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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

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

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

Best Of Chico: It’s Time to Vote for Your Faves While Living in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

August 29, 2018

UPDATED FOR 2018

Every year the Chico News & Review holds the Best of Chico contest where locals vote on their Chico favorites. After the votes are tallied they announce the winners and let me tell you what, businesses really appreciate knowing that they are liked. So if you're living in Chico let’s get started and get to voting!

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Topics: Living in Chico, Best of Chico

Living in Chico Apartment Tips: 13 Ideas For White Walls [Sans Paint]

Posted by Living In Chico Team

August 24, 2018

So you live in an apartment and you have white walls. You might be among the group of people who see having white walls as boring, especially if your apartment manager doesn’t condone painting the walls. It may seem as though you don’t have any options to add color to your home but that is far from the case. Here are 13 ideas for you to brighten up your Living in Chico apartment.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

8 Ways to Reduce Apartment Living Costs

Posted by Living In Chico Team

May 16, 2018

Are you looking to reduce your apartment living expenses? Sometimes a few little things make a big difference. It doesn’t take much to cut back costs. The hardest part is staying consistent with the methods used below. Try it out for a month and you just might see a difference in your bills. The more you apply these money saving suggestions the more you’ll save. Here are 8 ways you can start reducing your monthly expenses with some simple changes.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Apartment Living, Budget Tips

Tips for Surviving Grad Weekend While Living in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

May 11, 2018

We know that Chico State graduation weekend can be quite the frenzy with families visiting and seemingly nonstop festivities, but this is a special time for those seniors who are bringing the college chapter of their lives to a close. Living in Chico means supporting the students as they support the town’s economy especially when the parents are in town. With this year’s ceremonies coming up on May 18th through 20th, we wanted to give some tips to help the locals out as they go about their weekend.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Community Support

My First Apartment Checklist: 5 Things To Evaluate Before Moving In

Posted by Living In Chico Team

January 05, 2018

If You Want Your First Apartment To Be Home Sweet Home Read Through This "My First Apartment Checklist."

Having never gone through the first apartment process before, you’re probably wondering where to start. Well, if you’re reading this blog then you're in the right place because for the next few weeks we’ll be focusing on the 5 most important things you want to make sure you do before moving into your first apartment.

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Topics: Apartment Living, My First Apartment