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5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment
5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment

5 Tips for Dogsitting in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whether you’re watching pets to make some extra money or a friend asks you for a favor while they’re out of town, dogsitting in your first apartment can be a lot of fun. There are some important precautions you’ll want to take beforehand, though, so read on below for five tips for dogsitting in your…
6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment
6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment

6 Tips for Catsitting in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One great side hustle for making extra money in your first apartment is catsitting. With minimal effort, you can get paid to take care of a cat while its owner is out of town or busy, and sometimes, it can pay well! There are some important things to keep in mind before you start catsitting,…
6 Benefits of Essential Oil Diffusers for Your First Apartment
6 Benefits of Essential Oil Diffusers for Your First Apartment

6 Benefits of Essential Oil Diffusers for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Essential oils are a wide variety of concentrated liquids derived from fruits, herbs, or other plants. Essential oils are often diffused to fill the air of a room or apartment with a pleasant aroma and various potential health benefits, including improved relaxation, blood flow, and focus. Read on below for six great benefits of essential…
4 Ways to Add Pleasant Aromas to Your First Apartment
4 Ways to Add Pleasant Aromas to Your First Apartment

4 Ways to Add Pleasant Aromas to Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Good smells are a great way to make your first apartment a nicer place to live, and luckily, there are many ways you can add them. From scented cleaning sprays to fragrant food, you have plenty of options when trying to make your apartment smell great. Read on below for four great ideas! Cleaning sprays…
4 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with Friends in Your First Apartment
4 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with Friends in Your First Apartment

4 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day with Friends in Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and it’s a perfect time for a first-time renter like yourself to try hosting your first party. The theme and decorating scheme is already set, and there are plenty of tried and true food recipes out there, so Memorial Day is a great time to plan a simple…
What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?
What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

What Happens If Your Landlord Sells Your Building?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One thing that might make some first-time renters nervous is the idea of the apartment building they’re moving into being sold. This can be a somewhat scary prospect, but thankfully, there are many legal protections in place to keep you and your money safe. Read on below for everything you need to know about what…
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?
For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

For Your First Apartment Kitchen: Toaster, or Toaster Oven?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A toaster or toaster oven can be a helpful appliance in your first apartment, especially if you aren’t a great cook and want a way to make quick and easy meals. It’s probably unnecessary to have both a toaster and a toaster oven in your kitchen, so which one should you choose? Read on below…
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?
For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

For Your First Apartment Bathroom: Turkish Bath Towel, or Standard Bath Towel?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When furnishing your first apartment, you’ll need to buy bath towels, and if you’re like most people you’re probably used to using standard bath towels. In recent years, however, Turkish bath towels have become a much more popular option. But what are Turkish towels, and are they better than regular ones? Read on below to…
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge
How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

How to Organize Your Small Apartment Fridge

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Small apartments are fantastic for your first time moving away from home, but you might find there’s less space than you’re used to having. This can especially start to stick out in the kitchen, and quickly running out of fridge space is a common problem many small apartment renters have. Want to know how to…
5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen
5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen

5 Ways to Entertain with a Small Kitchen

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Living on your own for the first time can be lonely, and you might find that you want to invite friends over for a game night or a party. People tend to flock to the kitchen when visiting, so if you have a small kitchen (as most people do in their first apartment) it can…