Get More Reading in Your Life With Our Resident Library

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Unfortunately, with our hectic lifestyles, many people barely are able to make the time to read something other than the latest tweet or Facebook update. However, according to a recent Lifehack article, there are quite a few benefits to finding time in your daily routine to read something more substantial. Reading mentally stimulates your brain, which … [Read more...]

Get Vegetables Started From Seed to Grow in Our Garden or on Your Balcony

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If you enjoy gardening and want to feast on fresh, top quality veggies in 2015 then you should start growing your own vegetables from seed from February onwards. Here in California our warmer climate means we can sow our seeds direct into pots or planters outside at this time of year. You can try growing broccoli, any number of different herbs, … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Cleaning Spray and Freshen Up Your Apartment

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Keeping our apartment clean is a priority for just about everyone but those cleaning liquids sure can get expensive. Here is a quick tip on how to make your own affordable yet very effective cleaning spray for use all parts of your home. The base for this orange-scented spray is three ounces each of hydrogen peroxide, distilled white vinegar and … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Irvine Apartment’s Stone Floors Clean

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There are many upscale amenities available throughout our apartment community that makes it stand out from the rest. One luxurious benefit is having an apartment in Irvine with stone floors in both the kitchen and bathroom. With proper care, stone floors can be very durable. However, if you are unfamiliar with how to clean this type of flooring, you could … [Read more...]

Your Apartment Can be the Star at Your Oscar Party

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Do you want to host a memorable Oscar party at your Irvine apartment? From A-list drinks to sparkly decor, here are five tips for decorating your Irvine apartment to make it the star at your Oscar party and worthy of the hottest Hollywood stars: Lead your guests to the main area of your Oscar party with a pathway made of homemade sparkly … [Read more...]

Delicious Cajun Fries Perfect for Mardi Gras

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If Mardi Gras is a favorite celebration and you're looking for things to do in Irvine with kids or friends you could throw an impromptu Mardi Gras bash. Cajun fries are perfect snacks that are great with a variety of dips and really easy to make. To serve two to three people you'll need two large, peeled sweet potatoes, a tablespoonful of olive oil … [Read more...]

Try Food From All Corners of the World at Diamond Jamboree

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The Diamond Jamboree is an excellent place to try food from all corners of the world as it provides a large range of services that include dining options. No matter what type of food you prefer the Jamboree has everything from Asian, to Indian to American cuisines. This unique retail center of Southern, California has many restaurants in Irvine to choose … [Read more...]

January is the Last Month to Participate in Chinese Storytime

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If you want to be a part of an interesting event that's educational especially for your children, consider participating in Chinese storytime at the Excel 360 Learning Academy. There will be a story read in Chinese and interactive discussions about the book to help understand a new language and experience. Each person pays $10 per class and there's … [Read more...]

Have a Sushi Party at the Wine Artist in Irvine

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There are several things to do in Irvine, California including a Sushi Party held at the Wine Artist in Irvine. The Wine Artist holds a number of parties throughout the year including taste of India, Spain, Italy, and Thailand. On January 30th from 6-8:30 p.m all Irvine residents will have the opportunity to explore tastes of sushi. The cost is $95 … [Read more...]

Grab a Delicious Meal and Show at the Improved Irvine Improv

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A great way to kick back and relax after a long work week is to enjoy some laughs with comedy in Irvine, but what if you get hungry during the show? Our community, at Main Street Village, knows just the perfect place for you for a night of great food and a great show. The largest Umami Burger in Orange County has joined the new and improved Irvine … [Read more...]