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Edmond Happenings

Edmond Happenings

Edmond Happenings

Welcome back to The Parker Apartment Homes Blog! It’s November and that means that Thanksgiving is coming up this month, and we’ve rounded up info on events happening here in the Edmond, OK area this month. Head out from your apartment and enjoy one (or several) of these upcoming activities. Read More

Oklahoma Happenings — October Edition

Oklahoma Happenings — October Edition

Oklahoma Happenings — October Edition

Welcome to the October edition of The Parker Apartment Homes Blog! This month we’ve got ideas for events for members of our apartment community to attend here in the Edmond area; plus resources to find even more awesome activities in the greater OKC area. We are highlighting a few activities, particularly some Halloween themed events to get you started. Read More

Complete a Fall Safety Check

Complete a Fall Safety Check

Complete a Fall Safety Check

Here at The Parker Apartment Homes, we work hard to create a wonderful living space for members of our apartment community in Edmond, OK. In today’s blog post, we have some tips for doing a once-over of your apartment for safety related issues this month as we head into autumn.   Read More

Back to School Study Tips

Back to School Study Tips

Back to School Study Tips

This month, The Parker Apartment Homes Blog is taking a look at heading back to class as summer wanes. Get out of your Edmond, OK apartment and head to the school this month to re-familiarize yourself with what’s where, take a look at your schedule and physically map it out,  and get back into the swing of things. We’ve got tips for starting the new school year with good study habits in today’s post. Read More

Day Trip Along Route 66

Day Trip Along Route 66

Day Trip Along Route 66

Touted as a “soda ranch and diner on historic Route 66 with over 700 kinds of soda”, Pops is a bit quirky, and it’s a fun place to visit on a Saturday morning or early evening when you have a free weekend. They serve, “burgers, handcrafted shakes and more daily along with breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays.” It’s worth a trip from The Parker Apartment Homes in Edmond just to take in the amazing variety of soda pops that are available. Read More

Summer Reading List — With a Twist

Summer Reading List — With a Twist

Summer Reading List — With a Twist

Summer reading lists are nothing new, but we have a list with a twist. For your summer reading, try one of these classic books were once banned or challenged: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, and 1984 by George Orwell; plus 97 more on the American Library Association’s Banned and Challenged Classics list. Which ones have you read? The Parker Apartment Homes Blog encourages our residents to read a classic book or two this summer, and we’ve put together a list of (once banned) classics, complete with reviews from Goodreads.com, to get you started. So head on over to the Edmond, OK public library soon to pick up some banned books. Read More

On the Road Again — Road Trip Tips

On the Road Again — Road Trip Tips

On the Road Again — Road Trip Tips

It’s that time of year — school is out or perhaps you’ve got vacation time you need to use before you lose it, or maybe it’s just time to get away from it all. Whatever the case may be, this month The Parker Apartment Homes Blog has some tips to help you make the most of any road trips you plan to take this summer. Read More

Murdoch, Foyle, and Miller — Solve Netflix Mystery

Murdoch, Foyle, and Miller — Solve Netflix Mystery

Murdoch, Foyle, and Miller — Solve Netflix Mystery

It may be time to take a break from hitting the books, focusing on after-work, work, or maybe you just need to relax a bit at the end of the day, and we’ve got just the thing. Take some time out of your busy schedule to watch a mystery series on Netflix. We’ve chosen a few of our favorites to highlight for this edition of The Parker Apartment Homes Blog. Read More

3.14 + P.I.E. = Pi Day

3.14 + P.I.E. = Pi Day

3.14 + P.I.E. = Pi Day

Edmond, Oklahoma is a great place to live, especially if you make your home at the Parker Apartment Homes. It’s a great community, and today we want to invite all of our residents to take some time out on March 14th to celebrate Pi Day. If by chance you aren’t familiar with Pi Day, it is celebrated on March 14th. “Pi” is a reference to 3.14. . . aka π, the mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and approximately equal to 3.14159. To help you celebrate, we’ve got some pie recipes to share, as well as some Pi Day humor. Read More

How Do I Love Thee

How Do I Love Thee

How Do I Love Thee

Love is in the air, and why not? Valentine’s Day is coming up soon. It is, of course, the holiday that is focused on love. But what exactly is love? How do people feel loved? How do I find the perfect gift that shows my love? These questions have long puzzled many people, and while we don’t have definitive answers, we do have some thoughts that may be helpful for figuring out what sort of gift to give this Valentine’s Day. Read More

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