Posts Tagged: Christa

How to Plan the Perfect Housewarming
How to Plan the Perfect Housewarming

How to Plan the Perfect Housewarming

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Housewarmings party is another first apartment rite of passage. It’s a celebration that symbolizes your new life in your new place. You get to hang out with the people closest to you,  start making new memories, and maybe get some gifts in the process. So, of course, you’ll want to have one. As soon as you’re settled…
My Sweet Addiction: Shopping For Apartment Items Online
My Sweet Addiction: Shopping For Apartment Items Online

My Sweet Addiction: Shopping For Apartment Items Online

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hi, my name is Christa and I am an online shopping junkie. I love the convenience and ease of shopping for my favorite things without having to leave the house. So, when it came to decorating and supplying my apartment, I did what came naturally and started searching all the .com’s and .net’s for best…
Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home
Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home

Packed Up and Almost Ready To Leave Home

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I was talking with a friend of mine a while ago and she asked me, “How does it feel to be packing up and moving out?” I told her it feels great, but I didn’t feel like I was giving the full answer to that question. I thought it would be as simple as packing,…
Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs
Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs

Deciding Between Your First Apartment Wants and Needs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After you move into your first apartment you can’t wait to go shopping.  Then you enter your favorite home goods store and you’re faced with the age old battle between wants and needs. You may want a 50 inch HDTV, but do you really need it? You may want one fabulous over-the-top chair, but do you…
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have
10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

10 Skills Every First Apartment Renter Should Have

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
I read an article in this month’s HGTV Magazine that listed some skills you should have as a home owner. While they had a few good ones everyone should know, the majority were skills we renters don’t have to worry about. So, I was inspired to make my own list of first time renter skills.…
I’m  Renting a Condo…from My Mother
I’m  Renting a Condo…from My Mother

I’m Renting a Condo…from My Mother

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With this post we welcome a new blogger to the MFA team.  Christa is a first time renter, born and raised in New York, and she’ll be telling us what it’s like when you call your landlord Mom.   I’m  Renting a Condo…from My Mother Renting an apartment is a process that has the potential…