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Find out behind the scene information about living and loving it at Commonwealth at York. We keep our eyes peeled for neighborhood and area happenings, and give you the the inside scoop on living in our community.


Valentines Day Dinner Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Celebrate your special someone with a home-cooked meal made from the heart and with your own two hands, and create any one of these decadent and delicious Valentine’s Day dinner recipes.

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Winter Cleaning Checklist
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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Winter is a perfect season for tackling an efficient and effective, seasonal deep clean. If you aren't sure where to begin or what cleaning tasks to prioritize, here is a basic winter checklist to get you started!

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5 Holiday Gifts for Under $25
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments

This year, commit to your holiday budget and purchase gifts that are as affordable as they are useful. We've scoured the internet to find gifts that are perfectly suited for your spouse, your work family, your little one or your friendly neighbor, and all for less than $25!

 
5 Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments
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You truly can enjoy a merry holiday season filled with your loved ones and the traditions you enjoy. Here are 5 ways to help you relieve and manage holiday stress to help you feel jolly and bright, all season long!

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Delicious Fall Desserts
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life at Commonwealth at York Apartments

Fall desserts feature so many of our favorite flavors, like pumpkin, spiced apple, sweet potato and crunchy pecan. Whether you're a novice baker or an experienced chef, the new season may inspire to you to get up to good baking at home this fall, and we have delicious dessert ideas to get you started!

 
Fall Health Tips for Your Pet
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It's important to be aware of how seasonal changes and adjustments to your family's lifestyle may affect your pet. When a new season arrives, it often brings with it new vegetation, routines, weather changes and household products. You can prevent harm, illness or injury to your pet by being mindful of possible dangers and risks associated with the autumn season.

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5 Local Restaurants We Love
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in York County

Here are 5 local restaurants we love in York County and Newport News!

 

 
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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Summer Pet Safety Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
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There are several things you can do to keep your pet safe this Summer, so that you can get out and enjoy this beautiful season without putting your dog or cat in harm's way. Here are pet safety tips designed to keep your pet properly hydrated, cool and comfortable, all season long.

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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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