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Melissa

While being New York’s most fabulous resident consumes most of her time, Melissa Kravitz enjoys excessive amounts of reading, crafting, shopping, cooking five meals a day, and befriending puppies. Melissa considers herself NYC’s ultimate pasta expert; a good part of her apartment is dedicated to her thriving pasta collection.
It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate
It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate

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  Sometimes things don’t work out the way we expect: relationships, friendships, living situations.  No matter how mature or experienced we are, when something goes awry, there will be hard feelings. The cardinal rule of roommate break-ups is don’t blindside your roommates. Don’t  just pack up and leave a post-it on the fridge.  Also, it’s not cool to announce that…
Learning to Live with Three Roommates
Learning to Live with Three Roommates

Learning to Live with Three Roommates

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When I was younger, I was never allowed to have play dates with three girls, which my mom believed to be the toughest number.  Two would always gang up against one, and someone would feel left out. Luckily, my best friends were twins, so I learned how to deal with this apparently awful number. In…
My First Apartment: An East Village Shoebox
My First Apartment: An East Village Shoebox

My First Apartment: An East Village Shoebox

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With this post we welcome Melissa to the My First Apartment blogger team. At the end of my junior year in college, I decided I was ready to move out of the dorms and into an apartment.  I was in New York City after all, and ready to try and make it on my own.…