For the laundry room, I purchased this vintage linen cabinet from Chairish, which smelled a bit old and musty. I hoped to put my fresh sheets and bedding in there, but I couldn’t in good conscious store them there while it smelled so dirty. So I rolled up my sleeves and got to work! Lucky […]

Today kicks off our CLJ Summer School where we’re focusing on How to Fall in Love with Your home in 30 days! (see the full calendar right here!) This first week we’ll be talking about purging, cleaning and organizing because loving your home starts with being intentional with what you allow and keep in your […]

This post is part of a paid partnership with Lowe’s.  We will be moving into a new home next week!! That’s crazy and emotional and exciting to write. When my parents decided to downsize and move from next door, we started casually looking at Zillow at night. It took some time, but we found the […]

This post is sponsored by BISSELL We get a lot of questions about how we keep our home clean with a big, hairy dog like our sweet Willow romping around. I usually smile and say, “We just love her more than we hate the hair.”–which is, I mean, best practice. But the truth is, we […]

How to Clean Glass Globe Lights

This post is sponsored by Grove Collaborative.  There are some things in your home that require special treatment. They need specific tools in order to be altered, cleaners to come clean, and professional services to function. But there are other things in the home we tend to overthink, when a simple approach is best. I […]


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