The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Candles exude extra warmth and enhance that cozy atmosphere one tries to create during fall. Decorating them adds even more of the sense of the season. Here are a few ways how to decorate with candles. Mini Pumpkin Candles – Take small pumpkins or gourds by cutting a wide hole in the top and empty the contents. Poke two holes across from each other and … [Read more...]

Save Money and Eliminate Toxins in Your Apartment

Save Money and Eliminate Toxins in Your Apartment

Cleaning your apartment does not mean spending a ton of money or filling your apartment with toxins. The following all-natural homemade cleaning recipes can save you money, eliminate the chemicals and clean your Oaks at Park Boulevard apartment. All-Purpose Cleaner: When you combine distilled water, 1 teaspoon salt, citrus fruit peels and vinegar into … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Stretching

Let's Talk Stretching

Some short and simple exercises can provide you with an energetic start to your day. Stretches are particularly useful since they also keep you from getting hurt in the course of more strenuous activities. Here are some simple stretches to do everyday: Stretching the shoulder is as simple as raising one arm to shoulder height before pulling it as … [Read more...]

100 Pieces of Advice from 100-Year-Olds

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There is nothing like sage advice from your elders to put you on the path to a long and healthy life. If you ask 100-year-olds for their secret to a great life, you would get a wide range of responses, ranging from deeply profound to downright hilarious. Here is a sampling of 100 pieces of advice from some wise centenarians: "The use of vitamins? … [Read more...]

How to Cook With Veggies This Season in Your Grapevine Apartment

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The health-conscious among our Oaks at Park Boulevard residents may be wondering how to cook with vegetables at this time of year - and if this sounds like you, here are recipes which will make great use of the season's bounty: Roast a large pan of vegetables once a week to make sure you have vegetables on hand for omelets, salads, casseroles and … [Read more...]