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Quick and Dirty Dinner Options

If you’re like me, your best-laid dinner plans often go awry. Usually on Mondays, I find all these great recipes I want to make during the week, and then I’ll have leftovers I can eat for lunch or dinner other days so I don’t spend too much money, everything’s going to be so great. Aaaaaaand […]

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My Advice for Staying Healthy

Listen closely — do you hear sniffling, coughing, nose-blowing? Yeah, me too. At least here in San Francisco, cold season has definitely arrived. I thought I’d avoided whatever bug the MyNewPlace office is apparently incubating, but once my roommates started getting phlegm-y, I started to worry. It might be a little late for me, but […]

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Give the Gift of Apartment Cheer

Now that we’re officially in Christmas/holiday mode (my benchmark is after Thanksgiving, no matter what retail store decorations tell me) it’s time to start racking your brain for gift ideas. It can be tough, right? You want to give gifts people might actually use, but not stuff that’s so practical it’s boring. Fortunately, apartment living […]

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Brace Yourselves, Winter is Coming (to Your Apartment)

It’s finally starting to get rainy and wintry here in San Francisco, and I know you east coasters have been pretty much housebound since all these storms set in. While I love my apartment, I’m an outside kinda girl — being cooped up inside while it rains or freezes outside gets old really fast. Fortunately, […]

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How to Win at Pet Halloween

You guys. It’s a rice krispie cat. Are you even serious right now.   Basically we’re suckers for Star Wars, so this Yoda dog is pretty amazing. But we almost think this AT-AT dog costume wins just for originality. !!!!!!! Virtual Halloween treats to you if you can name this animal character. (If you said […]

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from all of us here at MyNewPlace! We hope you’re relaxing and enjoying the last weekend of summer — and don’t forget to wear lots of white while you still can

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10 Adorable Photos of Dogs in Drawers!

Be honest with us: can you think of any better way to end the week than with a photo montage of puppies in drawers? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? We didn’t think so 1. Snuggles + toy + blanket = best. 2. Boo, “the cutest dog in the world”! 3. Sit with ALL the toys! 4. Did […]

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6 Easy Things You Can Sew For Your Apartment

Even a beginner sewer can put her skills to good use by sewing these simple things for her apartment! Dish towels Dish towels get a lot of hard use, so making your own can mean not having to extend life to the faded-worn-and-possibly-moldy stage. Purl Bee shows us how. If you want practice, make new […]

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