My son threw clean laundry down the laundry shoot because he didn’t want to put away his clothes. It was quite a week at our house. Don’t put a bandaid on the mess. See if you can fix the mess with a system. That’s been my mantra this fall. In the chaos of back to school, … [Read more...] about How to Get Organized at Home
Home & Interiors
Armed with a degree in interior design, home is at the heart of my efforts to put beauty out into the world.
I have moved a lot. Over the last several years my family and I have moved upwards of 5 times. I know that’s not a lot when you compare to a military family but, for our non-military family, it's a lot! As we started our latest move (check out the design inspiration for our … [Read more...] about My Two Biggest Moving Mistakes
My mom taught me how to make a bed and I think it’s one of the best things she’s ever taught me. Sliding into a well-made bed at the end of a long day is one of my favorite feelings! Is there anything better? I’ve realized bed-making isn't a skill taught in all households so … [Read more...] about Perfect Bed Styling Hack
If you KNEW something would make you happier would you do it? What if it only took five minutes? If you added this one thing to your to-do list and it was guaranteed to make you happier, would you do it every day? Practicing gratitude will make you happier. But, it’s not a one … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Practice Gratitude Today
It’s amazing how magical writing things down can be. Every weekend I spend 10 minutes looking at my calendar, thinking through our week, and writing out a plan for the days ahead. I call it a prep day -- the day to get organized and meal plan, the day to mentally and physically … [Read more...] about What is a Weekly Prep Day?