Posts Tagged: moving

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

  |   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

  |   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!

  |   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

  |   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

  |   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…
Graduation Move-Out: From Dorm to First Apartment

Graduation Move-Out: From Dorm to First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
School’s out for summer! Well, forever, actually. Once your dorm collects your keys and inspects the furniture for permanent damage, you’re out in the world!  It’s scary, exciting, and shocking, even if you’ve been preparing for months. If you’ve decided not to move back home, chances are you’ve found your own apartment, perhaps with college…
14 Point Moving Checklist

14 Point Moving Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving day can be stressful and unpredictable! You’re uprooting your life and settling down in a new place. Even if you’re only moving into an apartment a few blocks away, make sure you have everything lined up so your move can be as easy as possible. Here are some questions to ask yourself to make…
You Just Signed the Lease, What’s Next?  10 Step Checklist

You Just Signed the Lease, What’s Next? 10 Step Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Now that you have signed the lease and are ready to get started moving, there are a lot of things you need to consider. Time can be against you especially if you’re planning on moving out in the middle of the week. You don’t want to forget anything that might be important in your boxes,…