Easy Feng Shui Tips for Your Apartment

Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of optimizing the energy in your living space. It works on the principle that “qi” (chi), or life force energy, is present everywhere and should ideally flow unimpeded at the perfect rate throughout your home. Here are five ways to instantly improve the Feng Shui in your Arlington, VA apartment: Declutter An organized,…

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3 Smart Devices for Your Apartment

Do you want to turn your apartment into a smart home? Many of today’s smart gadgets don’t require permanent installation or wires. If you are a renter, you can still enjoy the perks of a smart home without altering your living space. Here are the best smart devices for renters. Kwikset Kevo Convert Imagine getting home from…

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HOW TO USE FRESH HERBS IN YOUR COOKING

Now that you have your beautiful Arlington, Virginia apartment, why not step it up a notch and start cooking with fresh herbs? Now is the perfect time to bring the outdoors in with fragrant, fresh herbs. Herbs are healthy, and they lend an extra flair to whatever you’re cooking. Not only do they look pretty…

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TIPS ON PAIRING CRAFT BEER WITH FOOD

Craft brews have taken the beer-drinking world by storm, and these days pairing them with food is all the rage. With that in mind, we hope our residents of The Citizen at Shirlington Village in Arlington, Virginia, will enjoy these tips about matching meals with quality beer. CRAFT BEER IS THE NEW WINE During the…

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TOP BREAKFASTS FOR LONG SUMMER WEEKENDS

Ella Fitzgerald famously sang “Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” That’s an excellent philosophy to adopt during the hot summer months. With that in mind, we hope our residents of The Citizen at Shirlington Village in Arlington, Virginia, will enjoy these wonderful breakfast ideas. CARROT-ZUCCHINI PANCAKES Pancakes are light, fluffy and relatively easy to make.…

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TIPS FOR CLEANING OUT YOUR CLOSET

Your closets can easily fill up with clothes and other items to the point where you run out of space. If your closets could use some cleaning and organizing, use the following tips get this project done. You’ll have tidy closets with more space for any new items you get. GET RID OF DUPLICATE ITEMS…

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DELICIOUS RECIPES MADE WITH GARLIC

April 19 is National Garlic Day. This culinary staple enhances the flavor of almost any dish. Try these recipes for ultimate garlicky goodness. GARLIC CHEDDAR BISCUITS 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 cup (2 sticks) cold, cubed butter, plus melted butter to pour over…

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