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Decorating Your Albany Apt for Valentine’s Day

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Even if you decide to go out for Valentine’s Day, decorate your apartment to create a romantic and relaxing place to walk into when you get home. Use rose petals, red pillows, flowers, pre-made decorations or homemade decorations. Decorate the Bedroom Add several red and pink throw pillows to the bed. This looks great if you have a black bedspread. Form a heart out of rose petals on the space that is not occupied by…

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On a Budget? Spend Valentine’s Day in Your Albany Apartment

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If you’d rather not break your budget, you can still have a great Valentine’s Day at home, in your Albany apartment. Make your own decorations or pick up some Valentine’s Day décor at a discount store. If you have children, this is a great time to get them involved with making holiday decorations that you can save for years to remember the fun you had. Decoration Ideas Using cheap construction paper, cut out hearts of…

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Day Trip From Albany, NY to Manchester, Vermont

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Getting to Manchester, Vermont from your Menands apartment is an easy feat. It’s a bit over an hour’s drive and well worth it! Take I-787 north to Exit 9E for NY 7 east. Stay on NY 7 eastbound to VT 279 eastbound. Staying left at the fork, follow the signs for US 7 northbound to Manchester and Rutland, Vermont. Stay right, taking US 7 northbound, and then get off at Exit 3 for Sunderland, Vermont….

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Day Trip from Menands to Lake Placid, New York

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Take a day trip from your apartment at Albany Lofts at One Broadway in Menands, New York to Lake Placid, New York during any season for some fun – or make it a weekend getaway trip. Lake Placid is just over 2 hours away from your apartment in Menands. Take I-787 northbound. Take Exit 9W for the merge onto NY 7 westbound. Then, take the exit for I-87 toward Saratoga Springs and Glens Falls. You’ll…

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5 Tips for Moving into a New Apartment in Albany NY

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There’s so much to remember when moving into a new apartment in Albany NY that the process can feel overwhelming. Reduce stress and make your move-in easier with these 5 tips. 1. Leave plenty of time to pack – Start packing weeks ahead of the move, so you can leave yourself plenty of time to get supplies, pack like with like, and clearly label boxes. Planning ahead like this will help you on the other…

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Use Indoor Plants to Liven Your Albany Apartment

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Whether you are just moving into a new apartment for the first time, you just changed apartments, or you have been in your apartment for some time, liven it up with indoor gardening. Not only do plants add to the décor, but they help recirculate the air in your home. For those who love the outdoors, this gives you a chance to have the best of both worlds. Plant a Garden at Your Albany Apartment…

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Winter Outdoor Activities Near Your Albany NY Apt

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How to Be Outdoorsy While Living in an Apartment Of course, Albany NY and the entire Capital Region are ideally located for day trips to the cities of Boston, Manhattan, and even Montreal while nearby lakes and hiking trails make for perfect summer afternoon destinations, but what is there to do in the winter? Well, those same mountain lakes and hiking trails are also winter outdoor sports destinations. Whether you want to stay within an…

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New Year’s Resolution & Organization Tips for Your Menands NY Apartment

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No matter how spacious your apartment, there is always at least one corner or closet or desk or pile of magazines where the space isn’t being used so wisely or could stand to be, well, a little more organized. (Don’t look at me like that – I’ve heard about your secret Pinterest boards.) With your loft-style apartments, clever organization is more important than ever because there’s so much exposed space. We’ve come up with some…

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How to Host a Successful Holiday Dinner in Your Apartment in Albany

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The holidays are here and with the decorations and festive cheer come holiday parties and dinners. If it’s your turn to host family dinner, or you just want to invite a few friends over for a holiday dinner party at your apartment in Albany, we have some tips and tricks to make the most of your space (…and not annoy the neighbors)! 1. Plan a finger-food buffet and serve from your kitchen bar Chances are…

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Decorating for the Holidays in Your Menands, NY Apartment

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To me it never really feels like the holidays until I have a few decorations up in my Menands, NY apartment and the scent of cinnamon in the air. There are, of course, pros and cons to decorating for the holidays. Many of us travel to visit family and friends for the actual holidays, so decorating can sometimes feel futile and like an unnecessary hassle. Or perhaps no one will see the decorations but you,…

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