Outside view of VIDA Building


What a Beautiful Hallway!

August 2021   Okay, we admit that’s probably not something people say very often. But just because a hallway isn’t…

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“We’re Hungry” Said Your Houseplants

August 2021   All plants need nutrients and they get most of those through the soil they grow in. That…

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Teaching Your Dog to Ride in An Elevator

July 2021 Not only do some of VIDA’s apartment buildings have elevators, but we’re in a part of town that…

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Fruit fly sitting on an orange

Getting Rid of (and Avoiding) Fruit Flies

July 2021 We love summer. We love fresh Fruit. But we’re not fans of the fruit flies. And it seems…

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Photo of bed with a duvet. Image credit: Max Vakhtbovych

Putting on a Duvet Cover

June 2021 Many people confuse a duvet and a comforter. A duvet is a quilted blanket that comes in two…

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Woman shopping for souvenirs in a market. Image credit: los Muertos Crew

Decorating with Travel Souvenirs

June 2021 As restrictions on travel ease, people are emerging from isolation with a renewed hunger for travel. And if…

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Photo of fresh produce at a market. Image credit: Mark Stebnicki

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…

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Photo of man unloading a dishwasher. Image credit: Wendelin Jacober

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…

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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,…

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Food on plate forming a sad face. Image credit: Klaus Nielsen

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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