There is a crispness in the air as Fall finally comes to the South. This is the time of year when people want to gather in their homes. How can you make your apartment inviting to your friends, family, and yourself this time of year? Try a few of these easy Fall decorating ideas.
Glowing Mason Jars: As a centerpiece, window ledge attraction, or even on a small front door table, a Mason Jar (that’s the glass jar with metal lids that pickled vegetables or jelly goes into) with a battery-operated candle makes an attractive decoration. A single jar with one votive candle is perfect for a small space. Have bigger space to fill or a whole counter space to decorate? Try alternating jars with candles or small strands of battery-operated lights with jars that are filled with dry black beans, popcorn, and red beans. The colors are just right for Fall and you can actually cook the beans and popcorn when you are done with the decorations.
Bring Outside Inside: Leaves and twigs look great splayed across the table as a centerpiece for Fall. Take a bundle of twigs, tie with a piece of raffia and add a few cinnamon sticks for a rustic, inviting, great smelling alternative to a wreath for your front door. A basket full of pine cones also adds texture, Fall color, and interest to the door stoop, fireplace hearth, or next to a bedside table. The simple charm of various sized pumpkins and gourds spread around your space is always a well-received decorating idea. The various colors and shapes add visual interest and can be scattered individually or grouped together for greater impact. Rocks found when you go for a hike look great on the bathroom counter or gathered in a clear glass bowl for any room. When you are done, return your items to the great outdoors and be proud that you decorated using “green” methods that don’t harm the environment.
Words of Thanksgiving: Have access to a computer and paper? Print out things that you are thankful for and group these words on the wall or on a surface in inexpensive picture frames. You can even have your children, family, and friends become your artists by having them write down the things they are thankful using markers or crayons. The medium doesn’t matter as much as the message. Reading these daily will help you keep an attitude of gratitude all throughout the Fall season.
Team Spirit: Use the colors of your favorite football team to adorn your door or dinner table. A small piece of green fabric can become your “football field” and you can carry out the theme using your adored team’s mascot standing on the miniature field you created with fabric. Team t-shirts make great chair back covers. Slipping the t-shirt or jersey over the chair is a fast way to add team colors and spirit to your dining space.
Looking for the perfect one bedroom, two bedroom or three bedroom apartment in Lafayette Louisiana to decorate? Tour Lafayette Garden Apartments today and find a 1, 2, or 3-bedroom floor plan with desired amenities that you can call home before Fall days are over.
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Summer officially ends with Labor Day weekend. In the South, warmer temperatures will remain while the rest of the nation starts to feel a chill in the air. Warmer temps sometimes delay enjoying the hottest fall looks. Not this year!
Fall Fashion trends include a huge array of looks that are wearable while the weather is still warm and carry over into the cold temperatures we’ll feel late in the year. Some of the best looks from the runway this year include:
Animal Print—zebra and leopard were the most popular on the runway. Don’t go all out with animal print. A blouse in zebra stripes or a straight leopard skirt paired with basic black is your best bet. Leopard and zebra loafers make a simple outfit pop.
Tweed—originally produced in Scotland, tweed is a rougher surface woolen cloth. Most tweeds are flecked with different colors. In the past, tweed was reserved for business suits or a more dressed up look. Runways this year saw tailored tweed jackets paired with jeans and basic fitted t-shirts. Tweed slacks with solid simple sweaters also were spotted for a dressy/casual mix of fashion.
80’s Cowboy—giving a nod to the classic dance flick “Urban Cowboy”, runways saw classic cowboy boots paired with bootcut jeans and the obligatory cowboy hat for weekend fun. Floral or prairie print dresses worn with full cowboy boots (not booties) were a hot look as well.
Leather—while leather cowboy boots were everywhere worn with everything on the runway, leather anything was hot. Thicker belts, simply styled leather fitted jackets and leather skirts were also bold looks from several designers this year.
