Posts Tagged: housewarming

5 Housewarming Gifts They’ll Actually Like

5 Housewarming Gifts They’ll Actually Like

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Fellow blogger, Christa, recently gave you guys some excellent tips on how to plan the perfect housewarming. Reading her post got me thinking. Just like with birthday parties and weddings, being invited to a housewarming party often requires a gift purchase of some sort (if you feel so inclined, of course). But what do the…
How to Plan the Perfect Housewarming

How to Plan the Perfect Housewarming

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Housewarmings party is another first apartment rite of passage. It’s a celebration that symbolizes your new life in your new place. You get to hang out with the people closest to you,  start making new memories, and maybe get some gifts in the process. So, of course, you’ll want to have one. As soon as you’re settled…
Make This Hummus/Potato Salad for Your Next Potluck Party

Make This Hummus/Potato Salad for Your Next Potluck Party

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our food blogger and CIA student Sam shows how to put to use your new kitchen equipment and stocked pantry and throw a potluck dinner party. HUMMUS, POTATO AND ZUCCHINI SALAD by Sam             A potluck dinner is a great way for friends to get together and have an affordable, home-cooked meal. Often there are a wide variety of dishes served, and…
Our Tailgating Party Tips & $100 Gift Card Still Up For Grabs

Our Tailgating Party Tips & $100 Gift Card Still Up For Grabs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hi guys, it’s Alex again, Alissa’s boyfriend. As you may remember, I hosted a tailgate-at-home party event this past weekend, only a month after having moved cross-country. The event was sponsored by Apartment Guide (see disclosure below), which has a whole host of information about maximizing your apartment space, and gussying up your apartment for your…
Get Your Apartment Party-Ready and Enter a *$100 Giveaway* Challenge

Get Your Apartment Party-Ready and Enter a *$100 Giveaway* Challenge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hello, it’s Alex again – Alissa’s boyfriend. As you may remember from last week, we just moved cross-country. Now we’ve gotten a challenge from Apartment Guide, to host a Tailgating at Home party next week! This is no small task. We’ve gotten the apartment live-able, but frankly, it’s still a mess – we’ve only been here…
Kelly M’s housewarming party and gift ideas

Kelly M’s housewarming party and gift ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’ve spent weeks poring over ads for apartments. You’ve hiked all over the city to meet up with shady broker after shady broker. You’ve spotted your brother and his friends while they moved your stuff into a fifth-floor walkup, and you’ve given them enough kickback cash to throw parties for a month. So don’t you…
How to throw a bangin’ housewarming bash

How to throw a bangin’ housewarming bash

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
1) E-mail as many of your closest friends as you can fit comfortably in your digs. Ask them to let you know how many guests they will be bringing. 2) Remove all breakables from the rooms in which you’ll be hosting guests. If you live in a studio, put anything fragile in your kitchen cupboards,…