Don’t Be Caught Unprepared – Cold/Flu Edition!

Don’t Be Caught Unprepared – Cold/Flu Edition!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This past Saturday, I went hiking because it was between 50/60F outside and I could not pass up the opportunity after dealing with below freezing weather for weeks. I thought a sweatshirt and a jacket would be enough, but here I am, just a few days later, with a cold. After going in to work for…

The Move

The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

The Renter’s Ultimate Moving Checklist

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Sponsored Post Here at Move.org we firmly believe in the power of checklists, especially when it comes to organizing a move into a new apartment. Whether it’s your first time…

Budgeting

Pay Yourself First: A Budgeting Tip

Pay Yourself First: A Budgeting Tip

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A really awesome financial adviser once gave me some powerful advice about saving money. During our conversation, I was hesitant to put a high percentage of my income into my…

Decorating

Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

Decorator’s Best Friend: The Color Wheel

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you move into your first place, one thing becomes abundantly clear. Decorating is HARD! Something that your family made look easy growing up is much more intimidating when you…

Roommates

Apartment Life

New Cook’s Kitchen Essentials

New Cook’s Kitchen Essentials

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I have never been much of a cook…or at least much of a GOOD cook. Growing up, my parents cooked most meals, which was very lucky for me. However, that…

Housekeeping

Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You may recall from my post How to Prepare for Living Solo that I had a roach problem. This was a horrible introduction to living in my first apartment and,…