Posted on: Friday, July 24, 2015 - 2:30pm
Tagged with: fitness, technology

There's an App for That: 30DAYS Fitness ChallengeIt's hard to believe, but July is almost over and August is around the corner. The beginning of a new month is always a great time to reflect, reset, or even start a new routine. For those of you looking to hop back on the exercise wagon or even if you are just looking to mix things up, you don't have to go far. In fact, you don't even need to leave your apartment.

Posted on: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 3:15pm

5 Quick Tips to Declutter the KitchenYour kitchen is the most used space in your apartment. It's time to treat it right. Here are four quick tips and one not so quick tip to make your kitchen look it's best.

1. Dishes: The most overlooked chore. Dishes are not done until they are dried and put away! Plates and Tupperware stacked on drying racks only add to a cluttered counter top.

Posted on: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 11:22am
Tagged with: Foxboro MA, Local Spotlight

Local Spotlight: Davio's Foxborough, MA - Source The Stoughton PatchPatriot’s Place has come to be known as the “to-go” spot for dining and shopping and this is certainly true of Davio’s! Not new to the area, Davio’s flagship store has been a staple in Boston for over two decades and the 10,000 square foot Foxboro location features many of the same characteristics as their predecessor, including an enormous open display kitchen, an in-house bakery and a wine room with over 300 wines.

Posted on: Friday, June 26, 2015 - 12:29pm
Tagged with: recipes

Homemade Iced Coffee TrickThere's nothing better in the warmer months than to relax in your apartment home with a tall cool glass of iced coffee. Here are a few tricks we've picked up along the way to make the perfect glass of iced coffee.

Posted on: Friday, June 19, 2015 - 3:25pm

The Three G's: Greens, Giveaways, and Giving The CHR Horticulture department visited a few communities in the CHR portfolio over the last few weeks. They showed up bearing gifts in the form of herbs and flowers and all they asked for in exchange was a small donation to a selected charity. Of the seven hosted events,  a total of $1600 dollars was raised in charitable donations.

Posted on: Friday, June 12, 2015 - 1:59pm

5 Quick Fitness Tips for Your Everyday ScheduleLast night was CHR's annual 5K Wellness Walk. An awesome tradition and a good way to connect with coworkers and enjoy, albeit very warm, outside! In honor of the Wellness Walk, here are a few tips for you to incorporate into your day-to-day lifestyle. As always, consult your doctor before taking on any new exercise routine.

Posted on: Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:35am
Tagged with: apartment living, decor

Decorating a new place can be a real challenge, especially when living in a rental home. Most rentals have tough rules to abide by: some landlords don’t allow any constructions, others ask you not to nail items to the walls, and others want their white walls white.

Posted on: Monday, May 18, 2015 - 1:44pm
Tagged with: CHR news

CHR Receives NAA Paragon AwardEarlier this month, The National Apartment Association (NAA) released the names of the winners for the 2015 Paragon Awards. These awards celebrate all different facets of the rental housing industry and we are pleased to announce that Lee Brown of Village Green Apartments, Plainville MA has received the National Apartment Leasing Professional of the Year.

Posted on: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 3:12pm

Local Spotlight: Body Soul Inspired TrainingBody Soul Inspired Training is located right on-site at Regency Plaza Apartments, Providence RI. Lisa Mongeau, founder of Body Soul Inspired Personal Training, based her business on her own personal fitness experiences and she aspires to help others find their fitness passions. According to Lisa, "My belief is there are so many different ways that people help awaken the strength within.

Posted on: Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:52am
Tagged with: community giving

CHR's Charity of the Month: The Alzheimer AssociationThis month’s charity is the Alzheimer’s Association’s MA/NH chapter located in Watertown, MA. Many of us have been personally touched by this terrible disease through our families and friends who have been afflicted. We can all do something to help by supporting our local chapter.


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