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How to Protect Your Health When Moving during COVID-19

How to Protect Your Health When Moving during COVID-19

No matter the reason, time of year, or state of the nation, moving is stressful. You have to gather estimates from moving companies, schedule time off work, box and unbox all of your possessions, and more. Add the COVID-19 pandemic into the mix, and it appears to be a...

SMART: A Better Way of Setting Goals

SMART: A Better Way of Setting Goals

New Year’s Resolutions can be a great way to start fresh in 2021. However, when it comes to setting realistic goals, many of us find it difficult. We can accomplish anything we set our minds to, but it’s essential to understand that change doesn’t just happen...

Three Ways the Community Can Support These Small Local Restaurants

Three Ways the Community Can Support These Small Local Restaurants

COVID-19 has hit many small businesses hard over the course of the pandemic. While outdoor dining is allowed, restaurants have to work extra hard to stay in business during this time when indoor dining is not an option. Washington Place is lucky to be surrounded by...

Why Pets Love Washington Place

Why Pets Love Washington Place

Around the US, many people can’t imagine life without their pets. We relax, exercise, and often sleep and eat together. About 67 percent of households in the US include a pet, and the majority of dog and cat owners consider them part of the family. We agree, and...

Got a Holiday Checklist? Include These Appliance Maintenance Tips

Got a Holiday Checklist? Include These Appliance Maintenance Tips

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching, and with this festive time comes many traditions. Some of these nostalgic traditions include roasting the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, lighting the house with twinkling lights, baking dozens of...

Rent vs. Buy: Make the Right Decision

Rent vs. Buy: Make the Right Decision

Would you guess that over 34 percent of America’s population are renters? According to RentCafé, that means that 100 million people across the country rent real estate. And that number is increasing.  These renters have all chosen to rent for different reasons, but it...

Three Ways to Be a Better Friend during the Pandemic

Three Ways to Be a Better Friend during the Pandemic

If you love Pixar, chances are Toy Story is on your top favorite movies list. The iconic storyline and theme song demonstrate the importance of friendship. Even when “you’ve got troubles,” true friends stick to your side. With COVID-19 spreading throughout the...

Paying Rent Online: The Secret to Better Credit

Paying Rent Online: The Secret to Better Credit

Life can be challenging when your credit score is low. Loans are more difficult to qualify for, interest and insurance rates are higher, and some jobs become harder to come by. It's not something you want to live with. Fortunately, you don't have to—not if you start...

3 Local Ice Cream Shops in Santa Ana You May Not Know About

3 Local Ice Cream Shops in Santa Ana You May Not Know About

Are you tired of asking Google for “ice cream shops near me,” just to see too many suggestions with no context? Here are some local ice cream shops in Santa Ana and the surrounding area that we love and think you will too. With the new state regulations calling for...

How Do Beach Cleanups Benefit the Community?

How Do Beach Cleanups Benefit the Community?

Every year, our marine ecosystem gets polluted with over 176 million tons of plastic. That amount of waste can seem staggering, but communities along every coast are doing their part to keep their beaches clean. Washington Place sits only 30 minutes away from the...