Plan a Day Trip to Chino Hills State Park

Hiking, biking, camping, there's really no limit the ways you can enjoy a trip to Chino State Park. ©iStockphoto.com/shironosov

Do you enjoy hiking, camping, and other outdoor recreation? State Parks near Placentia offer numerous opportunities to enjoy the beautiful scenery while spending time with family and friends. Chino Hills State Park will be the first destination on your list this summer. Spanning 14,102 acres, there is no other place in the LA Basin that offers so many trails … [Read more...]

Have Fun at the Blackout Flashlight Event at MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center

Blackout Flashlight Event at MUZEO Museum

The MUZEO Museum and Cultural Center is proud to bring back their popular Blackout Flashlight Event for 2015. The evening includes a pizza supper, animal themed craft activity, s'mores, and flashlight tour of Cougars and Grizzlies: Sharing Their Path. Cougars and Grizzlies is one of three traveling exhibits that MUZEO is hosting in 2015. Without their … [Read more...]

Keep Your Dog Safe When Grilling on Our Community Grills

Make sure to follow these safety tips if you're grilling with your dog around. ©iStockphoto.com/Solovyova

Like most dogs, yours probably goes crazy around the smell of cooking meat. In fact, dogs have a tendency to get a little to close to the cooking equipment. When you use our community grills at Union Place, you can keep your dog safe from the heat of the grill with the following tips: Avoid using charcoal briquettes- Charcoal briquettes can be very … [Read more...]

Bad Habits to Avoid When Starting Your Fitness Routine

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The span at the beginning of your new workout habit is one of the most important times when it comes to implementing a fitness routine. You can avoid the following mistakes at your Union Place apartment when you're starting out your fitness routine to get on the right track at our apartments with fitness centers: Doing the same exercises every time- … [Read more...]

Tips to Help Keep Your Apartment’s Pantry Efficient and Organized

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Union Place residents can use these helpful tips to keep their apartment in Placentia with a pantry organized: Empty it out and clean it- This should be the first step in any pantry organizing regime. You can give things a thorough cleaning and throw away any unnecessary items to start out on the right foot. Keep careful track of inventory- … [Read more...]

Have a Full Fourth of July in Anaheim

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There's plenty going on in Anaheim this 4th of July that residents of Union Place can take advantage of to enjoy the holiday. Residents of our Union Place apartments can take part in the Anaheim Hills 4th of July Celebration this Independence Day if they're looking for something special to do. Events and activities that will take place as part of the 4th … [Read more...]

Hearty Beef Sandwiches Dad is Sure to Love for Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is coming and it's time to show Dad how much we love him!  If your dad enjoys indulging in some red meat every now and then, here are some great beef sandwiches dear old dad is sure to appreciate this Father's Day! Meatball & Pineapple Hoagie: Hit one outside people’s comfort zone by pairing up the sweetness of Hawaii with the spicy … [Read more...]

Simple Patriotic Sand Candles Are the Perfect Decor for Your Apartment

Wheter you're decorating for Memorial Day, the $th of July, or just for fun, these sand candles will make your apartment look wonderful. ©iStockphoto.com/fathadam

If you're in patriotic mood and decorating your Placentia apartment for a July 4th party or any other event you'll find these simple sand candles easy to make and they'll create a warm glow in your home. You'll just need colored sand, a clear glass jar or vase, a drinking glass, a votive candle and a funnel to create these simple decorative candles. … [Read more...]

Connect With Your Dog by Understanding His Body Language

Your dog can send messages through body language. Make sure you know what their saying! Source: Pixabay

Understanding your dog's body language is a critical aspect of connecting with him. Learning the following non-verbal canine cues will help you better meet your dog's needs. Eyes- A dog's eyes convey a great amount of expression. Large eyes indicate fear or stress while a peaceful look indicates affection and comforting. Showing the whites of the eyes is … [Read more...]

Great Handmade Graduation Gift Ideas That Will Actually Get Used

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The graduation season is upon us and now is a good time to start figuring out what presents you will be giving the graduates in your life. We would like to suggest a couple ideas for homemade gifts that are both practical and thoughtful. A planner is a thoughtful gift for any graduate as they begin the next stage of their life. Purchase a June 2015 – … [Read more...]