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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 …

kale

Crazy for Kale: Recipes to Try

In recent years, kale took the culinary world by storm. Now almost everyone has heard of this green, leafy vegetable that seemed earn its own bin on salad bars overnight, right next to the spinach and romaine. Kale is praised for its nutrient density and crunchy texture. In just one cup of raw kale, you get 206% of your daily value of Vitamin A, …

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5 Purrr-fect Ways to Celebrate National Cat Day

This year, National Cat Day will be celebrated on October 29th. We have a lot of cat lovers and feline tenants at Center Pointe Apartments, so we thought now is the purrr-fect time to shed some fur — I mean, light! — on this holiday. National Cat Day was founded in 2005 to increase awareness about homeless cats. Its two goals are to celebrate cats …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Office Ergonomics During National Ergonomics Month

October is a great time to think about office ergonomics and ways to improve your comfort and productivity, whether you work in a traditional office setting, in shared office space, or remotely from home. What Is Office Ergonomics? The term “ergonomics” applies to the science or process of improving human performance and efficiency in the workplace by changing design, posture, …

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Check Out the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Waldorf

If you didn’t already know, October is National Vegetarian Month. To commemorate this health-conscious, environmentally-friendly celebration, we made a list of the best restaurants in Waldorf. These local gems have something for both the vegetarians and meat eaters in your group, so everyone can dine happy. Thai Palace MD 2732 Crain Hwy, Waldorf, MD 20601 Are you a fan of spicy South …

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A Quick Bedroom Makeover Doesn’t Have to Expensive or Complicated

Do you have the same bedspread, furniture, and accessories from your college apartment? Or maybe you’re just bored with your current decor and want something new. Redecorating your bedroom doesn’t need to a huge ordeal. All you need is a little inspiration and a Saturday afternoon to turn your bedroom from blah to “oo-la-la” with a quick bedroom makeover. Make …

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Show Your Support for These Charities in Waldorf, MD

International Day of Charity occurred at the beginning of the month, but many worthy charities in Waldorf could benefit from what you have to offer — whether it be donating time, money, or supplies — year-round. Let’s take a look at what charity actually is, how it benefits you and who you’re serving, and a few places to get involved. What …

guacamole day

Holy Guacamole Day!

September 16th is National Guacamole Day. The famous dip is present at many football parties and get-togethers. But do you know the origin of this popular dish? Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole, come from South Central Mexico. In fact, the word “guacamole” comes from the language spoken by the Aztec civilization – Nahuatl – and translates directly to “avocado sauce.” …

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Sudoku Puzzles Have Their Own Holiday!

International Sudoku Day is on Sunday, September 9th. If you’ve never heard of this interesting game (or if you just want to know how to pronounce its title) you’ve come to the right place! What is a Sudoku? Sudoku is a logic-based number game. The word itself means “single number” in Japanese and is pronounced “sue-dough-koo.” To play, players must fill up a …