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Decadent Dessert Ideas
Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan

Valentines Day is almost here, and you may be wondering how to surprise and delight the ones you love without spending time in a crowded restaurant or nibbling on store-bought chocolates. Give your special someone the gift of a decadent dessert made with love by yours truly, and consider whipping up a dessert that will make their heart swoon.

Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan
 
Top 5 Coffee Shops in Williamsburg, VA
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When you need to get out and savor a good cup of joe surrounded by friendly faces, you're in good luck when you live in our neighborhood. Here are our picks for the top 5 coffee shops in Williamsburg, VA, and the perfect spots to enjoy your next cup of coffee around town. 

 

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Handmade Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living

This holiday season, bring the joy back into your gift giving experience, and make gifts for the ones that matter most by hand. We have easy and elegant handmade gift ideas that are perfect for novice DIY'ers and expert crafters. As a bonus, you can get your entire family involved in helping you to create gifts for teachers, friends, neighbors and anyone else on your holiday list.

 
Perfect Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

Prepare these recipes for family gatherings, weeknight dinners or simply for fun, and enjoy another beautiful fall season with your favorite pumpkin flavors! 

 
5 Ways to Get Out on the Water in Williamsburg, VA
Our very blue pool

In summer, when the heat turns up outside, take advantage of living so near to the coast, and cool off by getting out on the water in Williamsburg, VA. Whether you prefer to relax and cruise by chartered sailboat, kayak along the James River in search of wildlife and rare birds or splash it up in the area's largest water park, when you live in Williamsburg, VA, you have options!

 

Our very blue pool
 
Summer Salad Dressing Ideas
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Apartment Living
Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan

If you're going to go to the work of creating your favorite summer salads from scratch, why not make your own dressing as well? Preparing salad dressing to complement your perfect salad is simple and cost-effective, saving your taste buds as well as your time and money!

Upgraded kitchen at Monticello at Powhatan
 
What to Expect From Our Community Clubhouse
Clubhouse of Monticello at Powhatn

Moving into your new apartment or townhome is a busy time, filled with unpacking, shopping, decorating, organizing and simply creating a sense of home. As you settle into your new apartment, we encourage you to explore our community clubhouse and make good use of the many amenities designed to help you live your best life at home. 

Clubhouse of Monticello at Powhatn
 
Room to Spare: The Colonnade's Bonus Room
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If you've always needed an extra room for storage, your fitness habit or just to create a private space of your own, you'll have it all with the Colonnade's convenient and comfortable flex room, and it won't cost you more in rent. Here are a few ways that we recommend you put the flex room to good use after you sign your lease.

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Local Dog Groomers
Posted by: Mira Roberts in Pet Friendly Apartments
Dog by the pool

Whether you're new to town, just brought home a new pet or are simply looking to give your four-legged family member a healthy shampoo and treatment for spring, finding a local dog groomer you trust is important. At Monticello at Powhatan, we're pet owners and lovers, and we understand the value of finding compassionate and loving care for your furry friends and family.

Dog by the pool
 
Things to Do in Williamsburg this Winter
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The weather may be chilly, but your social schedule is just warming up. Get out and enjoy the season in our wonderful and exciting city, and check out these things to do in Williamsburg this winter.

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