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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.
10 Things To Declutter This Month
10 Things To Declutter This Month

10 Things To Declutter This Month

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The decluttering craze has taken over the world, and is making us all a little KonMari crazy. I personally love the KonMari method, however it’s not for everyone. If you’ve caught the decluttering bug but don’t want to go full stream with it, try starting your journey on a smaller scale. Here are 10 things…
5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season
5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

5 Ways To Practice Fire Safety This Holiday Season

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The holidays are upon us, and between gift buying, decorating and party planning, fire safety can get pushed to the wayside. Many house fires happen during the holiday season, so taking the appropriate measures of prevention is SO important! Here are 5 things to do to keep your apartment safe this season: Check Your Extension…
Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces
Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces

Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Spending the holiday season in your first apartment is exciting! Even if you plan to go home for the holidays, there are lots of holiday party hosting opportunities for dinners, game nights, gatherings and gift exchanges throughout December. Hosting people in a small space may seem intimidating, but fear not! Here are 5 tips to…
7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget
7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget

7 Ways To Furnish Your Apartment On Budget

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So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, but it’s looking a bit bare. Between rent, moving costs, and utilities, the expenses associated with getting an apartment might leave little for your furnishings fund. Just relax, you don’t have to get your place completely furnished right away. Here are 7 ways to furnish your apartment when…
6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge
6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge

6 Organization Tips For Your Apartment Sized Fridge

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So, you’ve figured out your grocery budget and made your list, but one look at the inside of your small apartment sized fridge makes you wonder how you’re going to store everything. Here are 6 organization tips to help you create functional fridge space! Start With Shelf Liners This is less of an organization tip…
How To Winterize Your Apartment To Save On Heating Bills
How To Winterize Your Apartment To Save On Heating Bills

How To Winterize Your Apartment To Save On Heating Bills

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Summer just ended, and if you’re anything like me you may still have your air conditioner in the window, waiting for that last leaf to fall before taking it out. Winter will be here before we know it, and so will that first winter electric bill. There are a few things you can do to…
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

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Every year, before I can fully get into pumpkin spice season, I always make fall cleaning a priority. Here are some important things to check off your list to get your apartment ready for the change in season. De-clutter And Store Away Before doing any cleaning, take a couple of days to de-clutter and store…
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…