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Easy, No-Cook Recipes for Summer
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Summer is here, and the heat is on outside. When the temperatures start to spike outdoors, give your stove and oven a summer vacation, and prepare healthy, satisfying meals that you don't have to "cook."

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Best Plants for Your Patio
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Container gardening is an easy way to bring color and life to your patio, while giving you another excuse to spend more time relaxing outside in spring and summer. Many plants thrive in properly drained pots, and can safely withstand the heat of summer without much fuss or care. If you're thinking of putting your green thumb to work on a container garden, there are a few things to consider before you begin potting!

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Game Day Recipes: Super Bowl Snack Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Classic buffalo wings, cheesey meatballs, spinach and artichoke dip and a giant, skillet cookie recipe round out our list of indulgent, delicious and ultra satisfying game day recipes. Most of these dishes can be prepared the day before to make it easy on hosts or hostesses, and if not, they're easy enough to whip up shortly before you have to head out the door.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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The holidays have kicked into high gear, and it's time to make your shopping list and check it twice! Whether you have a large family, a small family, or an assorted group of friends and colleagues to shop for, there's a perfect gift out there for each and every one of them.

 

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Room to Spare: The Bristol's Bonus Room
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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The two bedroom Bristol floorplan is one of our best kept secrets at Commonwealth at York, and not just because of its contemporary, functional layout and unending amounts of storage space. The two bedrooms inside the Bristol come with the bonus of an additional, flex room, designed to give you more space for everything you need at home, and all for the price of a traditional 2 bedroom. 

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Perfect Pumpkin Recipes for Fall
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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It wouldn't be fall without a whole lot of pumpkin mania, and we're officially obsessed with pumpkins in every way. In additon to picking them, carving them and decorating with them, we're also planning to do a lot of cooking with them. From pumpkin bars and muffins to soups, pastas and pies, there are about a zillion ways to cook a pumpkin perfectly, and we're happy to share a few of our favorites with you.

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10 Best Indoor House Plants
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Hardy, hard-to-kill plants are actually easy to find at your nearby nursery or Lowes, and they can be as inexpensive as they are built to last. From beautiful spider plants to spikey, multi-purpose aloe plants, you won't have to be a lifelong gardener to fill your home with healthy, living plants. Here are 10 of the easiest and best indoor house plants to care for.

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Fall Cleaning Checklist
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Now that September is upon us, it's time to start shaking the sand out of our stuff and clean house to get ready for fall. It's important to give your apartment a good, deep clean now, so that your home is prepped and ready for the impending holidays and winter. Since you'll find yourself staying indoors more during the cooler months, you'll want your home to be fresh, clean and organized.

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Summer Slow Cooker Recipes
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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In summer, you want to spend your time outdoors, at the beach, beside the pool or exploring your neighborhood, rather than slaving over a hot oven. Slow cooker meals make it easy to prep and go, and return home to a perfectly crafted meal waiting for you to plate up and serve.

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5 Important Design Tips for Apartment Renters
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Being a renter comes with a host of great perks, including 24/7 maintenance (yes!), concierge services (double yes!), access to a luxury clubhouse, gorgeous pool, community bikes and more. When you rent, you do have to be mindful of how you treat your space so as not to damage your apartment or violate the rules of your lease agreement. 

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