HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS

How to Make Homemade Marshmallows

It’s that special time of year when we totally throw all caution (AKA diets) to the wind and embrace the sugar-laden season before us.  Thinking beyond the cookie jar, if you really want to impress your holiday guests, what could be more perfect than creating … Continue reading

ORGANIZING FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Organizing for the Holidays

Happy Ho Ho…How-are-you-going-to-get-all-of-that-stuff-done Season everyone!  If your schedule normally swings between mild madness and organized chaos then surely the holidays will push your world into full-tilt insanity.  That’s why we’ve got a few tips on organizing for the holidays to keep your sanity intact for … Continue reading

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Turkey Cooking Tips

We at First Place Apartments care about your culinary success.  That’s why we’re giving our best turkey cooking tips to craft the tastiest turkey in downtown! Preparation is Key Be sure to give yourself ample time (by time we mean DAYS) to prepare.  A frozen … Continue reading

GREY CHRISTMAS TREE

Tasteful (not tacky!) Holiday Décor

Down with tacky holiday décor—you’re not your grandmother!  If you’re feeling the holiday spirit this week and seeking to deck your halls we’ve got some tips to get it done with a modern flair—no plastic reindeer necessary. Don’t Over-Do It The best way to tastefully … Continue reading

TEAL PUMPKIN

Why Teal Pumpkins?

What’s wrong with chocolate-covered nut “fun-sized” candy bars for Beggar’s Night treats?  Certainly not the taste!  However, for many local trick-or-treaters, food allergies put these morsels on the “don’t” list.  That’s why teal pumpkins are making the rounds at doorsteps, car trunks, and front porches … Continue reading

HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

Work appropriate Halloween Costumes Part 2

You took our advice last year and created something punny for your workplace costume contest, but how will you top it?  Read on for our work appropriate Halloween costumes part 2! What’s in a name?  Your Halloween costume! Take wordplay to a whole new level … Continue reading

PUMPKIN SPICE

Pumpkin Spice Up Your World!

Call us basic, but we’re not just jumping on the pumpkin spice bandwagon, we’re going to drive it.  Don’t get us wrong, fall is everything nice, but we’re all about this fall flavor.  And as caffeinated as we all enjoy being, we do know that … Continue reading

Transitioning Your Wardrobe to Fall

Let’s take a moment and fall into fashion, shall we?  You know what we’re talking about.  It’s a bit breezy in the mornings when you strap on your summer sandals and after dark those bare shoulders are feeling a bit…well…bare!  That’s why we’re talking this … Continue reading

fall cleaning

Your Guide to Fall Cleaning

You’re feeling it in the weather.  You might be seeing it a bit in the trees.  You may even be smelling it (we’re talking to you pumpkin spice).  Although it’s not quite yet fall, which happens September 22nd, we all know mentally you’re gearing up … Continue reading

SPROUTS ON WOOD

Simple Sprout Recipes

You started sprouting?  Congratulations!  Your kitchen counter has never been more bountiful!  In case you need ideas on what to do with your tiny crop, here are some simple sprout recipes, sorted by sprout type. Veggie Sprouts Veggie sprouts such as broccoli or radish are … Continue reading

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