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4 Ways to Bring Autumn Into Your Apartment

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 09.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Pumpkin spice, chai, cinnamon -- almost half of the ideas that spring to mind when you think of autumn come down to smells. Bringing the scent of fall into your apartment will set that harvest atmosphere that's sure to leave you feeling cozy.

How to Become the Most Organized Person You Know

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 09.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

If you regularly find yourself saying, "I know it's around here somewhere," it might be time to reorganize your apartment. Not only will it save you time and energy, it will make your space feel and look a lot better.

Everything You Need to Know About Online Shopping

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.27.2016 | Style
Elizabeth Pullman

Shopping online has a lot of perks, but you'll want to make sure you shop online in a smart and reasonable manner. Abiding by these rules can ensure that you have a safe and secure online shopping experience.

5 Tips for Hosting Out-of-Town Guests

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Make sure your out-of-town guests-- whether they're long-distance relatives or old friends-- feel like they are welcomed in your home. Clean sheets and hot water are a given for your house guests, but there are many other things you can do be the perfect host.

Are You Storing Your Booze Wrong?

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

For the most part, wine, beers, and liqueurs have a long shelf life thanks to their high alcohol content and complex sugars -- both of which are preservatives. However, to make the most of your liquor cabinet and wine rack, you'll need to know some basics for alcohol storage.

7 Tips for Falling Asleep and Getting a Good Night's Rest

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 08.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

Waking up and feeling refreshed is important. After all, you don't want to be crabby at work and feel exhausted when you're trying to take on professional, personal, and family challenges. Your sleep patterns are crucial. You spend roughly one third of your life sleeping, so make it count!

6 Ways to Take the Perfect Nap

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Is there anything more glorious than carving out a few hours in the day to relax and recharge with a nap? Sleep is something too few people get enough of -- even though most of us love a good night's rest as much as a gourmet meal.

How to Make Monday Morning a Little Less Annoying

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.17.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Pullman

The weekend can't go on forever. Unless you're on vacation or taking a sick day, you have to tough it out and head into the office. Here are some ways to beat the Monday blues and start the work week off right:

8 Scents That Will Put You in a Better Mood

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 07.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Aromatherapy has been around for a long time, but it seems to have hit its stride in recent years. Today, it seems like essential oils, candles, and other scent-producing products are very popular with renters.

How to Make Your Apartment More Sophisticated

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Do you still have that old microwave from college? Does your fridge look like it might be older than you are? Upgrading your appliances can transform a room in seconds. Imagine what a gorgeous stainless steel fridge can do for a kitchen that's lost its luster.

How to Have the Best Summer Ever

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

The weather has warmed up, the sun is shining and summer vacations are just around the corner (or, better yet, you're on one right now). You've suffered through another cold winter and saved up those vacation days, and now is the time to make the most of the season.

How to Pick Up Good Habits

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

Most people want to develop good habits like doing yoga before work, eating breakfast and saying "hello" to the elderly neighbor they see each morning.

10 Products You Should Always Have Stocked in Your Home

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Not only is buying in bulk and keeping items well-stocked great for your wallet, but it can also keep you from having to make those annoying shopping trips every few weeks. With excellent services like Amazon and stores like Costco, this is very easy for renters to do as well.

How To Avoid 9 Small But Stressful Situations In Your Apartment

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 05.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Ah - the joys of renting your own place. Autonomy, freedom, a place to decorate call your own: What more could you ask for? There's something no one tells you before you start renting an apartment: It's usually those small household annoyances that become the most stressful situations.

Top 5 Resolutions for Renters in 2014

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

As we kick off a new year, we want to help make your life at home the best it can be, so we've put together a list of the top resolutions all renters should try to accomplish this year.

Secrets of Successful Roommate Relationships

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Whether your roommate is a complete stranger or your best friend, having an honest conversation about each of your expectations as roommates before you move in is paramount for long-term apartment enjoyment.

Read This Before You Even *Think* About A Big Move

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 11.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

There are many details to consider after you've successfully tackled the apartment search and begin preparing to relocate that may not be spelled out in your lease.

Tips for Asking a Roommate to Move Out

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

As such an integral part of your daily life, it's important to nurture these unique relationships throughout the duration of the time you spend living together, but what happens when a relationship with a roommate goes awry?

8 Apps Every Renter Should Have

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 12.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

You might be relocating, you might be redecorating or you might be getting ready to renew your existing lease. Regardless of the situation, if you're a renter, you're in the right place. Check out this list of apps every renter should have in their back pocket.

How to Baby Proof Your Rental

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

If you're beginning to think about welcoming a new member into your family, and your rental, it is important to ensure your home is completely safe for your little one.