Now that your movers are long gone and you’ve started to unpacked some boxes and get settled into your apartment, you notice your stomach starts to growl. This reminds you that you need to do some food shopping and stock up on the essentials! That first post-move shopping trip can be a bit chaotic as you try to recall all the basics you will need for each room. From coffee to cleaning supplies, you need a bunch of stuff but you don’t want to spend hours wandering up and down the aisles of your local grocery or department store.
Here’s a handy list of what you will need to kick off your new apartment living.
No matter what you plan on cooking over the next few weeks, you’ll need a few staples to stock your pantry. These are items you can easily forget to pick up because you just take for granted that you always have them on hand. Now that you’re starting largely from scratch, make a list of:
Salt and pepper go a long way, but you’ll want to spice up your dishes with extra spices and seasonings sometimes. Start with:
Do you love to whip up muffins, cakes and other baked goods? You’ll need the essentials, as well as vegan or gluten-free options if need be:
Your cheeseburgers will need ketchup and your toast will need some jam, so be sure you have these on the shopping list:
You’ll also want to eat healthy when in the new place, so you’ll have to shop for some fresh produce too:
You can’t always eat fresh produce, so you’ll need some frozen items for when you get home late from work or are too busy with the kids to cook:
You’ll need the basics for your kitchen and bath, such as:
Be sure to check your budget before setting out on your epic shopping adventure!
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