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Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!
Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!

Confused about Holiday Tipping? Start with Your Super!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Tipping is commonplace, from your restaurant server to your hairstylist and beyond, for providing services that you appreciate. At the holidays, tipping is a familiar way to show extra appreciation for those people that service you every day! But when it comes to holiday tipping in your first apartment, who is who and how much…
Thoughts on Holiday Tipping
Thoughts on Holiday Tipping

Thoughts on Holiday Tipping

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I was a kid, I remember my Dad sprinting towards a garbage truck, thrusting a red foil-wrapped cylinder into the hands of the smiling but bemused garbage man. I asked my Mom what he was doing, and she told me my dad had remembered that the trash collectors on my block liked wine, and…
Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide
Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide

Your 2014 Holiday Tipping Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ah, the holiday season… it’s a time filled with hot chocolate, perfectly packaged gifts, family traditions, and a general outpouring of generosity. If you’re an apartment dweller, this time of year can be both magical and stressful all at once, especially when you’re dealing with a limited budget and a first go-around with the concept…
First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide
First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide

First Apartment Holiday Tipping Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In case you are wondering if you should give holiday tips, and how much and to whom, here’s a reprint of our tipping advice from last December. Tipping can be a tricky for the first time renter. When you’re living on your own in an apartment, there’s all sorts of new interactions: dealing with landlords, with…
Surviving the Holidays Without Going Broke
Surviving the Holidays Without Going Broke

Surviving the Holidays Without Going Broke

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s that time of year again — Black Friday deals beckon, department stores are exploding with fake snow and plastic Santas, and children are dreaming of what cool toys to add to their lists. That’s right folks, the holiday season is coming to a doorstep near you! Whether you are the embodiment of holiday cheer…