national watermelon day

Celebrate National Watermelon Day

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

National Watermelon Day is on Friday, August 3rd this year. To learn more about this summery, beautiful fruit that is 92% water, keep reading! Watermelons were first cultivated in the Nile River Valley, and seeds of the fruit have been discovered in the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs. Today, there are over 1200 different varieties of the crop that range drastically in …

kombucha

Kombucha: Fruity, Fizzy, Healthy

Center Pointe Apartments Fitness, Food & Drink

Have you heard of the popular drink, kombucha? If your health enthusiast friends forgot to tell you about it, keep reading to learn about this sweet, fizzy new craze. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a type of fermented tea, usually made with sweetened black or green tea and infused with a variety of flavors. While the origins of the drink are unclear, most …

thrive market

What is Thrive Market & Why You Should Try It

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink

Are you tired of paying ridiculous prices for quality food and health products? Do you find yourself giving up on a healthy lifestyle because of the cost? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should check out Thrive Market. What is Thrive Market? Thrive Market is an online grocery store that allows members to buy high quality, natural, …

fourth of july cookout menu

Fourth of July Cookout Menu

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons

The Fourth of July is right around the corner. In addition to firework displays, many people also associate celebrating the Fourth with gathering family and friends for a cookout. In case you need ideas of what to make, here is a tried and true Fourth of July cookout menu that’s sure to please. Hot Dogs & Hamburgers Ask everyone to …

microbreweries near waldorf

Microbreweries Near Waldorf, Maryland

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Microbreweries are on the rise, but how do they differ from the traditional brewery? By looking at the word itself and the usage of “micro,” it’s quite apparent that a microbrewery is just smaller than a traditional brewery. If you look at major brewers such as Anheuser-Busch or Heineken, those are huge companies that produce millions of bottles of beer …

best potluck dishes

Best Potluck Dishes

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Potluck dinners are a great opportunity to socialize with friends and family without too much responsibility falling on one person. While the main focus is always spending time with people you care about, it’s also an unspoken, low-key competition to see whose dish is the favorite. Going home with an empty dish from a potluck means you won. So what are …

green desserts for st. patricks day

Green Desserts for St. Patrick’s Day

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With St. Patrick’s Day less than a week away, it’s time to whip out the green food coloring. Try these green desserts as a treat for your family, roommates, or any St. Patrick’s Day gathering. They’re sure to have everyone feeling like it’s they’re lucky day! St. Patrick’s Day Mint Shakes This delicious milkshake is ready in 5 minutes. Use peppermint schnapps …

make-ahead breakfast recipes

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes

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Your mom was right — breakfast is the most important meal of the day! But with our hectic lifestyles, it can be the meal we most often miss. After snoozing your alarm five times and scrambling to look presentable, you’re lucky if you have the chance to slurp down a cup of morning joe before flying out the door. It …

leftover candy recipes

Leftover Candy Recipes

Center Pointe Apartments Food & Drink, Holidays & Seasons, Valentine's Day Leave a Comment

For candy lovers, the best times of the year are the week after Halloween and the week after Valentine’s Day. All of the festively packaged and colored treats go on sale, and it’s a socially acceptable time to crush a bag or box of candy in one sitting. If you’re looking for a more creative way to enjoy your Valentine’s …

valentine's day dinner at home

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Home

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Not to rain on cupid’s parade, but if you haven’t made a dinner reservation for Valentine’s Day, you might be out of luck. With the national day of love less than a week away, consider cooking a romantic dinner in your luxury apartment at Center Pointe instead of frantically calling every restaurant in Charles County. Although you might be used …