Hoods—mixing form and function, the hood was popular and not just for casual wear anymore. Hooded evening dresses were shown right along with hooded sweaters, jackets, and sweatshirts. A hood adds built-in protection from the cold when needed and a pretty drape of fabric in many of the non-casual hooded looks spotted on the models at major designers’ shows.
Opulent Fringe—evening looks contained fringe that wasn’t of the flapper variety! This fringe was made from beads, feathers, and crystals. The intricate work trimmed bottoms of evening dresses, backs of ball gowns, and more than one wedding gown featured luxury fringe as the showstopper at the end of a designer’s collection.
Cover-it-up Dressing—proving that less is more when it comes to showing some skin, modesty returned to the runway this year for fall. Buttoning up that shirt all the way to your collarbone was popular. Hemlines coming to the knee and right below it hinted at modesty from years past. Skin was covered up proving that some of the sexiest looks are produced with form-fitting clothes that leave things to the imagination are worn with confidence.
Check it Out—lumberjack checks were everywhere on runway models! Whether a cute hat, tailored slacks, simple shirts, or as a shirt dress, checks were made into many a cute look this year. The most popular was the traditional red and black check, however, blue with yellow and white and black were also popular check colors.
Whether you favor Victoria Beckham, Tom Ford, Givenchy, or Calvin Klein, you will find fashionable fall looks. Try any of the fall trends out and collect the compliments.
Need a place to hang your hat and your other fall fashion finds? Tour Lafayette Garden Apartments today. Their 1, 2, and 3 bedroom floor plans all have spacious closets with plenty of storage room.
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It takes less than 10 seconds for you to make a good first impression on someone. That’s about the same amount of time that it takes for the threshold of your one, two, or three-bedroom dwelling at Lafayette Garden Apartments to make an impression as well.
Doormats are the most common accessory used outside the home. They are functional, decorative, and can provide safety. The term was coined in the mid-1600’s. Judging from that fact, people have been using mats to welcome visitors, and themselves, into their habitats for close to 400 years.
Keeping dirt, moisture, and debris outside your home’s interior is the primary function of a doormat. They are used to wipe and/or clean the bottom of shoes and feet so that the majority of grime stays outside. Keeping dirt outside means the flooring, whether it be tile, wood, or carpeting, stays clean. Having the soles of your shoes dried on the mat provides the safety of not slipping.
It was customary in Biblical times to offer water and a basin so travelers could wash the dust from their feet. Doormats are the modern-day equivalent of offering the cleansing of your tootsies.
Doormats were usually made of straw or vines. Rubber, plastic, and textiles that could be woven with patterns are all materials still used to form a mat that could be placed at the entrance to your home to welcome someone. Hence the name welcome mat in today’s marketplace.
Decorative doormats can say a range of things besides “welcome”. Images, colors, materials, sayings, and shapes are all things that go into consideration when selecting a welcome mat for outside your door.
The most common inexpensive welcome mat is a rectangle of black rubber that has raised ribs to aid in getting the dirt off your shoes and says “welcome” smack dab in the middle. Variations of that mat include a sisal and rubber version with “welcome” running through the middle in red, teal, or black. There are round versions of the traditional welcome mat and versions with welcome in just about any language you may speak.
Have a favorite sports team? Fan Mats are popular so you can root, root, root for the home team and let anyone who comes in contact with your door know who you want to win in an instant. Are you an animal lover? You can find welcome mats with horses, cats, butterflies, and just about any breed of dog. One mat is die cut in the shape of a whale and shows a love of puns with “whale-come” written across the bottom.
Humorous sayings are incredibly popular and enable you to share a smile with your visitors and neighbors. Do any of things bring a smile if you were to read them on a welcome mat: “Hi. I’m Mat.”, “Come back when you have a warrant”, “Well, butter my butt and call me a biscuit, look who’s here”, “Nice underwear”, or “Welcome. Beware of Husband. Kids are Shady. Wife is Cool.” According to an online home shopping site, the best selling funny mat simply says, “Leave”.
