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Exercising Your Apartment Pet

People who live in apartments and own pets are face with a dilemma: how can I make sure my favorite little ball of fluff is getting the exercise he/she/it needs? First things first, make sure your vet gives you the go-ahead. We don’t want any poochie heart attacks. Speaking of your cupcake’s cardiovascular health: start […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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Winners of MyNewPlace aPETments Contest!

Thank you to everyone who entered their pictures into our contest for “Pets in Apartments”! Here are the top 11 photos with the most “likes.” Congrats to all! 1. Huey 2. Jojo 3. Zoe 4. Mimi 5. Baby Chewy 6 & 7. TIE! Chica Ashe & Snowbelle 8 & 9. TIE Gracie Mitzy 10 & […]

By  Kate Flynn
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Get Your Clutter Under Control!

As a former personal organizer, I know firsthand how easy it is for your stuff to start to own you. Before you know it, clutter has taken over your house! Here are some easy ways to handle the problem before it becomes a problem. Deal with paper every day, and every week Forms, letters, cards, […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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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. […]

By  Julia Erlandson
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Semi-Healthy Summer Desserts

Summer and dessert: contestants in a Best Things Ever competition, no? And when you combine them, pure bliss. Sure, I could say “here are healthy summer desserts so that you can still feel good in your bathing suit,” but I’m more inclined to introduce the following with “these are healthier so you can justify eating […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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Small Apartment? Small Budget? Try Multi-Purpose Furniture!

If you’ve got a super-small place, or if you’d like to have a few nice pieces of furniture but can’t afford several of similar quality, try multi-use furniture. Buy something with innovative design, or get creative and use one thing for multiple purposes. Here are some ideas to get you started: Fold-out sofas and beds […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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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 […]

By  Julia Erlandson
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Happy Independence Day!

Wishing you a happy and safe fourth of July! If your pet has a special Independence Day costume, we’d love to see it! Share it (or tell us how you celebrated the holiday) here or on Facebook!

By  Julia Erlandson
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Starting a Garden this Summer

Depending on how weird the weather has gotten where you live, you’re probably starting to feel that summer warmth creeping in. For the serious gardeners, planting season has nearly come and gone, but it’s not too late! You can still start to cultivate that green thumb, and some vegetables to boot. It’s easy: You need: […]

By  Caitlin Morgan
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MyNewPlace APETment Photo T-Shirt Contest Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win. Void where prohibited or restricted. Eligibility Open only to legal residents of the District of Columbia and the forty eight (48) continental United States who are 18 years of age or older. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their […]

By  Kate Flynn
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