After the record cold, snowy winter, Americans are emerging from their apartments. After months of being stuck indoors, they are reveling in springtime?s pleasant temperatures and escaping the confines of their homes. Walks, hikes, bike rides, and all types of sporting activities are being enjoyed by most of us. And there is no better place […]
Look around your apartment and ask yourself these questions: Did the 60s call and ask for your shag carpeting back? Are your walls so white your living room looks like an artless gallery? Are you sitting on the oldest couch known to man, courtesy of a college dumpster diving mission? Is your furniture collection so […]
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With Earth Day right around the corner on April 22, we are reminded of how important it is to do our part to help the planet. Apartment residents are some of the most conscious individuals, reducing their waste, buying environmentally-friendly products, and getting involved with earth-friendly initiatives in their communities. However, residents are also extremely […]
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Choosing between renting and buying is a tough decision, made even more difficult by comparing rent rates, the housing market, lease lengths, neighborhoods, and property taxes, just to name a few. If you?ve been debating whether to rent or buy, you?ve definitely got a lot on your mind. To ease your woes, here are just […]
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As both Earth Day and Arbor Day approach, so too does warmer spring weather and the inspiration to get a little closer to nature. There?s no better time than this to act on your dream of bringing more nature and greenery into your home. Here are a few creative ideas to kick-start your homegrown green […]
I’ve watched this video about 5 times today, and I can’t get enough. This boy’s family just celebrated Mother’s Day, and they didn’t want him to feel left out, so they wrapped a banana as a gift and gave it to him, expecting him to be disappointed or upset. I’m not quite sure about the […]
I’ve been twiddling my thumbs about what to do with my night for the past hour. The rest of the Cool Fam is in bed, and the night was fairly young. I wasn’t tired and I didn’t have any projects I needed to work on. And then I started bouncing back and forth between projects […]
It’s 19º degrees in New York City! BRR! But we’re making do in the 50s right now in Florida, looking at a Christmas high of 75. I sent Cool Mum and the Bros down on a plane last week, and then made the solo drive from NYC to Florida last weekend. Highlights of the 20-plus […]
As I perused my news feed, I did a double take when I saw a friend?s name in one of the headlines. Then I realized her name was a common one, and she shared it with a reality TV personality. I guess there are worse public figures with which to share a name; just ask […]
One drawback of living in the concrete jungle of New York City is that much of that concrete was poured at the expense of grass. The outdoors fun in the video above is all but impossible here. (I guess you’d need a long, gradual slope, too.) Watching these racers fly gets my adrenaline going with […]
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