Monogrammed mats with a single letter and made-to-order mats of the occupants last name are extremely popular. Mats that reflect the occupants' identity was a much-requested holiday gift in 2017.
Need a place to lay your welcome mat? Tour Lafayette Garden Apartments today.
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It’s summertime and living is easy at Lafayette Garden Apartments. It is also the time of year when seasonal vegetables and fruits are in abundance. Plan a weekend trip soon and add some fresh ingredients to your cookout, picnic, or weekly dining menus.
Each season, and every month of that season, has colors and flavors associated with it and early summer seems to be the season of abundance. Warmer temperatures and longer days add to the fun of trying out new flavors.
Visit any market and you will see so many shades of green your head will spin. Much variety can be found right now for the base of your salad. Can’t pick just one variety of lettuce, try them all for some great variations on a summer staple.
Around every corner there seems to be something new to add to your diet. This is the time to indulge in shrimp, peppers, and tomatoes. Grill the shrimp and toss with the vegetables. Add a light dressing that you can make with fresh herbs, oil, and vinegar and you have an easy, healthy meal in minutes.
Speaking of herbs, look for basil, parsley, thyme, mint, rosemary, chives, and lemon balm right now. Boil some pasta and toss with olive oil and a couple of the herbs you like and let it infuse for an hour or two. Fresh and yummy without spending hours in the kitchen. You can also infuse water with cucumber slices and your favorite herb for a refreshing treat.
Vegetables that are in abundance in early summer are zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, onions, carrots, celery, and green beans. You will also find potatoes, sweet corn, peppers, asparagus, and cucumbers virtually anywhere you go. Instead of a crawfish boil, think about hosting a vegetable boil and take advantage of delightful flavors that can come about from a pot of boiling water.
For an easy dessert, fill a bowl with all types of seasonal fruit. Easy to find and indulge in this time of year are blueberries, cantaloupe, cherries, figs, oranges, peaches, and lemons. Want to get a little decadent and go beyond fresh fruit in a bowl? It’s as easy as adding chopped nuts and a little whipped cream to the top of your mixed fruit offering.
Homemade ice cream is a wonderful treat this time of year. Make with fresh fruit or top good old-fashioned vanilla ice cream with a puree of two or three of the juicy seasonal offerings you’ll find at the market this time of year.
Where to go to find these fresh seasonal treats? Check out one of these Acadiana farmers’ markets:
Lafayette Hub City Farmers Market at 427 Heyman Street, Lafayette
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8-Noon
Lafayette Farmers and Artisan Market at 2913 Johnston, Lafayette
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8-Noon
Le Petit Magasin de Scott at 916 Cayret Street, Scott
March through October on Saturdays
If you prefer a more traditional, indoor market experience, these Lafayette grocers and markets offer plenty of seasonal, fresh produce too: The Fresh Market, Fresh Pickin’s, Whole Foods Market, Rouses Market, and Tammy’s Grocery.
If you are looking for a new apartment with wonderful opportunities for preparing your seasonal finds, head to Lafayette Garden Apartments for a tour. Pools, barbecue areas, parks, and even corporate living spaces with fully equipped kitchens are a few of the special things you’ll find in this gated community.
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If you are looking for apartments in Lafayette, La. and don’t know where to begin read on and discover how making a list will help you find the space of your dreams.
Lists are made for all types of things. There are grocery lists, vacation packing lists, party planning lists, and bucket lists of things that a person wants to do before their life is over. Making a list to help you find the apartment of your dreams may sound unnecessary but it can help you focus on the things that are truly important to you that you may not have realized until you wrote it down.
Start with some basics to write your list. Type it into your phone so it will be with you if someone is helping you in your search include them in the list-making process, gather around a laptop or go old-school with pen and paper. It doesn’t matter how you write it down, just that you do.
Brainstorm everything that you want in an apartment. You may think things like adequate parking for everyone in the complex is a given but when you start looking at spaces you may find that isn’t always the case. Don’t judge the list yet. Just write down everything you can think of that you would like to find in an apartment.
