Posts Tagged: overnight guests

Avoiding Over-Staying Houseguests
Avoiding Over-Staying Houseguests

Avoiding Over-Staying Houseguests

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
One of the most fun things about having your own apartment is being able to invite friends and family to stay for the weekend to spend time together. However, it’s important to have a solid plan (and mutual understanding!) for how long guests are welcome to stay with you. Opening your apartment to a friend who…
6 To-Dos Before Hosting An Overnight Guest
6 To-Dos Before Hosting An Overnight Guest

6 To-Dos Before Hosting An Overnight Guest

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
This weekend, my college roommate is coming in town for a visit! I have been looking forward to this weekend for months…but as the time approached, I realized that there are quite a few things to do before an out-of-town guest arrives in order to make them feel comfortable in your apartment, especially when they are planning…
How to Plan a Successful Visit from Your Parents
How to Plan a Successful Visit from Your Parents

How to Plan a Successful Visit from Your Parents

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
After the initial move, your parents may start dropping not-so-subtle hints that you should have them over, be it for dinner or, if you’ve moved farther away, for a weekend visit. This post addresses the second, although you can get dinner advice here. My parents are my favorite people in the world. I absolutely adore…
Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems
Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems

Roommates and Overnight Guests:Tips to Avoid Problems

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Ben Franklin may have known about electricity, politics, bifocals and one or two other things, but one of his more overlooked gifts to posterity is this immortal observation: “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” What he didn’t say is this: If they’re your roommate’s guests, rather than your own, the smell can…