The month of May brings with it Memorial Day, and for many members of our apartment community here at Pine Valley Apartments that means heading out to a morning of decorating graves at the cemetery followed by an afternoon of barbecuing. To help you get ready for Memorial Day, and the grilling season— especially grilling burgers! — we’ve got some tips for grilling, plus some salad recipes, because, the meats needs a side, right? (more…)
Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to spruce up your Pine Valley Apartments home by adding some new colors, furniture, flowers, or unique accent piece. For today’s blog post we’ve pulled together some resources which we hope will spark your imagination. (more…)
To infinity and beyond may be Buzz Lightyear’s catchphrase, but what does that have to do with pie? It’s actually, about pi (π) which of course is the mathematical number — a constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, approximately equal to 3.14159, which goes on to infinity and beyond. We take the first three digits, 3.14, and read them as a date: Pi Day, March 14th, which is, of course, the best day to eat a slice of pie in celebration of Pi Day. (more…)
Planning a movie night is a great way to break up the winter monotony that tends to creep in during mid-February. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we want to share some classic movies that will create the perfect movie night at your Pine Valley apartment. If you do host a movie on the 14th, be sure to include some heart-shaped treats, along with the other snacks, and of course, don’t forget the popcorn!
There is no need to head to the nearest Elkton, MD laundromat this week, or any week, because Pine Valley Apartments is pleased to offer a full-size washer/dryer set up in all of our apartments as one of the amenities we offer. In today’s blog post, we will be taking a look at tips for getting the most out of these appliances.
Amid the hustle and bustle of a busy holiday season, we need to pay attention to our personal needs and not run here and there, all over the Elkton area faster than we have the energy to keep up with, right? Making time to enjoy the holidays is important, and one of the ways we can slow down and relax for a few minutes is to take time to enjoy a holiday beverage. So spend some time in your Pine Valley Apartments kitchen and make several of these recipes this month.
In the holiday scheme of things, decorating for Thanksgiving often gets skipped in the metamorphosis that happens between Halloween and Christmas. So in an effort to give November’s holiday its due, we’ve come up with some decorations and crafts that will tastefully carry through the month in your Pine Valley Apartment.
In the normal scheme of things when asks what the month of October brings to mind, visions of pumpkins, goblins, ghouls, and witches, readily come to mind, along with the harvest moon, of course — what may not come to mind is popcorn, but popcorn belongs to the month too, as October is National Popcorn Month. The Pine Valley Apartments Blog has rounded up some ways to celebrate, plus some popcorn based recipes, and some fun popcorn facts.
Studies have repeatedly shown that reading has positive effects on our bodies and minds. In fact, regular reading contributes to improved mental health. According to an article from the National Institute on Aging, “Staying cognitively active throughout life—via social engagement or intellectual stimulation—is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease. . . . Mentally stimulating activities such as reading books and magazines, going to lectures, and playing games are also linked to keeping the mind sharp.”
Summertime reading is a time-honored tradition. Do you remember the lazy days of summer when you were a kid and could get lost in a book for hours, or how about taking a book to the beach or to the pool, or staying up all night to finish a book? Chances are you’re still reading, and you can bet that at Pine Valley Apartments there are others who enjoy reading too. Perhaps it’s time for book lovers at Pine Valley readers to unite.
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