How to grow a garden on your Hickory Ridge Patio

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If you don't think you have enough space to grow your own fruits, vegetables and flowers at our apartments near downtown Peoria, think again! Each rental space is designed with a private patio, which you can use to grow a colorful or edible garden. There are three main ingredients for a good garden - sunlight, soil and water. Combine these essential … [Read more...]

Participate in the Spring Classic at Peoria Park District Golf

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Is golf one of your many hobbies? If so, you may be interested to learn that there are a wide range of courses to choose from close to our apartments near Peoria Parks District. Even if you choose to haul your clubs and equipment around the green on a golf cart, you could still burn up to 400 calories, so why not get involved in the Spring … [Read more...]

Avoid these common cleaning mistakes to get a clean home

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In addition to the warmer temps and blooming flowers, nothing says spring is here like getting ready to do your annual spring cleaning. And the last thing you want is to spend more time than necessary scrubbing and dusting. Keep reading to learn how these cleaning tips can help you do the job right while saving you both time and … [Read more...]

3 Quick meals you can make in under 30 Minutes

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Just because you're pressed for time doesn't mean you have to compromise taste. Try these recipes that will take no more than 30 minutes to make. Chicken Rice. This low-fast stir-fry is simple to make. Mix 1/2 a cup of frozen peas with package of cooked brown/white rice. Heat. In a large skillet, cook chicken breast tenders until no longer pink, … [Read more...]

Decorating ideas that will transform an apartment into a Home

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You can give your home a cozy and inviting feel without spending a lot or devoting too much time to decorating. Whether you consider yourself an interior design wizard or novice, you can easily give each room a revamp with our apartment decorating ideas. From space saving solutions to lighting ideas, there are many ways to give the home a personal … [Read more...]