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
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
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
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
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
January is here, ringing in a new year here in Edmond, OK at The Parker Apartment Homes. For many of us, the beginning of the year is synonymous with reviewing or setting new goals for the coming year. The old adage, work smarter, not harder has some merit, and we’ve got some tips about how to set SMART goals—a process that can garner amazing results. What are SMART goals? They are:
It’s December, and that means the holidays are upon us. If you will be in Edmond, OK for the holidays, we’ve got some ideas about places to go and things to do this month, from ice skating to enjoying music and taking advantage of the after-Christmas tree collection service.
October is here, which means you have a great opportunity to personalize your home in a way that also welcomes one of the best seasons. Whether you’re a feng shui master or not, you can make your already beautiful Parker Apartment home boasting of the most beautiful fall colors and decorating trends this month by following some of these tips. Read More
This month the Parker Apartment Homes Blog is highlighting five events happening in the Edmond, OK area this September. Take a study break exploring the city and attending one of these five events.
There’s nothing better than relaxing with a good book in the park on a summer afternoon. Summer’s almost over, so take advantage of the beautiful weather while it lasts. The Edmond Library is the busiest library in The Metropolitan Library System — Edmond, OK loves to read! Get in on the fun by getting your library card today.
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