Author My First Apartment

A recent college graduate, Eliza Kenney is an avid dog-lover, amateur artist, and dancer. She currently works long hours in direct care services and spends her off days bumming on the couch in her awesome new apartment, although she has recently been trying to be more productive. She has big dreams of starting her own adaptive dance company, and loves random, spontaneous adventures.
Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping
Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping

Thrift Shop Decorating: 5 Basic Rules of Second-Hand Shopping

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The idea of furnishing a new apartment, in addition to paying rent, is the stuff of nightmares for those of us paying off loans. Add the Pinterest-induced pressure of accent pieces, space-saving DIY projects, and words like “minimalist,” “bohemian,” and “shabby chic,” and one wants to throw their hands up and sleep on an air…
How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!
How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!

How to Cook for One without Wasting Your Time or Money!

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Scored a solo apartment? Next challenge: How to cook for one. I grew up in a family that loves to cook. My mom goes to the grocery store every day, both for emotional well-being (there’s something so soothing about grocery stores) and for her food obsession. As I got older, I learned to cook mostly…
Airing Your Dirty Laundry in Public: How To Use A Laundromat
Airing Your Dirty Laundry in Public: How To Use A Laundromat

Airing Your Dirty Laundry in Public: How To Use A Laundromat

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In college, I lugged my laundry up and down three flights of stairs weekly, running the risk every time of having to interact with a certain dormmate over sweaty gym shorts and mismatched socks. Sometimes my laundry and I would hide in the bathroom until said dormmate went back upstairs. (Stay tuned for a future…