Posts Tagged: moving

Tips to manage the move to your new apartment
Tips to manage the move to your new apartment

Tips to manage the move to your new apartment

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Once you’ve found that dreamboat apartment and signed the lease, there is that small, teeny-tiny, issue of actually changing abodes. I just went through it. Oh, it was a blast. A real hoot. I’m grateful to still have my sanity. Some tips I can share? 1) Decide if you need to hire a mover. If…
Decorating and furnishing when you and your roommate have different styles
Decorating and furnishing when you and your roommate have different styles

Decorating and furnishing when you and your roommate have different styles

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So you love sleek, modern design and your roommate adores the lacy, floral, Victorian look. Now what? If you don’t talk about your conflict before you furnish your apartment, you’ll end up with a goofy hodgepodge look that you’ll both hate. There are two basic solutions to a design conflict like this. One, you could…
How to make friends in your new hometown
How to make friends in your new hometown

How to make friends in your new hometown

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
How does a recent transplant make friends in a small town? If anybody knows, they should tell me. Seriously, though. When people talk about moving, they talk about finding the best deals and being near public transportation and making sure you don’t forget to bring or buy a bath mat. (Ahem.) Nobody talks about what…