Posts Categorized: Baby/Family

5 Simple Life Hacks From a Sustainability Expert

Learn how to make your home environmentally friendly, safe, and energy efficient with these simple steps from a sustainability expert.

As the mother of two young children, I feel a responsibility to create a home that is free of toxins and as environmentally sustainable as possible. The challenge is, with an abundance of information that seems to be constantly shifting, it’s hard to feel confident about where I should invest my time, resources, and energy. Meet Friday, a… Read more »

Ask an Organizer: Kid Edition 2!

Parents -- learn how to organizer your children's art and toys in the newest ask an organizer series!

I’m back with more of your burning kid-related questions and a handpicked team of home organizing experts. You can meet the experts below, but first, let’s dive into the first question: Q: Any tips for affordable AND stylish toy storage? Ideally something my toddler could easily access on his own.   Practically Perfect: We love that… Read more »

New Series: Ask An Organizer

I’m so excited to introduce you to my new series: Ask an Organizer! You’ll send in your burning home organizing questions and I’ve assembled an amazing team of experts who will provide answers, tips, and resources just for you. The first questions were submitted via Instagram. Keep an eye out for yours on an upcoming… Read more »

Your Clutter-Free Gift Guide

kitchen jars

The 2016 clutter-free gift guide is here! The holiday season is approaching and I wanted to provide a roundup of my favorite clutter-free gifting ideas. Most people have more than enough stuff, so instead of splurging on the usual suspects, try these creative and more sustainable alternatives. For The Foodie A Stylish and Sustainable Pantry… Read more »

Kid Closet Organization, Simplified

organized kids closet with rose gold hangers

I’ve been asked a lot recently how to organize kids’ closets, and I wanted to share my approach and outline what’s been working for our family. Hope these tips will help you whip those overflowing dressers and closets into shape! Edit Your Heart Out! My theory is: Less clothing, less stress. As someone who does not… Read more »

Why You Should Make Your Bed

Organized Bedroom with Marlo Bed from Room and Board

I know you are probably tired and rushed in the morning. I know that making the bed doesn’t seem very important. But here are five solid reasons why you should consider taking the time to complete this small task: Making the Bed Sets the Tone for Your Day Taking a few minutes to tidy your bedding… Read more »

Simple Styling Tips

Whenever possible, I like to merge form + function in order to create both organized and stylish spaces. Here are three easy styling tips I use on almost every project: One: Use concealed storage to avoid over-stimulating the eye. Example: I love tucking away hair brushes, clips and ponytail holders in this adorable canvas bin… Read more »

Toy Storage 101

I do my best to keep our home streamlined and minimal but between birthdays, holidays etc. there is a steady flow of stuff entering our home. Here’s how we handle toy storage and organization in our home: Invest in Timeless Items: Magna tiles, wooden blocks, Legos, board games and art supplies provide hours of creative play and never go… Read more »

Spring Pick: Leather Mats by Gathre

I stumbled upon these lovely leather mats from Gathre today and was instantly smitten with the dreamy colors (mint, blush and and multi-use functionality . The wipeable (and waterproof) leather mats come in all different sizes from micro to maxi and can be used for anything from a diaper mat to a picnic or beach blanket. I’ve got… Read more »