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Apr 22 2014

Where to Store Your Produce at Home

By Princeton Properties | Apartment Living, Health, Food, Lifestyle, | (0) Comments

April 22, 2014



















Should I put all of my fruit in the fridge? Should I store my potatoes in the pantry? These are questions we all ask ourselves and we think we know best! Here is a breakdown of the best places to store certain produce in your home to keep them fresh.

Store in Pantry Away from Sunlight and Heat
Potatoes
Onions
Garlic

Store on the Counter
Apples
Avocadoes (until ripe)
Bananas (until ripe)
Citrus Fruits (lemons, limes, grapefruits)
Peaches (until ripe)
Pears
Tomatoes (until ripe)
Tropical Fruits (mangos, pineapples, kiwis)
Watermelon
Winter Squashes

Store in the Refrigerator
Artichokes
Asparagus
Berries
Broccoli
Carrots
Celery
Cucumbers
Green Beans...

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Apr 17 2014

Tips and Tricks for Cleaning Out Your Closet!

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April 17, 2014




















We've moved on from one season to the next which usually means our wardrobe makes a change too! It's time to clean out that closet and we've written some tips to make this difficult task a bit easier for you!

1. Pull out everything that is on a hanger! If you pull everything out and lay it out in front of you it's easier to decide what items will make the cut. Then you can either hang them back up or store them away if they fall in the fall/winter category.

2. Ask yourself "would I buy this again?" If you were at a store today and you saw this item on the rack would you purchase it? If the answer is no, put it in the donation bag!

3. Take...

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Apr 14 2014

5 Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

By Princeton Properties | Multifamily, Apartment Living, Environmental, Lifestyle, | (0) Comments

April 14, 2014



















With Earth Day quickly approaching it's time to start saving energy! There are plenty of simple things you can do to help you reduce your energy consumption and limit your environmental impact.

1. Turn off your dishwasher's drying cycle and allow your dishes to air dry.

2. Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. These provide the same amount of light while using less energy.

3. Shut off and unplug your electronic devices when you're not using them! This includes your cell phone charger that seems to always stay plugged in.

4. Use a toaster oven to warm up leftovers rather than your regular oven.

5. Avoid over-drying...

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Apr 09 2014

6 Steps to Organizing Your Junk Drawer

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April 9, 2014



















Let's all admit it, somewhere in our house we have a junk drawer. Whether it's that drawer right next to your kitchen sink or the top drawer of your home desk, there's a spot in your house where junk makes it's home. Here are 8 steps to organizing your junk drawer!

1. Dump out the drawer - It's important to see what you have in your junk collection. Tip the drawer upside down so you can get a closer look at everything.

2. Clean it - Once everything is out of the drawer, grab a wet cloth and wash it down with a little soap.

3. Test the writing utensils - You know there are at least 5-10 pens in that drawer and some of them may not even work!...

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Apr 04 2014

5 Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep

By Princeton Properties | Apartment Living, Health, Lifestyle, | (0) Comments

April 4, 2014




















Having trouble sleeping? Sometimes when we first move into a new apartment or house it can take some time to adjust to our new surroundings. Here are five ways to help you get a better night's sleep!

1. Skip the afternoon coffee- Sometimes when 2:00 hits we feel like we need a boost to give us a little energy. In order to sleep better at night try to avoid caffeinated beverages after noon.

2. Have a glass of milk- Eating a very light snack along with a glass of milk about an hour before bedtime can help you catch some z's.

3. Prep for bed - If you are someone who has a hard time getting tired at night, create a routine for yourself! About an...

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