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Winter Stew and Soup Recipes
Lady in Kitchen at Monticello at Town Center

It's soup season, at last, and the perfect time to spend cold nights and brisk afternoons in your kitchen, slowly marinating and simmering nourishing soups and stews. When the weather outside becomes frightful, warm up with delicious, piping hot soup and stew recipes that are packed with your favorite proteins, veggies and flavors.

Lady in Kitchen at Monticello at Town Center
 
5 Winter Health Tips for Your Pets
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Dog named Duke

Keep your pets feeling warm, cozy and comfortable all season long with these 5 basic winter health tips for pets.

Dog named Duke
 
Holiday Decorating at Home
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Living Room with Fireplace and Patio

Begin this upcoming holiday season by filling your home with beautiful decorations made with love by the ones you love, and enjoy creating these simple, holiday decorating ideas.

Living Room with Fireplace and Patio
 
Pumpkin Decorating Ideas We Love
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
PUmkin 4

If you have fall fever like we do, you've probably already picked up a few pumpkins to decorate your tables, mantles, front steps or office. Give those pumpkins an extra spark this year with fun decorating ideas that suit your personal style without breaking your bank account or taking up all of your free time.

PUmkin 4
 
Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas for Fall
Black appliances and natural wood cabinets in a kitchen

Weeknight dinners are important, but preparing them in time can seem almost impossible. Before you turn to the takeout menu or cruise through the fast food window one more time, consider trying out weeknight dinner ideas that are designed for ease and speed. After all, who has time to spend an hour or two cooking in their kitchen after ball games, homework or company events?

 

Black appliances and natural wood cabinets in a kitchen
 
What to Expect from Our Community Clubhouse
Back of the clubhouse from the pool area.

As you settle into your new apartment, we encourage you to explore our community clubhouse and make good use of the many amenities designed to help you live your best life at home. 

Back of the clubhouse from the pool area.
 
Summer Health Tips for Your Pet
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Dog named Duke

Before you head out and spend a long, summer afternoon outdoors with your four-legged best friend, remember to take proper precautions for your pet in the extreme heat.

Dog named Duke
 
Summer Smoothie Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
Two lounge chairs in the pool, with a bottle of wine

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.

Two lounge chairs in the pool, with a bottle of wine
 
Mother's Day Gift Guide

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.

 
5 Space-Saving Design Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Living Room with Fireplace and Patio

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. 

Living Room with Fireplace and Patio