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Wedding Do’s & Don’ts: Proper Wedding Etiquette

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

From late spring to early fall, it’s prime time for weddings. The temperatures are rising and love is in the air.  You may even have several weddings to attend this season, but don’t wait until the last minute to make plans. Did you know that there is a proper wedding etiquette to follow? Society has created rules on how much …

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Why Vaccines For Dogs are Important

In Apartment Life, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

In many ways, puppies are just like babies. You have to clean up after them, they put everything in their mouth, and they need lots of attention. Once you bring your new little bundle of joy home, you’ll have to take them to the veterinarian. Just like infants, dogs need vaccines in order to keep them safe and healthy. World …

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Benefits of Cooking At Your Apartment

In Apartment Life, Food & Drink, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Living in Beacon on 5th luxury apartments may be convenient to some of the best restaurants and local eateries in Charlottesville, but did you know cooking at your apartment can actually save you precious time and money? There are many reasons why you may want to opt for creating your own pizza from scratch instead of ordering Pizza Hut, or …

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Summer Is Here: Be Sure to Protect Yourself Against Ticks and Mosquitoes

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

If you’re planning on spending time outdoors this summer, one of your most important considerations should be how to protect yourself against ticks and mosquitoes. In addition to being an uncomfortable nuisance, ticks and mosquitoes can transmit disease and cause serious, long-lasting medical conditions. Ticks are associated with Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, while mosquitoes have been known …

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How to Protect Your Skin From The Sun

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

As one of the best apartments in Charlottesville, Beacon on 5th has a gorgeous resort-style swimming pool, which is perfect for those hot summer days! Cooling off by the pool is a great way to beat the sizzling summer heat, but you still need to protect your skin from the sun while you’re working on your tan. Did you know …

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Charlottesville Summer Checklist

In Things To Do In Charlottesville, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Although it’s felt like summer the last few months, the season has finally arrived! Each year, everyone always talks about summer plans — but how many of you follow up on those? Why not make a Charlottesville summer checklist? Making a summer bucket list will motivate you to actually take all those adventures and explore the area like you promise …

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Want to Get Better Sleep? Add These 5 Things to Your Bedtime Routine

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Why is it important to get better sleep? Sleep affects almost every aspect of our lives. It affects our physical and mental health, our brain and emotional well-being, and even our daily performance and safety, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A good night’s sleep actually helps to repair our brains so they’re ready for the …