Giving thanks seems to come more easily during the month of November, perhaps because the Thanksgiving holiday is all about gratitude — but how do we stay on the gratitude train all year round? The Providence Lakes Blog has some ideas about gratitude to share in today’s post, starting off with an object lesson that begins with a quiz.* Ask yourself these questions: (more…)
Providence Lakes Apartments Blog, coming to you from Brandon, Florida, is bringing tips today for Halloween costumes. So whether you are taking kids trick-or-treating, heading to a community party, or headed out for some fun with friends, we’ve got some ideas to help you get the creative process going when it comes to what to wear on that spook-filled night! (more…)
Welcome Back to the Providence Lakes Blog! Last summer we shared some ideas about summer foods and advised members of our apartment community to take advantage of our grilling area. This month, as it’s starting to cool down enough here in Brandon, Florida to head outside to grill, we want to highlight some grilling tips for kabobs and a few kabob recipes for members of our apartment community. (more…)
Welcome back to the Providence Lakes Apartments Blog! Spending time at our pool is a great way to beat the Florida heat here in Brandon, and we’ve got some fun swimming game ideas for your next pool party. So, invite your friends and neighbors to head to the pool soon and party on. But first, a quick review of pool etiquette. (more…)
Welcome back to the Providence Lakes Blog! Along with the heat, July brings with it Ice Cream Month, and to celebrate we’re going to share some delicious frozen treat recipes with our apartment community here in Brandon, FL, so get ready to cool down with these five frozen treat recipes (including homemade ice cream of course). (more…)
This month the Providence Lakes Blog has a summer reading challenge for our apartment community — but instead of recommending specific books, we’ve put together a list of suggested genres to explore, with suggestions for where you can find book suggestions for the genre. So do some reading this summer! (more…)
Putting your personal color stamp on your apartment doesn’t have to mean painting the walls. In today’s Providence Lakes Blog post, we have some great ideas about how to add color to your apartment and express your unique personality at the same time.
Riddle me this — how can you visit faraway places while staying securely in your Providence Lakes apartment? The answer of course is hosting a fairy-tale themed movie marathon sometime this month. Stop by your favorite Brandon, FL grocery store to stock up on movie night treats, and then settle in for an evening in a land far, far away.
What are “escape the room” games and why are they becoming so popular around the country? They’re team-centered games where a group of people is locked in a room (but don’t worry, due to safety regulations you can always get out if you need to) and have to solve puzzles and hunt down clues in order to escape within the time limit. They’re sometimes described as the ultimate team-building experience. Here: this video explains it quite well (it specifically refers to a room escape game in Seattle, but the principles apply to all escape room activities). (more…)
Celebrating Valentine’s Day this February is something we can all do well. Whether you traditionally give a simple card and a balloon bouquet or you go all out for a fancy dinner and dessert with a gift of expensive jewelry, we’ve got some more ideas for celebrating this holiday that focuses on love.