First I would like to congratulate you on moving into your first apartment. If you were living at home with your parents, I know that you may be nervous. Becoming an adult with responsibilities is a bit scary because you are new to this.
It is time to go shopping for your kitchen. If you are on a budget, start with the basic essentials and you can upgrade later. The Dollar Tree and Walmart will be your to go Stores to shop for your kitchen. First you need to chose a theme or color scheme, then you are ready.
I am including a list down below as a reference for you.
2-3 Plates or a set
4 Forks* or a Cutlery set (*)
4 Butter Knives*
4 Large Spoons*
4 Cereal Bowls
2 Mugs $2.00
1 Can opener $1.00
1 Large cutting knife $1.00
1 Cutting Board
1 Frying Pan
For your eggs, bacon, pancakes, fried chicken
and many other simple meals.
1 Small Pot with a lid or a set
1 Medium Pot with a lid or a set
You have two shopping choices but since
Clo's Kitchen is budget
friendly, a pot set will be more cost effective.
1 Dish Liquid $1.00
1 Dish Sponges $1.00
1 Mop $1.00
1 Broom and Dust pan $2.00
1-2 Tupperware Bowl set (Dollar Tree).
Yes you can find name brand items at the
You can find Aunt Betty's
kitchen essentials for $1.
These bowls are very convenient for your leftovers and meal preps.Trust me you will find out very quickly and you will learn how to make use of your leftovers.
2 Kitchen Mats
2 Kitchen Towels $1.00
2 Ice Trays $1.00
These are optional, since most apartment
refrigerators have a ice maker.
Cleaning supplies for the kitchen floors and
Optional ( paper plates)
Your Total so far is $11.00
1 Toaster ( can be a used one)
1 Microwave ( can be a used one)
As far as your used kitchen appliances, check out your local pawn shops.
Before your purchase, plug the appliance at the store and check to make sure that all the functions are in working condition.
I hope this list is helpful and enjoy your new home!