The Best Places for Takeout on Valentine’s Day

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Perhaps you and your special someone typically head to a fancy restaurant to celebrate the occasion. This year, it’s no surprise that restaurants may have to operate at a lower capacity. On a day like Valentine’s Day, reservations are already rather difficult to obtain. Skip the stress of getting a table at your … Read More

Your Guide to the Perfect Richmond Day Trip

Arden PlaceLifestyle

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Are you in need of a little escape? After the year we’ve had, a mini-vacation is well-deserved. However, with everything going on, a true vacation isn’t always in the cards. Luckily, Richmond is just a hop and a skip down the road from Charlottesville! If you’re in need of a change in scenery, Richmond is the perfect place to visit … Read More

Stay Motivated with these At-Home Workout Ideas & Tools

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2021 is finally here, and with that comes something we’re all too familiar with — New Year’s resolutions! A common resolution that many choose to focus on is to work out more. This resolution, while achievable, can be difficult for a variety of reasons. Some people may not be comfortable hitting the local gym due to COVID, and some simply … Read More

Deck the Halls: Apartment Decorating for the Holidays

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What’s your favorite way to get into the holiday spirit? Perhaps it’s by baking some sweet holiday treats or cozying up to watch a holiday movie. One of the best ways is to decorate your apartment! With so many trendy decorating ideas, it can be difficult to know where to start. Not to worry, we’ve selected some of the hottest … Read More

Make these DIY Candles for Holiday Gifts or Your Apartment!

Arden PlaceLifestyle

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December 5th is National Candle Day! Candles are the perfect way to fill your home with a warm glow and a delicious scent. Just in time for the holidays, you can fill your home with the smells of cinnamon, pine, and more. Of course, you can go to the store and buy a candle just about anywhere, but what’s the … Read More

Small Business Saturday: Local Businesses to Support in Charlottesville

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Saturday, November 28th, is Small Business Saturday! While this holiday season looks a little different, we can still support local businesses. In fact, now more than ever, they need the help of their customers. Oftentimes, we don’t realize how impactful the coffee or baked goods we purchase from local shops are. For this reason, this holiday season, do what you … Read More

National Healthy Skin Month: Skin Care Tips

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November is National Healthy Skin Month! Did you know that the skin is the body’s largest organ? The purpose of our skin is to block unwanted pathogens and other agents from penetrating our bodies. Perhaps you’ve noticed more acne and blemishes on your skin as a result of wearing masks. In fact, the term “maskne” has been coined to describe … Read More

Celebrate American Beer Day at Local Breweries

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

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Beer lovers, October 27th is your time to shine — it’s American Beer Day! While it’s no secret that many enjoy a good Corona, Guinness, or Dos Equis, today is about celebrating beer brewed right here on American soil. What better place to celebrate this holiday than right here in Charlottesville? Whether you spend the day at one of these … Read More

Vegetarian Month: Best Vegetarian Recipes

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vegetarian taquitos

October is Vegetarian Month! Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply are interested in eating more plant-based foods, there are many surprising and tasty ways to make dishes vegetarian. Perhaps you have a vegetarian roommate or family member. If so, whip them up one of these tasty vegetarian recipes! Who knows, maybe you’ll have a new favorite! Vegetarian Three Cheese White … Read More

National Coffee Day: Best Coffee Shops in Charlottesville

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

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For all you coffee lovers out there, mark your calendars for September 29th — National Coffee Day! Whether you enjoy a classic hot coffee, a creamy, flavorful iced latte, or a pumpkin spice latte (THE fall favorite), there are plenty of coffee shops in Charlottesville that will whip up whatever it is you’re looking for. Stop by and grab a … Read More