This is How to Make Storage Work in a Small Home

I recently hosted an open Q and A on my Instagram (see it here), and one of the top questions I received was how and where we store things in our 1200 square foot home. Specifically, many of you wanted to get a peek inside our dining room cabinets. Ask, and you shall receive! Let’s…

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Everything You Need to Know About Renting Your Home

I get so many questions about renting our home on Airbnb that I thought it was time for a comprehensive post on the topic. Here’s everything you need to know: Why On Earth Would You Rent Your Home to Strangers? There are many possible motivations for renting out your home. We love traveling, and taking…

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House Tour + Resources

Today is the day! I’m so excited to guide you through a full house tour and share info and resources for all of the things I frequently receive questions about (no affiliate links here – just sharing images and info with all of you cause you asked!).  Before we dive in, I have to confess…

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Simple Sustainable Swaps w/ The Wild Minimalist

I was introduced to Lily, co-founder of The Wild Minimalist, by a mutual friend. She treated me to an oat milk matcha latte (have you tried this?!) and we bonded over our shared belief that little things make a difference. I learned so much from chatting with her about sustainability in the home, so naturally,…

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This is How to Share a Master Closet

Most of you have seen a ton of images of my closet, and have heard me talk about sharing a single closet with my husband, Jordan. Now, for the first time, I’m showing you the other side of the closet, and sharing how we divide the space and make it work. Tip One: Divide the…

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Why You Should Stop Tidying

Recently, a lot of people have come to me with the same question: “Do you spend your entire weekend tidying?” When I ask for more information, they all confess to feeling like they spend all of their spare time playing catch-up – picking up piles, doing heaps of laundry, and generally just trying to keep…

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A Junk Drawer Makeover

We all have them – those pesky, overstuffed drawers filled with random bits and bobs we don’t know what to do with. Even though they seem benign enough, I believe these drawers take up mental energy and make our days less efficient and productive. I decided to banish my “junk drawer” in favor of a…

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When Your Family Doesn’t Want to Declutter

I’ve been working with families and couples for almost ten years, and one of the biggest themes I’ve come across is the disconnect that often exists between people who live in the same home when it comes to organization and decluttering goals. I’ve seen couples who were on the brink of divorce over the contents…

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My Thoughts on Hand-Me-Downs

Over the past ten years, I have edited and organized hundreds of homes, and I have formulated quite a few theories about hand-me-downs and how to handle them. Here are my thoughts in no particular order: It’s Ok to Say No Remember, you are the gatekeeper of your home which means it is your responsibility…

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A Pre-Holiday Edit: Kids’ Edition

Every year, before the winter holidays, our family does a major clean out to make room for the inevitable gift haul that will be entering our home. This is the perfect time for an edit, because the kids are incentivized to let go of some of their old stuff to clear space for the new…

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