5 Ways To Avoid Dirty Dish Pile-Ups

Cooking may be an art form, but doing the post-meal dishes remains a chore we’d all like to get through quickly and efficiently. Here are some dish-duty tips for our University Square community members in Flagstaff, Arizona. Multi-Task While Cooking Although focusing on the cooking can be a joy in and of itself, there should be…

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3 Ways to Decorate with String Lights

With winter settling in and the days short, it is important to find things to do that brighten up your day. Decorating with string lights is perfect for wintertime—you can customize your home and enjoy beautiful illumination in the process. Here are three easy decorating ideas for string lights.  String Lighting: 3 Decorating Ideas for…

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Good and Easy Brussels Sprouts Recipes

The holidays are just around the corner, and something's always cooking at the University Square Apartments in Flagstaff. 'Tis the season, as a matter of fact, to rock the Brussels sprouts!  These adorable green orbs really can be people pleasers. Here are some simple ideas designed to come through for you. Each is a side dish for 4 to 6…

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6 Tips for Hiking in Flagstaff

What better time to embrace the outdoors than right now and even into the winter? Here are 6 tips for ensuring a wonderful hike through Flagstaff during the cooler seasons. Tip 1: Stay Hydrated Because Flagstaff is known for cool, snowy days, it can be easy to skimp on the water. But remember, Flagstaff is still the desert. The air is dry,…

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Beacons of Hope in the Midst of Despair: A Local Hurricane Harvey Relief Story

We invite our residents to share the experience of our Bella team members who traveled to Houston, TX to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts: We walk through the rooms of a storm soaked apartment in Houston, Texas, as Mary, a twenty-plus-year resident of Nob Hill Apartments, points out the items she hopes she can…

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7 Reasons to Start Meditating

Have you ever tried meditation? If not, then you could be missing out. In fact, there are a number of physical, mental, and emotional benefits of regular meditation! Healthier Heart Meditation has been shown to improve cardiovascular function; this is because the practice relaxes the body and can reduce blood pressure, which reduces the workload…

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