Checklists

Your Ultimate First Home Office Checklist
Your Ultimate First Home Office Checklist

Your Ultimate First Home Office Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If all you need to get your job done is a laptop and internet access, then you can work from pretty much anywhere, including home. As of just over a year ago, five percent of Americans – roughly 16,000,000 people – work from home. Since commuting can be a huge burden, as can lacking control…
First Apartment Checklists: The Ultimate Guide
First Apartment Checklists: The Ultimate Guide

First Apartment Checklists: The Ultimate Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first apartment is the dream, but nobody said it would be easy. On top of the physical labor, financial costs, and stress of the actual move, there’s all the work that comes with unpacking, organizing, decorating, and stocking up on basic needs. The last of these tasks can involve buying so many…
Things You DON’T Need for Your First Apartment
Things You DON’T Need for Your First Apartment

Things You DON’T Need for Your First Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In your preparation for moving into your first apartment, you’ve probably encountered plenty of lists detailing every single thing you need to be truly self-sufficient at home. You’ve probably noticed that there are a lot of items on these lists, but with each purchase for your first apartment, you spend precious money – and even…
The Ultimate Apartment Bathroom Checklist
The Ultimate Apartment Bathroom Checklist

The Ultimate Apartment Bathroom Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Although your bathroom might be the smallest room in your apartment, you’ll need a good number of supplies to make the best of it. Basics ranging from toilet paper to towels don’t just magically come with your apartment. It may even fall upon you to furnish your bathroom; you may be surprised that basics like…
Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist
Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist

Your First Kitchen: The Ultimate Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After a long hunt, you’ve finally done what might’ve once felt impossible: You’ve found an apartment you love, you’ve signed a lease, and you’ve put down a deposit. Congrats on landing your new place to live! Now that you’re living in your own place, it’s time to give your cooking game some serious upgrade, too.…
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist
Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

Your Fall Cleaning Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every year, before I can fully get into pumpkin spice season, I always make fall cleaning a priority. Here are some important things to check off your list to get your apartment ready for the change in season. De-clutter And Store Away Before doing any cleaning, take a couple of days to de-clutter and store…
Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018
Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018

Everything You Need for Your First Apartment: The Ultimate Checklist 2018

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’ve done it. You’ve found a place, signed a lease and put down a deposit. Congrats! You’re close to living your new home, but you’re not quite done yet: you still need to furnish your place. What do you need? How should you prioritize? Our ultimate checklist 2018 is organized by room and shows your…
Your First Grocery Store Trip Checklist
Your First Grocery Store Trip Checklist

Your First Grocery Store Trip Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
MFA has written fantastic posts in the past about what to get on your first grocery store trip and how to stock your pantry, but I’ve always found it helpful to have multiple lists to look over, so for your viewing pleasure, I present to you a list of everything I bought on my first grocery trip…
The First Apartment Tool Kit
The First Apartment Tool Kit

The First Apartment Tool Kit

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I rarely need things from my tool kit, but when I do need them, I need them now. Assembling a good tool kit can be hard, though—How do I know what I need? How can I afford all of these expensive tools? Why do I need a tool kit if I’m not a handy person…
Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist
Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist

Everything I Own: A Complete Room-by-Room Furnishing Checklist

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Having lived in my new apartment for about a month, I went through and created a pretty comprehensive inventory of everything I own. Hopefully, this will help you develop your own furnishing checklist while you’re packing for your own move. MFA has written a checklist like this before, but I thought it might be helpful to…