Montreal attracts floods of tourists each year. And now, more locals are catching on that instead of vacationing elsewhere, they can find all that they need and more to enjoy the summer at home. For some inspiration and ideas on what to do when planning a Montreal staycation this fall, check out some of these popular ideas below. Browse Through the Old Port Markets The Old Port markets are a mus[...]
Ready to show off your cooking skills to your nearest and dearest? Want to get to know new friends or colleagues a little better in an intimate setting? Whether you want an elegant dinner party or a casual hangout, hosting a dinner in your apartment is easy with some planning and organization. If you’re searching for a 20-something’s guide to throwing down the best dinner party in Burlington, be s[...]
Nothing ushers in the warmer weather quite like fresh summer punch! When it’s time to have the friends or family over to celebrate all that’s fresh and sunny about the spring and summer in Burlington, why not mix up the perfect drink to go alongside those sunny vibes? Here are five tasty punch recipes with a twist! Fizzy Cranberry Pineapple Punch  This punch is so refreshing, you may want to kee[...]
Moving can be overwhelming, and chances are you had to get rid of any perishable food items before the big moving day. Once you have settled into your CLV Group apartment, you will need to hit the grocery store to pick up some staple items to get yourself set up in your new kitchen. Use our CLV Group grocery list below to help you stay organized during your trip to the store! Download our p[...]
As the weather turns colder and colder, we find ourselves craving comfort food. There’s nothing better than curling up in a cozy sweater while indulging in some delicious fall recipes that warm your whole body. While some of us may be worried about what these indulgences will do to our waistline through the winter months, comfort food doesn’t have to mean eating unhealthy food! Make healthy com[...]
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – it gets our metabolism rolling and helps to start our day with the energy we need. When you're dealing with a busy morning, it can be easy for time to fly by without eating. To help keep your morning routine easy and efficient, we've gathered a few ideas for breakfast-on-the-go: 1. Smoothies Smoothies can be packed with any flavor combinations yo[...]
Whether you’re a busy student or a working professional on the go, it can be hard to find the time to prepare healthy meals at home everyday and effectively meal plan without wasting food. To help you out, we asked the experts to give us their tips on meal planning and cooking in small batches. Here’s what they had to say. Buy in Bulk, Divide, Then Freeze It's often more cost-effective to buy in[...]
When you’ve had a long day, the last thing you probably want to do is prepare a meal. Don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of some meal ideas to help save you time at the end of the day, and they can all be made in the comfort of your CLV Group apartment. Crockpots Anything in a crockpot is a great idea. Prep the items the night before or in the morning and let the crockpot do the work. You’l[...]
Summertime can be pure sunshine bliss, or like the summer this year, a hot sticky mess. We’ve compiled a list of ways to keep you cool on these hot summer days. 1. Infuse It Infusing your own water is simple, inexpensive, and delicious. Just mix up your favorite fruits and herbs with filtered water for a tasty combination that's refreshing. If you're a bubbly lover, try sparkling water with mudd[...]
With the warm weather upon us, you may be looking for a new place to expand your coffee horizons during the day. Not only do we not blame you, we’re here to help! Whether you are looking for a coffee shop to study, or a place to grab a pick-me-up coffee to go back to work with, we have broken down the tried and true coffee shops of London, as trusted by our very own London Customer Care Coordinato[...]