According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 36.5% of American homes (43.3 million homes) have a dog living in them and 30.4% (36.1 million) have a cat. (And sometimes, it feels like all of those pets are living under your roof, doesn’t it?) It’s been proven that having a pet in your apartment home can improve your mental health.
Whether you are starting out on your career after college, contemplating moving in with friends or a significant other or considering financial benefits of splitting the bills with someone, many apartment dwellers at one time or another think about getting a roommate. There are pros and cons of having a roommate to share an apartment with. And then, once you decide to get a roommate – and you don’t already have someone in mind or you are new to Phoenix or Tucson – how do you go about finding a roommate?
Are there any two more relaxing words than “bubble bath”? Children like bubble baths because they can play with the bubbles, but parents like it because it encourages them to take their bath. Let’s not let them know that adults like bubble baths for many other reasons. Did you know that bubbles insulate bathwater, which keeps it warmer for a longer period of time?
Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming up. Depending upon your situation, you may greet this unsurprising piece of news with glee or dread. We’re of the opinion that romance shouldn’t be confined to just one day or just to those who happen to have a life partner. Whether you’re planning to celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year in a special way or you just want to get that romantic glow in your apartment home throughout the year, there are many things that you can do to achieve that.
Concern for the environment, from making sure you’re recycling everything you can in your apartment home to participating in ecotourism to help another community with its environmental challenges, is a central focus in many people’s minds these days. For good reason.
Now that Thanksgiving is past, it’s perfectly acceptable to break out those holiday decorations (since we’re in the holiday spirit, we’re not going to cast aspersions upon those of you who jumped the gun) in your luxury apartment home. As much as we adore our family heirloom decorations, each year, prevailing trends bring us fascinating and, sometimes, unable-to-resist-buying holiday decorations.
Cleaning can be a big job, no matter what size your apartment home may be. You want your living space to be spotless, and yet many cleaning products can leave a residue containing toxins and chemicals. Check-out these chemical-free, do-it-yourself natural cleaners.
The heat that Arizona is known for is slowly but surely starting! And, as you know, there is nothing worse than trying to sleep in a hot, sticky room. That said, here are ways on how to cool down and sleep through hot summer nights: