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August 4 2014

The right lighting can really make your apartment feel upscale and chic. On the other hand, the wrong lighting can make it feel like a conference room, or worse ... maybe even a grocery store. Here are some tips for casting your apartment in the best possible light.

Make the most of natural light

The soft illumination that streams in through your windows has a way of making you feel at ease. To make the most of your apartment's natural lighting, try hanging mirrors on the walls that are opposite your windows.

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August 1 2014

Living in Los Angeles during the summer is wonderful. There are music festivals, theme parks are open late, the days are long and the beaches are full of smiling sun-worshippers.

That said, when intense heat waves hit from time to time, summer in LA can be a bit uncomfortable. Follow these tips for surviving the summer heat in Los Angeles, and you'll keep your cool – no matter how high the temperature rises.

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July 14 2014

Residents of the Bay Area agree that San Francisco apartment living rocks. There’s always something to do here, and you certainly can’t beat the beauty of the natural landscape that surrounds the Bay, or the charm of the city itself.

That said, having fun in the Bay Area can be pretty tough on your bank account if you’re not careful. The good news is that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a great time. Check out our guide to some of the cheapest San Francisco entertainment.

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July 14 2014

One thing’s for certain: San Diego’s got style. But when you return from a day out on the town, your apartment may seem a little bit plain by comparison, especially if you haven’t taken the time to make it your own.

You spend a lot of time at home, so shouldn’t your personal space reflect your unique tastes? Follow these budget décor tips, and your San Diego apartment will be even more of a pleasure to inhabit.

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