The Magical Wooden Spoon

Wood is one of the oldest materials used to make cooking utensils. And while many new options have come along – hello silicone – wood…

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Preserving Fresh Cut Flowers

As we get deeper into winter, one way to brighten up your apartment – and your life – is with fresh cut flowers. If you’ve…

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Choosing a Pillow You’ll Love

While your mattress is an important part of getting a good night’s sleep, people don’t often think about their pillows. Your pillow largely determines your…

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Furniture section of the Habitat ReStore

VIP Program Spotlight: Habitat ReStore

If you’re redecorating your apartment and want to donate some of your old furniture or find “new-to-you” furniture and accessories, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore…

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Apartment Fire Safety

Fire safety is an important part of apartment living. To help keep everyone as safe as possible, be aware of the fire safety features in…

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Female hiker standing on a large rock in the woods. Photo by Leah Kelley.

Local Trails: 5 Gems You Should Hike

Remember in late winter and early spring when we were all sick of being stuck at home and social distancing? As soon as the weather…

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Easy Recipes for Dinner at Home

We all have a short list of recipes that we rotate through when preparing to make a meal at home. While tried and true recipes…

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Work From Home Essentials

With a majority of the workforce clocking in from home, it’s important to have a space in your apartment that promotes productivity, sparks creativity, and…

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Vinegar, spray bottle, and sponge

Vinegar to the Rescue

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word vinegar? Probably a salad dressing, a cooking ingredient, or maybe even the…

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VIP Program Spotlight: Stacy K Floral

  We love seeing how resilient and creative Rochester’s local businesses have been in adjusting to the current health crisis, while continuing to serve their…

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Wicker storage basket with clothes

5 Bedroom Space Savers

For many people, the bedroom of their apartment is their safe space, their escape from the pressures, demands, and the hustle and bustle of life….

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Is Renter’s Insurance Worth It?

While 97% of homeowners have insurance on their homes, only 37% of renters purchase renter’s insurance (Insurance Information Institute). The most common reason is that…

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