Articles by: Eva R. Marienchild

Eva R. Marienchild

  Are you intent on streamlining your apartment? Do you find yourself getting too close to pack rat territory with all the clutter you’ve accumulated? Do the piles of magazines, paperwork, photos, and assorted paraphernalia make it hard for you to find anything, and easy to forget what you already own? That’s because clutter makes […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Feb 8, 2022

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If you’re like many apartment dwellers, your kitchen is just about big enough to accommodate yourself and one other person. When the two of you get together to whip up a gourmet storm, you constantly have to interrupt your chopping or dicing to move aside for the other person to pass by or open the […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · May 21, 2020

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How many of your friends who live in apartments have renter’s insurance? Not many, right? That’s because renter’s insurance—another term for home and content insurance—is little-understood about how much it costs, what renter’s insurance covers, etc. That fact is that renter’s insurance is far from most people’s minds when they draw up a mental checklist of […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Sep 8, 2016

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Finding an apartment in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, or any town that sports skyscrapers and is a well-known hub of metropolitan activity can be a challenge. If you rush into any old deal, it may wipe out your savings faster than you could have imagined. Don’t let that happen. It’s easy, instead, to […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Sep 6, 2016

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So, you need to know where to store your valuable stuff, eh? Don’t think you’re lucky enough to have any valuables? Well, guess what? You do. OK, so let’s first establish exactly what valuables are. If you stop to think about it, you’ll realize that you too have items that you consider dear to you. […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Aug 25, 2016

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Rainy days can be a major bummer no matter where you live. Of course, it is even worse when you factor in young, restless kids and dogs that need regular trips outdoors for exercise (among other reasons). Your darling children, unlike your pet companions, have hands and feet, which sometimes flail around and knock into […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Aug 16, 2016

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Although you and your family may have dismissed the idea of staying in-state on your next vacation break, staycations are becoming quite popular—especially for those on tight budgets. However, staycation or not, everyone will no doubt be insistent on one thing: you’ll absolutely have to sleep somewhere other than in your regular digs for that […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Aug 11, 2016

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If you’re fortunate enough to have a yard or patio at your apartment, the area can be used to great advantage. This is the case whether your outdoor space is an entire patio, a balcony, a mini yard with only enough room for a few flower pots…or even if your “yard” is the landing of […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Aug 2, 2016

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Do you have a juicer? What about a blender? Have ‘em both, but have limited space? Or perhaps you don’t have either. Hey, no sweat. Keep reading for relevant, tasty, and healthy drink suggestions to concoct in your tiny kitchen. Healthy Drinks Have Nutrients! Whether or not you’ve got the gear to make smoothies and […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Jul 18, 2016

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  So you’ve just moved into your new apartment and want to celebrate with all your friends. You’ve bought a blackboard, colored chalk, and balloons—come party day, everyone’s going to know which door is yours! The only issue is that, as you look around, you realize your space is too small to fit everybody and […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Jun 30, 2016

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