Apartment Living


Deck the Halls in Your Apartment
When it comes to holiday décor space is an often problem. Smart solutions for holiday expectations to save the place are a must. There are lots of space-saving ideas to save the space decorating for Christmas bring the joy of Christmas into even the tiniest corners and not to clutter it… like homemade garlands on walls, ceilings, windows and window sills, and pretty place settings your space won’t look cluttered, just festive.

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Shedding Some Light on Your Apartment
We know how difficult it can be to get the perfect lighting in your apartment. While windows can provide some great natural lighting solutions, standard apartment lighting can leave something to be desired in the design department. Regardless of fixture type, technology, or control, following some simple guidelines will make your apartment feel awesome: light some surfaces, fill light in the corners, and make sure you can light what you want to see.

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Canada: Love it or Leave It
With the results of the US Election now official and the announcement of Donald Trump as the new President-Elect, search inquiries for making the move to Canada went through the roof on Google. Heck, even our Canadian immigration website got overloaded with inquiries to the point where it shut down. But the question remains, is it really all that different to live up here? We know that everyone is familiar with our offering of free healthcare, a clean and beautiful landscape, and the overall amazing quality of life that come with living in Canada. But what about all the little things that make it great to be from the North-side?


Giving Back in Nova Scotia
Great ideas can stem from unfortunate experiences where one recognizes change is necessary. That was the case for Nova Scotia native Lori Smith as she brought about her idea to fill in the holes that established charities and food and clothing banks could not. It was from this gap in the market that the Nova Scotia Helps Society was created.


Apartment Living: To trick or not treat?
Unlike residential neighbourhoods, apartment communities are made up of a wide variety of residents with everyone from single adults, young families and college students to retirees. So it may seem like a feat to find ways to make Halloween fun for your kids when your building isn’t open to trick or treating festivities. This is done for the safety and privacy of our residents, With Halloween being holiday-like for most children and teenagers alike with candy, costumes and haunted houses galore- you’ll want to make the most of October 31st within your apartment community!


Get your Dance On
Are you tired of the same workouts? Has the local gym lost your interest? With so many options available to get your heart rate up, maybe its time to switch up your workout patterns. But not only does it feel good to the soul, dancing also has some major health perks. Research shows dancing can improve your mental health by boosting your overall happiness. If you’re looking for a reason to shake it off today, why not take a step into the studio? Dance party, anyone? The team at Oxford has pulled together a list of some of the coolest dance studios to try across Canada.

About the Oxford Residential Blog

Welcome to the Oxford Residential blog ─ a great place to read original, fresh and interesting articles on apartment living, local attractions, design tips and more. Whether you are currently living in an Oxford rental community in Ontario, Quebec or Nova Scotia, or still apartment hunting in Canada, there are valuable tips and inspirational articles in this blog for everyone. 

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