Posts Tagged: living

A Short Guide to Your First Apartment Viewing
A Short Guide to Your First Apartment Viewing

A Short Guide to Your First Apartment Viewing

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most important parts of finding an apartment is seeing it. You need to schedule an apartment viewing and thoroughly check out the space that will potentially be your home for the next year or longer. The viewing is the time to make sure that this is the kind of space you want…
Sarah Says Neighbors Are Friends Not Foes
Sarah Says Neighbors Are Friends Not Foes

Sarah Says Neighbors Are Friends Not Foes

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Today’s guest blogger is¬†Sarah whose¬†first apartment is in the outskirts of St. Louis. She’s a recent college graduate and just started her first job as the Assistant Resident Director of off-campus housing! Neighbors are friends not foes Whether you have that loud jazzercising neighbor above or chain smoker neighbor to the side, it is time…
Should you be roommates with your BFF?
Should you be roommates with your BFF?

Should you be roommates with your BFF?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’re graduating within the month and one Saturday night, walking back from a Bon Voyage party, your best college friend starts waxing poetical about how much she/he is going to miss you. If she’s a fellow womanhood sister, there are probably a few tears involved. If he’s a dude, maybe you shotgun a beer and…
My ten steps to green your apartment
My ten steps to green your apartment

My ten steps to green your apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
10. Set up a recycling area. This can be as simple as a grocery sack next to the trash bin. Seriously. It’s not that complicated. 9. Install compact fluorescent light bulbs. It will save you money in the long run – always a good thing. 8. Live close to work so that you can walk,…