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Oops I Should Have Purchased Renter’s Insurance

When my children were babies, my husband (at the time) and I were flat broke. I mean rob-the-kids’- piggy-banks-to-buy-macaroni-and-cheese kind of broke. We cut corners on every possible expense to provide shelter and the bare necessities for our young family. One kid was still drinking infant formula and both were still in diapers. Ouch! Big ticket items that added up to huge expenses! Our …

Whoa! Slow Your Roll Before You Sign that Lease

I know! I know! You found that super awesome pad you want to call home! Before you get too enthusiastic, breathe and try to look at the apartment objectively. As an aside, I want to wish you good luck with that, because most real estate decisions are emotional. You will most likely be thinking with your heart rather than your brain, and that makes …

Clean Your Dirty Apartment: The Cleaning Guide

Don’t pay a hefty amount of money because you didn’t clean your pad. Get your security deposit back! Kitchen Refrigerator: Interior empty and cleaned Shelves and drawers wiped down Clean top and sides of exterior Leave ice cube trays if they were provided Oven & Stove: Interior and racks cleaned Clean drip pans and burners Bottom drawer cleaned Broiler pan clean and present Clean …

Fun Times: The Community Laundry Room

I can hear you groaning in agony at the painful words: Apartment Laundry Room!!! I hear ya. First of all, can I have a show of hands of how many of you like to do laundry under any circumstances? Come on, don’t be bashful. I know there are one or two of you out there! Now, and this is getting fun (for me, anyway) …

Entertaining

So, you want to throw a party or dinner at your abode … but do you have the tiny apartment woes? Do not fret, my darling, for it is very easy to throw the perfect soirée in your micro apartment. Unless it’s 400 square feet or less, I’ve got nothing. Just kidding. Skip the Food By far the easiest, you can skip the food …

Smelly Cleaner

War. Famine. Pestilence. Smelly washing machines. These are the four horsemen of the apocalypse, the bane of humanity’s existence. If you have experience with smelly washing machines, you know they’re the worst of the lot, too. That’s what local entrepreneur Paul Flynn is fighting against.Paul grew up near Rochester on a dairy farm. He bounced around quite a bit after he left the farm, …

Who Gets the Bigger Bedroom?

I always think rock, paper, scissors can settle anything. Especially when it comes down to who gets the bigger room! Hahahaha, just kidding. Ok, not really. In this day and age, having a roommate is pretty common since the cost of living has risen substantially. But seriously, how do you decide who gets the bigger bedroom in a fair and concise manner? When you …

10 Tips to Make Moving a Snap

10 Tips to Make Moving a Snap

If it’s time for you to move soon, you’re probably starting to get that sick feeling in your stomach, starting to panic about how you will get it all done and overall dreading the move. On the bright side, you are probably looking forward to your new home and jazzin’ it up to reflect your cool stylings, right? Well, let’s talk you off the …

Pets: The Other Family Members

Pets are wonderful. Their furry bodies rubbing against you, their unconditional love, their leisure ethic…all make you go doe-eyed at the thought of your little baby. They’re sooo cute! You gotta love ‘em! Well, I don’t want to burst your bubble, but not everyone likes animals. In fact, most people only like their own pets and look suspiciously on other people’s pets. Landlords and …

Roommates: Love ’em or Hate ’em

Roommates. Ugh! Just the word sends a chill down my spine. I remember the many and varied roommates I had in college: some were awesome and others were, well, hateable. So many things have to be negotiated at the beginning of this relationship: who gets which cupboards and which corner of the fridge? Who does the dishes on which day? What temperature are we …

Garden Level Living

Ah yes … the garden-level woes can sometimes hit when you are not getting enough light in your home because … well, you’re living in the basement. Sometimes it’s drab, dark, and can be uninviting. It’s got its perks though – very few stairs and no one below you. But it can also be a bummer to have smaller windows than every other apartment …

Child Proofing

Childproofing

Congrats on your baby! I really hope you enjoyed sleeping – it might be months before you get to do that again. And you think I am joking… Sigh. I wish I were. Now that your sweet little muffin has arrived, you’ll need to start childproofing before your babe starts crawling, climbing, and walking – aka getting into absolutely everything that appears to be …

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