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Digital marketing specialist from Milwaukee, WI. I semi-hibernate through Wisconsin winters and eventually make it to spring. My hobbies include reading, piano, the gym (gains?), and spoiling my puppy. I've never met a hobby I didn't like. Follow along on my journey of apartment triumphs and defeats, served with a hearty side of sarcasm.
Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate
Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate

Taking Care of Chores When Living With a Roommate

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Living with a roommate can be a tricky business. Do you know them already? If not, do you try to be friends with them? Either way, communication is essential to making sure you live in the most harmonious apartment possible. Otherwise- chaos. One of the biggest issues between new and old roommates is chores. Ideally,…
Ready to Save Money on Appliances?
Ready to Save Money on Appliances?

Ready to Save Money on Appliances?

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Buying even small appliances can be expensive and overwhelming. When every current appliance on the market seems to come with an HD TV, wifi, and other extra bells and whistles, it can be tough to choose, especially when moving into a new apartment. While you might feel that you have to either buy brand-new or…
Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move
Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move

Let It Go! Getting Ready for a Move

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I’m a big proponent of minimizing possessions. No, not full on minimalist. I still love shoes WAY too much for that. But I think it’s important to take a look at what you own every few months and assess whether you really need everything. So whether you’re moving into an apartment for the first time,…
Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment
Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment

Living with Man’s Best Friend: Best Dog Breeds for An Apartment

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Before you let that cute dog in the pet store window or a shelter steal your heart, make sure you do a little research to find out if your building allows pets and which dog breeds are best suited for your living situation. Many landlords will let you know their pet policy as soon as…
How to *Productively* Work from Home
How to *Productively* Work from Home

How to *Productively* Work from Home

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For a lot of people, working from home may seem like a dream situation. Getting up late, working in your pajamas, and being able to spend the entire day hanging out with your favorite living thing on this earth…your dog (or at least that’s my dream anyway). But what about when you actually have to…
How to Build Your Own Apartment Garden
How to Build Your Own Apartment Garden

How to Build Your Own Apartment Garden

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By now, we’ve all heard the hype about meal planning and how it’s a cost-effective way to save money on food. But have you gone a step further and ever thought about growing your own veggies, fruits and herbs to use in your everyday cooking? Just because you rent an apartment, doesn’t mean you don’t…
Are Landlords Rejecting You? Clean Up Your Online Presence!
Are Landlords Rejecting You? Clean Up Your Online Presence!

Are Landlords Rejecting You? Clean Up Your Online Presence!

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Social media is great. As a millennial, I was raised at a time when everyone had internet and new social media outlets were cropping up every other day. Not only does social media allow for a personal outlet and creativity, but it allows us to connect with friends who live across the country and family…
9 More Things To Consider When Picking An Apartment
9 More Things To Consider When Picking An Apartment

9 More Things To Consider When Picking An Apartment

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We can all agree that your rent and the apartment building itself are the more important things to consider when moving, right? But what about all the other things you might not think about when making the choice to move? No need to worry! If you’re an apartment first-timer or thinking about making the move…
Find Your Unique Apartment Style
Find Your Unique Apartment Style

Find Your Unique Apartment Style

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Modern farmhouse, mid-century modern, contemporary. I bet a specific type of apartment style comes to mind when you think about these terms. And while traveling down the Pinterest rabbit hole exploring the impeccably styled apartment versions of these styles can be intoxicating to say the least, it’s not always individual. Your apartment, especially your first…