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5 Local Restaurants to Visit this Valentine's Day
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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You don't have to blow your budget or break out your formal gear to eat well on the town on Valentine's Day. Many of our favorite, local restaurants are casual, relaxed and affordable. If you're a seafood buff, looking for a waterfront view, prefer small plates or just want a relaxed meal at your nearby, local tavern, you're in good luck. 

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Fall Decorating Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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The season of cozying up indoors and breaking out your inner homebody is upon us. Falling leaves and shorter days signal us to break out our sweaters, bake up a batch of pumpkin bread and cuddle up on our couch. It's also time to adjust our homes to bring the new season indoors, decorating and modifying our living space to reflect autumn at its best.

 

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10 Summer Smoothie Recipes
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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We've chosen 10 smoothies that satisfy our nutritional goals for eating enough fiber and healthy fats and incorporate a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. They also pack a solid punch with protein sources that are nourishing and restorative after strong workouts or long, busy days. 

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Tips for Moving on a Budget
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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People move on tight budgets every day, and while it might take more planning and a little more personal elbow grease, it's entirely possible (and maybe even fun!). Once you've set a realistic budget for your move, you'll have to start planning the logistics, right away. The first step to getting out and into a new home on a tight budget is strategy, and you're going to need one.

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Memorial Day Recipes
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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Start off Summer with a patriotic, Memorial Day celebration with your friends and family and indulge in new twists on some of your favorite cookout recipes. Whether you prefer hearty burgers and creamy salads, or fresh fruit and light, nutty side dishes, we've got something for everyone.

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Outdoor Spring Festivals in Hampton Roads
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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From oceanfront and riverfront music festivals to outdoor bazaars and beer and wine tastings hosted on the grounds of lush, city parks, when you want to get out and celebrate the season with music, food and friends, you've got options this spring in Hampton Roads.

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10 Healthy Recipes for the New Year
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA

After a good, solid season of celebration and indulgence, your body and mind may be craving a little recovery and clean living. Whether you're into making New Year's resolutions or not, a new year and a new month signal a perfect opportunity for putting your diet back into check.

 
July 4th Fireworks
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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Find out where to enjoy July 4th celebrations are near you in the Hampton Roads area.

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Summer Cleaning Tips
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA

It’s the last month of the season, and as summer begins a slow exit, now is a perfect time to freshen up your space and give TLC to your home before a new season begins. We’ve put together a quick and easy Summer Cleaning Checklist to help you clean up in a jiffy, so you can get back to the pool, the beach or the barbeque in no time.

 
Outdoor Festivals in May (Hampton Roads Area)
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Life in Hampton, VA
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Nothing says get out and play like the bursting, blooming flowers of April and Spring. As the weather warms up, so do your chances for finding fun and exciting, outdoor community activities to take part in.

 

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