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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.
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…
5 Self Care Activities That Won’t Break The Bank
5 Self Care Activities That Won’t Break The Bank

5 Self Care Activities That Won’t Break The Bank

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Moving into a new apartment is stressful. From dealing with rent, utility, and grocery bills on your own (or splitting them with a roommate) to adjusting to living alone (if you are), there are some pretty sizable changes that come with getting your first apartment. That’s why these 5 self care activities are some of…
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget
5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

5 Places To Shop To Furnish Your Apartment On A Budget

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Moving into your first apartment can be stressful. From getting your deposits taken care of to crafting your to-do list, there’s a lot going on, and with so much cash flowing out of your bank account, the last thing you want to think about is how furnish your new place, but there’s good news. Budget…
6 Grocery Apps To Help You Save Money + Plan Your Meals
6 Grocery Apps To Help You Save Money + Plan Your Meals

6 Grocery Apps To Help You Save Money + Plan Your Meals

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Sometimes, bills pile up. You’ve got a lot of responsibilities now that you’re living in an apartment. From your rent payment to your utilities, theres a lot to keep track of, and the money coming out of your pocket can seem overwhelming. If you’re looking to get more organized and save cash, though, these 6…
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…