Renters Survival Guide

DIY Pet Projects

Occupy yourself for the weekend and make your pet feel loved with one of these DIY pet-life-improvement projects. Who needs PetCo? (Please don’t sue us, PetCo.)   Nightstand Pet Bed   How do I love this flea market nightstand-turned pet bed? Let me count the ways. One, it’s made from old furniture that doesn’t cost […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Apartment DIY,Decorating,Pets

Have Fun While Living Alone

On the one hand, you’re one of the few single people in the country who can afford to have their own place. Good for you! On the other hand….it can be lonely, boring, and creepy as all get-out.   Listen to your most embarrassing music As much as I love my guy roommate, it will […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Tips & Tricks

Spring Cleaning for Your Clothes

Spring cleaning? An excellent idea. Get the winter grime off your floors, and the buildup of stuff out of your closest. Just don’t forget your clothes in all this. After all, you spend as much time in them as you do on that mattress you should probably be flipping soon. Clean and store sweaters Sweaters […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Cleaning,Tips & Tricks

Indoor Plants for Spring

Spring is supposedly upon us, whatever the weird weather may indicate. If you’re looking to brighten up the interior of your house—or if you’re scared that new bulbs might be inundated by a blizzard tomorrow—think about raising some indoor spring plants. Remember that although plants clean the air inside, they can also introduce toxins; some […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Decorating,Tips & Tricks

DIY Crafts From Recyclables

Earth Day approaches. Why not celebrate by limiting your crafting to projects that don’t necessitate lots of plastic and glitter and other potentially polluting products you bought new? (Not that I have anything against glitter. It’s really pretty. And, frankly, probably biodegrades faster than plastic that’s not cut up into tiny pieces? Anyway, get your […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
| Filed Under: Apartment DIY,Crafts

Simple Necessities for Your Apartment

These simple home items might not be at the top of your “to buy” list for your new apartment. But if you don’t have them, you’ll miss them sooner or later.   Key holder   Ever lived with someone who loses their keys every single morning? I have. If you’re one of these people, spare […]

By  Kate Flynn
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Help! I’m Spending All My Money on Dry Cleaning

Having enough money to buy nice clothing (or just being savvy enough to get it second-hand) is a double-edged sword. Every delicate, perfectly shaped sweater is probably going to come with a “dry clean only” tag, and not only do you have to spend the extra time schlepping clothing two and from the cleaner’s, you […]

By  Kate Flynn
| Filed Under: Cleaning,Finances

Still thinking about the apartment that got away?

Believe it or not today’s blog post isn’t about some catchy Katy Perry song.. oh no, now it’s stuck in my head again, but instead we’re going to talk about the apartment that was just right but for whatever reason you didn’t get it. You’re still living in fantasy land Oh you remember. That moment […]

By  localtalk
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