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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.
7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing
7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing

7 Weekly Cleaning Activities You Should Be Doing

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Sometimes, you just don’t want to clean your place. Whether you’ve gotten off from a big day at work or you’ve been swamped studying, daily cleaning can get lost in the busy fray. However, taking care of these 7 weekly cleaning tasks makes your monthly cleaning that much easier.  Your cleaning can be easily split…
5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger
5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

5 Tricks To Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

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When you’re moving into your first apartment, it unlikely that you’re going to be blessed with a two bedroom, two bath townhouse. If you were so lucky, congratulations. However, for those in larger (and more expensive) cities, square footage is money, but don’t worry, there are ways to make your small space feel bigger. Whether…
8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces
8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces

8 Handy Organizers For Small Spaces

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Moving into your first apartment can be a bit scary. From the often daunting cost of relocating to the exciting fact that you’ll be able to decorate your own space (even if it’s just a bedroom), there are all sorts of things to consider during your move. If you’re living in a small space, two…
4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment
4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment

4 Reasons You Should Be Thrift Store Shopping When Decorating Your First Apartment

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If you’re looking to move into your first apartment or already have your move planned, you know that the experience, while exciting, can be costly. From the actual expense of moving to decorating your place, there’s a lot to budget for. That’s why you should give thrift store shopping some thought, especially when decorating and…
Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It
Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It

Should You Hire Movers? This Investment Could Be Worth It

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Moving is stressful. From packing up all of your personal belonging to weeding out what you need to get rid of, there’s a ton of work that goes into moving to your first apartment. To relieve some of that stress, you may be wondering should you hire movers? This is a complicated question. Is it…
5 Things You Need To Meet Your 2019 Organization Goals
5 Things You Need To Meet Your 2019 Organization Goals

5 Things You Need To Meet Your 2019 Organization Goals

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A new year means a new start. Whether you’re adding health goals to your resolution list or budgeting plans to your must-dos of the new year, it’s a great time to get on top of things. That’s why these 5 things you need to meet your 2019 organization goals are so important. You don’t want…
Which TV Subscription Service Should You Pick?
Which TV Subscription Service Should You Pick?

Which TV Subscription Service Should You Pick?

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When it comes to cutting the cord, there’s a lot to think about. Is it really cheaper (yes, it is)? Will I miss cable TV? Which TV subscription service should I use? Thankfully, there’s a way to decide that last question. With so many TV subscription services out there, you may be lost in a…
6 Things You Need For The Perfect New Year’s Eve Party
6 Things You Need For The Perfect New Year’s Eve Party

6 Things You Need For The Perfect New Year’s Eve Party

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The holiday season is in full swing, and while your family holiday parties may be coming to a close soon, one festive occasion is still on the horizon: New Year’s Eve. Fireworks, sparklers, glitter, and kissing all await, but what do you need for the perfect New Year’s Eve party? As usual, we here at…
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

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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.…