Jul 29 16

IT’S NATIONAL LIPSTICK DAY! OOPS… IT STAINED MY…

Ms. Rita Rents

It’s national LIPSTICK DAY!  We gals love our lipstick, but sometimes it ends up in the hands of little ones, all over things we don’t want it to be on and seems impossible to get out.  In honor of National Lipstick Day, I thought I’d help you out a little when the lipstick ends up where it shouldn’t!

 

 

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Jul 22 16

HOW TO NATURALLY REPEL NASTY BUGS IN YOUR RENTAL

Ms. Rita Rents

REPEL-BUGS-NATURALLY-COVERNo matter what time of year, pesky little insects are always trying to get into our warm, cold, and great smelling homes.  And if you are like me, you’d prefer they stay outside where they belong!  The best way to control pest is to prevent them.  In many cases, when the infestation is beyond natural remedies, we must resort to chemicals, but if we don’t have to subject ourselves, kids and pets to these harmful chemicals, its best to go natural!

Below are the top insects that respond best to natural control to help you out all year long:

 

 

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Jul 15 16

Want to know what renters REALLY want?

Ms. Rita Rents

WhatTenantsWantHaving shown thousands of potential tenants hundreds and hundreds of properties from simple studios to multi-million dollar mansions, there are a few factors that always seem make the difference when choosing one property over another.

If you are an investor or thinking about it, I’ve outlined five secrets on what renters really want, whether they tell you or not!

 

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Jul 8 16

5 QUICK MOVE-OUT CLEANING TRICKS THAT WILL SAVE YOUR BACON!

Ms. Rita Rents

5 Quick TIpsYou’ve spent days, hours and grueling energy getting all of your items  moved out and the place all cleaned up, and you just noticed those last stubborn little things that are still lingering.  Well, don’t fret, here are 5 quick tips to help you with those last stubborn move-out cleaning items:

 

 

 

 

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Jul 1 16

CLAIM YOUR INDEPENDENCE FROM…

Ms. Rita Rents

ClaimYourindependenceCoverWow, it is already July and we are already half way through the year!  In January many of us are looking toward the New Year, making goals and hoping for a better self or a better life.  So, if you were one of the millions who made a New Year’s resolution, how is it going?  Are you where you wanted to be, doing what you wanted to be doing, on the path you’d hoped for?  If so, that’s excellent!  If not, don’t fret, time changes and so can goals.

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Jun 23 16

10 CLEVER WAYS TO BEAT THE HEAT WITHOUT A/C

Ms. Rita Rents

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It’s officially summer and it’s officially HOT!! Living without A/C can be a challenge, but have no fear, below is a list of 10 CLEVER ways to keep you cool without A/C.

 

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Jun 17 16

10 Things that Make Great Dads Great!

Ms. Rita Rents

FathersDayCoverSunday is Father’s Day and in honor of this special occasion, I thought I’d recognize all you great dads who are doing the best you can, even without having received the “How to be a Great Dad Manual” with each child’s birth, although, even if there were such a manual, I suspect you wouldn’t read it anyway, because what man needs instructions – right :o).  And to all those moms and uncles and friends and brothers and relatives who fill in for dads, thank you too!  Here’s a list of the big and little things that I appreciate that great dads (and great dad fill in’s) do:

 

 

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Jun 3 16

#Apartment Struggles – Funny Tenant Tweets Part 4

Ms. Rita Rents

Freezer Compartment Of A RefrigeratorJust as I think apartment dwellers can’t get any more creative with describing their challenges in less than 140 characters, they do.

Join me once again as I found 10 hilarious tweets from struggling apartment dwellers.  Maybe they should all read my blog on the 10 things that annoy your neighbors the most!

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May 27 16

Use Culture as Inspiration for Color!

Ms. Rita Rents

CultureForColorI thoroughly enjoyed the color blog I did while ago and having gone on a recent trip to Thailand, I was so inspired by color that I thought it would be fun to use culture as inspiration for color and décor.

Thailand is a country that engulfs your senses from every aspect.  The heat can be indescribable.  The smells are rich and pungent and amazing and awful within feet of walking.  The food is beyond amazing with complex spices and herbs, the colors are vibrant and mixed with wild abandon!

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May 12 16

Being Happy on $2.86 A Day

Ms. Rita Rents

BeingHappyIt was HOT, like stick your face in a freshly opened dishwasher type of hot.  I was drifting on a little bamboo raft, thatched together with string paddled by a young guide, red lips and teeth, maybe 20 years old, glistening eyes, bright red smile, clean clothes, no shoes.  He was a native Mon Tribe inhabitant of the mountains of Thailand and he was our raft operator for the afternoon.

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