Here are a few things that make most lists: the number of bedrooms needed, the number of bedrooms desired, number of parking spaces needed, whether the unit can be upstairs or downstairs, does the apartment allow pets, how much are deposits, am I okay with neighbors with children, do I want to live in a gated community and is the location suited to the type of commute I am willing to make to work or school?
Some things that also might make your list: is their great food delivery in this area, is cable/internet connection possible or included, what type of lease will I have to sign and am I willing to sign one for the length of time required, and can I walk around this neighborhood safely?
Once you have a list, you will probably have around 25-50 things to consider. Now is the time to re-read your list and make three categories: must-haves, would like to have, not necessary (but would be nice). These columns distributed by the level of need and want will help you quickly narrow down your search.
With your list in hand start looking at spaces where you are considering making your home. Be brutal. If it has 4 of your must-haves but not all 7, keep looking. Does it have all your must-haves, but only a few of your like to haves? Make notes and go on to the next place.
Starting your search online is a great way to eliminate places you won’t need to see in person. So, you’ve narrowed it down to a few places or your list helped you find the one place that has the things you wanted. Sign your lease, pay your deposits, and make a list of things you’ll need to do before you move.
Lafayette Garden Apartments makes the top of the list when it comes to finding a great apartment. Visit them and see how many of their amenities are on your list, like 24-hour fitness centers, patios, and recreation areas including swimming pool.
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On occasion executives must relocate to an area temporarily due to their job responsibilities. Finding appropriate corporate housing can be a difficult task. To find the best executive lease look for the following:
A lease that that is flexible. Apartment communities in tune with their economic environment will often offer both short term and long-term leases to corporations and individuals. It is understood that executives may need to be in an area for an extended stay that ranges from weeks to months. Either way, you should be able to find corporate housing accommodations catering to short and interim work assignments.
Accommodations can be furnished, non-furnished, or a combination of the two. One executive may not want to worry about brining anything when they have to re-locate to any area for a temporary assignment. Others may prefer to bring or purchase furniture and household items that are special to them. Either way, finding an apartment complex that will provide space that is unfurnished, completely furnished, or partially furnished is easier than you think. Inquire about household items as well. Cookware, dishes, linens, cleaning supplies, basic toiletries and pantry items should be available as well, so your employee doesn’t need to spend valuable time locating the necessities to set up a comfortable home away from home when living in corporate housing.
Amenities: both basic and premium. Amenities can make a huge difference in the comfort level of the executive lease habitat. Internet, cable, water, garbage, sewage, and security should all be offered as part of your corporate housing for executives. Making certain that the person living in corporate housing has everything set-up for them upon arrival will provide much by way of good will when it comes to moving into corporate housing. If the internet service is high speed and the cable comes with premium channels or the option to obtain them, the executive is sure to be pleased.
Custom packages if requested. A luxury apartment community with experience in providing corporate housing should be able to accommodate variety when it comes to custom packages. Anything that makes an employee comfortable and would help utilize the time spent at their corporate home should be considered. It may be cost effective to include it in your corporate lease. Talk to a leasing agent about cleaning service, restaurant delivery services, or even suggestion on child care; necessary services can usually find their way into a package created just for your business.
Lafayette Garden Apartments is a luxury complex in Lafayette, Louisiana that caters to executive leases for corporate housing. Offering 1, 2, and 3-bedroom suites for short or long-term leases that can be furnished, unfurnished, or partially furnished. The staff works to provide you with custom accommodations and amenities that will suit the most discriminating tastes.
The beautiful complex has two 24-hour fitness centers, parks, a beach-front entry swimming pool, and common areas with fun planned activities. In addition, each unit offers water, garbage, sewage, and a security intrusion alarm system.
The key to corporate housing in the Lafayette area is an executive lease with Lafayette Garden Apartments. Visit their website today.
