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5 Free Apps to Help You Survive Pregnancy

Pregnancy is no joke. From the physical and emotion changes to the planning to the zillion questions parents-to-be have, it's a joyous, sometimes crazy, heck of a rollercoaster ride. I'm really not sure how our folks did it without the web, but I sure am thankful that we have it at our fingertips today. Here are five free pregnancy apps to see you through your nine month journey with success! You might...

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How To Throw the Perfect Summer Brunch for Your Girls

Summer is my favorite for sooo many reasons. The happy hues all around, beach days and seasonal scents that induce a smile. But quite possibly one of the best things these warm days bring? The endless party possibilities, like this sun-kissed brunch from ...

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12 Dinner Ideas for When It’s Too Hot To Cook

We are in the thick of August folks, and that means HOT evenings are upon us. You know, the kind when the first thing you want to do after work is sip on an ice cold brew or super chilled glass of vino. Oh, and the idea of turning on the oven or using the stovetop? Sounds like hell. So grab that cocktail and take comfort in a nice cool meal that's sure to satisfy. See the full roundup...

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30 of the Cutest Surfer Baby Names We’ve Ever Heard

The one adjective that comes to mind when I think of surfers is 'cool'. And we all want our baby's names to be 'cool', right? Maybe you're leaning on the more classic side or just looking for something that's pretty and unique, but either way, you have to admit these surfer-inspired names are pretty adorbs and would be perfect...

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12 Things To Add To Your End of Summer Bucket List

As a born and raised New Englander, I always aim to enjoy the strengths and beauty each season brings with it. But that doesn't keep my summer-loving heart from crying a little inside as these warmer days slip away. Not ready to say goodbye yet either? As the weeks of August pass by, make sure to get in some of these simple, yet soon-to-be-missed summer time to do's! You might also love...

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Learn How To Make the Prettiest-Ever Fruit Salad in Minutes

Cantaloupe and honeydew melon, I love you, I do. But there's a new fruit salad in town and I'm convinced she's the only fruit salad I'll be making for quite some time. Not only is the pretty factor off the charts, but the ease of effort and addition of mint makes for the most gorgeous fruit frenzy I've ever laid eyes on. Captured by Dyan Kethley, get the recipe from wellness coach, Kara Stout below!

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Donuts, Quiches + Pancakes, Oh My! A Pretty + Healthy Brunch Menu.

Do you have a favorite meal of the day? Mine just so happens to be brunch. Early enough for breakfast foods to still be acceptable and late enough for a cocktail and sweets to make an appearance. But did you know that said brunch treats can actually be healthy too? Thanks to Kara StoutDyan Kethley and the team behind all...

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12 Back to School Backpack Bags for Big Girls

Remember the days of patch-adorned backpacks? The more you had, the cooler you were. At least up until freshman year when style wasn't quite strong on the radar yet. Now, backpacks are as chic as they come and patches are traded for tassels, leather and gold zippers galore. Would you trade your bag for one of these backpack beauties? See the full roundup...

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10 Comfy Chairs for the Ultimate Reading Nook

One of my favorite places in our home to cozy up with a good book is this sweet little comfy chair that sits in the corner of our living room. It's neighbor is the fireplace and in addition to luring me in for many a read, it also pairs well with a good cup of tea I might add. Want to infuse a cozy reading nook in your home? Find the perfect chair here!

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5 Tips for the Most Gorgeous Maternity Session Ever

Pregnancy is such a special time for both you and your partner, from brainstorming baby names to guessing what your little one's gender will be to designing his or her nursery. Like many other of life's milestones, this is one to definitely capture in photo form. Case in point? This dreamy sunlit session from Jose Villa! See more in The Vault and keep scrolling for 5 maternity session tips.

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10 Sweet Storage Solutions for Baby’s Nursery

When designing your baby's nursery, making it one-of-a-kind is usually on the top of the list, from the cutest wall hangings to the perfect hue on the walls or a bit of wallpaper to wow. But making that sweet space efficient too is SO...

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Cast Your Vote for Round 2 of Style Me Pretty Living Dream Home Awards!

Friends, the SMP Living Dream Home Awards are fully underway and we are so excited to announce our first round of homes moving on in the bracket this week! You all sure did pick some beauties out of the bunch for a fabulous eight remaining. Cast your vote this week to help us determine the final four!

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30 Unique Baby Names Inspired by Famous Singers

Yay! You've just found out baby's gender finally and now you can put some of that baby name research to good use. From celebrities (boy and girl!) to...

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10 Ingredients You Need for a Chic Patterned Tile Bathroom Makeover

I'm convinced that our girl Jen is secretly an interior designer on the side. First, we were wowed by her 1950's kitchen remodel featured here, and her latest bathroom reno? Has my patterned tile...

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3 Beautiful Buns to Make a Bad Morning SO Much Better

Whether you accidentally hit snooze one too many times, got zero sleep last night or you're just facing a regular ol' Monday, bad mornings are a part of life. So when you've got those sunrise blues? It's the perfect day to make your life a thousand times easier with an effortlessly pretty hairstyle. See three of our favorite (and bad morning-friendly!) buns...

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12 Adorable Finds for a Tropical-Inspired Nursery

We've seen just about every kind of nursery there is, from wallpapered pretties to mid-century modern to adventure-inspired. But the one 'theme' if you will, that I'd love to see and...

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10 Throw Pillows You Can Keep Out Year Round

Unless you go the DIY route, there's no doubt that throw pillows can cost a pretty penny. I think I spent nearly $400 bucks just sprinkling our couch with them when we moved into our first home. So my advice? If you're planning to purchase, go for patterns and colors that can take you from one beautiful season to the next.

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A Baby Shower So Gorgeous You Might Mistake it for a Wedding!

When I first laid eyes on this elegant-as-ever baby shower, I could have sworn it was a wedding. See? And it comes as no surprise seeing as this sweet day was in honor of the lovely Shalyn Nelson and designed by the fab team at Inspired Events and Designs. Complete with a menu inspired by Mama-to-be's food cravings, a mimosa...

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Cast Your Vote for Style Me Pretty Living Home Awards!

Our archive of home tours is by far my favorite little corner of SMP Living. Getting to peek inside the prettiest of abodes on the daily makes my home-loving heart smile. And it seems to do the same for y'all, which is why we're launching the SMP Living Home Awards! Each week during the month of August you'll vote on...

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3 Effortless Summer Makeup Looks that Show Off Your Natural Beauty

My makeup routine is pretty natural year round. But during the summer months when I've got a bit of an extra glow? I like to lighten it up even more and let that sun-kissed skin shine through with just a bit of added help. That's when super easy tutorials like these beauty archive faves of mine come in handy—get the steps for each...

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