Kristen Garaffo

Contributing Home & Living Writer
Kristen Garaffo is a Washington DC-area-based freelance writer. She specializes in home and lifestyle content and loves helping others live their best lives at home and beyond.
  • Location: Rockville, MD
  • Education: The Boston Conservatory
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As a self-taught interior stylist, Kristen has found so much joy in creating beautiful space at home. Whether it’s perfecting your at-home coffee station, starting a morning routine, designing a dream space or staying organized — she’s your girl when it comes to being happy and healthy at home. In addition to The Everygirl, her writing has appeared in Apartment Therapy, Hunker, and The Daily Beast.


Kristen’s career path has taken many twists and turns, and with a background in musical theater — she’s done everything from performing professionally all over Washington DC, to being a barista, a yoga instructor, a life coach, a social media manager and a blogger. She believes that everything happens for a reason, and that her wide array of life experiences makes her a great writer.

Fun Stuff

You can probably find her sipping on iced coffee, crushing a Crossfit workout, designing her next dream space, or blasting Taylor Swift.

About The Everygirl Media Group

Whether she is searching for her dream job or a new city to call home; is saving for a down payment or a ticket to travel the world; is learning to cook or speak another language, she needs a bit of guidance, she wants to be inspired.

She is The Everygirl. This is for her.

Over the past ten years, The Everygirl has grown to become a household name in online media, providing millions of women around the globe with a daily dose of inspiration and guidance. By offering detailed in-depth features, career profiles, relatable first-hand accounts, and how-to guides, The Everygirl inspires women toward leading a well-rounded, financially sound, and stylish life.