Posts Tagged: apartment living tips

At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now
At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now

At-Home Self Care Habits to Start Now

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Self care is all the rage today, from taking time to visit the spa to exercising, to taking naps when you need them. Taking care of yourself is critical to success and happiness, but it means something different to everyone. The great news? There are some wonderful ways to practice self care within the walls…
Practicing Empathy To Get Along With Roommates
Practicing Empathy To Get Along With Roommates

Practicing Empathy To Get Along With Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. – Mohsin Hamid Whether living on your own for the first time, getting started in your career, or simply due to financial limitations, many of us will find ourselves living in a shared household at some point in our lives. According to a study conducted…
Save $$ On Your Energy Bill
Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

Save $$ On Your Energy Bill

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
My whole family makes fun of my grandparents for keeping it freezing cold inside their house in the winter. Their go-to line when anyone complains that it’s cold in their house? “Put on a(nother) jacket!” I was one of the complainers until I moved into my first apartment and saw my first energy bill. Yikes. Who…
10 Tips for Choosing a Winning Self-Storage Facility
10 Tips for Choosing a Winning Self-Storage Facility

10 Tips for Choosing a Winning Self-Storage Facility

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A few months ago, my boyfriend and I downsized from a spacious apartment to a small area of his mom’s house. Not willing to part with our furniture for a stay that will likely be short, we decided our best option was to store our things until it’s time for us to pick up and move somewhere…
Moved in, but still living out of boxes!
Moved in, but still living out of boxes!

Moved in, but still living out of boxes!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hello again! If you’ve been following my apartment journey so far, you will know that my boyfriend and I have been living with his mom for the past month while we waited for our gorgeous apartment to become available. Well, the weekend before last, that day finally arrived. With the help of some good friends, we…