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Wide Open Spaces: Outdoor Apartment Landscape Ideas

Apartment landscapes aren’t just for pansies anymore. Pretty flowers, shrubs and hedges are getting a lot of competition as community landscapes are muscling up to accommodate a sense of gamesmanship, competition and personal fitness. Recent installations of outdoor lawn chess,...

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6 Natural Solutions to Decontaminate Soil

With a progressively educated population becoming more aware of the inherent dangers of the conventional food supply, urban farming has become hugely popular. However, more people are also becoming aware of contaminated soiland how heavy metals pose potential risks to their...

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The Malnutrition Epidemic in America

America is suffering from an epidemic of malnutrition. But it’s not what you think. If you check the World Health Organization for malnutrition, you will find many studies about, and programs for malnutrition in children. It’s as if malnutrition doesn’t...

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What are the Hottest Yard Sale Items

First, I’ll share with you what I, personally, have experienced in terms of what sells and what doesn’t at yard sales. Then, we’ll see how my list compares with what “the experts” say. Who Buys What? I’ve found that guys tend to gravitate...

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Your Brain on Caffeine

You know who you are. You start every morning with a nice, hot cup of coffee, and if you don’t have it, well, the day just doesn’t start. Maybe you’ve tried to quit before and couldn’t take the withdrawal symptoms,...

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5 Benefits of Yard Sales

As a kid, I always liked yard sales from the community sale in our church parking lot to the humungous annual event in Maple Shade, New Jersey. Of course, the prices are good, but more than that, there’s something about...

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10 Ways You Can Be Happier, Today

We never get tired of thinking about happiness, do we? Life is so much nicer when you’re able to couple it with joy and gratitude. We’ve published posts before about simple ways to be happy and retraining your brainfor more gratitude, and Buffer’s...

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Why Mindfulness is the Foundation of Emotional Intelligence

A growing body of research shows that meditation is an effective way to boost focus,zap stress, relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and reduce inflammation, among other benefits. And according to some mindfulness experts, a meditation practice can also be a powerful way...

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Bunny Hop – A Tradition of Giving

People who work in the apartment industry touch lives of millions of families across the country. From maintenance repairs and amenity additions to resident functions-apartment professionals provide the most basic human needs through housing but a greater impact can be...

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Getting the Word Out About Your Event

Do you want your event to be a hit and have lots of participation? Great events don’t just happen, they take a clear idea and plan of execution and lots of repetitive advertising. Be Creative!!!!! Advertise in ways that have...

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5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated

Summertime means sunbathing on the beach, picnicking with your family and enjoying the outdoors. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun and trying to beat the hot weather. When you’re packing the sunscreen, make sure to bring some bottles...

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Boost Resident Participation at Events

Look to your residents to help out.  Search for a person from each building or floor (depending on your property).  You know those folks; the happy, friendly, always stopping by the office types.  They will become your ambassadors and a...