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Melissa Baran

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The Ultimate Beach Bag Essentials List

It may sound cliché, but a day at the beach is truly my happy place. I read that it is actually healing, too (I agree Tessa!). So much so that I'd just about put 'packing a beach bag' on my resume. This...

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18 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Kind of Dad

My dad is the kind of dad who knows how to do everything. He can hop on a snowboard for the first time and totally rock it, taught me how to fish, make a fire, run a business, to know good music and to live completely in the moment—just for starters. So, when it comes to Father's Day, I'm sure I can find something on...

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5 Reasons to Add this Colorful City to Your Travel Wish List

We talk about a 'pop of color' all the time in weddings, home and fashion. But travel? I don't think we've ever featured a mini guide...

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Do You Have One of These Design Statements in Your Home?

Designing a home is similar to building your fashion sense. You need to start with the staples first—the foundation of your style if you will—and then sprinkle in the pieces that make people walk into your home and stare (for all the right reasons). From patterned tile to...

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8 Statement Pendants That Look Killer Over a Kitchen Island

One of my favorite kitchen's ever that we've featured (and basically the entire home designed by Pencil & Paper Co.) is so simple, yet so stunning. And the showstopper? Is most definitely the pendants that grace...

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15 Little White Dresses for Summer (Under $100!)

A few fashion trends (albeit, I consider them timeless) are overtaking my closet this summer... stripes, off-the-shoulder pieces, shirt dresses and tie-front tops. But the one summer staple that I still go-to when I just want to feel super romantic and pretty? The...

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6 Bad Hair Habits To Break for Good

Did you know that women check their reflection an average of eight times per day? May sound like a bit of a shallow statistic, but nonetheless it proves that we really do look to our beauty and style for confidence. Especially our hair. And that's OK! Be proud of those locks ladies, but be...

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10 Shoes To Pair with Every Summer Uniform

The very best part about summer style (in my opinion) is switching out the boots and play-it-safe heels for open-toed sandals, flats and adorable wedges like these. Pretty feet are a must on sunshiney days! There's something for everyone (and every outfit) on...

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12 Braided Hairstyles To Try This Summer

We all have those hair days that things are just not working. The solution? Toss in a braid! Braids are the cure for most hair-struggles, not to mention they are a win with any summer style. From side braids to elegant updos for warm weather weddings...

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10 Unique Ways to Add Paint to Your Home

Friends, it's time think beyond the gallery wall and the pop of color throw pillow, as clutch as they are. If you really want to make a statement in your home, we've got a little challenge for you:...

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10 Clever Ways To Sneak in a Workout on the Daily

I am the worst person at setting a workout regimen for myself. I'm a work-it-when-I-feel-like-it kind of girl if you will. Ya feel? Then this post might spark your energy. Because it's all about multi-tasking so you can still enjoying that down time that you SO deserve. Right ladies? No one wants to be doing crunches when they get home from work every night. Try one of these clever ways to tone up!

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10 Smoothie Boosters + How They Benefit You

Smoothies are a staple in my day. I love that I can pack so much goodness into one tasty little drink and that they're a great alternative to a not-so-healthy sugary afternoon treat. Lately, I've been getting creative with additions to my recipes and learning a bit more about what foods...

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11 Gorgeous Celebrities Show Off Their Summer Baby Bumps

Do you go through phases where you feel like everyone you know is prego? I feel like every time I turn around another bump is popping up. And for those of us hoping to have our own little bump in the future, a bit of mama-to-be style inspo is welcome, right ladies? Especially when it's celeb style. From...

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Discover Your Perfect Sunglasses Style by Face Shape

We’ve all been there… you walk into a sunglasses boutique and try on a million different pair but just can’t seem to find the one. Why did the oversized aviators look good on Jessica Alba and not you? Knowing how to pair your face shape with the right styles can make shopping for the perfect sunnies SO much more fun. Get the tips below and shop some of our favorites! More Style Inspiration This...

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Get the Scoop on this Event Planner’s Perfect Party Guacamole Recipe

The perfect food ever? Avocados, hands down. They come in they're own little natural bowl, taste freaking delicious with basically everything and of course, take centerstage in the perfect party appetizer: guacamole. Nancy Liu Chin agrees and she's sharing her favorite recipe with us today! Get ready for those summer guac offs friends, this one is a contender...

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5 Rules To Achieve Perfect Party Host Status

After more than 700 weddings and parties under her belt, Nancy Liu Chin of NLC Designs knows a few things about planning a dinner party or two. But thankfully, you don't need that many events on your entertaining resume to become a perfect party hostess. Instead, just a few tips from the pros. Along with imagery from ...

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11 Things To Do on a Summer Weekend with No Plans

Some of my best spent summer weekends to date started off with absolutely NO plans. Impromptu beach days, clambakes, bike rides, stumbling across the best live music... you name it. And with the official start to summer just days away, there will be plenty of spontaneous weekends to enjoy. Let...

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12 Sexy Scents to Wear this Summer

Summer is my season. From happy toes in sandals to living in swimsuits to spritzing my favorite summery scent on before I head out to dinner. Really, there's nothing quite like a good scent to transport me to my happy place...

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The Genius New Brunch Idea We Can’t Wait to Try

Brace yourselves brunch goers, this one next level. And I'm totally stealing the idea. As if floral from 1956blooms atop this table aren't lovely enough on their own, one brass fox styled a gathering that allows each lady to select a signature ...

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8 Things To Avoid Packing for Vacation

When your family buys you a luggage weighing device for Christmas (me a few years back), you know you're an extreme packer. I said goodbye to my excessive packing days in that moment and never turned back. Friends, light traveling is the way to go and if you can master it, you'll realize how freeing it actually is. Start here with these 8 items to avoid toting with you when you...

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