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Choosing the Right Coffee Table

June 2021 When it comes to furnishing their apartment’s living room, people tend to focus most on sofas and chairs. But the coffee table is…

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Keeping Your Kids Busy This Summer

June 2021 As the school year ends, parents everywhere will face that annual challenge of how to keep their little ones occupied. It will probably…

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Apartment Container Gardening

May 2021 Just because you live in an apartment or townhouse doesn’t mean you can’t be a gardener. And based on our local growing season,…

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Cardboard Box + Child = Fun

May 2021 You can’t live in Rochester, have kids, and not know about the Strong Museum. But did you know that one of the inductees…

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Managing Zoom Burnout

April 2021 If your apartment has become your office, you’ve probably been on countless Zoom calls over the past year. And while the platform has…

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How and When to Clean Your Coffee Maker

April 2020 Is your coffee maker the first thing you unpacked when you moved into your apartment? Are you pretty much unable to function until…

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It’s Time to Fertilize Your Houseplants

March 2021 The arrival of spring means it’s time to fertilize your houseplants. If you already fertilize, you probably know that it’s better not to…

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Creating a Color Palette

March 2021 When decorating an apartment, some people opt for whatever the trendiest colors of the moment are. While that works, living with a trend…

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Picking the Most Comfortable Sofa for You

February 2021 When people shop for furniture they start by evaluating their options in two ways. Do I like the way it looks? And is…

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

February 2021 The first pet insurance policy in the United States was issued to Lassie, the famous Collie that had her own television show. At…

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Why You Need a Hobby

January 2021 Having a hobby isn’t just about filling your time to keep from getting bored. It can provide a brief “vacation” for your mind…

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Let’s Talk About Knick-Knacks

January 2021 Knick-Knacks, baubles, souvenirs, bric-a-brac, trinkets…whatever you call them, they can either become clutter or the most interesting element of your decor. And there’s…

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