Posts Tagged: moving

Moving Day: How to Beat the Stress
Moving Day: How to Beat the Stress

Moving Day: How to Beat the Stress

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving Day! It’s absolutely one of the most exciting days you’ll have in your new place, as you make your first apartment home and get to spend your first night there. However, moving day often brings a sense of dread, as most of us have a huge pile of stuff that has to be moved…
8 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Apartment
8 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Apartment

8 Signs It’s Time to Find a New Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having problems at your current apartment you can’t resolve? Or maybe you find yourself constantly dreaming of a new apartment. These may be signs that it’s time to move on and start your search for a new apartment. Here are 8 signs it’s time to find a new apartment: The crime rate in your area…
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk
Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

Infographic: Where to Find Steals & Get Rid of Junk

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving to a new apartment can be overwhelming. Finding a new place, signing a lease, planning the move…and don’t forget packing! That’s probably the worst part! The good news is that The Move is a great time to purge yourself of things you don’t need. Plus, if you have some nice things to leave behind,…
What’s Your Moving Style? What’s Your Roommate’s?
What’s Your Moving Style? What’s Your Roommate’s?

What’s Your Moving Style? What’s Your Roommate’s?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Before my roommate and I began the process of moving in together, we discussed many important details about living together.  We talked about how often we need to do the dishes, how much alone time we’ll need, and how we’ll split bills and share food.  One thing that did not come up, though, was how…
Planning the Move to Your Next Apartment
Planning the Move to Your Next Apartment

Planning the Move to Your Next Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I’ve been living in a small apartment with my boyfriend and our dog for a while now (you can follow my whole story by looking here) and we have been considering upsizing for about 10 months. In the last 6 months, we started seriously thinking about it, researching online, and making a list of things we…
Stress-free Unpacking
Stress-free Unpacking

Stress-free Unpacking

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new place is a ton of work. You can skip a day at the gym because of how physically exhausting making repeated trips to and from your car is – add stairs into the mix and you’ll be sore for days. However physically tiring unpacking is, it’s also mentally taxing. That’s why…
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment
Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

Random Thoughts on the First Day in a First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This is going to be awesome! I am all grown up! How did I accumulate so much stuff in so few years? No big deal, it’s only like 15 boxes. Or more than that. And a mattress and bed frame and desk and TV and sofa. Thank god I asked my parents to help. Heavy.…
8 Things to Do When Moving to a New State — An Easy Checklist!
8 Things to Do When Moving to a New State — An Easy Checklist!

8 Things to Do When Moving to a New State — An Easy Checklist!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re moving out of state, there’s A LOT to plan for. Trust me, I know — I’m in the process of packing up my life in Georgia and getting ready for my big move to Virginia in just a few months. Moving at all, even when it’s just down the street can be a…
New Apartment, New Adventures
New Apartment, New Adventures

New Apartment, New Adventures

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I can’t believe this summer is coming to a close. It really feels like yesterday that I was moving all of my things into my Atlanta apartment (and cursing the amount of junk I had accumulated! Don’t do what I did! Tips here.). I’m headed back to South Carolina for my final year in college…and…
To-do’s While Moving
To-do’s While Moving

To-do’s While Moving

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As I moved all of my things from my university into my first apartment, I realized something really quickly. I have a TON of stuff. Too much! Moving always makes me want to be a minimalist, perhaps out of sheer laziness and an aversion to making fifty trips to and from my car. Miraculously, our…