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5 Easy Fall Decorating Ideas For Your Apartment

Posted by Danielle Tebo on Oct 20, 2020 11:36:44 AM

Ah, Fall. Cooler air. Crisper nights. The earthy smell of autumn leaves drifting through an open window. And everything pumpkin, from lattes to scented candles, signal autumn has arrived.

‘Tis the season to nest, snuggle and turn up the style dial on your apartment décor. As summer wanes into fall, and the days grow shorter, now is a good time to complement your living space with an infusion of warmth, texture and rustic charm.

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Topics: Holiday

5 Home Office Tips for Working from Your Apartment

Posted by Misty Rose on Sep 25, 2020 10:10:05 AM

Once upon a time, working from home was considered a luxury for a select few until COVID-19 turned the world upside down.

Now, teleworking is much more common since the coronavirus pandemic forced some offices to close or operate at reduced capacity. Working from home is fast becoming an acceptable practice in the business world.

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Topics: Apartment Living

How to Downsize Your Closet with Zero Regrets

Posted by Heidi Willard on Aug 27, 2020 11:03:42 AM

Summer is wrapping up. which means we're entering the season of sweaters, socks, and boots — lots and lots of boots.

In order to make room in your apartment for all of your fall fashion favorites, you probably need to get rid of a thing or two (or twenty). For some, tossing clothes and accessories is easy. For others, it's a little more difficult. You may find yourself second-guessing your decision to donate your favorite hoodie from the seventh grade. Or, perhaps your emotional attachment with those ripped jeans you managed to fit back into is too strong to break. 

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Topics: Apartment Living

How to Decorate Your Apartment with Mirrors

Posted by Heidi Willard on Jul 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Everybody says mirrors make small spaces look larger. It's true, they do — and that makes them ideal for decorating apartments. However, there's a right way to decorate with mirrors, and then there's a way that makes your apartment just feel downright creepy.

In today's blog article, we want to give you some direction on decorating with mirrors so that you end up with a space that feels bigger than it is and looks stunning.

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Topics: Apartment Living

5 Perks of Renting That You've Forgotten to Appreciate

Posted by Heidi Willard on Jun 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Have you ever felt a wave of envy sweep over you when your friend tells you they just bought a new house or they're remodeling a fixer upper? Sometimes homeownership looks so exciting compared to renting an apartment. After all, when you have a house, you can do things like plant a garden, host big parties, and decorate to your heart's content. It's nothing like renting an apartment.

While owning a home is very different from renting, that's not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, depending on where you are in life, it could be a very good thing.

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How to Host a Dinner Date in Your Apartment (and Crush It)

Posted by Heidi Willard on May 28, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Hosting dinner is one thing. Hosting a dinner date? That's quite another.

There are good reasons people get nervous inviting their date over for dinner. Of course, there's the pressure of trying to be impressive, but in an I'm-not-even-trying kind of way.

You want your cooking to look and taste exceptional, your apartment to be spotless, and you have to somehow keep up with the conversation while also following a recipe. 

Easier said than done.

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Topics: Apartment Living

Plan and Host a Virtual Game Night from Your Apartment

Posted by Heidi Willard on Apr 23, 2020 9:24:12 AM

Virtual game nights have become a popular trend, especially since COVID-19. If you haven't already jumped on the virtual game night bandwagon, now is a great time to give it a try. Sometimes it's hard to get family and friends on board when you're proposing something new like virtual game night, but right now, people are much more likely to take you up on your invite since they're most likely already at home anyway. 

What does it take to successfully pull off an online game night with friends or family? Not a whole lot, but we do have a few tips that will make your virtual party a let's-do-it-again type of event.

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Topics: Apartment Living

5 Fun Projects You Can Do Without Leaving Your Apartment

Posted by Heidi Willard on Mar 31, 2020 5:03:30 PM

Whether or not you're officially quarantining during COVID-19, it's safe to say, most of us are spending more time than usual inside our apartments these days.

What are you doing to pass the time? Watching Netflix every night? Organizing your sock drawer for the seventh time?

Maybe it's time to do something a little more creative with your time. We have 5 projects you can do in your apartment that are not only fun, but also productive and good for your mental health during this uncertain time. Choose one or two that suit your interests.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Health and Fitness

Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Near Garner, NC

Posted by Ryan Potvin on Feb 27, 2020 3:05:00 PM

Are you feeling a little green? Ready to celebrate your Irish nationality or the ancestry of some friends and neighbors? Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day in Raleigh, NC! An advantage to living at Cleveland Crossing is the proximity we have to the Research Triangle and all the events, activities and eateries in the region, especially Raleigh, NC. In fact, Cleveland Crossing is just a short drive away from down town Raleigh, NC. Here are some of the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

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Topics: Life in Garner, Holiday

Top 5 Romantic Restaurants in Raleigh, NC

Posted by Ryan Potvin on Jan 28, 2020 9:22:00 AM

With Valentine's Day quickly on its way, we thought our residents might like some ideas on where they can enjoy a romantic dinner with that special someone! Raleigh, North Carolina is full of great restaurants that serve great food and also provide a romantic setting for a night out with your significant other.

Since we're so close to down town Raleigh, we thought we'd put together a list of 5 romantic restaurants to take your date this Valentine's Day!

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Topics: Life in Garner