Do any Homies have advice on finding an offbeat roommate? Or at least somebody who is offbeat-compatible. I'm starting to look for my first college apartment and most of my friends have already buddied up and signed their leases! I'm wondering what advice y'all have on the topic.
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How can I stealthily convert my husband's diet and my teenaged picky sister's diet to get them to eat healthy without knowing. You know… baby steps. AND! what are some good whole food protein substitutes aside from tofu?
I'm a grad student, and I currently live in a flat with another grad student, who's been living here over a year.
The problem is, my boyfriend will be coming back into the country in a few months and would really like to move in with me. I'm trying to find a supportive, non-pressuring way to ask my flatmate if she can commit to moving out on a particular date so he can move in…How do I work this?
After a year of dating, the girl of my dreams and I are moving in together. This will be our first time living with someone we are dating, and I was wondering if the Empire had any suggestions on ways we can make our apartment feel a little more special in the first few days?
MGD is a witch living in the UK, where she gardens, cooks, and salvages the dead animals she comes across. Here, she gives us a tour of one day this summer. -Cat
We are apartment-dwellers, which means we have shitty carpet. Maybe some apartment managers put in nice, expensive flooring that looks awesome after ten years, but our landlords didn't. After ten years of parties, dogs, and one wild child, the carpet in our place is spotty, threadbare, and wrinkled in places.
When we made over our eight year old's room recently, one thing we really wanted was a big area rug. Unfortunately, rugs are expensive. Lucky for us (and you), making a rug is easy and cheap!