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…

May Events 2017

Mamapalooza When: May 13   Time: 6-9PM Where: Stewart Creek Park   Spend a day at the lake with mom. Summer is just around the corner and the water is warming up. Sample from a plethora of food trucks and enjoy live music all day long. Play some outdoor games and stick around for that beautiful…

April Events 2017

  Art and Wine Walk When: April 13 Time: 5PM Where: Plano Cost: $12 online, $18 at the event Spend an evening sipping vino at Plano’s monthly Art and Wine Walk. Each ticket includes a souvenir glass, passport, and tasting guide. As you wander Plano’s historic district, enjoy live music and pop-up art exhibits. Walkers…

Mardi Gras Gallery

Thanks for stopping by everyone! Make sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date on great residents events.We have some BIG ONES coming up including a St. Patty’s Day celebration. Who can turn down free drinks, free food and opportunities to explore new things?  

March Events 2017!

CHIPS: 4th Annual Poker Tournament When: March 3 Time: 5:30-10:30PM Where: Rooftop Event Spot, Plano Cost: $100 per person, $30 guest   Feeling lucky? Claim your spot at the poker table on March 3. Play your hand right and you’ll go home with the grand prize. All proceeds of the poker tournament will go to…

February Events 2017!

Dewey Knit? Knitting Group for Adults When: February 4 Time: 2-4PM Where: Richardson Library     Grab your needles or borrow your grandma’s for Richardson’s knitting group. Every first Saturday of the month, gather for a two-hour, knit-a-thon at the library. Whether you’ve never touched a ball of yarn or your signature Christmas gift is knitted…

Retail Highlight: Saintsbury Tavern

Take a 3D Tour! How long have you been open? We have been open since 2014! What do you like best about being in the Austin Ranch area? Our Residents, Location, Ambiance, and Scenery What are your best-selling menu items/products? Southwest Egg-rolls, Fried Mozzarella, Tavern Club Salad, The Saintsbury Wrap, America Burger, and House Made…