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Sarah

Sarah is a dog lover and advocate for conversation & laughing at your own jokes. Since finishing her college career in communications, she began working (and living) in Atlanta. After living in a few different apartments over the last few years, she's ready to share experiences. Stay tuned for adventures, tips and advice!
Creative Places to Find Your Next Roommate
Creative Places to Find Your Next Roommate

Creative Places to Find Your Next Roommate

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Looking for a new roommate, but not having any luck? Never fear! There are plenty of creative places to meet the¬†perfect roommate for you, without too much stress or panic! Like most things, finding a roommate will require you to put yourself out there and meet new people and make new friends. Don’t be afraid…
To Renew or To Move?
To Renew or To Move?

To Renew or To Move?

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If your lease is coming up for renewal soon, give it some thought! Are you ready to renew or do you want to see what other options are available? There are pros and cons to each, but it is up to you to determine if you should renew or move. Pricing may have changed –…
To Grill… Or Not to Grill
To Grill… Or Not to Grill

To Grill… Or Not to Grill

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Moving into your first apartment is a great time to explore new things… like cooking! If you’re not a huge cook, learning to grill can be a quick and easy way to include healthy food into your diet without much effort. Grilled meats, veggies, potatoes, and more can give you tasty variety. Think through these…
Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle
Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle

Stellar Home “Office” For Your Side Hustle

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Having a side hustle has become more common as people look for creative ways to pad their bank accounts with passion projects. Your first apartment can be a great place to cultivate your new endeavor… and you need a home office to suit it! Now, don’t get stuck on a traditional, stuffy office desk crammed…
Prepping For a Weekend Getaway
Prepping For a Weekend Getaway

Prepping For a Weekend Getaway

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Heading on a long weekend getaway? More power to you! Since you’re spending some cash to get away, consider these tips to save money and secure your apartment while you’re gone. Close the blinds & curtains You’ll be surprised, but closing the blinds and curtains helps eliminate the need for air conditioning and traps the…
Easy Apartment Party: Weekend Brunch!
Easy Apartment Party: Weekend Brunch!

Easy Apartment Party: Weekend Brunch!

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Brunch has really been in the spotlight lately, and it’s clear why! Nothing beats a delicious casual noontime meal with friends or family, especially with beautiful fall weather in sight. The only downside to weekend brunch? With it’s increased popularity comes increased prices! Heading to brunch each weekend isn’t in budget for many, especially as…
Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?
Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?

Did You Budget for These Rental Apartment Fees?

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With any apartment come various monthly fees… not just rent! When budgeting for your first apartment, don’t forget to consider the variety of fees that might be added to your rent. Be sure to ask your potential new landlord about each fee to confirm if it’s included in rent, required, or optional. Before digging into…
Should You Live With a CoWorker?
Should You Live With a CoWorker?

Should You Live With a CoWorker?

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When looking for a roommate, especially in a new city, it’s a great idea to ask around at your place of work to see if anyone you know also needs a roommate! But is living with a coworker the best idea? Before taking the plunge with your cube-mate, think over these key questions to make…
Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?
Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?

Quiz: Do You Need a Moving Company?

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Hiring a moving company can either be the best decision you’ve made with your move, or a waste of cash. But, for your first move, how will you know whether it’s what you need or straight up extra?! Take this quick quiz to understand if you should consider hiring a moving company for your first…
Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday
Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday

Save Money & Eat Better: Meatless Monday

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You may have seen the #MeatlessMonday trend hitting the internet lately, and I’m here to tell you to give it a shot! Cutting meat for a day or two each week can not only benefit your health as you eat better, but also your wallet! For many of us on a budget in our apartments,…