Downsizing is both freeing and stressful. It's never easy to pare down a lifetime of memories, and most of us tend to associate our belongings with events and the people we love. Here are some downsizing tips to help make sure you don't make any mistakes, but pare down enough to happily move to a smaller home or apartment.
The beginning of a new year is a great time to make resolutions which will increase your quality of life. That holds true for apartment dwellers, too. Check out these apartment resolutions for 2018. Even if you only embrace a few of them, you'll be happy you did!
When it comes to apartment organization, taking the first step is often the hardest part. Whether your biggest problem area is the front entrance, bathroom, home office or kitchen, you can turn chaos into order in no time when you apply the…
Everyone loves secret hacks that can make life easier. Chances are you have a few things lying around in your apartment that could make things like organization and cleaning a breeze. Make the most of your small space with these creative apartment hacks that will have you saying, "Why didn't I think of that?!"
Once the movers bring all of your belongings to your new apartment, you still have some important details to sort through before you can truly feel at home.
Do you love moving? Though moving takes effort, many people love the challenge and look forward to an opportunity to start over. If you have moved, you may have realized that these challenges can turn into advantages.
At the beginning of a new calendar year, it means tax time for the previous year is right around the corner. Whether you wait until April 15 to file or prefer to do everything in advance, the whole process will be so much easier if you're prepared when the deadline rolls around. Better yet, have everything together and beat the rush at your accountant’s office and the post office, and vow to file your taxes in advance this year. You’ll still have until April 15 to pay them. To prepare for tax time, follow the steps below to make sure the only surprise at tax time is how much of a refund you’ll receive.
Small-space living comes with its share of quirks. But when you live in a studio apartment that’s not even big enough to have interior walls, you’ve got an extreme design challenge. How do you arrange it in a way that’s functional, comfortable, and doesn’t make it feel like you live in a cave?bigger isn’t always better. Here are 9 ways to transform your studio apartment into a small wonder: 1. Create mini-rooms. Since a studio apartment is often one big room, you have to break up the space into different living areas. If you’ve got a chair and a lamp in one corner as a designated reading area, define that space with a small rug and a picture on the wall. Likewise, arrange your couch and TV as you would in a living room.