5 Tips on Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Each year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions that fall short. That’s why we hope our Belden-Stratford community members in Chicago, Illinois, find these strategies helpful. Start Your New Year’s With a KISS One of the common pitfalls of making a resolution you are unable to successfully fulfill is making it too complicated. Consider…

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How to Let Go of the Workday in a Heathy Way

It's no secret that many residents of our Chicago, IL apartments are busy people who may experience a lot of stress throughout their workdays. While it's not always easy to leave work at work these days, there are some simple ways you can unwind and decompress.  1. Breathe It's funny how even the most automatic functions can be…

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DIY Decor Ideas

Who says that you need a huge budget to make a significant impact on your home decor? Apartment living means finding comfort in small spaces and creating a place where you can feel happy and at home at the moment, even if you may not plan on your current home being your forever home. There…

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Five Uses for a Lazy Susan

Did you get a Lazy Susan as an apartment warming present? This compact spinning kitchen organizer has been popular for generations. However, it can be used for a lot more than just organizing condiments and spices in the kitchen. A Lazy Susan may be used in just about any room in your apartment. Here are…

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3 Great Morning Muffin Ideas

There’s nothing quite as delicious as a warm muffin with your breakfast beverage. We hope our Belden Stratford residents in Chicago, Illinois, enjoy these morning muffin suggestions. Banana Almond Morning Muffins A delicious morning muffin does not require a lot of preparation time. This recipe can be put together while your coffee is brewing and ready…

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