This post is really going to wet your whistle for minimalism. I didn’t get into the minimalist mindset until later in life and I really wish I could have brought it more into my apartment days. If minimalism interests you but seems too intimidating or overwhelming then I have some things to share that Read More >
Having a roommate isn’t for everyone. When you are by yourself there is no one to get on your nerves. No conflict or someone who leaves their dirty socks in the living room. Just you, yourself, and I. Although, there are many positives to having a roommate that might just surprise you, and hopefully if Read More >
In our business we get the chance to play tour guide to incoming residents who choose to make Birmingham either a temporary or permanent home. We’ve had the pleasure of guiding many visitors in the direction of so many attractions, eateries, and local “watering holes” that we’ve created a compilation of our most insightful dining Read More >
It’s seven o’clock and your alarm goes off. You turn a few times in the sheets pondering your first steps of the day. The wake mode on your Bose Wave Music System begins to quietly warn you that it is time to rise n’ shine, as the full-wake mode turns up the sound and bass. Read More >
The time of year has come when we stash our winter clothes (for the most part) and opt for flip flops, shorts and loose T’s. Outfitted, we hit the streets to wherever our hearts lead and for a large percent of us it’s to the garden. The feel of the moist soil in your hands, Read More >
Here at The Retreat at Mountain Brook we find great pleasure in providing inspiration to help our residents turn their apartments into a home, and we are delighted to tag team this effort with a new friend. Sharleen Graybill is The Semi-Minimalist and she has graciously offered to share insight into apartment decorating from a Read More >
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