Tips for a Top Friendsgiving Party

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There’s plenty of reasons to throw a Friendsgiving party. Maybe you’re staying in town for Thanksgiving or maybe you just love a reason to double-up on the stuffing. Whatever the case, throwing a thankful bash for your friends and roommates is bound to be appreciated by all who come. Friendsgiving is a celebration of that second family, the new people in … Read More

Easy Recipes for Tailgatin’ Saturdays

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Oh, sweet August and the return of the college football season! How we love thee! If you’re new to TAMU, then it’s important to know just how much we love our Aggie football and how watching the team play is a sport and activity all unto itself. The first game of the season is the last Saturday of August, with four … Read More

Picnic Essentials

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Picnic Essentials College Station

June is the month in which spring officially rolls into summer. It’s a beautiful transition and a great time to be outdoors, enjoying the area with a picnic among friends. Plus, there’s a ton of great parks, like TAMU’s Research Park and Lake Bryan, that are just a short distance away from your home at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. … Read More

Late Night Studies & Snacks

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While the dreaded Freshman 15 might not be strictly accurate, it is true that most students will experience a slight weight gain during their first year of college. There are several reasons for this, but one aspect is that all-nights and all-nighter snacks aren’t exactly good for your brain or your waistline. Late night study sessions make it tempting to … Read More

Best Cookie Recipes for Giving

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Oh sweet December! Literally! One of the best things about the holiday season is that it officially harkens the start of the baking season, including the cookie baking season. Homemade holiday cookies are the perfect sweet tooth addition to any Christmas apartment party or ugly sweater shindig. They also make for one the easiest, quickest, and tastiest gifts you can … Read More

Firestarting 101: Tips on Firepit Use

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Fire Pit 101

There’s simply something magical about campfires and fire pit blazes. At the Junction apartments, you, your roommates, and your friends can enjoy that backyard fire just about anytime you want at several of the outdoor fire pit and gathering areas. Fire pits are ideal for both cooking burgers and brats and serving as a nice setting for an evening hangout. But … Read More

3 Tips For Hosting the Best Summer Cookout

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The Junction Cottages & Townhomes boasts many attractive amenities like a pool house loaded with games and state-of-the-art fitness center complete with multi-function weight training machines. But one of the most simple yet most desirable amenities is arguably this luxury student housing location’s many onsite outdoor gathering areas. These outdoor spaces feature wooden chair swings, Adirondack chairs, fire pits, and … Read More

4 Super Fast Grill Favorites

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Arguably the biggest draw of The Loft’s student apartments is the amenities. What’s not to love about being a short walk away from the pool or state-of-the-art fitness center? These bonus features are what really transform this place into a community. In the summer season, two of the most used amenities are the previously mentioned pools and the neighboring grilling … Read More

How to Celebrate Father’s Day in College Station

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Father’s Day, which happens on the third Sunday of June (June 18 this year), is a day designed to honor our dear old dads. This is a day to enjoy a little family time and show appreciation for all the things he does for you. Of course, not everyone shares a ‘traditional’ family dynamic. So consider this a day to … Read More

Top Dessert Spots in College Station

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May is here and summer’s just around the corner. For Texans, that means we’re about to get a whole lot of the sunshine and warm weather and there’s nothing better on a hot day than a cool dessert. Plus, in these sweet weeks between finals and the start of the summer, you deserve to treat yo’ self. So take a … Read More