Posts Tagged: mice

Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment
Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment

Help! There’s a Mouse in My Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Picture this: You’re alone in your apartment, relaxing on your couch while watching TV. In the distance, you see something that makes you realize you’re not actually alone – a mouse sprints across your kitchen floor or countertops and disappears before you even realize what happened. Unfortunately, seeing a mouse in your apartment isn’t uncommon,…
Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches
Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

Pest Patrol: Getting Rid of Roaches

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You may recall from my post How to Prepare for Living Solo that I had a roach problem. This was a horrible introduction to living in my first apartment and, to be honest, it’s still a part of life, although much more under control. Here, I’ll tell you how I dealt with roaches with the…
Kate’s Apartment
Kate’s Apartment

Kate’s Apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Managing your first a apartment is a constant learning experience.  I, for example, just learned what mouse poop looks like.  My boyfriend, who grew up in the country, pointed it out.  “Are you sure those aren’t just really stale Rice Krispies?” I asked, crossing my fingers. I’m not bigoted, but I hate varmints.  “Don’t worry,”…
Clean Living: Cleaning, laundry and mouse patrol
Clean Living: Cleaning, laundry and mouse patrol

Clean Living: Cleaning, laundry and mouse patrol

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Every now and then (preferably on a weekly basis) you need to get into your gym clothes, crank up some Zeppelin on the CD player, and break out the cleaning supplies. If you are semi-incompetent when it comes to cleaning and laundry, this section will give you the basics on how to get the job…