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Fewer Better: The Best Clean Beauty Products

I had quite the educational meeting with The Sustainability Concierge, learning how to reduce potentially harmful toxins from our home.  It was relatively quick and painless to replace our nonstick frying pans with stainless steel replacements, and ditch our plastic containers and water bottles in favor of glass and metal alternatives. When it came to […]

How to Design a Timeless Kid’s Room

I recently spoke with online design firm Havenly, who asked if I could come up with some fresh ideas for designing a nursery that can easily transition into a “big kid” room and beyond. It’s tempting to design a nursery or child’s room around your child’s current developmental stage and interests. The challenge is that with constantly evolving […]

Fewer, Better: Summer Faves!

Back by popular demand, it’s the Fewer, Better series: summer essentials edition! This summer, I’m focusing on taking good care of my skin by wearing hats and plenty of sunscreen. I’m also planning to add little pops of pink and peach to my otherwise grey/black/white capsule wardrobe. I have travel on the brain (two international […]

5 Ways Less Stuff Will Improve Your Life

A new friend came over recently and asked for a tour of our house. She walked around curiously opening doors and peeking into drawers before stating, “You have everything you need and nothing more.” I would actually argue that we still have much more than we need, but I took her comment as the highest […]

5 Simple Life Hacks 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 […]

Fewer, Better Favorites

Happy Spring! This is my favorite season and I always feel especially inspired this time of year. I’m still experimenting with a very streamlined wardrobe and doing my best to shop less, but splurge on a few high quality items that I truly love. Here are a few fun things I’ve been eyeing this season. […]

Interview with My Minimalist Brother

A funny thing happened. I realized recently that while I strive to embrace minimalist principles, and experiment with capsule wardrobes, my brother, Max, is a real life all in minimalist. Everything he owns can fit in a single backpack. He wears a basic uniform every day. He travels often. He doesn’t let stuff distract him. […]

New! Closet Makeover Workshop

Back by popular demand, it’s the Closet Makeover Workshop! This one will be focused on helping you clarify and refresh your personal style as well as declutter and organize your closet like a pro. You’ll Learn: *  Industry tips and resources for decluttering, organizing, and styling your closet. * How to create a personal style […]

5 Simple Styling Tips to Uplevel Your Living Spaces

I am so excited to introduce you to my dear friend, and self-taught design talent, Carly Waters, founder of Carly Waters Style. Carly and I share a love of clean, streamlined spaces and I am always gushing over her latest design projects and spot on styling details. Design can be intimidating, but I believe that simple touches […]

How to Host a Clothing Swap Party

Clothing swaps are a great way to clean out your closet, eliminate clutter, and upgrade your wardrobe with a few new pieces – all without spending a dime! I recently hosted my first clothing swap party and wanted to share my top tips in case you’re thinking of hosting one of your own. Set Clear […]

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