November/December Holiday Events

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 16, 2018

In light of the devastation caused by the Camp Fire, many community events have been rescheduled. Because we believe in the importance of community traditions as a way to support and lift each other's spirits, we're providing updated event information for you here.

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Topics: Holidays, Community Events

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner at Apartments in Chico California

Posted by Paige Gilbert

November 14, 2018

So, you decided to host a few friends at your apartment in Chico for Thanksgiving, huh? No big deal, you'll make the turkey, they'll bring some sides and keep it low key. 

But wait - SURPRISE! Mom and Dad have decided to visit you for Thanksgiving and they’re bringing Grandma too. All of a sudden your simple Thanksgiving dinner has turned into an all out party. So, how do you host Thanksgiving dinner in a small living space?

 

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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Rental Living, Holidays

Let's Bake! It's All About Apples This Fall

Posted by Jenna Redman

November 08, 2018

Apple picking is a popular activity this time of year. It may even be on your Fall Bucket List, with all the different Apple Harvests happening around the North State.

What do you do with all those apples once you pick them or purchase a bunch from the store? We’ve got you covered with a variety of different bake and no-bake recipes that include apple crumb muffins, appledoodles, and caramel turtle apple slices! 

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico, Living in Chico

Thing to Consider at Your Apartment As Daylight Saving Time Ends

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 02, 2018

It’s the time of year to change our clocks and “fall back.” Yes, we gain an hour, but as the days turn shorter and it gets dark earlier, you may be wondering what’s the purpose of daylight saving time and how it could affect you at your apartment.

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Topics: Fall in Chico, Living in an Apartment

Last Minute Halloween Activities in Butte County

Posted by Living In Chico Team

October 31, 2018

Did you decide that you weren't going to do anything this year then all of a sudden you or a family member decided you really wanted to do something? It happens! No need to panic.

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Topics: Holidays, Things to Do

Treat Street 2018: How Families Living in Chico Celebrate Halloween

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 26, 2018

Are you looking for a family-friendly event to go to during the day on Halloween, and maximize your child’s intake of candy? Then Treat Street is perfect for your family! If there's one thing that we can count on Chico for, it's that its constantly providing amazing local events that are always a hit. Aren’t you thankful you're living in Chico? Keep on reading for the details.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Fall in Chico, Holidays

Pumpkin Carving Techniques So Easy It’s Scary [Infographic]

Posted by Living In Chico Team

October 22, 2018

Did you know that carving pumpkins originated in Ireland? Ancient Celtic cultures would actually carve turnips (pumpkins didn’t exist in Ireland) on All Hallow’s Eve and place an ember in them to ward off evil spirits. The Irish brought the tradition to America which has turned into a favorite October pastime for all ages and skills.

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Topics: Holidays, Fall in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

DIY Halloween Costumes That Won't Break The Bank

Posted by Living In Chico Team

October 17, 2018

You either love dressing up for Halloween and plan out your costume months ahead of time or you don’t think you’re doing anything for Halloween until last minute and scramble to find a costume.

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Topics: Holidays

Pro Tips for Getting Your Vote on this November

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 12, 2018

The 2018 General Election is just a month away, it’s happening this year on Tuesday November 6th. Are you all prepped and ready to get your vote on? In case you’ve been avoiding all things news related and totally forgot about the election, no need to fret.

We’ve created this handy-dandy list of all the things you need to think about before the end of the month comes along. Go through the list and make sure all your ducks are in a row, that way when November 6th comes along you are more than prepared to cast your vote!

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Topics: Things to Do, Living in Chico, What to Do

Go 'Nuts' with Your Baking This Fall

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 10, 2018

Fall in Northern California is a wonderful season, specifically when it’s time to harvest all our favorite nuts! Soon there will be an abundance of pecans, walnuts, and almonds for you to purchase from local farms or the grocery store.

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico