Holiday Volunteer Opportunities in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 28, 2018

One of the great things about living in Chico is that our community has a generous spirit all year round, which means when the holiday season rolls around, it’s more than just giving– it’s giving with a purpose.

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Topics: Community Support, Holidays

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: Community Events, Holidays

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

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: Things to Do, Holidays

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: Decorating your Apartment, Fall in Chico, Holidays

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

Last Minute Valentine's Day DIYs for Apartments in Chico California 

Posted by Jenna Redman

February 14, 2018

Today is that wonderful holiday that was made up by that famous greeting card company that thought a card for all the real holidays, birthdays, and special occasions wasn’t enough.

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Topics: Winter in Chico, Things to Do, Holidays

Apartment Living Tips: How to Safely Dispose of Your Christmas Tree

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 27, 2017

Christmas is officially over. Sigh.

One of the best parts of the Christmas season is going to pick out your Christmas tree and spending time decorating it with all the family ornaments, colorful lights, or all the garland you can place on it. Apartment living may mean you have to become a little more creative when it comes to getting your tree inside your apartment, but it adds to the fun, right? PIVOT!

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Topics: Apartment Living, Safety, Holidays

Holiday Cooking Tips for Apartment Living Safety

Posted by Jenna Redman

December 13, 2017

The holiday season brings anticipation of a certain kind to everyone. For some it’s being able to see family that live far away; others become excited to make that special holiday meal that only gets made once a year.

No matter what you’re anticipating this holiday season there’s bound to be some kind of cooking going on. As you may already know, apartment kitchens are on the smaller side. It can get tight when there’s more than one person moving around and prepping food. It’s important to make sure that everyone who helps you out is being safe with all the moving pieces and parts.

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Topics: Apartment Living, Safety, Holidays

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