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15 Ways to Organize Your Pantry

I'm not ashamed to admit that this entire collection of images makes me insanely happy. And while I'm in confession mode, I'll tell you that the second I finished this post, I totally and completely re-organized my cupboards. Because as far as I'm concerned, an organized pantry is the bees knees. And even better? An organized pantry that STAYS organized is our goal for today. And it's not nearly as difficult as you may think... PS:...

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20 Easy Ways to Clean with Vinegar

No matter how hard I try, I will never amount to Monica Gellar status. I adore a sparkling clean home as much the next guy, but actually despise the act of cleaning. Which is why I've made it my mission over the course of my adult-life to unearth a handful of painfully easy cleaning tactics. And over the years I've disovered that classic white vinegar is my very best friend!

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5 Natural Sunburn Remedies

Though we know that protecting our skin from the sun is imperative, mistakes do happen. Whether you accidentally miss a spot or simply forget to re-load after a dip in the pool, there isn't much that ruins a hot vacation like a nasty burn. And with the official start to summer merely days away, we've come prepared with Henry Happened and her 5 natural remedies for immediate sunburn relief!

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DIY Watercolor Makeup Brush Jars

Not only do these DIY watercolor makeup brush jars look insanely cute sitting atop your counter, they're also incredibly useful. And isn't that the best combination ever when you're chatting DIY? Throw in the fact that storing your brushes like so has proven to extend the shelf life of those expensive little tools and this is one project that pretty much sells itself! Spray paint in coral, mint, sky...

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20 Chic Ways to Organize Your Office

I don't know about you, but the crazy person that resides inside my brain finds it terribly difficult to focus on work when my office is in disarray. However, over the years, I've unearthed a handful of super easy, totally chic tools, that have helped keep everything at bay, allowing me to really focus on my daily tasks at hand. And today I'm here to spill ALL the beans! And these may just be the prettiest beans ever. PS - A whole plethora of...

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How-To Organize Your Closet

In the past we've oogled dream closets and touched on a handful of tips on how you can improve yours, but we've never really done a step-by-step guide to purging and organizing your closet. Not to fear! All of that is about to change because we've procured a super simple, totally do-able, totally...

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12 Summer Fashion Must Haves

We are literally on the brink of summer and the excitement around here could not be more palpable. With many an al fresco dinner, beach day and other such warm-weather activities on the horizon, we want to make sure you're well equipped with all the necessary essentials to tackle it all in style. Without further ado, here are our 12 summer fashion must haves for the fabulous season at hand. PS - if you're looking for more, we also have an incredibly inexpensive summer sandal roundup...

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DIY All Purpose Citrus Cleaner

I wasn't sure it was possible, but I'm pretty sure our cleaning routine is about to get significantly cuter. Not to mention a whole lot better for our health, the environment and everything surrounding it. Enter: DIY all-purpose citrus cleaner! Made up of ingredients you can actually pronounce, this bad boy gets the job done (all while being totally adorable)! Glass spray bottle 1 ½ tbsp...

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20 Ways to Keep Kid Stuff Organized

I'm still a solid few years away from baby territory, but the type A within me is already panicky about the idea of kid stuff taking over my home. I have a sister 12 years my junior, and I remember the state of our home when she became a toddler. Colorful bits and baubles every which way! But not on my watch - I've done my research, I've come prepared, and have unearthed 20 ways to keep kid stuff at bay.

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17 Kitchen Organization Tips & Tricks

I live in a tiny box in the sky downtown Toronto, and my kitchen is pint-sized at best. Unfortunately for me this means that when it's even in slight disarray, the entire condo feels like a mess. Over the years I've gotten pretty good at keeping the kitchen clutter at bay, and am pretty excited to share a handful of my favourite tips and tricks with you today! Ps - SO MUCH KITCHEN INSPIRATION! (caps...

