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Make the best breakfast in bed this Mother’s Day

apartments for rent in Cambridge, holidays, recipes, Cambridge Apartments, Apartments Cambridge, Apartments for Rent in Cambridge, Cambridge apartment rentals, Apartments in Cambridge,  Apartment rentals in Cambridge, Cambridge Apartments for RentBreakfast in bed is one of the best ways to pamper someone. Take this Sunday as an opportunity to shine in the kitchen and cook up some indulgent items like French toast, waffles, gourmet scrambled eggs and a whole lot more. To ensure residents of the Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments start Mother’s Day morning off with a home-cooked breakfast, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some breakfast in bed ideas that are sure to have your mother perfectly full and pampered.

 

Nutella French Toast with Strawberries

If you’re looking for a foolproof breakfast in bed option, Nutella French Toast is the sweet and simple solution. Chocolate hazelnut spread, sliced strawberries, ground cinnamon, Italian bread and sugar are just a few ingredient that combine to create a flavour explosion in your mouth.

 

Scrambled Eggs with Goat’s Cheese and Rocket

Up your scrambled egg game by creating Donal Shekan’s Scrambled Eggs with Goat’s Cheese and Rocket. This recipe combines the simple breakfast staple of scrambled eggs with fresh arugula leaves, cheese and a buttery croissant base. For best results, season your eggs with sea salt and black pepper and thoroughly stir the goat’s cheese and butter. FreshCo, which is located at 1 Hespeler Road, is a four-minute drive and 27-minute walk from the Cambridge apartments.

 

Raspberry Dutch Baby

Break the rules and enjoy some sweets in the morning with Chasing Some Blue Sky’s Raspberry Dutch Babies. These are an extremely easy option to prepare, as all the ingredients go into a blender and are then poured into a pan. It’s completely up to you whether you want to top them with fresh fruit, whipped cream, nuts or powdered sugar.

 

Savory Cornmeal and Chive Waffles with Salsa and Eggs

Skip the traditional waffles topped with butter and maple syrup and opt for the unconventional genre of savoury waffles. Joy the Baker’s Cornmeal and Chive Waffles with Salsa and Eggs are sure to fill you up and will have you rethinking your one-dimensional perspective of this breakfast item. Load up your waffles with fresh salsa and hot fried eggs and start the day off on a sinfully delicious note. Pick up all the necessary ingredients at Food Basics. Located at 100 Jamieson Parkway, the store is a 12-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Start Mother’s Day off with a scrumptious selection of delicious breakfast in bed options. Located at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments offer residents rental options conveniently situated around Cambridge.

 

 

 

Valentine’s Day in Cambridge

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Symposium Cafe

Savour a delicious meal with your partner this Valentine’s Day at Cambridge’s Symposium Café Restaurant. During this romantic occasion, Symposium offers a special Valentine’s menu where two can dine for $59.99. Located at 500 Can-Amera Parkway, Symposium Café is a 12-minute drive and 40-minute transit trip from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive and 57-minute transit trip from Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Elixir Bistro

Give your taste buds a treat and your date a memorable Valentine’s Day meal at Elixir Bistro. Elixir is renowned for its unique Parisian-style fusion cuisine made with all fresh, natural ingredients. The three-course meal is available for $50.00 per person and reservations are strongly recommended. The first sitting is at 5:00 p.m. and the second sitting is at 8:00 p.m. Located at 34 Main Street, Elixir Bistro is a one-minute drive and six-minute walk from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a five-minute drive, 21-minute transit trip and 25-minute walk from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Langdon Hall Country House Hotel and Spa

Spend Valentine’s Day or even a whole weekend at Langdon Hall Country House Hotel and Spa. For Valentine’s Day, this luxurious spa, hotel and restaurant destination offers a variety of overnight packages and gift ideas that will pamper your significant other. Their Friday Night Special includes a hotel room, a three-course meal from their a la carte menu and a country table breakfast while their Two Night Valentine’s Weekend Package offers accommodations for two nights, dinner each evening and a full country breakfast each morning. A special Valentine’s menu will be served along with live music and dancing. Located at 1 Langdon Drive, the hotel is a nine-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and is a 13-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Treat your Valentine to an evening they are guaranteed to remember at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory’s Dinner and Stroll 2015. Stroll through the Conservatory’s tropical gardens before savouring a gourmet four-course dinner. Reservations for 5:30 p.m. are booked and spaces for seating at 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. are filling up fast. Tickets for the event are $65.00 per person and include a four-course dinner, gratuity and admission to the Conservatory. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Kossuth Bog Foundation, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the Kossuth Bog. To purchase tickets, call (519) 653-1234 x100. The Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments are an 18-minute drive from the Conservatory at 2500 Kossuth Road.
Show your other half how much you care this Valentine’s Day by taking the time to plan a romantic evening. Located at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments offer residents a great rental option within walking distance of downtown Cambridge, shopping and the library.

 

 

Holiday decorations you can make at home

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Wreaths

Candy Cane Fabric Wreath

Whipperberry’s Candy Cane Wreath is a fantastic DIY to start with. It is classic, simple, requires no special skills or tools and there are only a few supplies involved. The tutorial does suggest using red and white fabric, but feel free to get creative and customize this craft to fit your style. For a wide fabric selection, glue guns or whatever else you need, Michaels at 18 Pinebush Road #1 is your destination. The Olympia Court Apartments are a six-minute drive and 31-minute walk and the Cedar Towers Apartments are an 11-minute drive and 35-minute walk from the store.

