I can’t cook in a messy kitchen. I just can’t. It feels wrong to prepare fresh food in a messy and dirty space. But let me tell you, cleaning a kitchen gets old, FAST. As soon as it’s cleaned, it gets dirty again. That’s the nature of the beast. And it’s frustrating to put so much work into something only to have that work reversed. In my desires to not go crazy, I found a pretty good system to keep […]

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Edit Your Wardrobe in 5 Steps

It’s so easy for our closets to become heaping messes of unorganized clothes that we don’t really like. And while getting dressed in the morning can be a lot of fun, it can also be overwhelming when your closet is a source of chaos. I pulled together 5 easy and doable ways you can clean out your closet and define your wardrobe. Discard: Start by throwing away anything you don’t wear or that doesn’t fit you. I usually go by 2 […]

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Wallpaper Dreams

I’ve got home decor on my mind this week! When I was little, my family moved into a new house that was covered head to toe in dusty pink floral wallpaper. It looked like we were living in an antique shack that hadn’t been touched since the 1970’s (it hadn’t). Nobody liked it, so we spent days scraping the darn thing off the walls. I mean DAYS. It took forever and was such a pain. We stuck to paint after […]

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5 Quick and Cheap Room Refreshers

Pinterest is filled with the most beautiful homes. I always feel bad about my own apartment after spending some time scrolling through their “Home Decor” category and want to go out and buy completely new stuff. While the allure of a new home is strong, I like to find other ways to refresh my living space that are more practical and budget friendly. Here are the easiest ways to give a room an instant makeover. Bring some life in with […]

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