Posts Tagged: guest bloggers

Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers
Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

Hired! Introducing Our New Guest Bloggers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
We are delighted to welcome our two new guest bloggers, Zainab and Christina.  Zainab will take us along as she and her soon-to-be husband start to hunt for an apartment in Austin, Texas.  Christina is lucky to have already found her dream studio in downtown Manhattan, and she’ll share her furnishing and decorating joys and…
Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170
Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

Equip Your First Kitchen for under $170

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you have to equip your first kitchen, buying the right tools can be daunting and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. The key to properly outfitting your kitchen with the basics is collecting a handful of multi-purpose tools that can be used in a wide array of food preparations. I recommend that you…
Introducing Hudson Heights, an Affordable NYC Neighborhood
Introducing Hudson Heights, an Affordable NYC Neighborhood

Introducing Hudson Heights, an Affordable NYC Neighborhood

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Today’s guest blogger Christopher is introducing his favorite neighborhood. Hudson Heights by Christopher Rizzo Hudson Heights is not an official New York City neighborhood, but in a few years it probably will be. This enclave in Northern Manhattan has become extraordinarily popular with students, artists and young families that are priced out of other areas…
The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.
The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Elyse learns why it pays to be friendly with your neighbors. The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys. We moved in on the same day as our second floor neighbors. They were three guys, we were three girls and we were close enough in age to comfortably mix socially. They…
How to Plan a Week of Healthy Meals for $60
How to Plan a Week of Healthy Meals for $60

How to Plan a Week of Healthy Meals for $60

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Elyse is an NYU student who just recently managed to free herself from the college dormitory system. Me and My Grocery List The one thing I never understood in college was how quickly people abandoned their meal plans. Why would a person choose to cook meals, wash dishes and, the worst part of…
Blinded by Light or Don’t Fall for Building’s Amenities
Blinded by Light or Don’t Fall for Building’s Amenities

Blinded by Light or Don’t Fall for Building’s Amenities

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our blogger Kate starts her hunt in Boston. Blinded by the light (and the gym, doorman and parking…) 24/7 air-conditioned gym. Charming doorman. Spacious laundry facility. Elevators, a parking garage, smiling tenants, and a bowl full of colorful candies on a polished table in the lobby.  I was sold, following around the real estate agent smugly.…
What Elyse Learned from Her First Apartment Hunt
What Elyse Learned from Her First Apartment Hunt

What Elyse Learned from Her First Apartment Hunt

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Elyse is an NYU student who just recently managed to free herself from the college dormitory system. Elyse and her two roommates are now rubbing elbows with the hipsters in the Lower East Side. “The Hunt Is On” The first thing I think of when I look back on my apartment hunt…
Introducing Kate, Our New Guest Blogger
Introducing Kate, Our New Guest Blogger

Introducing Kate, Our New Guest Blogger

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
A recent graduate of a small liberal arts school in upstate New York, Kate is hunting for an apartment in Boston, where her appetite for fun — and Mexican food– can be sated. Leaving the Nest I admit it. I like living at home with my parents. I mean, who can complain about home-cooked meals,…
Introducing Elyse, Our New Guest Blogger
Introducing Elyse, Our New Guest Blogger

Introducing Elyse, Our New Guest Blogger

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Elyse is an NYU student who just recently managed to free herself from the college dormitory system. With her two roommates she is now rubbing elbows with the hipsters in the Lower East Side. First Apartment Living: The Infant Stages I’ve been living in my new apartment for about one and a half months. If my apartment life were a…