Monthly Archives: April 2012

Five Things to Do Before You Buy Your First Piece of Furniture

Five Things to Do Before You Buy Your First Piece of Furniture

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you are starting from scratch in a new apartment or just sprucing up the space you are currently living in, being hasty can result in purchases you end up not wanting to use. After rushing the process myself and buying an area rug that won’t work, I have learned that there are five steps that…
How to Pick a Wedding Registry That’s Right for You

How to Pick a Wedding Registry That’s Right for You

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ed. comment: While we are not a wedding site, our bloggers Alissa and Alex are about to tie the knot in May and Zainab will follow in June, so please indulge us.  You can use this information to set up your first apartment wish list! If you are about to get married, are thinking about getting married,…
How to Make Your Roommates Clean When It’s Their Turn

How to Make Your Roommates Clean When It’s Their Turn

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This post is for all my people out there who have ever taken out the trash AGGRESSIVELY! This is for you, you poor souls who fight with every fiber of your being not to turn into your mother and just clean up after your living companion. When you move in with someone there are a…
First Apartment Hunting Trip Just Raises More Questions

First Apartment Hunting Trip Just Raises More Questions

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’m so excited to be blogging for MyFirstApartment!  Let me begin by saying that I’m getting married this summer, and this is my first apartment hunt. The wedding is in June and everything is a little crazy right now.  I’ve already dropped a class this semester, so I’ll be taking two online classes during the…
7 Household Items You Should Get Before You Need Them!

7 Household Items You Should Get Before You Need Them!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You just moved in a few weeks ago and now you’re settled into your new apartment – you have everything you need. Except … a few months later, you reach for your drawer to pull out some scissors and you realize … oh, wait, you don’t have any. It’s your parents who have a pair…
Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are delighted to welcome our two new guest bloggers, Zainab and Christina.  Zainab will take us along as she and her soon-to-be husband start to hunt for an apartment in Austin, Texas.  Christina is lucky to have already found her dream studio in downtown Manhattan, and she’ll share her furnishing and decorating joys and…