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20
Mar 17

Caring for Countertops

Caring for Countertops

The living space at West of Chestnut in Quincy, MA is designed to provide stylish apartment living, and our kitchens are inviting as well as functional with plenty of cupboard space and fashionable, durable countertops. In today’s post, we are going to provide some tips for keeping the countertops looking like new. (more…)

6
Mar 17

Soup’s On!

Soup’s On!

A pot of soup simmering on the stove at your West of Chestnut apartment may be a common occurrence—or it may not, but either way, in today’s post we are sharing some soup recipes and tips for making soup this month — perfect for the waning days of winter. (more…)

21
Feb 17

Musicals, Musicals, Musicals

Musicals, Musicals, Musicals

February is a great month to have a movie marathon. Finish up our classic movie suggestions from earlier this month if you haven’t, and then move on to a new genre — musicals! That’s right, we’ve got some suggestions for classic musicals that will get you through the rest of the month. Be sure to stock up on theater candy, popcorn, and drinks for your movie nights. Cozy throws and pillows add the right touch for a pleasant evening, so invite some friends over to your West of Chestnut apartment soon to watch a musical with you. They’ll be humming all the way home.

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6
Feb 17

Classic Movies for Valentine’s Day

Classic Movies for Valentine’s Day

One of the perks of living at West of Chestnut is having access to our many amenities, including the media room. With Valentine’s Day coming up, we’ve put together a list of classic movies you may want to screen to celebrate this romantic holiday. They are old, but being a classic means there is a reason they are still around. So check out these dramas and comedies this month. Of course if Valentine’s is a day you ignore, we’ve got options for that, too!

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17
Jan 17

Donating in Quincy

Donating in Quincy

Today the West of Chestnut blog takes up from where we left off with the topic of getting organized. Now that you’ve got everything sorted, you may find yourself with things that you don’t necessarily want to throw out because they are still usable, but you’re not quite sure what to do with them. Today we have some options for you to look into.

 

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2
Jan 17

Organizing for the New Year

Organizing for the New Year

The beginning of a new year is a clean slate, and for many of us, that means taking the time to get organized for the year. Whether that is setting your budget for the year, figuring out your work/school/social calendar (don’t forget to include those vacation days for the summer celebrations happening in Quincy), or organizing your physical space being organized helps us to be more productive.  Our apartments have spacious closets, and we offer extra storage space as one of our amenities. Today, the West of Chestnut blog will be sharing some tips for getting your apartment space organized for the new year.

 

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19
Dec 16

Pets at West of Chestnut

Pets at West of Chestnut

West of Chestnut is pleased to be a pet friendly community. That’s right, we welcome your furry friends! We do ask that you understand and abide by our pet policy. In today’s blog post, we are providing tips for living with pets in our apartments.

 

If you currently don’t have a pet but are thinking of getting a dog, this article has excellent information about what breeds do and don’t do well in an apartment setting, which is an important thing to consider.

 

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5
Dec 16

Winter-Themed Crafts for the Holidays

Winter-Themed Crafts for the Holidays

Embracing winter is easy to do when we can snuggle up with a cozy blanket in our West of Chestnut apartment, right? Today we have some fun ideas to create winter themed crafts to add to your holiday activities including snowflakes, gingerbread, and snowmen. So read throught these ideas then head out to your favorite Quincy, MA craft store to pick up some supplies and get started soon!

 

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21
Nov 16

How to Make Tie-Dyed Turkey and Other Turkey Roasting Tips

How to Make Tie-Dyed Turkey and Other Turkey Roasting Tips

Tie-dyed turkey may not be your style, but the fact remains that for the majority of Americans, come Thursday, November 24th, some variety of turkey will be gracing most tables in Quincy, MA, including those at the West of Chestnut apartment community. So in today’s blog post, we thought we would provide a rundown on various ways to prepare turkey. If you aren’t the one cooking the turkey but need to take something to share, we’ve included some dessert recipes that are travel-friendly too.

 

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7
Nov 16

The Art of Being Grateful

The Art of Being Grateful

It’s November, and that means Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. Whether you are staying here in our wonderful apartment community for the holiday or heading out of Quincy to gather with family, we want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. In honor of the holiday, in today’s blog post, we are focusing on gratitude.

 

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