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Alternative Uses for Dryer Sheets

June 2021 Chances are you put a dryer sheet in with every load of laundry you dry, but did you know there are lots of…

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Life With a Cat…and Allergies

May 2021 Cats and apartments just seem to go well together. Cats don’t need a lot of space or activity and can provide plenty of…

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Why You Should Clean Your Mattress (and How)

April 2021 Sure, you regularly wash your bedding. Isn’t that enough? Almost. If you think about it, you spend countless hours on your mattress. Over…

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How Often Do You Wash Your Water Bottle (or Straw)?

March 2021  It’s great that so many people are helping to reduce landfill waste by using water bottles and reusable straws. If you’re one of…

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Four Stylish Ways to Display Houseplants

February 2021 Sure, you can just place a potted houseplant on a side table or countertop and they’ll do fine. But if you’d like your…

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Humidify Your Apartment (Without a Humidifier)

  January 2021 During our cold Rochester winters, the furnace runs a lot, which reduces the humidity in your apartment. That can lead to dry…

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VIP Program Spotlight: Thimble Tailor

December 2020 Not every article of clothing fits just right from the start. If you’re looking to alter, adjust, or modify the clothes you’ve been…

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Cook Any Meat to Be Tender

November 2020 The pandemic probably has you cooking at home more often. And unless you’re a trained chef, you may find that the meat you’re…

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Socializing Your Kitten (and why it’s important)

October 2020 Cats are often thought of as being aloof, independent, and sometimes even uncaring. But if you socialize your kitten properly, you can be…

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Ideas for Dividing a Studio Apartment

September 2020 Having a studio apartment doesn’t necessarily mean living in one room. There are many ways to subdivide your space and make it feel…

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What to Know If You Need an Apartment Guarantor

August 2020 Landlords want one basic thing: tenants who can and will pay on time. During the application process they look at things like your…

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VIP Program Spotlight: Cooks World

July 2020 If you’re passionate about cooking, Cook’s World will help you find the essential, the unique, and more. Located on Monroe Avenue in Brighton,…

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