Author My First Apartment

Shea Simmons is an Atlanta-based freelance writer always on the hunt for the perfect throw pillow and a sensible way to store her ever growing collection of books.
Feeling Stressed About Living Alone? These 5 Meditation Apps Could Help
Feeling Stressed About Living Alone? These 5 Meditation Apps Could Help

Feeling Stressed About Living Alone? These 5 Meditation Apps Could Help

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Living alone isn’t easy. Whether you’re finishing college, leaving your parents’ home, ending a living situation with a partner or roommate, making the transition to single living can be difficult (even if it’s exciting). While there are all sorts of perks like cleaning at your own pace, making your own decorating decisions, or getting that…
Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord
Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord

Here’s Which Streaming Services To Consider When Cutting The Cord

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Everyone loves saving cash. Whether it’s going out to eat less often or something more drastic like finding a roommate, having a bit more money in your pocket never hurt. One popular way to save on your monthly expenses is cutting the cord. What does that mean? Eliminating your cable services and opting for “Netflix…
5 More Things You Should Have In Your Apartment Emergency Kit
5 More Things You Should Have In Your Apartment Emergency Kit

5 More Things You Should Have In Your Apartment Emergency Kit

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Whether you’re living alone, with roommates, or with your significant other, things happen. From burst pipes to power outages to spills, there’s no shortage of things that could go wrong. While everyone keeps their fingers crossed that none of these situations happen, it’s still great to be prepared. You may already have a first aid…
5 Must-Have Items If You Want To Have A Dog-Friendly Apartment
5 Must-Have Items If You Want To Have A Dog-Friendly Apartment

5 Must-Have Items If You Want To Have A Dog-Friendly Apartment

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How do you make an apartment more cozy? Well, a furry friend could just do the trick. Whether you love huge, fluffy dogs like Great Pyrenees or you’re more a toy breed kind of person, dogs are man’s (and woman’s) best friend for a reason. However, if you’re going to have a pooch around, you’ll…
7 Housewarming Gifts To Make Friends With Your New Neighbors
7 Housewarming Gifts To Make Friends With Your New Neighbors

7 Housewarming Gifts To Make Friends With Your New Neighbors

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Getting new neighbors can be a stressful experience. You obviously want to get along with them, but there’s always the fear that they’ll keep speakers next to your shared wall or that they just won’t be friendly. Never fear, though. These 7 housewarming gifts are sure to help you make friends with your new neighbors.…
10 Entertaining Must-Haves For Your Next Party
10 Entertaining Must-Haves For Your Next Party

10 Entertaining Must-Haves For Your Next Party

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With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, guests may be flocking to your apartment. Starting with our 10 entertaining tips in your arsenal, throwing your first party in your new home doesn’t have to send nervous butterflies aflutter in your stomach. From cheese boards to festive glassware, you’ll be the toast of the town with these goods…
15 Super Affordable and Stylish Home Decor Ideas
15 Super Affordable and Stylish Home Decor Ideas

15 Super Affordable and Stylish Home Decor Ideas

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From seeing Instagram-ready lofts on social media to wandering through adorable IKEA-created rooms, decorating your first apartment can seem like a daunting task. Whether it’s rugs you need, adorable lighting you crave, or accent pieces to spice up your window sill, apartment decor doesn’t have to be intimidating. In fact, these 15 pieces of affordable…