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Clever Ways to Get Your Cat to Drink More

June 2022   You may not know it, but domestic cats evolved from Middle Eastern desert wildcats. That makes their thirst drive naturally low. Unlike…

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The Secret to Storing Potatoes

May 2022   There is no vegetable more comforting and versatile than potatoes. They pair well with many other foods, they’re inexpensive, and (with care)…

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Making Your Cords Disappear

April 2022   While more of our devices are going wireless, your apartment may still feel like a spaghetti factory. Are there cords and wires…

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Rules for Placing Furniture Under Windows

March 2022   Who doesn’t love an apartment with lots of windows? Windows provide natural light, fresh air, and a view of the outdoors. But…

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It’s Time to Clean Your Dishwasher

February 2022 Finding an apartment in the South Wedge that comes with a dishwasher isn’t always easy, which makes it one of the nice amenities…

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Why You Just Might Want a Bean Bag Chair

January 2022   Bean bag chairs have come a long way since they were first created back in the 1960’s. The variety of sizes, shapes,…

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How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

December 2021   If you have a wooden cutting board and like to cook, you probably use it on a daily basis. Wood cutting boards…

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Growing Trees Indoors

Growing Trees Indoors

November 2021 Yes, you can grow a tree in your apartment. No, you can’t just treat it like a big plant. An indoor tree serves…

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Easy way to wash a comforter

The Easy Way to Wash a Comforter

October 2021 A good comforter can be a considerable investment. Making yours last a long time and keeping it nice and fluffy means keeping it…

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Our Guide to Avant Basic

Our Guide to Avant Basic

September 2021 If you ever watched Project Runway and saw the Avant-Garde challenge, you probably remembered the fashion-forward designs that walked the runway. You know,…

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There’s More Than One Way to Fold a Towel

August 2021   It might seem silly, but changing something as simple as how you fold your towels has implications for closet storage space and…

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AC or a Fan? What to Use When

July 2021   It’s summer in Rochester. And while we love summer in the South Wedge, some days can be just a little too hot…

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