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First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List
First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List

First Apartment Gifts on Our Santa Wish List

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holiday season is in full-swing over here at My First Apartment! We are buzzing with great ideas for saving money during the holidays, inexpensive ways to bring the holiday spirit to your apartment, and even how to have a stress-free holiday party with your roommates. However, we’ve yet to cover the most fun topic…
5 Housewarming Gifts They’ll Actually Like
5 Housewarming Gifts They’ll Actually Like

5 Housewarming Gifts They’ll Actually Like

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Fellow blogger, Christa, recently gave you guys some excellent tips on how to plan the perfect housewarming. Reading her post got me thinking. Just like with birthday parties and weddings, being invited to a housewarming party often requires a gift purchase of some sort (if you feel so inclined, of course). But what do the…
Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems
Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems

Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ben Franklin may have known about electricity, politics, bifocals and one or two other things, but one of his more overlooked gifts to posterity is this immortal observation: “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” What he didn’t say is this: If they’re your roommate’s guests, rather than your own, the smell can…
Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide
Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide

Roommate Gift-Giving: A Complete Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Here at My First Apartment we love the holiday season – it’s a time to get  together with old friends,  it’s a time to reflect upon the year gone by, and it’s also a time to exchange presents. For the first apartment dwellers among us, that can mean a good ol’ fashioned roommate gift swap.…
3 Decisions on Gifting Between Roommates
3 Decisions on Gifting Between Roommates

3 Decisions on Gifting Between Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Katie shares her roommate gifting experiences. ROOMMATES AND HOLIDAYS by Katie There’s always stress around the holiday season when it comes to getting the perfect gift for someone, and gifting between roommates could be an awkward experience if you  don’t talk to your roommate first!  You don’t necessarily have to exchange gifts…
What to Do When Your Roommate Bolts
What to Do When Your Roommate Bolts

What to Do When Your Roommate Bolts

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Katherine tackles an all-too-common roommate situation.  WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR ROOMMATE BOLTS by Katherine   Uh oh. Your soon-to-be-roommate got cold feet at the altar, pulled a Julia Roberts a la Runaway Bride and is now halfway to Canada on a FedEx truck. This leaves you in a lurch, with the caterers…
Elyse on Roommate Gifting
Elyse on Roommate Gifting

Elyse on Roommate Gifting

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you share a home with people, it can often feel like a surrogate family. I’ve had Sunday dinners and Thursday movie nights with roomies, but I’ve loved the Christmases I’ve shared with roommates more than anything. Last year, we all had a real Christmas morning together (albeit, the week before Christmas day) where we…
5 Perfect Holiday Gift Exchange Ideas
5 Perfect Holiday Gift Exchange Ideas

5 Perfect Holiday Gift Exchange Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s HEEEERE! Holiday time is officially here because Thanksgiving is done with. Need some ideas for a budget-friendly gift exchange with your roommates? Ugly Christmas sweaters on now, below are the BEST options for a gift exchange on a small OR large scale. WHITE ELEPHANT / YANKEE EXCHANGE 1. Start a Facebook Invite for your…
Gift Ideas from $0 to $15 for Everyone on Your List
Gift Ideas from $0 to $15 for Everyone on Your List

Gift Ideas from $0 to $15 for Everyone on Your List

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I have love/hate relationship when it comes to giving gifts. I love that moment of finding the perfect gift for someone and knowing how much they’ll like it, but I hate the sometimes arduous process of actually figuring out what the perfect gift is, not to mention the how much lighter my wallet feels after every holiday…