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My 5-Minute Minimalist Beauty Routine

Even for those of us who are primarily working from home, I believe it’s important to get dressed and put a little effort into how we look and feel each day- not for others, just for ourselves. For the most part, I’ve been a soap and water kind of girl my whole life. I have […]

The Best Neutral Interior Paint Colors

I’ve received so many questions about what paint colors we used in our home to create a clean and neutral aesthetic. So, I decided to track them down and create a post with links to all of them. A little backstory: In 2013, when we bought our first home, I knew I wanted to go […]

Capsule Wardrobe How-To With The Reset

I’ve been meaning to pull together my best capsule wardrobe tips for a while, and I’m so excited to partner with The Reset on this post. If your closet is packed with clothes, but you feel like you have nothing to wear, a capsule wardrobe might be just what the doctor ordered. While it seems […]

5 Simple Sustainable Swaps

I’ve been working on moving towards a more sustainable low-waste lifestyle for years, and I wanted to share some simple, sustainable swaps I’ve learned, that are super easy to implement. These little habit shifts will make a positive impact on our planet, and they’ll also save you money in the long run. File that under […]

Clutter-Free Holiday Gift Guide

As you can imagine, I’m pretty selective when it comes to gifting. The last thing I want to do is clutter up my loved ones’ homes with more stuff they don’t want or need. I’m also trying to support female-owned, BIPOC-owned, smaller, independent businesses instead of big box stores. See below for my round-up of […]

Transforming a Room with Wallpaper

If you’ve been here a while you know that we’re constantly transforming our home so it can support our changing needs. Our youngest daughter, 9-year old Emilie, inherited my old office which used to be our guest room, and we decided it was time to give her space a little refresh. With no sign of […]

Fall Capsule Wardrobe Favorites

Anyone who’s taken my Closet Makeover Program, knows that I love style and fashion, but also embrace a philosophy of minimalism centered on having the perfect amount of items for your lifestyle and your space. My workaround for these two sometimes opposing forces has been to embrace The French 5-Piece Wardrobe System. In a nutshell, […]

Fewer Better: Household Utility

Today, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite household utility products that can take your living spaces from “meh” to “oh yeah” without breaking the bank. I’ve made an effort to avoid plastics and to source from smaller companies instead of big box stores. Let’s get into it! 1. Oak Shaker Peg Rails These […]

5 Things Making Me Happy

I’m not going to lie to you, the last few months have been brutal. California is being ravaged by lightning storms and fires, I’m anxious about the state of the world, and our country, and the upcoming election, we’re adjusting to distance learning and working from home on top of each other, and don’t even […]

Exterior Makeover Reveal with Yardzen

Today is the day, Friends! I’m so excited to share my exterior makeover reveal with Yardzen – the full process, links, and all the juicy details coming right up… Let’s Start Here When we bought our home seven and a half years ago, the one thing we were really bummed about was the lack of […]

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