More Than Roommate Etiquette: Roomie LOVE!

8 Roommate Tips to be the Best Roomie Ever

Roommate Tips

Public Service Announcement: Valentine’s Day is only a few days away, and we do NOT want you to forget to show your roomie some extra love.

‘Tis the season for chocolate hearts and XL teddy bears, but we’re not necessarily talking about that kind of l-o-v-e for your roomie. Whether your roommate is your spouse, your significant other, a friend, an acquaintance or even some random connection from Craigslist, Valentine’s Day is a good reminder to show him or her that you really do appreciate the companionship. Here are 8 things you can do this week (or ANY time this year!) to show your fav roomie a little extra LOVE… without being creepy. Continue reading


10 Tips: How to Get your Rental Deposit Back

How to get your rental deposit backWe’ve already chatted about ways to make your rental feel a little homier and comfier. But when it’s time to move, you’ve got a big task on your to-do list… get that rental deposit back! That means that those holes in the walls from your gallery wall need to be filled, and everything should be fresh & lookin’ good for your landlord.

We’ve compiled a list of 10 tips for how to get your rental deposit back, so you can┬ápick up that big ol’ check when it’s time to move on out. Continue reading


New Home? Here’s our House Cleaning List of What to Clean Before you Move In

cleaningMy husband and I recently bought our first home and we are so excited to grab those keys and move on in! But before we start unpacking, we’re planning to do a good DEEP CLEAN of our new pad. Now don’t get me wrong, the past owners took phenomenal care of the house (even our home inspector was impressed!). However, there’s just something about starting with a fresh, clean slate in a space that makes it well worth any extra effort. Plus, it’s going to be a heck of a lot easier to clean an EMPTY place.

Here’s our new house cleaning list to get our new home looking and smelling good! Continue reading