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Dedreanna

Dedreanna is a Canadian lifestyle blogger at www.adventuresathome.ca. She moved to her first apartment in a new city 6 years ago and has moved twice since. During her time in her first apartment, she wrote for www.myfirstapartment,com, and is now coming back with more experience than ever. She loves DIYs, home decor, trips to the beach, and having adventures with her husband and son.
5 Ways To Beat Homesickness In A New City
5 Ways To Beat Homesickness In A New City

5 Ways To Beat Homesickness In A New City

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As a child I was always the one at sleepovers to call my mom at midnight, begging her to pick me up. Homesickness followed me to every school trip, summer vacation, and moving into my first apartment. Once the excitement of being in a new city and a new apartment wore off, I was left…
How To Make A Small Space Work For Your Growing Family
How To Make A Small Space Work For Your Growing Family

How To Make A Small Space Work For Your Growing Family

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Having a baby in a small apartment isn’t so bad at first. Babies don’t take up a lot of room, and even though their stuff does sometimes, it’s usually fairly manageable. Once you get into toddler age, you begin to find household items in weird places, and random toys up and down your hallways. You…
5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents
5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents

5 Ways To Make Moving Back Home Easier On Your Parents

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So you’ve finished college but not quite sure what the next step is. Or maybe you have boomeranged back home after living on your own for a while. Your parents may have welcomed you back with open arms, but there are still some things you can do to make the transition a bit smoother. Be…
10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks
10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks

10 Pinterest Inspired Moving Hacks

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I hate moving. I hate it so much that I procrastinate packing for months, until it’s the night before and I’m crying over the dozens of boxes I still have to pack. The last time we moved, I scoured the internet for the best hacks to make the entire process easier for me, and here…
5 Uncomfortable Questions For Potential New Roommates
5 Uncomfortable Questions For Potential New Roommates

5 Uncomfortable Questions For Potential New Roommates

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Interviewing potential new roommates is a nerve-racking but necessary experience. It’s so important to be able to click and connect with someone before moving them in, but even more important than their personality is finding out what kind of roommate they would be. Here are 5 uncomfortable personal questions to ask potential roommates: 1. Where…
Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment
Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment

Dos and Don’ts For Furnishing Your First Apartment

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One of the most exciting things about finally getting your first apartment is planning how you’ll furnish it. Your Pinterest boards are probably full of beautiful inspiration photos and you can’t wait to take your first Instagram selfies in your new setting. It can be tempting to run out and start buying things as soon…
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less
Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

Thrifted Furnishings — How To Furnish Your Apartment For Less

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I am a self professed thrift store queen, and I hate paying full price for anything — including furniture. I’m the kind of person who sees something on the side of the street and tries to figure out ways I can use it in my house, because I love free items that much. My first…
Summer Of The Side Hustle — 5 Ways To Make Extra Cash Fast
Summer Of The Side Hustle — 5 Ways To Make Extra Cash Fast

Summer Of The Side Hustle — 5 Ways To Make Extra Cash Fast

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If one thing is true about me, it’s that I love a good side hustle. I don’t mind my day job but I’m always looking for ways to bring in extra income doing things I enjoy. My current side hustles include freelance writing (hi there), Etsy shop owner, lifestyle blogger, thrift store flipper and occasional…