 

DIY Ornament Wreath

Round up those unused or extra ornaments and put them to use with Mally Kally Creation’s DIY Ornament Wreath. Simultaneously, you’ll be able to clear up clutter, organize and create a one-of-a-kind décor addition for your apartment. Choose different coloured ornaments for a more eclectic wreath or stick to varying shades of one colour for a more cohesive look.

 

Ornaments

Bell Jar Ornaments

Some of the cutest ornaments are the ones that feature a winter scene within them. For those who would rather make their ornaments instead of buying them, My So Called Crafty Life’s blog has step-by-step instructions to help you create DIY Vintage-Inspired Bell Jar Ornaments. All you need to create your own winter-inspired scene is some dollar store items, plastic wine glasses and your imagination.

 

Pearl

If you’re looking for a beautiful, budget-friendly craft, Do It Yourself Divas’ DIY Pearl Ornaments are perfect. Simply purchase light bulbs from the dollar store, collect pearls and beads and apply them all over the bulb with hot glue. If you have broken jewellery, use this as an opportunity to reclaim and repurpose fragmented bits into a stunning, seasonal craft. Dollar Tree at 480 Hespeler Road has a large selection of craft supplies that you’ll need to create this ornament. Both of the Cambridge Apartments are a nine-minute drive from the store.

 

Garland

Ornament Garland

If you still have ornaments left over after creating the ornament wreath, use up the rest of them by creating Censational Girl’s Merry and Bright Mantel. String ornaments of all sizes and colours together with floral wire and display proudly on your mantel.

 

Twisted Felt Garland

During the holidays, it can be hard to find time to decorate and create your own festive accents. One craft that looks great and is simple to make is Purl Bee’s Twisted Felt Garland. With another convenient location, Michaels is your go-to spot for all things décor. Located in Kitchener at 500 Fairway Road South #1, the store is a 21-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments and a 19-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments.
Outfit your apartment in one-of-a-kind style with these festive DIY crafts. Located at 72 Alison Avenue and 10 George Street South, Williams and McDaniel’s Olympia Court Apartments and Cedar Towers Apartments offer current and prospective residents an ideal rental options.

 


 

 

Easter fun for the whole family

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Kids’ Hop

Grab the little ones and head to Kitchener Market every Tuesday between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for an exciting and energy filled morning at the Kids’ Hop. Parents and their kids can enjoy free weekly children’s events and programs that include story time days, sing-a-longs and arts and crafts. If you’d like to see the performer’s list before you head out, it is available on the Kitchener Market website. Located on 300 King Street East, the Market is an 11-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a 10-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments.

 

Squiggles to Grins

Every Thursday, Art Innovators hosts Squiggles to Grins, an interactive program for both children and their parents at Kitchener Market. Get creative with hands-on crafts and participate in all of the expertly planned events and activities that this free program has to offer. Make sure to reserve your spot by calling 226-647-2781 or emailing Art Innovators at pfield@artinnovators.com, to guarantee an afternoon of fun with the kids.
Grand River Pebbles @ Grand River Rocks

Come out to Grand River Rocks every Saturday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and enjoy games, climbing fun and tons of prizes. Children between the ages of 4-14 are welcome and it’s only $10 per child and $5 if belay certified parents volunteer to belay the climbing wall. Those under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by his/her parents or legal guardian. Located on 50 Borden Avenue South, Grand River Rocks is a 22-minute drive from the Cambridge apartments.

 

Located at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Cedar Towers Apartments and Olympia Court Apartments offer residents an ideal rental choice in the city of Cambridge.

 

 

 

Fun & Free Winter Events

apartments for rent in Cambridge, events, holidays, activitiesExperience winter by getting out of your Cambridge apartment and enjoying some of the exciting events that the city has to offer. Walk around the city and take in the sites and beauty that often accompany wintertime. To ensure that residents make the most of their time in Cambridge, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some fun and free events you can attend during the snowy season.

 Hespeler Santa Claus Parade

Bundle up in your warmest clothes and bring the kids to the Hespeler Santa Claus Parade. The parade starts at noon on Saturday December 7th and those watching can enjoy marching bands, elves, angels, dancing groups and an assortment of cartoon characters. After the parade, Santa will be handing out candy to the kids at Scott Hall in Forbes Park. The Hall is a 17-minute drive from the Cedar Towers Apartments and a 14-minute drive from the Olympia Court Apartments. Make sure you get there early and scope out a spot to ensure that you and the kids can catch a glimpse of friends, floats and of course, Santa.

 Holiday Miniature Train

From November 25th to December 8th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., you and your little ones can enjoy a free train ride on the Holiday Miniature Train. This event sponsored by Cambridge Hyundai is hosted at the Cambridge Centre located at 355 Hespeler Road. The centre is a 10-minute car ride from the apartments at 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue.

Central Park Skating and Lights

Grab your skates and enjoy a refreshing evening in Cambridge’s Central Park with family and friends. As you skate around the rink take in the stunning site for the twinkling lights in the park. Children on the rink must be supervised and helmets are recommended for everyone on the rink. From December 8th to December 15th, visitors can take advantage of free admission. The rink is a 10-minute drive from both the Cedar Towers Apartments and the Olympia Court Apartments.

Make sure you get out and about this winter season and visit some of the stunning sights that Cambridge has to offer both its local residents and visitors. For those who are looking to rent, Williams and McDaniel has a variety of apartments available that are located around the city of Cambridge.