Thanksgiving is coming up soon and for many of us, that means a long weekend. While Thursday is already accounted for — Thanksgiving Dinner, of course — the rest of the weekend is up in the air. Today, the Colonial Village Blog has some suggestions for how to spend the time, whether you stay at your apartment here in Manchester, NH or you’re out of town. Read on for some great ideas. (more…)
October has arrived here in Manchester, New Hampshire, and that means all things autumn, including Halloween of course. We thought it would be fun to round up a list of Halloweenesqe movies to share with members of our apartment community at Colonial Village — we came up with a dozen we think are worthy of your time, so grab the popcorn and the drinks, and start watching. It may take you all month! (more…)
The summer has flown by, and here we are in the midst of September! How did that happen so quickly, it seems like it was just the end of the school year, and now kids are back for a new year. Today, the Colonial Village Blog is pleased to bring some tips for doing a fall cleaning project in preparation for the upcoming holidays. (more…)
It’s August and chances are before fall weather hits and the kids are headed back to school, you may want to get in one last weekend away from your apartment and the daily grind, or you may be headed out on a well deserved, two-week vacation in a fancy resort. Whatever the case may be, whether you are traveling out of Manchester, New Hampshire, or out of the country, we’ve got some tips that can make the trip go more smoothly in the Colonial Village Blog today. (more…)
“Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything.” —Tomie dePaola (more…)
June is here and with summer in full swing the Colonial Village Blog brings members of our apartment community a post about summer eating — that’s right, we’ve got some tips for grilling at your favorite Manchester, NH park, plus some recipes to complete a summer meal. Yum! (more…)
Springtime brings with it a sense of newness and growth, and that can apply to our personal life too. Exhibiting gratitude on a regular basis enhances our sense of well-being and growth. Did you know that in addition to producing warm fuzzies, giving thanks creates documented health benefits? That’s right: various studies have shown that people who express gratitude reap benefits of better physical, emotional, and spiritual health. This article, from Happier Human, identifies The 31 Benefits of Gratitude You Didn’t Know About: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life — which is a long way of saying that being grateful is good for you. (more…)
If you’re thinking about moving to one of our Colonial Village apartments in Manchester, NH, today’s blog post is applicable — it’s actually helpful for anyone who needs to fill out most types of applications. If this is your first apartment away from home, we know that deciding to move into a new apartment is exciting, exhausting, and perhaps a bit intimidating all at the same time. (more…)
The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, approximately equal to 3.14159, which goes on to infinity and beyond. All across America, including in Manchester, NH, we’ll be eating pie come the 14th of the month. But, not everyone likes pie (it’s hard to imagine, but it’s true), so we’ve come up with some alternatives to pie to add to your Pi Day pie offerings for those in your set who don’t care for pie. (more…)
It’s February, and that means that love is in the air, what with Valentine’s Day coming up on the 14th. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers. Take time to show all the important people in your life that you love them. Today the Colonial Village Blog has pulled together some ideas to help you get started.
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