The Aventine Blog

Energy Efficiency Around the Apartment

There are simple fixes and changes you can make in each area of your apartment to save energy and monthly costs.

The past several years energy efficiency and sustainability have been growing in popularity, and for good reason. As carbon emissions continue to rise it’s good to do our part in reducing our own carb...
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Aug 21

Farmers Market Finds and Recipes

You don’t have to live in the country to enjoy fresh produce. Check out these possible farmers market finds and some recipes to go along with them.

Living in an urban or suburban environment, far away from “the country” doesn’t mean that you miss out on the best produce of spring and summer. The rise in popularity of farmers markets brings a grea...
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Aug 1

8 DuPage County Attractions to Visit This Summer

Looking for things to do in this summer? This list details indoor and outdoor activities in DuPage County for kids and adults.

Summer in the Midwest means longer, hotter days and an explosion of foliage as well as things to do. DuPage County offers a great combination of indoor and outdoor events and attractions to get you th...
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Jul 16

Five Grilling Recipes to Get You Out of Your Comfort Zone

Want to do more than just burgers and dogs on the grill this summer? Check out these 5 recipes to spark your creativity.

From private apartment patios to backyards, the smells and tastes of grilling are as much a part of summer as warm weather and long, lazy days. While burgers and hot dogs may be the first things you t...
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Jun 27
With a little bit of research and patience, you can turn your patio or balcony of your apartment into a luxurious space that features garden-fresh and aromatic herbs. It’s really a lot easier than it ...
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Jun 1