Posts Tagged: holidays

Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays
Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

Start Prepping Your Budget for Holidays

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are just around the corner, and now that you’re an established adult in your own first apartment, it’s time to start responsibly planning your budget! The holiday season can be stressful in terms of budgeting, but it doesn’t have to be! Take time to plan for the holidays by following these tips and…
Make Space for Holiday Gifts…And De-Clutter Your Apartment
Make Space for Holiday Gifts…And De-Clutter Your Apartment

Make Space for Holiday Gifts…And De-Clutter Your Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re anything like me, you’re coming home from holiday celebrations full, happy, and with a bag or two of holiday gifts from family and friends. From little stocking-stuffers to bigger gifts, one of the least fun parts of coming home is trying to figure out how it all fits back into your life and apartment!…
Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment
Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment

Quick Decor Swaps for a Festive Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In your first apartment, the holiday season can be a ton of fun. From hosting family and friends to baking and cooking to simply enjoying some time at home (and off work!), holidays have a lot to offer. One of the quickest ways to get in the spirit of any holiday is by adding a few…
Enjoying a Solo Holiday
Enjoying a Solo Holiday

Enjoying a Solo Holiday

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The Holiday season is in full swing! Thanksgiving is almost here, then many other holidays in the weeks following. If you’ve moved away from family into your first apartment, this can pose a problem: Do you go home for the holidays? If you are close to family, it may be an easy “Yes!”, but if…
Pet Care While On Vacation
Pet Care While On Vacation

Pet Care While On Vacation

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holiday season is here! While it means fun, snow, and holiday cheer, it can also mean pretty significant travel as many of us go home to visit with family and friends. For pet owners, one of the biggest perks of the season can quickly become stressful, if pets aren’t allowed at your family’s home…
Tips for Holiday-Stress-Proofing Your SO Relationship
Tips for Holiday-Stress-Proofing Your SO Relationship

Tips for Holiday-Stress-Proofing Your SO Relationship

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The holidays are a time of wonder, cheer, giving — some would even say magic. But you know what else the holiday season is full of? Stress. Lots and lots of stress. Sure, I may be pessimistic about “the most wonderful time of year” but there’s no denying that in addition to gifts and good…
A Guys’ Guide To Gifting: Fathers & Brothers Edition
A Guys’ Guide To Gifting: Fathers & Brothers Edition

A Guys’ Guide To Gifting: Fathers & Brothers Edition

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As guys, we can have a hard time showing our emotions. Society encourages us to play the stoic, repressing everything, acting strong and tough no matter what we’re actually feeling. Any outpouring of emotion can be perceived as weakness. Taken in tandem with the reality that so much of our worth is placed on how…
Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas
Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas

Cheap & Easy Holiday Decorating Ideas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
With the holidays just around the corner, it’s an exciting time in your first apartment! If you’re like me, when you moved out of your old home and into your new one, festive decorations were the last things on your mind! But now that you’re settled in, decorating for the holidays can be your favorite…
Holiday Decorations and Celebrations in an Interfaith Apartment
Holiday Decorations and Celebrations in an Interfaith Apartment

Holiday Decorations and Celebrations in an Interfaith Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When you live with people outside of your family, it’s highly likely that they’re going to have different traditions.  Even if you’re the same religion, you’re bound to have some differences about decorations and celebrations.  For example, my cousins and I, who are all of the same faith, have drastically different ways of acknowledging holidays!…
Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Thanks for making 2012 another record year for  My First Apartment.  We had over half a million visitors to the site and over 1.5 million pageviews.  During the year we added close to 100 new posts on finding and furnishing your first apartment, living with roommates,  managing apartment expenses, and throwing parties on budget. We…