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Spring Recipes Lightened Up

Spring is officially here. Which means...that Summer - and more importantly, swimsuit season - is knocking on our door. And I vow that this Spring I will actually start addressing the issue rather than waiting until the last minute and pouting because I don't want to take off my cover-up. So here are some of my favorite Spring recipes, lightened up to get us into fighting shape in no time flat. Already at your goal weight - or kind of don't care one way or another? Make sure to check out...

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15 Cleaning Tips You Never Knew!

For someone who's weirdly obsessed with a clean condo, the act of cleaning itself falls very low on my list of things I like to do. In order to make the process as painless as possible, over the years I've discovered a handful of super easy, mostly-natural tips and tricks for effortless cleaning. I've pretty much mastered the act of making our place sparkly with little elbow grease, and am sharing all my secrets riiiiight here:...

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12 Spring Fashion Must-Haves

Without fail, at this time each year I get that familiar itch to totally overhaul my wardrobe. I've tucked away those bulky winter sweaters and just can't wait to deck myself out in items that are light and bright. And I'm not going to lie, putting together this list of Spring fashion must-haves has not helped. Though I only physically purchased one of them, the rest are totally calling  my name!  ...

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10 Ways to Springify Your Home

I'm certain I'm not alone when I say that the change in season brings about the desire for a fresh start. And this rings particularly true when it comes to Spring! New beginnings are abound and I, for one, can't wait to capitalize. With this in mind, I've rounded up a handful of my favorite ways to infuse Spring into my home; from mini-herb gardens to a total room overhaul!

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Amazing Closets + 10 Closet Organizing Tips

For someone who doesn't always have the funds to splurge on fashion, I spend an awful lot of time looking at pics of fabulous closets that hold fabulous clothes. So much so that I've found what I think are 24 of the best spaces for budgets large and small. And to crank that closet inspiration up a notch, I also wanted to share SMP's tips for getting that little closet that could of yours into tip top shape. Though I may not be considered an expert as far as fashion goes, if there's one...

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8 DIY Projects to Spruce Up Your Home

Here at SMP, we believe in splurging. Especially on those timeless, you'll take them from home to home, move them from room to room pieces. But when it comes to giving your space a facelift for the season, DIY is where it's at. And here are 8 totally do-able, totally steal-worthy projects that are worth that trip to home depot. Each that will most definitely brighten your day.

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11 Hangover Essentials

Is anyone else mentally preparing for the upcoming NYE festivities like we are? Because it always seems like such a great idea to down 6 champagne cocktails while watching the ball drop right? But this year. This year, we're prepared. Because we've stocked up on these 11 essential hangover cures! And we use the term cure VERY lightly. But they are all cute and make us feel better nonetheless! 1.

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How To Frost the Perfect Cake

I've always admired those perfectly smooth cakes you see through the windows of your local bakery. They're just so beautiful in their simplicity. And though I've admittedly tried my hand at them a time or two, I've never quite mastered the look. But with Mayflour Cake + Confections step by step guide, I'm now more confident than ever that we call all frost the perfect cake. Captured by...

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12 Timeless Wardrobe Essentials

I love a dash of neon or a fabulous sequin blazer just as much as the next girl but if there's one thing I've learned when it comes to your wardrobe workhorses; it's that classics are always in. A good bag or that perfectly worn in pair of riding boots can complete an outfit for years to come. Investing in quality is also a major do and we've taken the leg work out of finding just the right staples. Have a look at our round-up of twelve wardrobe classics that are a total must for your closet.

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Serene Bedrooms

For me, a serene bedroom is one that has been stripped down to its bare essentials. A space in which you walk into, and all of the days woes and qualms simply melt away. It's simple, it's elegant, it's like a breath of fresh air. Give me crisp white sheets, a lightly scented candle, and someone sweet to snuggle up next to and I am seriously good to go. We thought we'd pretend like Monday wasn't really here with this round up of some of our very favourite, picture perfect, simply serene bedrooms.

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