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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!
Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?
Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?

Thinking of Breaking Your Landlord’s Pet Policy?

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Is a cute little kitty or puppy on the top of your wish list this year, but you are not sure if your landlord  allows pets?  Are you thinking of sneaking in that little furry friend anyway, and taking your chances?  You may feel it’s a worthwhile gamble, but bringing a pet into your apartment…
Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment
Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment

Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment

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In your first apartment, the holiday season can be a ton of fun. From hosting family and friends to baking and cooking to simply enjoying some time at home (and off work!), holidays have a lot to offer. One of the quickest ways to get in the spirit of any holiday is by adding a few…
4 Things to Clean Before Guests Walk In
4 Things to Clean Before Guests Walk In

4 Things to Clean Before Guests Walk In

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Throughout the year, guests will come and go from your apartment. From stopping by to say “Hi!” on their way to the store, to coming over for a movie night, to welcoming out-of-towners to stay with you, having your own apartment makes drop-ins a lot of fun. No matter how long your guests are staying,…
Holiday Gift Wish List for Your Apartment
Holiday Gift Wish List for Your Apartment

Holiday Gift Wish List for Your Apartment

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With the holidays right around the corner, you’ll probably start fielding questions of “What do you want this year?” from friends and family. Here’s your roundup of Holiday Wish List Ideas that will make it easy to share items you want, while upgrading your apartment at the same time! …for the Kitchen Knife Block  These range…
5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$
5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$

5 Easy Meal Prep Lunches to Save You $$

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Okay, it’s time for you to join the Meal Prep train… especially if you’re looking for ways to save a little money each month. You can go full on meal-prep, or you can start each with lunches. Check out these five easy meal prep lunches that will save you serious money. But first: The Math!…
Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations
Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations

Pros and Cons of Holiday Decorations

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Now before anyone calls me a Scrooge…or the fall version of a Scrooge, whatever it may be…keep in mind that I love the holiday season and holiday decoration. From October 1st through the new year, this season is filled with fun events, classic traditions, and time with friends and family. Carving pumpkins, hanging Thanksgiving wreaths,…
Enjoying a Solo Holiday
Enjoying a Solo Holiday

Enjoying a Solo Holiday

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The Holiday season is in full swing! Thanksgiving is almost here, then many other holidays in the weeks following. If you’ve moved away from family into your first apartment, this can pose a problem: Do you go home for the holidays? If you are close to family, it may be an easy “Yes!”, but if…
The Ultimate Money Hack: Living Beneath Your Means
The Ultimate Money Hack: Living Beneath Your Means

The Ultimate Money Hack: Living Beneath Your Means

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Moving into your first apartment is big. It’s huge! A life milestone you’ll never forget. Living in your first place can make you feel like a real adult: independent, savvy, and ready to take on the world. The only problem? Wanting to live bigger and better than your Instagram peers can lead you to trouble…
The Art of Rejecting A Potential Roommate
The Art of Rejecting A Potential Roommate

The Art of Rejecting A Potential Roommate

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Once you move into your first place, like clockwork, you will likely hear from a friend or a friend of a friend who asks if they can move in with you for a short time. Maybe they’re between jobs or almost have enough money to move into their first place, or are simply looking for…
3 Ways to be More Thrifty This Week
3 Ways to be More Thrifty This Week

3 Ways to be More Thrifty This Week

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It’s pretty easy to be wasteful, and sometimes it’s important to take a step back and ensure you’re getting the most out of your belongings, your paycheck, and your life! A great way to do so is implement a few “thrifty” habits into your daily routine. These habits will not only help you save a…