Author My First Apartment
Alissa

I've lived in apartments in 6 cities (including 2 foreign countries). Does that make me an expert? As of now, my ceiling isn't leaking and I don't have rodents (knock on wood) -- so I'm going to say yes . . . but ask me again tomorrow:) These days, I'm enjoying life Chicago style, but my years in Brooklyn are never far from my mind. P.S. By day I work at Cars.com, but these opinions are totally, 100% my own.
How much is that doggie in the window?
How much is that doggie in the window?

How much is that doggie in the window?

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I wanted a dog real bad. I have, since childhood, wanted a dog real bad. When I was younger, the condition was that if I kept my room clean for 2 months straight, then I could talk to my mom about it. As on any given day there was rarely carpet showing amidst my books…
Money Issues Between Roomies
Money Issues Between Roomies

Money Issues Between Roomies

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While in college it seems everyone is, or everyone acts like they are, broke. Terribly, horribly, mac and cheese, $3 burrito broke. Then, we graduate and some of us get high paying jobs, and some of us get…jobs. However, while this can be a temporary problem when going out to dinner with friends in the…
Le Dog and Le Apartment
Le Dog and Le Apartment

Le Dog and Le Apartment

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Looking for an apartment con fair, furry friend can make a person feel like a real leper. For, no matter how docile your darling may be, convincing a potential landlord of that is often another matter. Luckily, there are pet owners who have come before you, with helpful, and occasionally surprising, advice. How to Get…
Links I love!
Links I love!

Links I love!

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Transforming your apartment from living space to home is nothing short of a process; good thing there are all these wonderfully inventive websites ready and waiting to help! When looking to buy quality furnishings for less:http://www.overstock.com— They stock leftover goods from high-end retailers, meaning you can get that 400 count duvet for 40 bucks. No…
Chicago – City Guide
Chicago – City Guide

Chicago – City Guide

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Chicago, like your mama, has been called many things in her time. There’s the one involving large air gusts, the one about how it’s second to none, even the one about it being the Hog Butcher for the World.