Ideas for Re-Using Some Older Items In Your Kitchen

Recycling and re-purposing old household items is a great way to save money and the environment. Here are some apartment design ideas for re-using kitchen items that may have outlasted their original purpose. Muffins and cupcake tins are perfect drawer organizers for items ranging from office supplies to jewelry. Add a touch of nature by using them for […]

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Get a Great Meal Tonight at Balena

Do you think you’re an expert on Italian cuisine? You’ll gain a whole new appreciation for it when you dine at Balena. This rustic yet elegant eatery at 1633 N. Halsted Street was named one of the top 10 new U.S. restaurants of 2013 by international lifestyle rating website Gayot. Chef/owner Chris Pandel’s creativity is evident […]

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Ideas for Creating a Workspace for the Kids

Is it a chore getting your kids to do their homework each night? Make it special by creating a workspace just for them. Use these apartment living tips as inspiration. Coffee tables are just the right size to serve as desks, and they’re decorative as well as functional. An ottoman  with hidden storage makes a […]

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