The Red Oak Life Blog

Downsize Your Living Space- It’s a Good Thing!

One of the most popular ways to simplify your life nowadays seems to be the notion of downsizing. Some couples or families move from a house to an apartment and simply love the results. This kind of change to your life can be very stressful but there are awesome advantages and aspects to downsizing your living quarters.   Moving to an apartment can help you organize, lower expenses and can be great not just for your wallet but for you as well.

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Manchester’s Newest Dining Destination: The 110 Grill!

Manchester, NH's newest restaurant has just opened in downtown.  We recommend the 110 Grill as a great dining option for you.

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5 Tips for Entertaining in your Apartment

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t have a dinner party.  Pick a good night and have your friends over for a dinner party.  Having friends over to your apartment is fun and eventful.   Here are our top 5 tips for making your party go smoothly.

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3 Ways to Save Money and Energy in Your Apartment

Choosing an apartment for your home is smart for many reasons.  The freedom and flexibility that it offers is a tremendous thing.  Saving money is a factor no matter where you decide to live.  One way to save in your apartment is by being conscious of energy costs.  There is a misconception that in order to save energy you must spend lots of money on long-term changes on equipment and materials that as a renter you can’t do to your apartment.  Don’t worry…here are 3 Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Apartment.

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How to Find the Perfect Roommate

How to Find the Perfect Roommate

You could have found the perfect place to rent but no one to share it with. Maybe you are in a pickle because you need an apartment as soon as possible and everywhere you search is either too expensive or too big. No matter what situation you are in, sometimes you need a roommate. Finding that perfect roommate can be like playing that claw game in every arcade; a blind grab into hundreds of potential candidates and even then the perfect roommate could slip from your grasp. Luckily, you do not need a bag of quarters in order to “bag” the perfect roommate. Here are some helpful strategies and tips to turn that empty room into a room-mate.

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Your First Apartment Kitchen:  The 5 Tools You Must Have

When you are just starting out, having the right tools and equipment are essential.  As you gain experience cooking and enjoying your kitchen you will learn what tools work best for you.   There are some experts who believe that there are 5 essentials that you just can’t be without.  Do your research to look for good prices on these items.  We would recommend that you look for a high-quality product at the best price you can afford for these items.  You will be happy with the performance of the items if they are of good quality.

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