5 Creative Ways to Show Your Love on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is almost here! Although we love our usual Mother’s Day Brunch, sometimes our moms appreciate it when we come up with something creative to show our love. We’ve wrestled up a few cool Mother’s Day ideas for those whose mamas are near or far! Get mom out and about! From walking the Arbor…

9 Tips to Get You Ready for The Austin Ranch 5k

The Austin Ranch 5k is right around the corner! You may be looking for ways to prepare and get in shape before the event, and if so we’ve got you covered. We put together 9 tips to have you all set and ready to go from the couch to the 5k. If you are a…

5 Tips to Help You Prep Your Space for Spring

Spring is here! Despite a few chilly days we’ve had here in North Texas, we can definitely feel a change in the air. It’s that fresh feeling of spring. The air feels crisp, the sunshine feels bright and we all want to bring some of that springtime freshness indoors with us.  With that in mind,…

6 DIY Holiday Decorations You Can Do!

We know that small spaces can get pretty crammed through the holidays. Here are six easy and low-cost Do-It-Yourself Decorations that’ll transform your small square footage into a custom Winter Wonderland!     1. Decorative Christmas Pillow Have an old flannel or an ugly Christmas sweater that you just can’t part ways with? Make a…

How To Keep Your Pets Happy and Healthy This Holiday Season

We certainly love our pets here! As we dive into those cozy holiday months, we want to make sure we’re protecting our beloved babies. We have a few tips and tricks for taking care of our little angels during these next few months. Winter Months: 1. If your pets aren’t out getting a lot of…

Poo Prints FAQ

As we begin the process to implement a Dog DNA program on site, we know you have LOTS of questions!  We’ve put together the below FAQ so you can understand the program and the process for how we will roll it out.  If you still have additional questions, we will be more than happy to…

Stress Free Thanksgiving in your Apartment or Town Home

Orchestrating a Thanksgiving meal can be a daunting task for anyone, but the stakes are raised when you think about hosting in a space challenged apartment. We’ve comprised a list of ways to ease the stress in even the humblest of abodes! Hosting thanksgiving dinner in your home is possible; you just have to get…

Top 5 Thousand Oaks Patios: 2017 Halloween Edition!

The amazing residents of Thousand Oaks really brought Halloween spirit with Ghastly Patio and Ghoulish Decorations! We had so many entries into our Halloween Patio Decorating contest it was almost impossible to find the most spine chilling, Spooktacular patio! After much deliberation, we selected 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and a tie for 4th place!   In…

5 THINGS TO DO IN THE AUSTIN RANCH AREA RIGHT NOW!

  The Austin Ranch area has everything you could ever want, and MORE. With all different shops filling up retail spaces, “… the world has come to Austin Ranch” (Dallas Morning News). Let’s explore some of the tasty restaurants, exercise facilities and relaxing activities you can enjoy in the Austin Ranch area. The Shacks Dining…

5 Fall Decorating Tips for Your Apartment!

Autumn or fall is the best time of the year with cooler temperatures, nature changing and the emergence of fall colors; it’s no surprise it’s one of the best seasons! It is every interior decorator’s dream to design your home to give it that fall or autumn feel. The incorporation of earthly tones to your…

Uptown Yoga – Finding Your Center

Several months ago when I first moved to Thousand Oaks, I purchased a Groupon for Uptown Yoga for a full month and went all of 3 times. After receiving a few “We Miss You” emails from their membership retention team, I finally decided to take my #selflove a little more seriously and purchased a 1…

The Nail Bar – So Nice I Went Twice…In One Day!

As a resident of Austin Ranch, a major draw is access to sun, fun, and relaxation without ever leaving your backyard. Thankfully, The Nail Bar gives our residents the option to walk on over and immerse themselves in a calming environment and relax inside an Austin Ranch “happy place.” The Nail Bar is a full service nail salon…