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Summer date night at home

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Start the night right


The perfect summer date night at your Orillia apartment starts with a refreshing summer drink on the balcony. Go for the classic pick with iced tea. Add a seasonal fruit, such as peaches, for a sweet treat. You can also combine all of your favourite seasonal fruits in this tempting Summer Berry Sangria. Serve your beverage with a light, easy-to-make appetizer.


Dinner for two


Cooking dinner does not have to be stressful. If you use locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, you are practically guaranteed a flavourful, healthier meal. Before date night, visit the Orillia Farmers’ Market held at the Orillia Public Library (36 Mississaga Street West,). The market is only an eight-minute bike ride from Noble Towers Apartments. Market hours are on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Incorporate your seasonal produce into your choice of delicious date night recipes.


Get to know your sweetheart


Spend your date night enjoying the warmer weather on the balcony. Show your date how much they mean to you by making an effort to get to know them better. Use this fun questionnaire to get started. Another simple but fun activity is to enjoy a game of cards. Play your favourite game for two, or learn a new game together.
A memorable date night might be easier to plan than you think. Take advantage of your apartment balcony, plan a meal filled with irresistible summer flavours and enjoy an evening focused on the person you care about most. Williams and McDaniel hopes that today’s post helps you start planning. For more information about their Orillia apartments, visit their website.




Simple appetizers to bring to any holiday party

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Chicken Salad Pita

Give your guests something that will hold off their hungry with these Chicken Salad Pitas from MyRecipes.com. These bite-sized snacks are filled with fresh veggies, herbs, juicy chicken and toasted pecans. Make sure to include red pepper jelly in the pitas if you want to kick their flavour up a few notches.


Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Smoked salmon and cream cheese are a match made in heaven. For an easy-to-make and even easier-to-serve appetizer option, the Food Network’s Smoked Salmon Pinwheels are the scrumptious solution. Pick up all the ingredients for this flavour-filled appetizer at Metro located at 70 Front Street North. The store is a six-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments and a nine-minute drive from the Executive Suites.


Lettuce Boats

Mix things up at the next party by serving Lettuce Boats in place of traditional sandwiches. You can enjoy all your favourite sandwich fillings in a healthier manner and you’ll get your daily serving of fresh produce. Follow Annabel Karmel’s recipe and try fillings like chicken and beansprout, chicken and sweetcorn, prawn, tuna mix or opt for an entirely veggie-based lettuce boat. If you’re in need of serving trays, utensils or last-minute grocery items, Giant Tiger has a large selection of products available at discounted prices. The Orillia Apartments are less than 10 minutes away from the store at 130 Atherley Road.



Satisfy your craving for buttery phyllo pastry filled with spinach and cheese by recreating Lemons for Lulu’s Spanakopita recipe. You and your guests will love this mouth-watering Greek cuisine at the next holiday party. Visit Food Basics to purchase everything you’ll need to create these crowd pleasers. The store is located at 975 West Ridge Boulevard, which is a 12-minute drive from the Executive Suites and a five-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments.


Make your appetizers the talk of the party by opting for these simple appetizers that are also easy to transport. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 114 Creighton Street, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites offer residents two great options in the heart of Orillia.





Delicious warm drinks you can make at home

apartments for rent in Orillia, winter, recipesDuring these chillier months, we’re constantly on the lookout for ways to combat the cold. For a simple and relatively inexpensive remedy, try experimenting with some delicious gourmet drinks that you can make in the comfort of your Orillia apartment. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some scrumptious piping-hot beverages you’ll want to make for the taste and also their warming benefits.


Candy Cane Hot Chocolate

Even though Christmas is over you can still enjoy the taste of a classic holiday candy in this ‘Better Homes and Gardens’s’ Candy Cane Hot Chocolate. Due to the fact that candy canes are now out of season, you can most likely pick them up at a significantly reduced cost. To create this sweet, sugary drink, you’ll need cocoa powder, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, peppermint extract and peppermint candies and a variety of other ingredients. Pick up all the ingredients at Metro located at 70 Front Street North, which is less than a 10-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments and the Executive Suites.


Spiced Pomegranate Apple Cider

Imagine the flavours of pomegranate, apple cider, brown sugar and cinnamon all together and you’ve got ‘Good Life Eats’s’ Spiced Pomegranate Apple Cider. This decadent drink adds a unique twist to a traditional drink by adding in the tart, yet sweet characteristics of pomegranates. To create this cider, simply combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan, boil for five minutes, add slices of orange and allow the mixture to simmer for an additional 30 minutes. Located at 975 West Ridge Boulevard, Food Basics has everything you need to create this beverage and is less than a 15-minute drive away from the Orillia apartments.


Chai Tea Latte

Skip the expensive cost of Starbuck’s coffees and lattes by making your own Chai Tea Latte in your apartment. Drop by Zehrs Markets located at 289 Coldwater Road to pick up the tea, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and brown sugar you need to create this delicious drink. The Noble Towers Apartments are a four-minute drive away and the Executive Suites are an 11-minute drive from the store.


