Hi everyone! I’m sorry that I haven’t been blogging much lately. I’m currently working on a brand-new website and helping more clients with their homes. Please head over to Poplin Style to see my guest post! … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Control Your Closet
When I am working with clients or managing my own possessions, we decide what we can let go of and what are "keepers". Somethings are obvious - your favorite shirt, your everyday dishes, your two-year-old's blankie. Somethings are a bit tougher - your grandmother's china (that you've never used), a hand-knitted sweater from your … [Read more...] about What Do You Do with Keepers?
We leave this week to fly to Minnesota! Our family moved from the Midwest to Seattle three and a half years ago! This will be our fourth Christmas that we travel back for the holidays. I have a large family, all living in Minnesota. I'm blessed with parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and great-aunts and … [Read more...] about Traveling: Managing Expectations and Disappointments
Foodies, stop reading right now. I'm going to give the rest of us a practical guide to serving a Thanksgiving feast without having a nervous breakdown. I have visions of a beautiful tablescape with candles, tablecloths, place cards and cloth napkins with napkin rings the coordinate with the plate chargers. Can you imagine a perfectly … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving (How to Host Dinner and Not Go Insane)
You'll remember that we discussed winterizing your garage, car and the exterior of your home last week. Today we're moving inside. The Closet: With the changing season, changing your clothes is beneficial, especially if you have young children! We don't have a ton of clothes. All of our items fit in the closet and drawers without … [Read more...] about Preparing Your Home and Yourself for Winter – Part II
Here it comes! Winter is nearly here. What changes do you need to make, to ensure you are prepared? We'll start by talking about the outside of the house. Some people love to rake. The take great pride and satisfaction from a clean, leafless yard. If you are one of these people, rake away! For the rest of us, take a look … [Read more...] about Preparing Your Home and Yourself for Winter – Part I