Kristen Garaffo


Kristen is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer and homebody. She specializes in home and lifestyle content, and loves helping others live their best lives at home and beyond. Romanticizing her life since 1987, you can probably find her sipping on iced coffee, crushing a Crossfit workout, designing her next dream space, or blasting Taylor Swift.
Why I’m Leaning into the Swedish Concept of Fika for a Cozy Fall
As the weather cools down and schedules amp up with back-to-school activities and the impending holiday season, creating a cozy ritual to look forward to seems like a necessity.
Sep 16, 2022
I Used Marie Kondo’s Methods to Clean My House and It Helped Me Stop Mindless Spending
Tips from The Kitchn
"I have a whole new relationship with shopping, and have turned my impulse buying into very intentional spending."
Sep 15, 2021
I Set Up a Coffee Station and It Gave My Morning Routine a Much-Needed Refresh
Tips from The Kitchn
And I have four key tips that just might help you, too.
Jul 20, 2021