Cleaning & Organization

As soon as warmer weather hits, I’m ready to shed layers! Purge in every way. I want to put some of the heavier house things away and lighten up the house. Sure, packing up your sweaters for storage is a great way to refresh your closet (scroll to the end for my opinion on that!) […]

Nearly 2 years have passed since our honed Carrara marble countertops were installed, and (*confession) we haven’t done a thing to keep up maintenance besides wiping them daily with a little dish soap and water. I know, I know, the cleaning gatekeepers would be ashamed, but hey, I’ve never claimed to be a perfectionist over […]

We have been hard at work for the last weekend, decluttering and purging our attic space! It was at the top of our 2023 project list because it was becoming an overwhelming goliath that we just had to tackle. And as overwhelming as it was, it felt soooo good to get in there and finally […]

Reading this back, I realized this might sound like a sponsored post, so to be clear–IT’S NOT! My sister, Andi, turned me onto Pura in our last house. I bought two devices to prep our home to sell, because it’s true what they say, smells can leave a lasting impression. Honestly, I wasn’t immediately sold. I […]

Yesterday we talked extensively about purging and cleaning and organizing. But we all know ACTION is what really gets things done. So each week we’re giving a little homework assignment on Tuesdays (do you feel like you’re in summer school yet?) to work on that week. Honestly you can make these as simple or challenging […]


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