Posts Tagged: apartment living

10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue
10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue

10 Apartment-Friendly Picks from IKEA’s 2015 Catalogue

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Last month, I had my yearly Christmas in July celebration. No, I didn’t invite friends and family over for a big pre-holiday bash. Instead, my festivities were just limited to me and the mother of all apartment shopping catalogues — the yearly IKEA booklet. This year, their focus was on making your space fit your…
What Those Cool Apartment Amenities Will End Up Costing You In Rent
What Those Cool Apartment Amenities Will End Up Costing You In Rent

What Those Cool Apartment Amenities Will End Up Costing You In Rent

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A couple of weeks ago, our friends over at ForRent.com shared this nifty infographic with us. Through their research, they break down how much the most sought-after apartment amenities add to your overall rent. Whether it’s location, a great view or gym, be prepared to pay for what you get. So, when you set out on your search for…
Meals for the Busy Cook: 3 Companies for Fun, Easy Cooking
Meals for the Busy Cook: 3 Companies for Fun, Easy Cooking

Meals for the Busy Cook: 3 Companies for Fun, Easy Cooking

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you enter the adult world, one of the things you’ll notice is that your time starts to spread incredible thin. From working that 9 to 5 (or 6 or 7), to doing laundry on the weekends, to having to work really hard to keep up with friends and family, everything can begin to feel like…
What is a Railroad Apartment and Should You Rent One?
What is a Railroad Apartment and Should You Rent One?

What is a Railroad Apartment and Should You Rent One?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re thinking of living in New York City, in Boston or in Washington, D.C. , you may have heard of a “railroad” apartment. But what is it? And should you consider renting one? First, a definition: in NYC, a railroad apartment is typically an apartment without hallways, where each room opens onto the next.…
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…