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World Poetry Day is March 21st: Celebrate by Reading & Writing Poetry!

Throughout history, people have used poetry as a means of expressing what other forms of communication could not. From religious poems praising deities and the intimacy of Shakespeare’s beautiful sonnets to the racial commentary of Langston Hughes and the politically imbued verses of Pablo Neruda, poetry has documented and expressed humans’ deepest emotions. This year, World Poetry Day will be celebrated …

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Celebrate Earth Day with New Eco-Friendly Habits

Earth Day is March 20th, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by starting some new eco-friendly habits. By incorporating eco-friendly habits into your lifestyle, what you are really doing is making a long-term commitment toward our environment. That’s a much more impactful way to celebrate Earth Day than just making a change for one day. What Does “Eco-Friendly” …

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Waldorf

In case March has been flying by as quickly for you as it has for the team here at Center Pointe Apartments, here’s your friendly reminder that St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday! If wearing green, searching for four leaf clovers, and keeping an eye out for leprechauns won’t occupy all your time, consider celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Waldorf at …

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Working Out at Home in Your Apartment

It’s no secret that exercise is important for our long-term health and current frame of mind. Even though we understand its significance, we make so many excuses to avoid it. Do any of these excuses sound familiar? “I don’t like working out in front of other people.” “It’s too inconvenient to leave my apartment to go workout after getting home …

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¡Olé! ¡Olé! It’s National Margarita Day!

This year, National Margarita Day will be celebrated on Friday, February 22nd. If you want to learn more about the history of the drink, as well as some suggestions on how to celebrate this holiday, you came to the right place! Margaritas consist of tequila, Triple sec (a sweet orange-flavored liqueur), and lemon or lime juice. While several bartenders claimed …

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What You Need to Know About Organ Donation for National Donor Day

We all know that February 14th is Valentine’s Day, but the hearts that you see everywhere are a perfect reminder that it is also National Donor Day. This day was established to raise awareness of the benefits of eye, tissue, and organ donation. It also serves to remind everyone of the importance of discussing this topic with their loved ones …

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The Best Restaurants in Waldorf for Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is in a few days! What better way to celebrate this love-filled holiday than to share a meal with someone? Eating together is one of the most unifying human traditions. With that in mind, there’s no need to venture into DC for dinner on Thursday evening. There are plenty of options right here in Waldorf and in neighboring towns. …

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5 Tips for Decorating Your Apartment with Your Own Unique Style

Decorating your apartment to reflect your unique personality, hobbies, and passions can be a whole lot of fun. And when it’s all finished, you’ll have a place you can look forwarding to coming home to each day, a place that really feels like your home. and that allows your guests a peek into who you are. If you’re wondering how …

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Ideas for How to Spend Your Holiday Money

Did you receive holiday money this year, but not sure how — or when — to spend it? Getting money for the holidays is always nice because you can choose exactly how you want to use it! But let’s say you already got that scarf you had your eye on, and your sock drawer is stuffed full. On the off …

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6 of the Best & Easiest-to-Grow Plants for Apartments

Adding plants can be a great way to make your apartment more inviting, but to have success with houseplants, it’s important to choose the right kind of plants. We’ll not only tell you about some of the great benefits of growing plants in your home, but will also tell you about six of the best houseplants for apartments. And the …