Category Archives: LifeStyle

LifeStyle

BENEFITS OF COMMUNITY LIVING

  Living at any of Preferred Living’s communities means getting access to modern conveniences while living in comfort and style, conveniently located near Columbus, Ohio. Most people live in buildings with very few amenities apart from laundry in the basement, but Preferred Living takes it to the next level. In fact, there are so many…

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7 WAYS TO SAVE ON YOUR UTILITY BILL

Even with many of the energy efficient appliances on the market today, there are still plenty of ways you can save on your utility bills each month. By following these simple rules, you can put a huge dent in your bill. Use compact fluorescent bulbs Put your air conditioner's setting on "auto" Keep blinds closed…

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MOVING DAY CHECKLIST

  Moving can be an incredibly good excuse to spruce up your life and change things up. Since you’ve chosen to live the Preferred life, a lot of great amenities are already at your fingertips and you are most likely in a better position to decide what you need for your apartment. Being organized before…

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FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

Does the idea of finding a gift for Dad leave you stumped? Before you give up and buy him a gift certificate to a big-box retail store for the 6th year in a row, consider the following options, available right here in Columbus: 1. Publications from the Columbus Landmarks Foundation Some Dads are history buffs. Let…

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SUMMER STAY-CATION IDEAS

The situation: you have big dreams and a small bank account. Your vacation request has been approved and you realize: I’m spending a week at home and haven’t planned anything! Here are some ways to keep occupied locally. 1. Rock out Head to the arena district to catch national acts like Blake Shelton, One Direction, The Dropkick Murphys,…

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PLACES FOR BRUNCH IN COLUMBUS

This summer, think of each weekend as its own mini-vacation. Don’t set your alarm. Forget the errands on your massive to-do list. Just think about how you’re going to enjoy the days off from work. Not sure where to start? How about meeting friends for a decadent brunch? In many cities, brunch is not just…

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3 WAYS TO GET IN, GET OUT AND GET FIT

Don't think you have enough time to maintain the body you want? A study from McMaster University in Ontario found that people who committed to brief, fast-paced workouts for about 15 minutes every day were just as fit as those who preferred lower-intensity training for about 40 minutes per day. Here are three tips to…

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