carrot Life
Katie started this food-centric health blog four years ago to show readers that eating healthy, eating […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments