Woman reading the care label on a garment. Image credit: Andrey Cherkasov


Woman reading the care label on a garment. Image credit: Andrey Cherkasov

Decoding Laundry Symbols

November 2023   One of the great things about life at South and Hickory Place is the on-site laundry facilities. And while doing laundry is…

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30 Things You Can Clean in the Dishwasher (That Aren’t Dishes)

October 2023   One of the nice things about South and Hickory Place is that every apartment includes a dishwasher. And if you’re not aware,…

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Choosing a Coffee Table

September 2023   When it comes to styling your apartment’s living room, it’s natural to fixate on sofas and chairs. However, let’s not overlook the…

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

August 2023   Locally grown cucumbers are in season and there’s nothing better than visiting the farmers market, picking up some cukes and making your…

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Keeping Garlic Fresh for 6+ Months

July 2023   At South and Hickory Place, we have some of the most beautiful and well-equipped kitchens you’ll find in a South Wedge rental….

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Clean Irons Work Better and Last Longer

June 2023   If there’s one small appliance that everyone at South and Hickory Place keeps in their apartment it’s a clothes iron. Your trusty…

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Six Low-Light Houseplants

    May 2023   Looking to bring some life and freshness to your apartment? Houseplants are the way to go! They not only add…

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Cleaning Upholstery the Right Way

April 2023   At South and Hickory Place we love how passionate our residents about personalizing and decorating their apartments. For many, that means having…

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Get to Know the EcoPark

March 2023   Hopefully you recycle everything you can for curbside pickup. It helps conserve energy, reduces air and water pollution, reduces greenhouse gases, and…

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Entryway Décor Ideas

February 2023   Many of our units at South and Hickory Place have entryways large enough to do a bit of decorating. You folks in…

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Bowl of cubed tofu on a kitchen counter.

Five Ways to Dry Tofu

  January 2023   Including tofu in your meals is a great way to go meatless and still get the protein your body needs. But…

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Dishwasher or Hand Washing?

December 2022   Even if you don’t cook at home often, one thing about the holidays is that we all tend to generate more dirty…

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