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5 Great Ways to Help You Enjoy Your New Home

Updated on January 31, 2018

Do you have a new house? Maybe you’ve just moved into a new apartment. However way you’ve found yourself in that new place of yours, it’s guaranteed to be a momentous occasion. So why not have fun with it and celebrate this new chapter in your life?

There are many ways for you to start enjoying your new home. Whether with family and friends or just by yourself. It really depends on your lifestyle and mood. Here are a few things that you can consider:

1. Start organizing your home.

While a lot of people would think that this is one of those mandatory and boring stuff that you have to do when moving in, it can actually be fun and exciting. Typically, the first couple of weeks of your stay would encompass this activity so might as well make it worth your while, right?

Start putting your most valuable belongings where you’d want them to be. Don’t have a place yet for your favorite books? Then buy a bookshelf. Your kitchen seems too bare and boring? Get a new stove, buy a new set of dining ware, or just repaint the whole thing. You get the idea? This will work even better if you love to do some shopping.

2. Host a housewarming party.

Nothing can be more exciting than celebrating with your friends and family. Call them up or if you want it to be more formal, send out some invitations. Keep track of the RSVPs so you can be sure that you’ll have enough food, drinks, and chairs for everyone. If cooking’s not your thing you can just ask or hire a friend who’s a really good cook to do it for you. Or if you have the money for it, then have it catered.

You should also invite your new neighbors as this is a great opportunity to get to know them.

3. Make your home as comfortable as possible.

Your home should be where you must feel most comfortable and there are many ways for you to achieve it. Buy a really comfy bed. Choose one with a good bounce but still firm enough for your back. And while you’re at it, get some really soft pillows. Your head and neck will thank you for it.

Get a reclining chair. It’s a great furniture for you to watch TV in, to read a book, or to simply take a nap. Fabric is good enough, but if you want that premium feel then you’ll have to go with leather.

And if you want to always feel warm and cozy, have a heater or two installed in your house. Consider getting an electric radiant heater as it generates the right amount of gentle and even heat. And it’s generally cheaper compared to propane gas.

4. Buy something nice for yourself.

If you already have everything you need for your new home, then why not reward yourself instead? Get yourself something you’ve always wanted, something that would remind you how wonderful you felt on the day that you moved in. Is it a dress or a pair of shoes? How about a nice perfume? Perhaps a new painting to hang on your bedroom wall? Surely you can think of something that will make your move-in day memorable for you for a long time.

5. Get to know more about your new community.

Since you’re new in the area, go outside and see what’s there is to see and learn about your new community. Introduce yourself to your neighbors; you’ll make new friends this way. Spend time in the park or visit the nearest mall or commercial center just so you’d know where to go next time you might need anything.

Check out the local restaurants. And while you’re at it, invite a friend to join you. Eating with somebody is not only good for the tummy, but also for the heart and mind.

Make your new house your new home.

They say home is where your heart is so it’s best that you celebrate your moving in to your new place however way you want to do it. Getting the keys to your new home is a joyous occasion so try to make that feeling last.

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      Dianna Mendez 7 weeks ago

      I've moved several times through the years and find settling in to a new home is much easier when you get to know your neighbors. Good read!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 2 months ago from Victoria, Australia

      Moving house can be such a chore with all that packing, but it can also be such fun making the new one look like home. Having done it many times, I enjoyed reading about it.

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