Caitlin Morgan Posts

DIY Apartment Deodorizers

Sure you can Febreze the heck out of each and every couch pillow, rug, and curtain in your apartment. But do you really want people to think “Febreze” when they walk in the door? Not to mention the fact that each spritz contains a ton of sketchy chemicals. Instead of shelling out for a common […]

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Products You Never Knew Could Clean Your Apartment

Not only will this blow your mind but it might save you some bucks. Vinegar is an all purpose cleaning option for your apartment The miracle cleaning solution! Vinegar can be used for almost everything. It’s an incredible disinfectant; for example, some vinegar and hot water can clean a floor perfectly. Well, not alone: you have […]

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4 Ways You’re Unknowingly Destroying Your Electronics

Electronic devices aren’t living breathing entities so keeping them alive is hardly common sense to most of us non-techie humans. But you don’t want to ruin a perfectly good iPod out of ignorance, do you? Bone up:   Dropping your electonics   At some point, you’ve probably dropped your computer/iPod/phone, gasped, quickly picked it up, […]

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The Joys of a Pressure Cooker For Your Home

Haven’t you heard? The pressure cooker is back in vogue (if not Vogue). Here’s why you should consider adding one to your wish list this holiday season. (Note! This article refers to electric pressure cookers; this article lays out if a traditional model may be better for your apartment) Wonders of a Pressure Cooker Pressure […]

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How to Negotiate the Utilities for Your Apartment

 Think your bills are set in stone? Think again. You can even negotiate the interest rate on your credit card, for cripe’s sake. How could your powers of persuasion lower your household expenses?   Always ask Always, always ask if there’s any way you could pay less for a given service. That doesn’t mean asking, […]

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Happy Pets, Home Alone

 …Sounds too good to be true. Although your barking buddy might never be as elated as when he’s by your side, there are ways to keep him from going barking mad in your absence. Separation anxiety is, apparently, a real thing for pets, and keeping yours relatively happy can decrease a) the number of neighborly […]

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Watch TV Online! …Legally

Oh good for you! You’re just starting to watch TV online, and you’ve heard that sometimes people do it illegally, and you’d never want to break the law, especially copyright law. (Right, because you’re not reading this because you broke your boss’s computer with a virus you got while streaming illegally in his office, or […]

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