THE 40th RUNNING OF THE SPRING RACES WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017 #Charlottesville

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http://www.foxfieldraces.com/spring History of the Foxfield Races Mariann de Tejeda was a long time resident of Albemarle County who generously funded the purchase of property for what is now known as the Foxfield Racing Association and Race Course.  Mrs. de Tejeda incorporated the races and the grounds to support the ageless equestrian sport of steeplechasing. Prior to the creation of Foxfield …

The 3 healthiest drinks at Starbucks! #Goodmorning

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Top three healthy Starbucks drinks: 1. Caffè Misto (Tall with half coffee, half steamed 2% milk) The flavor is similar to a café latte, but because it’s coffee-based, the price is significantly less. If you order any other size than “tall,” opt for non-fat milk. Calories: 80 2. Cappucino (Tall with 2% milk) This simple but luxurious drink combines equal amounts espresso, …

6 Apartment Decorating Tips

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1. Hang Wall Art White walls can undoubtedly be boring, but adding frames and paintings give a finished look to any room. Not only does wall art cover bland walls, but it also shows your individuality and makes your apartment feel more like home. Pick one large portrait, use stick-on wall decals, or create a collage of family pictures through …

The History of Earth Day

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Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The height of counterculture in the United States, 1970 brought the death of Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album, and Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” War raged in Vietnam and students nationwide overwhelmingly opposed it. At the time, Americans were slurping …

Apartment Bathroom Walls with Style

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  You could let your shower curtains do the heavy lifting when it comes to bathroom decor, but why pass up additional opportunities to make a statement We have borrowed a few apartment decorating ideas from Pottery Barn.  Keep reading to check out these Pottery Barn ideas to breathe new life into  apartment bathroom décor.   Water, heat, humidity: Wall …

How to Clean Your Cell Phone Case

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Twenty-five percent of the cell phone owner population own something in common, an iPhone. Many cellphone owners, including myself, take their phone everywhere and use it constantly. People use them to text and call, take pictures, play games, explore the internet, play music and the list goes on.  That said, phones are constantly getting touched and set down on a …

Declutter Your Apartment Kitchen

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Summer time is a perfect time to clean your kitchen out. When warm summer days and evening give way to cool Autumn temperatures you will want to have your kitchen organized and ready to easily bake cookies, hot cider, and a litany of other classic fall recipes. Here are some quick and easy ways you can make sure your kitchen …