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Summer Smoothie Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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It's time to break out your blender and prepare your freezer and pantry with smoothie ingredients you love. Summer is the perfect season for upping your smoothie game, and as the heat rises in Hampton Roads, we turn to delicious, nutritious smoothies to help us cool down.

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Mother's Day Gift Guide
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If you're struggling to find the perfect gift for that special mama in your life, and feel like you don't know where to begin this year, you're in good luck! We've put together our very own Mother's Day Gift Guide, complete with gift ideas to satisfy every budget.

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5 Space-Saving Design Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Your home is your sanctuary, and you want to be able to move through it freely and comfortably, without stepping over piles or squeezing through narrow walkways. Put your stuff into space-saving place with simple design tricks that will help maximize your space and celebrate your unique style. 

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Spring Cleaning Basics
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Mark an upcoming weekend on your calendar, stock up on cleaning supplies and plan to transition your space from winter to spring with no worries. Here are spring cleaning tips we call on, year after year, to help make the transition to spring smooth and simple. 

 

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Winter Weather Maintenance Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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Winter is here to stay for a few more months, and that means we can expect some inclement weather and below freezing temperatures. It's important to take precautions in advance to prevent injury and ensure safety during possible winter storms or icy conditions. 

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10 Healthy Recipes for the New Year
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Start the new year with a committment to eating well, and choose healthy recipes for dinner, breakfast and lunch. Eating nutritious food doesn't require hard work or training. If you start with clean recipes that pack in nutrition you need and flavors you love, you'll be well on your way! 

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Top 10 Holiday Movies to Watch
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Here are 10 holiday movies we recommend you watch this season. You'll get the laughs, the tears and all the good feelings you need to help you get through the holiday season with more joy and even some glee.

 

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Deodorize Your Kitchen and Bathroom Sinks
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Here are fast and easy ways to deodorize your kitchen and bathroom sinks that are safe and effective for even the smelliest drains. Perform these deodorizing tasks weekly, and you'll keep the stink out of your drains, and keep your sinks looking and smelling fresh and clean!

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Stock Your Pantry for Culinary Success
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
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Whether you've recently moved into your new apartment, or are simply ready to begin sharpening your cooking skills for the upcoming holidays, you'll need a well-stocked pantry in order to begin putting your gourmet kitchen to good use. In fact, with a simple list of pantry essentials in hand, you can have your pantry prepared for culinary success all year long.

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Classic Cookout Recipes for Labor Day
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The end of summer is now offical, but it wouldn't be right to say goodbye without a good, old fashioned Labor Day cookout. After a long, hot summer, it's time to savor the end of another beautiful season with your favorite friends, family and classic cookout recipes.

 

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