Articles by: Beth Fitzjarrald

Beth Fitzjarrald

We recently brought home our first child—a beautiful baby girl. They let us out of the hospital, and I suddenly realized that I had no idea what I was getting into.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Dec 26, 2019

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A balcony can provide a little private oasis of outdoor space in an otherwise enclosed apartment home: fresh air, natural light, and maybe even enough room for a little bit of a party. There are many ways we can enjoy our balconies — from barbecues to reading nooks and small gardens.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Oct 10, 2017

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Everyone has their own slightly weird preferences and habits. After all, we might not feel at home without all those posters of our favorite 80s rock bands or daily 5 AM yoga sessions. For the most part, roommates with different styles and schedules can work out agreements by doing whatever they want in their own […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Sep 19, 2017

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Duct tape has long been touted as the king of all home repairs, but did you know that you may have an inexpensive jar of home improvement magic hiding in your cupboards that could give it a run for its money? Humble nail polish is good for so much more than just making fingers and […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Sep 7, 2017

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We never know when an accident might strike. We always hope that nothing bad will happen to us, but it’s definitely useful to prepare yourself for some basic injuries, such as paper cuts, splinters, and sprained ankles. Having a proper first aid kit assembled and on hand can make life’s little emergencies a lot less […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 17, 2017

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When shopping for your dream apartment, creating a budget is a critical step. Usually, all of us know exactly how much we are able to pay in rent each month, so we look for a place that fits nicely within that price range. After moving in, however, we realize that rent is far from the […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 8, 2017

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When your pet is part of the family, it’s important to make your home safe and comfortable for them. When that home is an apartment, you’ll also have to learn how to avoid getting dinged with big cleaning and repair bills. As long as you make an effort to keep your space in good shape, […]

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Aug 3, 2017

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I was recently reading a fascinating article about the bacteria that live and grow inside our showerheads. Surprised? I certainly was. I never would’ve guessed that the fixture responsible for getting me clean every day was actually housing a slew of less-than-sanitary germs.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 20, 2017

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In the hot summer months, there’s nothing better than relaxing in your yard with an ice-cold drink in hand and some tasty cuts of meat on the grill.

Beth Fitzjarrald

 · Jul 18, 2017

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