Apartment Living

Vegan Bread Pudding Recipes

June 18th 2015

Treat Yourself to a Tasty Bread Pudding – Vegan Style

For many, bread pudding stood as a symbol of frugality. It originated as a way of using stale, old bread and making it into something more edible, instead of throwing it away.

But these days, bread pudding is considered comfort food of the highest order. The rich, creamy, eggy, buttery, cinnamony concoction is a delightful feel-good dish that's often offered in the finest of eateries. And it's also a long-standing favorite among home cooks.

Top 5 Reasons to Live in an Essex Apartment Home

May 22nd 2015

Every lifestyle choice comes with its own set of unique advantages. The same is true of apartment living. Making the choice to be an apartment resident instead of a homeowner offers you a unique set of benefits.

Unfortunately for many, the apartment hunt can mean choosing between desired features and amenities and locations. With that, it is in this search that many have come to realize that not all apartment communities are equal. These thoughts have made we at Essex think differently about apartment home living.

Top 5 Ways to Control Your Energy Usage

May 14th 2015

For many residents, “going green” is a lifestyle choice that is made for the benefit of our planet’s well-being. One thing that is not always factored in though is the many benefits you can gain from choosing this particular way of life.

Positive Impact

Going green not only has a positive impact on our planet, but this lifestyle also works to reduce some of your energy costs, helps you find creative ways to reuse products, and in most cases it leads to a healthier and more balanced way of living.

7 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Essex Apartment Home

May 12th 2015

Living in an apartment home offers many convenient advantages. Take, for instance, maintenance. Homeowners spend much of their weekends mowing, raking, painting and so much more. For homeowners, there's always an endless list of maintenance chores to be done. As an apartment resident, maintenance chores are just something you don’t have to worry about. You're free to spend your weekends enjoying much more pleasant activities.

Aside from all the great stress-free benefits of living in an apartment home, apartment living can come with a few disadvantages, too.

Don’t Stay Stuck! Know When It’s Time to Move to a New Apartment

March 3rd 2015

Moving to a new apartment can be both fun and stressful, but how do you know when the time is really right? There are some obvious times, like a job in a new place, starting a family, or to get into a better neighborhood, but what about when the walls are just closing in or the layout doesn’t work for you anymore?

Your new home should make you feel comfortable, and reflect the life you want to live. There are some signs to look for when you’re trying to decide whether you should move.