Photo of the Lilac Adventure Zone at Highland Park


Photo of the Lilac Adventure Zone at Highland Park

One Park, Two Playgrounds

July 2022   Living at Elmwood Manor means having easy access to Highland Park. At 110 years old it is one of the oldest and…

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The Perfect Apartment Toolbox

June 2022   One of the great things about living in an apartment is that someone else (i.e. Elmwood Manor) takes care of all the…

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A Guide to Cottage Style Décor

May 2022 Cottage style is all about creating that warm, welcome, casual feel. If you love curling up with a good book, relaxing with a…

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Turn Up the Heat with the Spice Project

April 2022   The Spice Project is one of Elmwood Manor’s tastiest VIP Program partners. That means residents can get 15% off their entire purchase….

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Storing Fresh Strawberries

March 2022   We’ve all been there. The fresh strawberries at the grocery store look amazing. But a couple of days after you’ve brought them…

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The Declutter Mindset

February 2022 Whether you’re daunted by the idea of decluttering your apartment or raring to get going, organizing and keeping things that way are all…

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This Year’s Décor Trends

January 2022   You might wonder, what exactly drives a trend? Experts say you do. What society needs emotionally directly impacts the design esthetics that…

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Your Winter Cleaning Checklist

December 2021   Sure, you’ve heard of people doing their spring cleaning but what about a winter cleaning? There are quite a few things in…

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Color Psychology and Your Décor

November 2021   Color Psychology is a theory of how each color affects a person’s mood, productivity, and creativity. When a person is surrounded by calming…

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What’s a Shallot? Can’t I Just Use an Onion?

October 2021   If you like to cook, you probably have onions in your pantry. And if you cook a lot, you probably have both…

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Four Housewarming Party Games

  September 2021   Having a housewarming party after moving into your apartment or townhome is a great way to show off your new place…

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How to Clean & Sanitize Secondhand Furniture

August 2021 Maybe you love vintage furniture, garage sales, or are just on a tight budget. Whatever the reason, finding that perfect piece of new-to-you…

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