Avoiding Junk Food Without Being Miserable
Avoiding Junk Food Without Being Miserable

Avoiding Junk Food Without Being Miserable

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Oh, junk food, you amazing, terrible thing… I have never had the determination to eat as healthy as I would like, but I do try to at least pretend to be healthy. The problem is, getting your own apartment is a lot like going off to college for the first time–the freedom to eat whatever…

The Move

11 Things to Measure Before A Move
11 Things to Measure Before A Move

11 Things to Measure Before A Move

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re moving into your very first apartment or moving between apartments, you’ve likely aggregated some furniture that you’d like to bring to your new place. Sometimes, the furniture is…

Budgeting

9 Ways to Save Money Right Now
9 Ways to Save Money Right Now

9 Ways to Save Money Right Now

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you want to start saving for your next trip, a new house, or a new car. It doesn’t matter what you want to save for, it’s always a good…

Decorating

Hygge Vs. Lagom
Hygge Vs. Lagom

Hygge Vs. Lagom

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As a society we love trends, so you’ve probably heard the buzz words hygge and lagom floating around, but what do these words mean? Lagom was toted as the new…

Roommates

What Type of Bad Roommate Are You?
What Type of Bad Roommate Are You?

What Type of Bad Roommate Are You?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
“Good roommates are all alike; every bad roommate is bad in their own way.” Here are some of the most common types of bad roommates. We’ll tell you how to avoid becoming…

Apartment Life

4 Things an Adult Knows
4 Things an Adult Knows

4 Things an Adult Knows

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Transitioning into adulthood isn’t easy for anyone, but there are certain skills you absolutely need to know before you leave home and live like a real adult. I’ve tried to…

Housekeeping

5 Steps to an Organized Pantry
5 Steps to an Organized Pantry

5 Steps to an Organized Pantry

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In apartments, space can be a little lacking… especially when it comes to the kitchen! Apartment pantries range from a shelf or two, to a mini-closet, to completely non-existent. With…