Satisfy your cravings for warmth by creating and enjoying one of these drinks in your apartment. Located on 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street both of Williams and McDaniel’s Orillia apartments are fitting for young professionals and first-time renters who are currently looking for a new home.




Easy recipes for baking with kids

Enjoy a relaxing weekend baking in your Orillia apartment with the help of your little ones. Let them measure and mix the ingredients and enjoy the mouth-watering baked goods that will result. For those who are looking to satisfy their sweet tooth, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some easy recipes that you can recreate and savour with your family and friends.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you’re looking for a dessert that is cool, chewy and sweet, these ‘BBC Good Food’ ice cream sandwiches are the solution. Kids can help create and enjoy these chewy American-style biscuits on their own, or they can squiapartments for rent in Orillia, recipes, holidayssh vanilla ice cream in between two of them for an even better dessert. Keep the kids busy in the kitchen by assigning them to crack the eggs into a separate bowl and sandwich the cookies together with ice cream. Before you start this recipe, you’ll need to drop by Metro located at 70 Front Street North for ingredients that include butter, eggs, vanilla, flour, chocolate chips and vanilla ice cream. The store is a 10-minute drive from both the Noble Tower Apartments and the Executive Suites.

Candy Cane Lollipops

Get festive with your dessert options by making these ‘Artful Parent’s’ Candy Cane Lollipops. Get the kids to help unwrap the mini candy canes, place them together to form a heart shape on a parchment-lined sheet and add lollipop sticks at the bottom. It is suggested that parents melt the chocolate chips, either bittersweet or semi-sweet, and poor the mixture into the candy canes with a spoon. Drop by Foodland located at 80 Fitton Road East to pick up chocolate and any other ingredients you may need to create this sweet and crunchy snack. The apartments at 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street are less than 15-minutes away from the store. For the finishing touch, let the kids add some rainbow sprinkles and white chocolate chips to the candy canes. Before you or the kids bite into this sweet snack make sure you let the chocolate harden in the refrigerator for a few hours. Your kids will love making (and eating) these treats and you can always use an extra pair of helpful hands in the kitchen.

Cheerios Christmas Tree

These adorable Cheerio Christmas trees are a great baked good to make with your kids. Be sure to get creative when you decorate them and display them on your dessert table at home or the next holiday dinner party. Food Basics located at 975 West Ridge Boulevard sells all the ingredients you’ll need to make these tasty bite-sized trees. The store is a five-minute drive and 15-minute walk from the Orillia apartments.

Satisfy your cravings for sweets and enjoy a relaxing night at home by baking up a storm in your apartment. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 118 Creighton Street both of Williams and McDaniel’s Orillia apartments are fitting for first-time renters of all ages.


Best Filling Summer Salads


Delicious, juicy vegetables, fruits and produce take over grocery stores when the summer months arrive. Keep the dinner table fresh, seasonal and healthy with some salads that will not only make your mouth water, but that will also keep hunger under control. In order to keep your mealtime full Delicious tossed salad ready to serve at your Orillia apartmentof fresh produce, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel Property Management has arranged some appetizing salads to enjoy and prepare in their Orillia apartments.

 Turkey Avocado Cobb Salad

 While traditional salads feature fruits and vegetables, this Turkey Avocado Cobb Salad also includes a juicy meat element. Tender grilled turkey cutlets, turkey bacon, spinach, tomatoes, avocado and blue cheese are just some of the delicious components of this health-conscious meal. The olive oil, mustard and dressing tops off this protein-packed salad and compliments its flavor beautifully. This salad is extremely easy to prepare for dinner or for impromptu parties taking a total of 15-minutes to make. Be sure you double the recipe because those who taste it are bound to want seconds.

Mid-Summer Italian Bread Salad

If you are looking for a way to use up leftovers or bread that is slightly stale, this Italian Bread Salad is a delicious solution. While the bread may be stale, the rest of the salad’s ingredients including cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, garlic and basil are fresh. Fresh bread can be used but it needs to be toasted until it is dried, crunchy and similar in texture to a crouton. Simply rub garlic in a wooden salad bowl, pull the bread apart into bite-sized pieces and toss in balsamic vinegar, olive oil and vegetables. Before you throw out that bread in your kitchen, take ten minutes to make a salad that will tantalize your taste buds and have you looking at healthy options differently. This dish gets better the longer the flavors marinate, so it is suggested that you make it either a couple of hours or a day in advance for optimal flavor.

Party Parmesan Pasta Salad

 This salad is loaded with salami, olives, roasted peppers, cherry tomatoes, penne pasta, then topped with a refreshing olive oil and basil dressing. It would not be complete without some grated Parmesan cheese and a dash of salt and pepper. While this pasta salad can be served with barbeque favorites like burgers, hot dogs and sausages, it is delicious and filling enough to stand on its own as a complete meal option. Perfect for meat-lovers, veggie-lovers and those who appreciate a delicious meal, this Party Parmesan Pasta Salad will be the talk and the triumph of any party or gathering at your Orillia apartment.

The Noble Towers located at 391 Barrie Road and the Executive Suites at 118 Creighton Street are rental options that are ideal for those who are looking for Orillia apartment in high-quality, convenient and safe neighborhoods.