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Small Apartment Living: How to Host a Holiday Party in a Small Space (and on a Tight Budget)

I’m an introvert through and through. Nothing is more lovely to me than throwing on sweats, making a cup of tea, and curling up with a good book in a quiet corner of our apartment. That’s bliss. At the same time, I really do enjoy the occasional party, especially around the holidays, and I absolutely […]

Small Apartment Living: The Neighbors

If you live/have lived in an apartment then it’s no secret that you live in closer quarters with your neighbors.  For most people, this is a downer. And I get that.  We like our own space.  We don’t like sharing walls or parking spots or laundry machines. But when it comes to apartment living, dealing with […]

Small Apartment Living: Hide the Unavoidable Ugly

I have a love/hate relationship with our apartment.  My sentiments towards it depends on the day, the weather, how behind I am on laundry, if the floor has been swept, and whether or not dinner is made.  Yes, I realize most of these things are controlled by me, but my knee-jerk reaction is to blame everything […]

Small Apartment Living: With Babies

Today, I am so happy to have the beautiful Mandi of Messy Wife, Blessed Life over to be a part of the Small Apartment Living Series.  So many people struggle to love their small space, but it’s possible with a few tips and tricks!  Mandi goes one step beyond me today by giving incredible guidance […]

Small Apartment Living: Floor to Ceiling Curtains

In the last Small Apartment Living post, we talked all about how hanging floating shelves in your small space can increase storage space and add texture and color to bland walls without taking up any real square footage. Another potential downside of apartment living is smaller rooms and lower ceilings. Sometimes you can feel like […]

Small Apartment Living: Floating Shelves

There’s nothing quite like having your own little apartment.  Whether you’re out of your parents’ house and on your own for the first time, newly married, or a long-time renter, apartment-living can be exciting, for many great memories can be made in a tiny space. But this tiny space can also be a challenge.  Apartments […]

When Instagram Ruins Your Day

It happened again this week. That pit in the stomach, that flush of the face, that feeling of shame and discontentment, right in the midst of a particularly beautiful day in my own life. And it had been a lovely day. The warm summer sun stretched into the cool breeze of the approaching Fall, creating […]