Moving to a New City Without a Job? Make Your Savings Last!

Moving to a New City Without a Job? Make Your Savings Last!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Since moving to the Bay Area in October without a job, I’ve basically heard two different reactions from people: “Wow…you’re brave.” And, “Well that was dumb.” I’m convinced that both reactions mean the same thing, but I have no regrets! Although it’s been almost four months and I still don’t have a job, I’ve managed…

The Move

Decorating

Decorating Your First Bachelor Pad

Decorating Your First Bachelor Pad

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Okay, guys. The big day has finally come. Gone are the days of dingy dorm rooms and twin beds – you’re moving into your own bachelor pad. Finally, you’ll have…

Budgeting

Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My whole family makes fun of my grandparents for keeping it freezing cold inside their house in the winter. Their go-to line when anyone complains that it’s cold in their…

Roommates

Apartment Life

Housekeeping

Keep Allergy-Free This Winter!

Keep Allergy-Free This Winter!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Got allergies?! Whether they are year-round or seasonal, there are a few things you can do around your apartment or house to help reduce your allergy symptoms – especially being…