Renter’s Advice and Resources

Every generation of apartment dwellers has contributed to the food choices and cooking methods that go on to become reflective of their times. Tuna noodle casseroles, Top Ramen, Hamburger Helper, and the likes kept young adults alive for decades. Hot plates gave way to toaster ovens, which in turn begat microwaves. What never changed were […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Mar 12, 2020

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Long ago, in a land where many apartments had as much square footage as small houses, no one could have conceived of a unit without a kitchen. In fact, the apartments of old (less than 40 years ago) often had dining rooms, extra bedrooms and bathrooms, spacious decks and yards, storage space, and ample parking. […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Aug 27, 2019

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It’s no wonder fall is so many people’s favorite season. The temperatures are mild and just chilly enough to remind us that winter is ahead, the leaves change into vibrant colors of red, yellow, and orange, and every now and then you get a whiff of oak burning in someone’s fireplace. It’s also the season […]

Cassie Damewood

 · Oct 9, 2018

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For some reason, even comparatively large apartments tend to skimp on kitchen space. The basics are usually included, but more often than not, they take up space instead of maximizing it.

Cassie Damewood

 · Jun 26, 2018

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When you’re an avid baker, you want to make sure that all of your tools can be accessed at a moment’s notice — for a last-minute bake sale, a company holiday party, or just a Friday night at home with friends and family.

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 21, 2017

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In the hot summer months, there’s nothing better than relaxing in your yard with an ice-cold drink in hand and some tasty cuts of meat on the grill.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 18, 2017

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I go full foodie in the summertime. Gardens are growing, farmers markets are teeming with fresh goodies, and family cookouts are running late into the evenings. Unfortunately, my love for food can sometimes overstretch my budget.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 11, 2017

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What’s meal prepping? It’s a technique for buying and preparing meals in bulk so you don’t have to work quite so hard at putting together natural, healthy dishes. Our life these days is pretty hectic, and for those of us who live in an apartment and don’t have much kitchen space – either to prep […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Dec 17, 2015

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  So you have a typical apartment kitchen…not the sort of space that has you whirling around a huge all-purpose chopping table/storage cart island, eh? Even if you did have a larger set-up, you’re too busy rushing around in the a.m. to do much more than pour out a bowlful of Kashi, sprinkle with sugar […]

Eva R. Marienchild

 · Oct 8, 2015

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