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ORGANIZED & CHIC

A curated collection of the best thoughts and strategies from Steph on life, motherhood, travel, organization, and living a life of impact!

The Best Ways to Start a Consistent Workout Routine

The Best Ways to Start a Consistent Workout Routine

We all know that a consistent workout routine yields the most benefits, but for many, developing consistency is the most difficult part of a workout routine. Without fail, the gym is packed at the start of each New Year, but within a few weeks or months, many of those New Year newbies fail to stick around. 

So what's the secret of those gym-goers that have a consistent routine all year round? 

They have built a habit. 

Building a habit takes time and many repetitions of the same action. Here are my top six ways to build a consistent workout routine:

Classic + Chic Gift Guide for Valentine's Day

You know she loves Austin | Fowler, but which A|F product should you get her this Valentine’s Day?

With so many colors, styles and accessories to choose from, the decision can be overwhelming. To help you we’ve curated our top three Valentine’s Day gift picks to make a tough decision just a little bit easier. 

Classic + Chic Gift Guide for Valentine's Day
My Favorite Family Activities During the Winter

My Favorite Family Activities During the Winter

Here in Minnesota we are entering into the coldest time of the year. As temperatures reach below zero and you dream of Spring, it can be hard to find activities to keep your family entertained. 


In preparation for the upcoming months of February and March, here are my top five favorite winter family activities that everyone will love!

Small Changes You Can Make for a More Organized Year Ahead

The New Year is a chance to start fresh and new again! But for many, New Years feels like a time where the pressure is on to make large, and sometimes unattainable goals.

Instead of placing undue pressure on yourself to create a “Pinterest perfect” life, use these tips to make small, yet effective changes to the organization of your everyday life. 

Small Changes You Can Make for a More Organized Year Ahead
Simplify + Organize Your Travel in the New Year!

Simplify + Organize Your Travel in the New Year!

We have assembled Austin | Fowler's top three tips to help you stay organized on your upcoming trip!

A Letter from Steph to Moms

After almost a decade of being a mom, I'm sharing the 7 things I wish I would have known as a new mom!

A Letter from Steph to Moms
Sunday Planning Day

Sunday Planning Day

Sundays are critical for me as a business owner and busy mom of 4 to carve out some time for planning the week ahead! Here are a few things I do to ensure a smoother week ahead.

We have far more power and influence than we know!

Our oldest son's teacher sent Vince and I a text message Saturday night and shared the following story... .When I was reading stories to the class this past winter about... Read More
We have far more power and influence than we know!
Work Life Balance vs. Intentional Imbalance

Work Life Balance vs. Intentional Imbalance

I recently gave a speech to a group of about 50 moms, many of whom work outside the home, but not all. The topic was on why I believe work... Read More

How to Reset When Life Gets to be Too Much

We’ve all been there at some point. Life seems to be humming along just fine and then you have a child get pretty sick, at the same time your car... Read More
How to Reset When Life Gets to be Too Much