Posts tagged rachel & company
There’s a change in the air…

Here we are in mid-September. Summer is officially over. The kids are back in school. You can feel a hint of crispness in the air when you walk out the door each morning. I’m inspired to muse about the changes I anticipate for myself, and particularly, my business. I don’t like to let things get to comfortable and I am constantly striving to figure out new and innovative ways to expand Rachel & Company. So what’s ahead you might ask? I’m excited to create more online classes, expand the rachel-company.com Shop page, and continue to partner with other amazing groups to promote new ideas and offerings...

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Moving tips to make your life easier

The moving process can be a lot to manage and includes so much prep and coordination that when moving day comes you are ready to just be done. So, we’re sharing the tips that we give to our clients and implement on each and every project that we work on. Regardless of the size and scope of your move, these tips can help to streamline the process and create a better (or at least less stressful) experience.Things like mapping out your floor plan, decluttering your home before your move, and creating a packaging system will help your make your day less stressful when the big day comes.

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My daily essentials (and how you can get them on sale TODAY!)

When I head out the door in the morning I’m armed with the essentials that will get me through the day, knowing that I will likely be away from my home for many hours. Over the last 9 years of learning to balance motherhood and my full-time career, there are products that have become my go-tos because they work with my busy and demanding schedule. Here are a few essentials from my wardrobe, beauty routine, travel bag and office.

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A step-by-step plan to organize your garage (the space you love to hate)

To be completely honest, garages are one of the most difficult areas for us to get excited about. We are less concerned with making the space “pretty” with products that tie into the home’s aesthetic and more focused on figuring out how to make the pieces of the puzzle fit together in a way that makes it both visible and possible to access, which can sometimes be tricky in such a tight space. Here are our 6 tips for how to get started, what to consider, and how to make the most of your space to create a functional garage.

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The 5 times that organization helped me in my 30s

Today, June 1st, I turn 40. I am closing out my most challenging, rewarding, and life altering decade. In my 30s there were at least 5 major life changes where organization helped me...and when I say “helped” me at points, being organized actually saved me. Saved me from having to focus on the unnecessary and waste time, saved my sanity so that I could just stick to the routine and saved me money because I knew what I had and didn’t overspend which saved me lots of unnecessary stress. Here is a little insight into my life and how I navigated it all!

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GREAT DAY WASHINGTON RECAP: SPRING ORGANIZING TIPS (+ HOW TO GET THE FAMILY INVOLVED)

My 9-year old identical twin daughters and I were on Great Day Washington earlier to discuss spring organizing tips and to provide real-life examples of how families, including those with young children, can help out with getting organized (and not just create more chaos). Here are a few tips to get your family involved with spring cleaning the closet, toys chest, pantry and storage.

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How to Measure for Organizing Products

There are SO many organizing products out there, and in recent years more stores have stepped up their game to offer products that are aesthetically appealing. It’s overwhelming to know where to begin.I can hear the frustration in my clients’ voices as they describe their failed attempts to get organized on their own. If you’ve been in this situation know that there is ONE thing that you need to know to avoid this type of frustration moving forward: how to measure.

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ORGANIZATION PRODUCTS: A REFLECTION OF YOUR STYLE. PLUS A MINTWOOD HOME GIVEAWAY!

I am a firm believer that organization and design go hand in hand, which is why we always are mindful of our client’s aesthetic when making organizing product recommendations and creating long-lasting organization solutions. I also believe that organization doesn’t mean creating rigid systems that control your life, or purchasing plastic bins to contain everything in an orderly fashion. Organization should tie into the way that you currently live your life, and the products that aid the organization should be a reflection of your style.

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Gift Guide 2016

We're kicking off December with our first ever organizing gift guide! We know that there are a ton of gift guides floating around online during this time of year, so we made sure to carefully select products that: (1) we know you'll love; (2) are on the practical side; (3) aim to tame the clutter in the recipient's life, not add to the clutter. Whether you’re shopping for a picky teenager or want to pick something special up for yourself, we hope that our list helps you find just what you're looking for.

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