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Roommate Gift Ideas to Fit Every Budget
Roommate Gift Ideas to Fit Every Budget

Roommate Gift Ideas to Fit Every Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are upon us, and it’s time to think about gifts for our closest friends. Although your gift should change based on your relationship with your roommate, the most important key to great gift-giving is to be thoughtful. If your roommates do an annual gift exchange, look no further for ideas for every type…
Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide
Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide

Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This post by Alex, first published in December 2012, has everything you need to know about successful roommate gift exchanges. Here at My First Apartment we love the holiday season – it’s a time to get  together with old friends,  it’s a time to reflect upon the year gone by, and it’s also a time…
6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!
6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!

6 Places to Shop for Holiday Home Decor on a Budget!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So the Holidays are around the corner and you want to partake in the festive spirit! However, between Black Friday shopping and finding gifts for friends and family (or yourself…I won’t judge!), you may be a little short on cash this month for holiday decorations. Luckily, there are plenty of places to find affordable Holiday…
Holiday Budgeting Tips
Holiday Budgeting Tips

Holiday Budgeting Tips

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s almost the end of the year…can you believe it? This year seems to have flown past. While I love this season and the fun and family time it brings, I’m going to give it to you straight. It’s EXPENSIVE. Moving out is often a big rite of passage, which means your parents and family…
Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide
Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide

Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ah, the holiday season… it’s a time filled with hot chocolate, perfectly packaged gifts, family traditions, and a general outpouring of generosity. If you’re an apartment dweller, this time of year can be both magical and stressful all at once, especially when you’re dealing with a limited budget and a first go-around with the concept…
Away for the Holidays? Here’s How to Keep Your Apartment Safe!
Away for the Holidays? Here’s How to Keep Your Apartment Safe!

Away for the Holidays? Here’s How to Keep Your Apartment Safe!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Packing up and leaving your apartment behind while you enjoy a little holiday comfort at home with your family? Awesome! But, before you get in too much of a hurry to rush out of your new place and head home for the holidays, make sure you check all these important steps for preparing your apartment…
5 Inexpensive Ways to Bring Holiday Spirit to Your Apartment
5 Inexpensive Ways to Bring Holiday Spirit to Your Apartment

5 Inexpensive Ways to Bring Holiday Spirit to Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
5 Inexpensive Ways to Bring Holiday Spirit to Your Apartment By Sarah Kaufman Just because you live in a small space doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice holiday cheer! Check out these simple ways to decorate for the holidays that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Cookies and baked goods Bring the seasonal,…
Host Your Own “Friendsgiving”
Host Your Own “Friendsgiving”

Host Your Own “Friendsgiving”

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With Thanksgiving around the corner, you’re probably headed home – or, if you’re far from home, to a friend’s relative’s celebration. But, maybe you want to celebrate with your peeps. That’s reasonable – for the past year you’ve been living in your own home. Your friends and roommates make up your day-to-day world and you…