Surprise your family and friends at your Thanksgiving dinner with your pie making skills. Make one of these fantastic pie recipes for an epic holiday celebration or “Friendsgiving” this year. Whether you host at your Hillside Commons apartment or you venture elsewhere in or out of Oneonta, NY, these pies will be a hit with your dinner mates! (more…)
Welcome back to the Hillside Commons Blog! We hope you’re having a great start to fall here in Oneonta, NY. Bring the spirit of the season into your apartment by trying some of these fall decorating tips and ideas. (more…)
Last November our Hillside Commons Blog featured some ideas for staying active here in Oneonta, NY. In that post, we mentioned the benefits of yoga and meditation on your physical and emotional health. Today we want to bring it back to yoga and offer a few poses to help ease your stress and improve your flexibility. Try these poses in your apartment or in our community’s yoga studio. Then let us know which ones were your favorite! (more…)
Make use of the long summer days in Oneonta, NY by throwing a game night in your apartment here at Hillside Commons this month. This week we’re featuring a few including BANG!, Dominion, and Ticket to Ride, that you may enjoy. Here’s a rundown on them in case you haven’t played before. (more…)
Summer can get hot here in Oneonta, NY, so keep yourself prepared by having a few ideas for ice cream places to visit up your sleeve! This week the Hillside Commons Blog is featuring a few ice cream shops (complete with reviews and approximate driving times for each) that will make getting out of the comfort of your apartment worth the trip. (more…)
Start planning your spring or summer vacations by taking a trip! If you want to take a day trip soon, this month’s Hillside Commons Blog has some ideas for places you can go in Central and Upstate New York for an adventure outside of your apartment. We’ve included approximate driving times to each location, too. (more…)
This time of the year is an exciting, often nerve-wracking one: it’s time to look towards the future! If you’re graduating soon, applying for an internship, or looking for ways to make yourself a stronger candidate for the job market now or later, this week’s Hillside Commons Blog has some tips to help you find success. (more…)
It’s March, and that means you’re probably in the thick of school, homework, midterms, projects, and everything else that comes with being a student. But you still have to eat, so don’t sacrifice your health for a quick, unhealthy assortment of snacks you convince yourself is real food. We’ve all felt a little too busy and overwhelmed to make a substantial meal, but you can avoid that by trying a slow cooker recipe or two this month. You just have to throw in some ingredients and water and soon enough, you have a meal ready to go! This week’s Hillside Commons Blog has some ideas for slow cooker recipes you might love, so read on and get your grocery list ready! (more…)
It’s still chilly, but spring is just around the corner, and now is a great time to welcome it into your home. Get a headstart on some gardening options available to you by starting an indoor garden, right in your apartment here in Oneonta, NY! An indoor garden will only supplement the already great environment and facilitate the convenient lifestyle people love about living at Hillside Commons.
Welcome to 2017 at the Hillside Commons apartment community! We hope you’re enjoying your winter so far. Don’t let the cold chill you to the bone, though: it’s still freezing in Oneonta, NY, so warm yourself up this winter with a cup of one of these types of tea this month. They can also give you great health benefits, so read on to find out which one can best help you.