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One of the basic needs of life is shelter. When you find yourself needing a place to hang your hat: should you rent or should you buy? It’s an age-old debate. Here are a few reasons to look into apartments for rent in Lafayette, La. rather than a home ownership:
It’s convenient - when you rent, you pay your monthly bill and forget about everything else. There is such ease in the system. You can set up automatic monthly payments at your financial institution so you don’t have to do remember anything. If able, you can even pay several months rent at a time.
You travel for pleasure or with your job - if your job or leisure activities take you away from home frequently, it’s nice to know that someone else can keep an eye on their investment.
You are planning a move—you know that work will take you to a different locale or you want to experience an area for a short time. The no hassle way to live is to rent. No worry about re-sale values and most times you can afford to rent a more luxurious place than you can afford to buy.
Upkeep and maintenance are not your concern - if the thought of having to pay to replace an ice maker in your refrigerator, repairing an air conditioning unit during the heat of summer, power washing the fence, and/or mowing grass instead of heading out to have some fun isn’t appealing to you, rent. Leave those headaches to the landlord or management company.
Community living appeals to you - many apartment compounds have organized activities and common areas that lend to meeting interesting people. A sense of family can be established for many who are away at school and/or have no relatives in the area.
You don’t like your neighbors - again, you can avoid the hassle and a confrontation and have the manager that you rent from broach the subject for you. People who don’t follow the rules of many apartment complexes must move.
You are striving to repair or build credit - being a renter that pays on time in full looks great on a credit report.
No property taxes - if you own a home, you pay property taxes depending on the value of the structure. As a renter, you avoid those types of taxes.
Amenities—having a pool, gym, maintenance, and security on site at many complexes are benefits a renter can take advantage of without additional expense.
You just prefer it—as a renter you find the living easier not having the responsibilities and stresses a home owner faces. It’s what you want and therefore right for you.
Being a renter offers many benefits. If you would like to maximize the benefits of renting, check out Lafayette Gardens Apartments.
Lafayette Gardens offers a beach front entrance pool, play areas, patios and/or balconies at every unit, gated community, two 24-hour fitness centers, on-site maintenance professionals, basketball court, and one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans.
Come see this beautiful complex at 110 E. Martial Avenue, Lafayette, LA.
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Looking for something to do outside of your apartments in Lafayette, La this St. Patrick's Day?
Everyone is Irish on March 17th. celebrating Irish nationality is fun whether you are wearing, eating, drinking, or sharing ‘of the green’. Following is a quick list of organized and self-created events to make your Irish (even if just for the day) eyes smile.
Events on St. Patrick’s Day in Lafayette:
Whether long-standing annual events or starting this year, here are four organized events with green themes that are taking place in the city on Saturday, March 17, 2018:
National Day of Action with AFP-LA (Americans for Prosperity-Louisiana)
Phone Banking Party (Free)
11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
315 S College Road
Wear green and join the effort to make lots of friendly phone calls educating others about the mission of AFP-LA to protect the American Dream.
Organizers promise games, green beer, and everything Irish.
Seersucker Social Bicycle Ride—Historic Azalea Trail with Bike Lafayette and Scenic Lafayette
Social Bicycle Ride ($5)
2 p.m. until 5 p.m.
537 Jefferson Street / The Wurst Beirgarten
Take a leisurely ride up and down the 1930’s era Historic Azalea Trail. Riders of all levels are encouraged to come out and enjoy a 10 mile stretch of beauty. Decorate your bike and wear a favorite vintage outfit to add to the fun if you wish. Water, bathroom, and snack breaks are built into the afternoon.
Riders can return to The Wurst for entertainment by The Rayo Brothers from 5 to 6 p.m. The band will take the stage again at 9 p.m.
Classic Car Cruise—Historic Azalea Trail with Lafayette Convention & Visitors Center
Car Cruise ($5 for cruise participants/Free to general public)
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration 1p.m./Cruise 2-4 p.m.)
1400 NW Evangeline Thruway / Lafayette Convention & Visitors Center
Start the engine of your classic vehicle (1975 or before) and motor over to the Visitors Center starting point. Refreshments will be served before the cruise that takes you on 22 miles of the trail. Historic homes, public art, and flowering bushes dot the path. The cruise will end near The Wurst Beirgarten.
