Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA.
Let's face it, moving is work and requires a lot of organization, paperwork and energy. It's easy for a few things to get lost in the shuffle, like making sure you understand the ins and outs of your lease, or the basics of communicating with your management or maintenance teams.Read More »
Commonwealth at York's outstanding resident reviews and top industry awards speak for themselves, as does their exceptional reputation for luxury design, extraordinary management and superior resident services.Read More »
Just a short drive from historic, Colonial Wiliamsburg, nestled into the rolling hills of James City County is our award-winning community in Williamsburg, VA, Monticello at Powhatan. This community truly epitomizes "the best of both worlds," with its charming, private location, situated on 22 acres of lush greenery, while still within walking distance to vibrant city life, fine dining and entertaniment venues galore.Read More »
May is the start of Farmers Market season in Coastal Virginia, with community markets opening up across the region featuring the area's ripest produce, delcious baked goods, local honey, cheeses and more. Whether you live on the Southside, the Peninsula or in Williamsburg, there are a variety of markets to choose from, and most are open from late May through October.Read More »
Cleaning the bathroom probably isn't your favorite chore, and we can certainly think of many other ways you'd prefer to spend your time off of work. However (and that's a big however), there are more than enough reasons and research to show that keeping your bathroom clean will help to reduce your exposure to harmful bacteria, germs and just general scum. In other words, deep cleaning your bathroom is important.Read More »
Spring in Coastal Virginia means abundant sunshine, trees and flowers in bloom, longer days spent outdoors and an exciting and colorful bounty of fresh, ripe vegetables and fruits in season. One of the simplest and most delicious ways to enjoy spring produce from across our region is by eating it fresh, and there's simply nothing more fresh than a vibrant spring salad.Read More »
Here are 5 things we highly recommend roommates work out before the big move in day arrives. Even if working through tedious details requires a little discomfort in the beginning, we're sure it'll save headaches and even heart ache down the road.
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Beat back winter blues before they start by taking preventive steps to keep your energy and your mood high. By making simple lifestyle changes and adjustments to your home, you can bring back that spunk you felt last summer, and cruise your way straight on through to spring.Read More »
Starting the new year with a clean slate and a fresh perspective means letting go of the past and clearing out what no longer serves you. In the case of your home, if you want to truly welcome the new year and a new beginning, you may need to do some serious refreshing.Read More »