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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5 WAYS TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF

Living in our apartments in Arlington, VA, just a stone’s throw from Washington, D.C., you’re surrounded by high achievers. It’s inspiring to have such successful role models, but it’s likely you could use some extra motivation on certain days. Here are five effective ways to motivate yourself to reach great heights. 1. CHANGE YOUR DEFINITION…

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TIPS FOR CLEANING BLINDS

Blinds provide an attractive window treatment for your apartment, but they’re often overlooked in your regular cleaning duties. Over time, blinds become dingy from dust and dirt buildup. In our pet-friendly Arlington apartments, blinds can not only become clogged with dirt, but also with pet hair and dander. While there’s more than one way to…

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TIPS FOR HOSTING A COCKTAIL PARTY

The 1950s were the heyday of the cocktail party. These gatherings were an elegant way to entertain friends that didn’t require as much effort as a dinner party and were also less costly. Today, cocktail parties are making a comeback. Are you interested in throwing one? Then check out the following tips that will help…

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VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT IDEAS

Many couples don’t require extravagant gifts from each other on Valentine’s Day. However, it’s still a nice and charming gesture to get your significant other a nice gift. As you can probably imagine, getting some combination of chocolates, flowers, jewelry, and teddy bears every year can get old. Here are a few unique gift ideas…

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YUMMY DESSERTS TO TRY THIS WINTER

There’s nothing quite like a hot beverage and warm dessert after a winter meal to help you get cozy. Here are some warm dessert ideas we hope our residents in Arlington, Virginia, will enjoy. BLUE-RASPBERRY OAT CRISP If you can spare just 10 minutes to prepare this blend of berries, oats and nuts, it will…

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