Patty in the Parc 2018
Entertainment & Food Festival ($15)
5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
200 Garfield Street / Parc International
Get your tickets now or at the gate for this outside annual event. A fun day for family and friends featuring the Gin Blossoms, Chee Weez, and the Highway 90 Band.
Home Celebrations and Activities for St. Patrick’s Day:
Green Beer and bands may not be your thing. It’s all good. Here are some ways to celebrate on March 17th that are a little different:
Pickles, Peppers, and Potatoes:
Belly up to the bar, the Irish potato bar that is! Roast or bake potatoes and allow your dining companions to indulge in lots of green toppings. Broccoli, celery, green onions, dill, cilantro, and asparagus are just a few green things that taste great on a potato. In keeping with the green food theme: chop up lots of different peppers (bell, jalapeno, and banana are popular varieties) and open jars of sweet, dill, and kosher pickles for your guests.
Irish Movie Marathon:
You might elect to be an Irish couch potato and celebrate the big day with classic movies featuring personalities from or about the Emerald Isle. A few worth a view are The Boondock Saints (crime thriller), Brooklyn (romantic comedy), The Quiet Man (drama with John Wayne as a boxer), and The Commitments (musical). The Muppet Movie with Kermit the Frog who sang about the difficulties of “Bein’ Green” onSesame Street and The Muppet Show would be a great end to a cinematic indulgent day.
Good Luck to You Bags:
Spread St. Patrick’s Day Cheer with your neighbors by creating Lucky You bags that you can leave on a doorstep to brighten someone’s day. Take a brown paper lunch bag and fill it with a miniature box of Lucky Charms cereal, a bar of Irish Spring soap, an Irish wish or joke, and a shamrock.
Tie the bag and address it by christening the person with an Irish name. For instance, Mrs. Boudreaux becomes Mrs. McBoudreaux and John Thibodeaux becomes John O’Thibodeaux for the day.
Suggestions for the Irish wish that you can write in green ink or print onto green paper include: “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through your door” or “What is Irish and stays out all night? Paddy O’Furniture.”
Regardless of how you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Lafayette offers much by way of activities and locations to get your green on! Looking for a place to live in the area, visit Lafayette Gardens Apartments and find out how you can be one of the lucky ones to live in this luxury apartment village.
For more information on Lafayette area events, visit downtownlafayette.org
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In recent years both Harvard University and The Wall Street Journal ranked Lafayette, Louisiana as the happiest place to live in the United States. People, weather, food, and activities were all considered when cities were ranked. It makes sense, the joie de vivre of this Acadiana city pulses through to everything that happens in this city.
If you are looking to live in the happiest city, you want to select a location that has features that will lead to even deeper fulfillment. Imagine entering the gates of your community in the heart of the city of Lafayette. Right across the street are shops and restaurants in the highly desirable pedestrian community of River Ranch. Museums, art galleries, and schools are minutes away.
When you open the door to your apartment, you enter a one, two, or three -bedroom space designed with convenience and ease in mind. Water, garbage, and sewage services are included in your rent to make moving in, not to mention daily living, a piece of cake.
The beautiful interior design boasts walk-in closets, wide decorative crown molding, custom cabinets, and vaulted ceilings. Adding to the appeal of the décor are kitchen appliances in gleaming stainless steel.
There are washer and dryers in every unit. Air conditioning, intrusion alarm, ceiling fans, a dishwasher, and a garbage disposal are other appliances included in your apartment to provide comfort. Relax in the garden tub or step outside to your patio/balcony area. If you desire to venture past your balcony/patio, enjoy the beachfront entry pool, basketball court, kids park, or pet park that are all located behind the gates of our community.
If your recreation tends towards indoor activities, there is a movie theatre, coffee bar, and clubhouse on the property as well. Work out in one of two 24-hour fitness centers and get a healthy-looking glow from the tanning beds.
