spring wardrobe essentials

Update Your Closet with These Spring Wardrobe Essentials

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

It appears the spring weather is finally here to stay, and aside from rampant allergies, we couldn’t be happier! In spring, colors burst from every corner. The sky is a piercing shade of blue. Flowers show off their pink petals. People even dress more colorfully! If your closet hasn’t quite caught up to the weather, here are some spring wardrobe …

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Tips on How to Get Along with a Roommate

Center Pointe Apartments Apartment Living

If you’re thinking about getting a roommate, whether it be your best friend or a stranger, read our tips for how to get along with a roommate first! They focus on some areas that most commonly lead roommates to have arguments. Fortunately, you can easily avoid most fights if you clearly set boundaries and expectations up front. If you already …

Name Brand vs. Generic

Name Brand vs. Generic Medications: What’s the Difference?

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

Are you unsure of whether you should buy name brand vs. generic medications? What’s the difference between name brand vs. generic, after all? This is a common question, but the differences are actually very straightforward. When a pharmaceutical company puts a new drug on the market, they sell it under the brand name which they’ve given it. This name brand …

caffeine consumption

What You Need to Know About Caffeine Consumption

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Are you in tune with how much caffeine you consume and where it comes from? According to Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a maximum of 400 mg. of caffeine can be part of a healthy, daily diet. An 8.4-oz. energy drink, a 20-oz. diet cola, and a shot of espresso contain about the same amount of caffeine as a cup of …

writing poetry

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

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

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 …

eco-friendly habits

Celebrate Earth Day with New Eco-Friendly Habits

Center Pointe Apartments Lifestyle

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” …

st. patricks day in waldorf

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Waldorf

Center Pointe Apartments Holidays & Seasons

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

Center Pointe Apartments Fitness

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 …

national margarita day

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

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

This year, National Margarita Day is 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 to invent …

organ donation

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

Center Pointe Apartments Resources

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. Equally important, this day is to raises awareness of the benefits of eye, tissue, and organ donation. Furthermore, it serves to remind everyone of the importance of discussing this topic with their loved …