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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.
Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?
Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?

Are Meal Subscription Services Worth It?

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Sometimes, you just don’t want to plan a menu, figure out what you need, and go to the grocery. That’s when meal subscription services come in. From Blue Apron to Hello Fresh, there are more than enough of these meal kit plans on the market for you to choose from, but given their price tags,…
7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own
7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own

7 Apartment Essentials Every Renter Needs To Own

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving in to your first apartment can be stressful. From figuring out your budget to decorating your new place, there’s a lot happening all at once. Sure, we all know we need furniture and food, but what else is there? Having these 7 apartment essentials, though, will definitely take a few stressors off your plate.…
6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor
6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor

6 Cozy Affordable Items To Spruce Up Your Decor

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With fall here and winter on the way, some people are mourning the loss of warmer weather. Whether that’s you or not, it’s important to keep your space as cozy as possible during the months where some deal with issues like seasonal affect disorder. How can you counteract that? By using these 6 cozy affordable…
7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment
7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment

7 Pieces To Maximize Storage In Your Tiny Apartment

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Sometimes space is limited. Whether you’ve got just a tiny bathroom or your whole apartment is small, you’ll need to know how to maximize storage to get the most out of your new digs. Thankfully, there are tons of pieces to maximize storage in your tiny apartment. From drawer organizers to multi-purpose furniture, you’ve got…
5 Kitchen Organizers You Never Thought You Needed But Kind Of Do
5 Kitchen Organizers You Never Thought You Needed But Kind Of Do

5 Kitchen Organizers You Never Thought You Needed But Kind Of Do

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Kitchens get dirty. Kitchens also get cluttered. Whether your family or friends threw you a housewarming party for moving into your first apartment, you’ve just managed to collection way too much stuff, or you’re kind of an at-home chef genius, the kitchen may be the place with the most unseen accessories. That’s why these 5…
5 Reasons You Should Be Using Pinterest For Your First Apartment
5 Reasons You Should Be Using Pinterest For Your First Apartment

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Pinterest For Your First Apartment

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Whether it’s decorating, at home fixes, DIY projects, or organization, there’s a website where you can find it all (besides this one). That’s Pinterest. You may be thinking that the social media site is mostly for wedding planning and DIY fails, but that’s just not the case. Your first apartment Pinterest board could just be…
5 Natural Cleaning Brands To Go Eco-Friendly In Your Apartment
5 Natural Cleaning Brands To Go Eco-Friendly In Your Apartment

5 Natural Cleaning Brands To Go Eco-Friendly In Your Apartment

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Going green doesn’t just mean having a compost pile in your apartment (though composting is a great idea). There are little changes you can make for your health and for the environment. These 5 natural cleaning brands are a great way to begin your journey into working with natural products that are also eco-friendly. The…
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment
5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

5 Best IKEA Items You Should Definitely Be Shopping For Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When it comes to shopping for your first apartment, there’s one place everyone knows to start looking, and that’s IKEA. The affordable furniture and decor giant is a must-have for new apartment renters, but with so many options, where do you even begin? While there is a lot to go around, here are some of…
7 Ways To Vacation Prep Your Apartment Because No One Likes Spoiled Food
7 Ways To Vacation Prep Your Apartment Because No One Likes Spoiled Food

7 Ways To Vacation Prep Your Apartment Because No One Likes Spoiled Food

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Summer is here, and you may be headed out of town for a bit (if you’re lucky). If you are one of these fortunate souls, you’ll need to know how to vacation prep your apartment. Why does your place need to be prepped? You won’t even be there, right? Well, that is right, but no…
3 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff You No Longer Need
3 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff You No Longer Need

3 Easy Ways To Get Rid Of Stuff You No Longer Need

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With warmer weather here (or on its way depending on your neck of the woods), it may be time to start thinking about cleaning out your closet. After all, spring cleaning is totally your thing, right? From shoes to clothes, items can build up over time, and these 3 ways to get rid of stuff…