Mona Ying Reeves, the Founder and House Coach behind Kickstart House, shares how she made a new year’s resolution to renovate her fixer upper and how it’s going one year later. We also learn about her 5-Day Home Renovation Challenge where she helps women take the leap from having a Pinterest board full of ideas to making real progress on a real renovation. 

For More Info:

Pinterest To Progress 5-Day Challenge —

Kickstart House website —

Kickstart House Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube channel — @kickstarthouse

About our guest:

Mona Ying Reeves is a serial renovator, architect mom, and former design consultant to various HGTV shows. She founded Kickstart House support homeowners with aligning their homes with their best lives.


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