Once you’ve done all of the heavy lifting and moved all of your belongings to your new apartment, it’s time to get settled in and get your grocery shopping done. This isn’t a task many of us truly enjoy, but it’s not too painful if you go in with a plan and make a first apartment grocery list.

Most of your grocery items are at one single store and, if you know what you’re getting, you can do it in no time at all. Keep in mind that it’s not just about how much you’ll eat, but what you have room to store in your kitchen. So, here’s a basic grocery list of all the essentials you’ll need in your first apartment. You can also download the checklist and take it with you when you go shopping.

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