Have all these amenities put a smile on your face? There are even more. A car care center and on-site management and maintenance that includes 24-hour emergency maintenance for those situations that require immediate attention or repair.
Corporate housing accommodations are available at Lafayette Gardens Apartments. Furnished apartments upon request can be granted as well.
Our staff understands the pressures and nature of oil industry careers and we can cater to the preferences of these unique workers.
Hospitality and a welcoming, nurturing environment is a leading goal of staff members. We understand that you have choices when it comes to where you will make your home.
We invite you to come tour our facilities. Let us talk to you about the way you want to live, where you want to live, our seasonal specials that are designed to fit many budgets, and what amenities you need to keep you happy. Lafayette Gardens Apartments is proud to offer you the best in apartment community living.
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February is the month dedicated to the heart. That muscle that pumps blood throughout our body and keeps us alive is also credited with feeling the deep emotion of love. For 28 days in 2018, the heart, what most would claim as the most important organ in our body, is honored in two ways.
American Heart Month and St. Valentine’s Day are celebrated in February. Each year the month is full of celebrations where the heart is the central theme.
When Pope Gelasius made February 14th Saint Valentine’s Day, he put in motion a day that would become dedicated to love. American Heart Month began in 1964. The American Heart Association decided that the month could be dedicated to awareness. For over 50 years, American Heart Month raises awareness about heart health so the rate of death due to heart disease will lower.
Awareness of what causes heart disease and what can be done to live a heart-healthier lifestyle has lowered the rate of death due to heart disease in the United States. According to The American Heart Association, even though statistics show that the number of heart disease-related deaths since 1964 are lower, heart disease is the still the leading cause of death for women and men in the United States.
1 in 4 deaths in America is contributed to heart disease. That statistic can change through education about heart health and by a person adopting a heart-healthy regimen as a way of life.
As a leading research facility, Harvard University says that doing these five things can lead to a healthier heart: avoid tobacco, be active, aim for a healthy weight, enliven your diet, and drink alcohol in moderation or not at all. Being able to live in surroundings that offer you the opportunity to practice daily activities that lead to a healthy heart is possible. Think about your surroundings as you strive to make your heart healthier each day.
Frequent non-smoking or non-tobacco using facilities. If you already smoke, find a smoking cessation class that will surround you with others who are kicking the habit and with counselors who have already quit tobacco use and are familiar with techniques to help you through this major change. The State of Louisiana offers these classes in all major cities.
Activity that gets you moving is vital to a healthy heart. Exercising at a gym, walking your pet, and taking the stairs are simple ways to add some activity to your daily routine. Whether you are starting out slow because you haven’t been active for a while or adding to a lifestyle where you already workout daily, increasing activity even slightly causes results.
Aiming for a healthy weight involves watching what you eat and moving your body. The best place to start to find out what a healthy weight is for your frame and height is your physician. Your doctor is familiar with your medical history and can help you set a goal to aim for the right weight for you and the proper diet to follow to get on track to maintain or reach that healthy weight range.
The more colorful your plate, the more enlivened your diet will become. Vegetable, fruits, and spices come in a rainbow of colors. Surround yourself with all types of choices to add color to your diet in the produce section of your grocery store or stopping at a produce market like Fresh Pickin’s on Kaliste Saloom.
Drinking alcohol in moderation means that you can still indulge. Research shows that a glass of red wine offers health benefits like the ability to improve cholesterol and fight free radical damage due to the antioxidants contained in a serving.
Lafayette Garden Apartments in Lafayette, Louisiana is a premier community living facility that surrounds you with amenities that can help you practice heart-healthy living. On the grounds of the complex are two 24-hour fitness centers. Imagine working out every day at the time you want and not having to pay membership fees. In addition to work out facilities, the grounds also offer a basketball court, kids and pet parks, outdoor barbecue areas, and a beachfront entry swimming pool.
Tour Lafayette Garden Apartments today and fall in love. Your heart will thank you.
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