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Is Washing Produce With Water Enough?

May 2021 One of the best things about living in Rochester is when locally grown fruits and vegetables come into…

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Surprising Things You Can Wash in the Dishwasher

May 2021 You were probably happy to learn that your apartment or townhome at VIDA came with a full-size dishwasher….

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Are Cooling Bed Sheets for You?

April 2021 It won’t be long before summer arrives in Rochester. And while your apartment has central air conditioning, summer’s…

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Reducing Your Food Waste

April 2021 Of all the things we waste, food is one area where each of us can have a big…

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The Apartment Reading Nook

The Apartment Reading Nook

March 2021  If you love to read, you know the magical effect diving into a good book can have. By…

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Keeping Salad Greens Fresh – Science to the Rescue

March 2021 If you’re cooking at home more and trying to eat healthier, chances are you’re using lots of salad…

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Should You Wash Your Kitchen Towels Separately?

February 2021 One of the amenities our residents love most is having a washing machine and dryer included with their…

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Why Collecting is Good for You

February 2021 The term self-care probably makes you think of things like meditation, yoga, healthy eating, and good sleep habits….

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How to Choose the Right Size Rug

How to Choose the Right Size Rug

January 2021 One of the biggest decorating mistakes you can make is choosing the wrong size rug. A room filled…

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Caring for Your Dog’s Paws in Winter

January 2021 If you regularly walk or give your dog outside time during the winter, their paws can take a…

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