Posts Tagged: party tips

Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces
Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces

Holiday Hosting Tips For Small Spaces

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Spending the holiday season in your first apartment is exciting! Even if you plan to go home for the holidays, there are lots of holiday party hosting opportunities for dinners, game nights, gatherings and gift exchanges throughout December. Hosting people in a small space may seem intimidating, but fear not! Here are 5 tips to…
Foolproof Apartment Party Guide
Foolproof Apartment Party Guide

Foolproof Apartment Party Guide

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hosting friends and family is a huge perk of having your own first apartment! And even with a little pressure, it doesn’t have to be stressful. Check out this quick and easy guide to the perfect apartment party that you can reuse over and over again! Think of parties in your apartment as an easy…
Plan a Valentine’s Day Singles Event
Plan a Valentine’s Day Singles Event

Plan a Valentine’s Day Singles Event

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you are single and you would like to have some fun with other singles you know,  you could set up a Friend’s Day event on Valentine’s Day. Plan a theme Think about what would be the most exciting for you and your friends to do. You might want to set up a fancy dinner…
Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts
Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts

Housewarming Party: Do’s and Don’ts

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Welcome to your first apartment! Now that all the hard work is over (finding your place, securing funds for a deposit, filling out applications, waiting to hear you got your place, packing up, moving in, unpacking)…it’s time to celebrate! Moving into your first place is not only exciting, but it is a huge accomplishment and…
How To Host A Small Apartment Dinner Party
How To Host A Small Apartment Dinner Party

How To Host A Small Apartment Dinner Party

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Entertaining in a small space? No problem. My family is big on dinner parties and we all love to get together for a fun meal. After moving out, we’ve received some pressure to have everyone over to see the new place, and I’m more than happy to oblige. This requires a lot of thought and…
How to Throw A Fantastic Party (Without Risking Eviction)
How to Throw A Fantastic Party (Without Risking Eviction)

How to Throw A Fantastic Party (Without Risking Eviction)

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Come summertime, the mind turns to certain Hollywood-crafted daydreams. Leisurely picnic brunches by the lake. Long naps in hammocks. Tall, glistening glasses of lemonade. Pulsing house parties that gather momentum and last long past intended ending time. Those first three don’t have much to do with apartments, but let’s talk about the last one. Is…
Sam’s Halloween Party 101
Sam’s Halloween Party 101

Sam’s Halloween Party 101

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
So, it’s almost Halloween; the holiday that once meant cruising your neighborhood with a pillowcase full of candy and that now, at least for me and my friends, means a party; dressing up, having drinks, and letting loose! In my opinion, a successful party doesn’t have to have extensive decorations, elaborate menus, expensive drinks, or an…
Announcing Our $50 Target Gift Card Giveaway Winner!
Announcing Our $50 Target Gift Card Giveaway Winner!

Announcing Our $50 Target Gift Card Giveaway Winner!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The last two weeks, we’ve been cataloguing Alex’s dinner party proclivities as part of our  “Small Space, Savvy Budget: How to Host a Pint-Size Party” giveaway (presented in conjunction with Apartment Guide) and it’s now time to announce the winner: Laura Royal. We will be contacting her shortly. Laura posted that her favorite dinner-party dish was Artichoke…
My Pint-Size Party Wrap-Up!
My Pint-Size Party Wrap-Up!

My Pint-Size Party Wrap-Up!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Last week, as part of our “Small Space, Savvy Budget: How to Host a Pint-Size Party” giveaway (presented in conjunction with Apartment Guide) I recommended that if you throw a small party at your place, go the dinner party route. Well, mine happened last weekend (See Disclaimer Below), and, as you can guess from the…
Our Tailgating Party Tips & $100 Gift Card Still Up For Grabs
Our Tailgating Party Tips & $100 Gift Card Still Up For Grabs

Our Tailgating Party Tips & $100 Gift Card Still Up For Grabs

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Hi guys, it’s Alex again, Alissa’s boyfriend. As you may remember, I hosted a tailgate-at-home party event this past weekend, only a month after having moved cross-country. The event was sponsored by Apartment Guide (see disclosure below), which has a whole host of information about maximizing your apartment space, and gussying up your apartment for your…