I’m Moving To New York. But First, I’m Going To Visit.

I’m Moving To New York. But First, I’m Going To Visit.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I was 12 years old, my family made a trip to New York, and I absolutely loved it. Ten years later, I am planning to move out there, and I’m very excited about it! My college friend Ande and I had the idea to make the move from San Francisco about a year ago,…

The Move

Decorating

Give Your New Dorm Room A Makeover

Give Your New Dorm Room A Makeover

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you move into your new dorm room, you’ll probably look around and start thinking about ideas for decorating, and how you are going to pitch them to your roommate! A…

Budgeting

Roommates

5 Tips for Bonding with Random Roommates

5 Tips for Bonding with Random Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There are many ways to get stuck living with strangers. Maybe it was by choice! Perhaps you found a group via a roommate speed-dating event, or perhaps a realtor recruited…

Apartment Life

Having a Pet in an Apartment

Having a Pet in an Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
What’s better than having a pet to greet you at the end of the day? Not much. For a serious reality check, read this post from my colleague Alex. A bit…

Housekeeping

Apartment Housekeeping Plan

Apartment Housekeeping Plan

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In an apartment of your own, housekeeping can be a free-for-all. No parents or responsible adults to empty the dishwasher, vacuum the living room and remind (nag) you to clean…