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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

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. 

 
10 Healthy Recipes for the New Year
Dining room with view into kitchen

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
Living Room with furniture at Monticello at Town Center

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.

 

Living Room with furniture at Monticello at Town Center
 
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
Black appliances and natural wood cabinets in a kitchen

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.

Black appliances and natural wood cabinets in a kitchen
 
Classic Cookout Recipes for Labor Day
Monticello at Town Center Pergola at Entry

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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End of Summer Declutter
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Living Room with Fireplace and Patio

Jump start your move into a new season by clearing out your space at home, and making sure you have room for the products, items, decorations and pantry goods that you'll need when the weather changes. Declutter your home, and get yourself ready for fall by getting rid of what you no longer need to move forward. Here are some items you'll want to sort through to help you say goodbye to summer with a clean slate and a fresh space.

Living Room with Fireplace and Patio
 
Local Dog Groomers in Hampton, VA
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Dog named Duke

Whether you're looking for a groomer to luxuriously pamper your pup, or simply in search of affordable, convenient grooming services, you're in good luck in Hampton, VA. Here are five outstanding dog groomers that are just minutes from your front door. 

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10 Must-Have Kitchen Items For Your Apartment
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Lady in Kitchen at Monticello at Town Center

We've come up with a handy list of 10 basic items that most cooks, whether novice or experienced, will want in their kitchens. You won't have to exhaust an enormous budget or fill up all of your cabinets when you keep stocked in the essentials, and you'll find it's easier to prepare your every day, favorite dishes with just a few must-have items.

Lady in Kitchen at Monticello at Town Center