Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms Near Waltham

Boston Hill Farm

Apple season is here and picking your own apples is one of the most popular fall activities. Take the family and check out these places for apple picking near Waltham MA this fall. Boston Hill Farm – Located on Turnpike Street this farm is open daily from 9am to 7pm and offer many activities for the whole family to enjoy. Pick-your-own … [Read more...]

Celebrate Fall with an Apple Cinnamon Margarita at Margaritas Waltham

Maragaritas Waltham

The fall season is filled with all things that are apple and cinnamon. There are apple and cinnamon air freshers, apple and cinnamon pies, and there are even apple and cinnamon drinks. You will find a wonderfully delicious apple and cinnamon drink at Margaritas Waltham. It is their Apple Cinnamon Margarita. It is a great drink to help you ring in the … [Read more...]

The Waltham Farmers Market Ends in November

Waltham Farmers Market

You better hurry and get to the Waltam Farmer's Market before it closes on November 8 and get the freshest produce directly from the farmer. This Farmers’ Market has been bringing fresh produce to downtown Waltham since 1991 and is open every Saturday from 9:30 to 2pm until November 8. It is celebrating its 24th season at their new site at the … [Read more...]

Get in the Halloween Spirit at Events in the Boston Area

Pru Boo

The candy has been purchased, you've set up all your Halloween decor, carved the pumpkins and have your costume all planned out. Now all that's left is deciding what to do first! Living in our area, the Halloween events in around Boston include everything from spooky graveyard tours to a fantastic candlelit dinner theater experience which you enjoy … [Read more...]

7 Things to do With Your Old Pumpkin

7 Things to do With Your Old Pumpkin

After Halloween don't just toss that old pumpkin. Here are seven simple ideas on how to use your pumpkin rather than just throwing it in the dumpster. Remove the seeds and give it to a friend with a compost pile. Let your gardener friend use it to help fertilizer their vegetable garden. Pumpkins go back to nature very quickly and supply the soil with … [Read more...]

Go Green With These Homemade Cleaning Products

Go Green With These Homemade Cleaning Products

Store-bought cleaners have so many chemicals in them, and ultimately that's not good for us, our children, or our pets. Making your own household cleaners can eliminate those chemicals, not to mention save you money, as it is much cheaper than buying cleaners from the store. Vinegar is a main ingredient in homemade cleaning products, as it both disinfects … [Read more...]

Try Out This Easy Home-Cooked Recipe

Try Out This Easy Home-Cooked Recipe

You can cook to your heart’s content in our gourmet kitchens at The Ridge Luxury Apartments this fall. If you are looking for easy fall recipes to cook at home, here is one you can try in your gourmet kitchen. Bake this delicious Butternut Squash Pudding this fall. Preheat an oven to 325 degrees. Take two 10-ounce packages thawed frozen butternut … [Read more...]

One Move to Strengthen Your Entire Body

One Move to Strengthen Your Entire Body

Planks are great for your whole body, but they don't have to be boring. Let these variations on plank exercises help improve your workout here at The Ridge: A rocking plank involves rocking forward on your toes until your shoulders move past your hands. Rock back until your heels are past your toes. The challenge is maintaining form throughout the … [Read more...]

25 Do it Yourself Ways to Decorate a Candle

25 Do it Yourself Ways to Decorate a Candle

Candles exude extra warmth and enhance that cozy atmosphere that we love during fall. Decorating them adds even more of the sense of the season. Here are a few ways on how to decorate a candle. Mini Pumpkin Candles – Empty small pumpkins or gourds by cutting a wide hole in the top and removing the contents. Poke two holes across from each other and … [Read more...]

Incorporate Squats Into Your Fitness Routine

Incorporate Squats Into Your Fitness Routine

When working out in your apartment at The Ridge, why not try some squat exercises? Here are just some of the benefits: Squat exercises increase strength not only in your lower body, including the hamstrings, quads, glutes and calves, but also in your core area. A properly performed squat forces you to maintain balance in these areas and will leave you … [Read more...]