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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 …

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4 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Do you set a new optimistic goal at the end of every December, but then have trouble sticking with your New Year’s resolution? Well, the good news is that you’re not alone. In fact, that’s what the majority of us do. According to an article in Forbes magazine, more than 50 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions every year, …

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New Holiday Traditions to Start This Year

When we think of the holiday season, we often think of traditions, memories from childhood, and stories that have been passed down for generations. This year, why not switch it up a bit? New holiday traditions can be especially meaningful if you start them with people who have entered your life in the last year, whether that be a new …

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Holiday Gifts for Pets

Our pets may not understand what makes the holidays so special, but we surely do. Don’t let holiday parties and vacation time keep you from showing your little friend some extra love. If you still haven’t thought about what to get your dog, cat, or fish, we have some excellent ideas of holiday gifts for pets to inspire you! Big, …

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Preventing and Caring for Dry Skin this Winter

Caring for dry skin is important, especially in the winter months. Your skin is not only the largest organ in your body, but it has many vital jobs. It produces hormones and serves as a barrier that protects your body from things in the surrounding environment that can be harmful, such as the sun’s rays, germs, and toxins. Your skin …

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Simple Ways to Start Recycling TODAY!

This year, America Recycles Day is Thursday, November 15th. The holiday was started in 1997 by the National Recycling Coalition, and the celebration is renewed every year through a Presidential Proclamation. If you want to help the environment by recycling, here are some suggestions on how to begin. For your convenience, there are co-mingled recycling bins at each of Center Pointe’s …

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Tips for Practicing Gratitude This Thanksgiving Season

This year, Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday, November 22nd. The family-oriented holiday evokes images of delicious dinners, brightly colored leaves, and hours of Christmas tree decorating the day after. While nothing is wrong with any of these images, it’s important to recognize the benefits of reflecting on the holiday’s original purpose – gratitude. If you’re looking for new ways …