If you buy wine or are transporting it in your car for any reason, bring it inside ASAP if it is even remotely warm outside. Otherwise it will explode in your car. I wasn’t going to say anything but now twice I have clearly failed to learn a lesson here. Don’t be like me; treat your wine… Continue reading Adulting Tip #4 : Wine Talk
A few months back I made the post Living Alone vs. Living Lonely. At the time I was going from living alone to living with three roommates, and now just a few months later I am moving to a situation with just one roommate. It’s a long story to say the least. Anyway, when I… Continue reading Update : Roommate Extremes
It’s been about a week since we’ve started on the project that is our “new” apartment. I am so proud of the progress we have made! At the same time though, I feel like I’m constantly finding something new to do there. Among the successes of this week have been painting the walls in every… Continue reading The Fixer Upper : Progress!
There are basically two sets of pictures to show. The first set is optimistic; the problems aren’t as apparent because I took them when my new roommate and I knew we were on a budget and wanted a place fast. We used the pictures and our first visit to convince ourselves that this was a… Continue reading The Fixer Upper : Before
As you may have gathered from my last few posts, I’m moving for the second time this summer. Unlucky for me, but lucky for any of you who may be looking for cleaning tips, home renovation stories or general moving advice. Yes, you heard me; home renovation stories. My new roommate and I signed a… Continue reading Moving : A Series
You know how I was all excited and motivational about getting what you want and picking your battles and all that? Turns out our landlord is actually kind of rude and other than giving us a bucket of paint and some stuff to go with it, she’s out. The disgusting walls, carpet, oven, refrigerator, doors,… Continue reading Adulting Tip #3.5 : Landlords also kind of suck sometimes
In honor of the fact that I think this is the first time I’ve gone anywhere without forgetting anything, here is the complete list of everything I packed. Though this is a list that was created for travel to another country, it works for everything from a weekend away to a long term stay. Let… Continue reading Packing List!