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How to Move during a Pandemic

How to Move during a Pandemic

Moving to a new home is a crazy, hectic endeavor. Ideally, it would be nice to hunker down and avoid the chaos of moving during a pandemic, but that can be easier said than done. Some decisions just can’t wait, as much as you would like them to. If you find yourself...

How to Set SMART Goals for a Brighter Life

How to Set SMART Goals for a Brighter Life

Setting goals is a part of life, whether you have physical, mental, financial, or other personal aspirations. Unfortunately, giving up on those goals or getting sidetracked is also a part of life. Most people who have worked towards something know what it feels like...

Three Tips for Supporting Local Businesses during the Pandemic

Three Tips for Supporting Local Businesses during the Pandemic

Everyone around the country has felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many jobs have shifted to working from home, schools have been closed, and entire industries have been upended. Small businesses have been one of the most heavily impacted segments, with...

What Sherwood Offers Pets and Pet Owners

What Sherwood Offers Pets and Pet Owners

Pet ownership has grown increasingly popular over the years. According to the 2019–2020 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 67 percent of US households own a pet. That means in over 84.9 million homes, people are taking care of adorable furry friends. If you are a pet...

Rent vs. Buy: Three Benefits of Renting That Settle the Debate

Rent vs. Buy: Three Benefits of Renting That Settle the Debate

The decision to rent vs. buy is one that people throughout the United States face many times. According to the United States Census Bureau, adults in the country will move an average of nine times. With each move, the question returns: Should I rent or buy? According...

Enjoy One of These Local Dog Parks with Your Furry Companion

Enjoy One of These Local Dog Parks with Your Furry Companion

Time to walk the dog again. Are you tired of traversing the same route every day? Liven up the routine for both you and Fido by exploring nearby dog parks. Luckily, Bellflower and the surrounding area offer a variety of options both you and your canine companion will...

Build Credit Now by Paying Rent Online

Build Credit Now by Paying Rent Online

If you want to improve your credit score, then we have some great news: Paying rent online can do just that! In 2017, TransUnion studied 12,000 renters who reported their rent payments to credit bureaus over the course of a year. The study found that renters' scores...

Four Toppings to Dress Up Your Bagels

Four Toppings to Dress Up Your Bagels

Did you know that National Bagelfest Day is quickly approaching? If you aren’t able to make it to Bellflower Bagels and Java to celebrate National Bagelfest Day on July 26, then toast your own! Whether you prefer fruity, nutty, or chocolatey, here are four bagel...

Looking for Community Service? Clean Our Parks and Beaches

Looking for Community Service? Clean Our Parks and Beaches

Around the world, people look forward to spending time relaxing and playing at local beaches. Sadly, more than 8 million metric tons of plastic finds its way into the ocean every year. As a Bellflower resident, you can do something about it. Here at AMC, our staff and...

3 Patriotic Snacks That Will Make Your Fourth of July a Total Blast

3 Patriotic Snacks That Will Make Your Fourth of July a Total Blast

If there’s one thing that people can agree on, it’s the unifying phenomenon of good food shared with family and friends. And these three dishes are quick, easy, and sure to be a total blast at your Fourth of July get-together. 1. Firecracker Shrimp  It never hurts to...