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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!
Cheap Bathroom Upgrades
Cheap Bathroom Upgrades

Cheap Bathroom Upgrades

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Apartment bathrooms can be the least “nice” square feet in your whole place! Even after the deep clean you surely gave it upon move in, it can be hard to make it look shiny and new. Never fear! There are quite a few cheap bathroom upgrades that will improve the look and feel of your…
5 Tips for Avoiding Roommate Cleaning Drama!
5 Tips for Avoiding Roommate Cleaning Drama!

5 Tips for Avoiding Roommate Cleaning Drama!

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Living with a new set of roommates comes with unique challenges, from getting used to each others schedules and preferences to sharing your living space with them! That’s generally where cleaning drama can start to unfold – living with roomies that have different expectations of cleanliness than you do! But, this doesn’t need to be…
Refresh Your Apartment for 2019
Refresh Your Apartment for 2019

Refresh Your Apartment for 2019

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January is the perfect time to take a few steps to refresh your apartment so you enter the new year feeling relaxed and ready to smash all your goals. Start with doing these few things to get ready for 2019! Deep Clean They say spring is the time for a major clean, but I believe…
Apartment Safety During Holiday Travel
Apartment Safety During Holiday Travel

Apartment Safety During Holiday Travel

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Leaving your apartment for the holidays can be exciting as you head to visit family or friends or head out to travel the world. The last of your worries during the holiday season should be the safety of your apartment and the belongings inside. Check out these quick safety tips before you head out for…
Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!
Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!

Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Tipping is commonplace, from your restaurant server to your hairstylist and beyond, for providing services that you appreciate. At the holidays, tipping is a familiar way to show extra appreciation for those people that service you every day! But when it comes to holiday tipping in your first apartment, who is who and how much…
Stress-Free Holiday Party Ideas
Stress-Free Holiday Party Ideas

Stress-Free Holiday Party Ideas

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and if you’re in your first apartment, you may want to throw your first holiday party! Hosting friends and family in your own place can be the highlight of your holiday season. Not sure where to start with a fun holiday party? Check out these ideas and…
Roommate Gift List
Roommate Gift List

Roommate Gift List

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Picking out the perfect roommate gift can be tricky, but the team at My First Apartment is here to help with dozens of ideas across different price ranges and for roomies with different hobbies and habits. Check the list, add to your card, and GO for a great holiday season with your roommate. $0-$10 Baked…
Double-Duty Decor
Double-Duty Decor

Double-Duty Decor

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Without a massive budget for decorating, your decor should do double-duty… meaning having more than one use! Instead of spending money on items that only serve a single purpose, consider some of these double-duty decor hacks in your first place! Key hanger / entry table Wayfair $37.99 What’s the first thing you want to do…
Quick Ways to Cut Your Bills
Quick Ways to Cut Your Bills

Quick Ways to Cut Your Bills

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Even if you budgeted perfectly for your first apartment, expenses can add up over time! If you’re looking to cut your bills, here are a few quick and easy places to start with, to save you some money without sacrificing your lifestyle. Gym & social memberships Look through your bank statements to ensure you’re not…
Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays
Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are just around the corner, and now that you’re an established adult in your own first apartment, it’s time to start responsibly planning your budget! The holiday season can be stressful in terms of budgeting, but it doesn’t have to be! Take time to plan for the holidays by following these tips and…