7 DIY Projects You Can Finish in Under 2 Hours

There are large-scale DIY projects that require multiple tools, specific skills, and the better part of a weekend to complete. And then there are DIY projects you can carry out with few if any tools and hardly any time. If you’re looking for the latter, you’ve come to the right place. Here are seven simple DIY projects you can complete in two hours or less.
Arm-knit scarf
Give the gift of warmth this holiday season in the form of a stylish, arm-knit scarf. DIY enthusiast and Simply Maggie blogger Amanda Bassetti offers an easy-to-follow tutorial and YouTube video demonstration for knitting a thick yarn scarf […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Apartment Life, Decorating and Design|0 Comments

6 Useful Smart Home Gadgets for Renters

Smart home technology is revolutionizing the way we engage with and control home appliances, accessories, lighting, and more. Some smart devices and systems require the sort of structural changes and hardwiring that renters should avoid. But the smart home market features plenty of renter-friendly gadgets that facilitate the convenience, savings, and peace of mind for which smart home technology is known. Here are six useful smart-home devices that are unlikely to violate your lease agreement. If there’s ambiguity about whether something could get you into trouble, consult management before installing.
Automation Control Hub
A smart home hub streamlines automated gadgets for easier smartphone or voice control. Today’s […]

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

7 Kitchen Gadgets that Will Save You Time and Effort

Dicing, slicing, and mixing ingredients are often the most cumbersome tasks involved in food preparation. If you prepare meals from scratch, a few kitchen gadgets can save you bundles of time and energy. Acquire these affordable, convenient, and intuitive kitchen tools to appreciate the difference for yourself.

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Breakfast sandwich maker
Do you like breakfast sandwiches? Would you eat them more often if you had an easy, mess-free way to grill them in your apartment kitchen? Thanks to appliances like the Hamilton Beach® Breakfast Sandwich Maker, this is possible. Choose the bread […]

By |October 27th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

9 Quality Fair Trade Teas You Can Buy Online

Fair trade-certified coffee beans, relatively rare a decade ago, are now an American coffeehouse standard. Consumer demand for tea leaves grown with environmental and socially responsibility in mind is also on the rise. As a result, it’s easier to find on grocery and supermarket shelves than it was a few years ago. But some of the best fair trade tea leaves are most affordably and conveniently purchased online. Here are nine ethical tea labels you can ship straight to your apartment.
Arbor Teas
Arbor’s organic, fair trade teas are sourced from around the world. They’re also reasonably priced, considering the quality and ethical assurance they deliver. A stalwart […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Apartment Life, Green Living|0 Comments

11 Best Mattresses You Can Have Delivered to Your Door

The mattress industry has exploded with innovative startups over the past few years. Today, there are more than 40 online-based mattress retailers in the U.S. alone. Few of these companies have brick-and-mortar locations where you can test out their mattresses. But most of them offer free shipping and no-risk trial periods of between two and four months so you’re not stuck paying for a mattress if you’re not completely satisfied. Here are some of the industry’s leading mattresses you can order online and have shipped right to your door.
Bear
Bear’s graphite-gel infused memory foam is designed to relax and rejuvenate muscles. […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments