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Party Food and DIYS for Your Fourth of July Bash

A red, white and blue color palette and sparklers are a given, watermelon = a total must. But what else should you be infusing into your upcoming Fourth of July bash? We've got a round up of simple DIY projects, scrumptious bites and out of this world cocktails that will kick your fourth into a whole new level of cool. Get ready to celebrate the U.S. of A. with 15 of our...

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Easy Patio Decor for the Fourth of July

When we purchased our home, I was a little hesitant about the screened in porch that is in direct view from our family room. It felt like a rustic lake house porch and made our family room feel dark. However, I knew it had potential to be a huge asset. With a few simple updates, this neutral porch easily adapts with the seasons. xoxo Julie Blanner We stained the floors, walls and ceiling with a solid color...

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20 Father-Kiddo Moments That Will Make You Gush

Some of my favorite memories from growing up are the "Daddy-Daughter" adventures that my dad and I used to go on. We went to baseball games, out to dinner and a movie for a "date night," and my all-time favorite, our trip to Disney World. There's no one quite like...

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14 Awesome DIY Gifts for Dad

With Father's Day this Sunday, you've surely been thinking about what to get dear ol' Dad -- but have you considered going the DIY route? These 14 DIY gift ideas are totally SMP-and-Dad-approved, and are surprisingly easy to put together. Are you also curious to see what we're getting our Dad's for the occasion? Find out...

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Kick Up Dads Cookout With These Yummy Recipes

This Father's Day, celebrate Dad with the a good ol' fashion family cookout. But if you are looking to really kick things up a notch with some unique and delicious recipes, we've got a few that are sure to make your #1 Dad a very happy camper. From kicked up condiments to...

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Style Me Pretty Editors’ Father’s Day Gifts

If your dad is anything like mine, he's impossible to shop for. And with Father's Day in a matter of days, time is running out to get him the perfect gift. That's where the SMP editors come in. Click through the slideshow to get inspired by what we'll be gifting our dads. And, tell us, what are you getting your dad for Father's Day?

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14 Must-Make Donuts for National Donut Day

I have maybe the biggest sweet tooth ever. Candy, ice cream, cakes, cookies — dessert is my favorite meal of the day. But there's something extra special about a...

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DIY Mother’s Day Phone Cases with Verizon

Mother's Day is quickly approaching and visions of the perfect gifts are dancing through our heads. You can go the scarf or candle route but if you're looking for something unique and oh so mom, try this DIY on for size. Our friends at Verizon gave us the challenge...

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The 20 Best Smart Phone Apps For Mom

If you're a Mom, you know how truly busy life can be -- and pretty much just is --  every day. Luckily, you've got something in your back pocket that can make daily tasks a whole lot easier to manage: the latest and greatest technology from Verizon! And to...

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20 Reasons Why Being a Mom Rocks

Mother's Day is nearly upon us and while we love searching for the perfect gift or crafting a brunch for our favorite moms, we thought it would be fun to dive a little deeper and talk shop with a Mother who knows her stuff. Monika Hibbs is not only a wildly talented lifestyle blogger but she has now added badass mama bear to her resume and she has 20 reasons why it's the coolest thing on the planet. Have a...

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13 Multitasking Gifts For A Multitasking Mom

With Mother's Day right around the corner, you've probably been been checking out some of our special tips for planning the ultimate Mother's Day brunch or...

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A Modern Mexican Soiree

This modern fiesta not only blows any Cinco de Mayo party I've ever been to straight out of the water but would be pretty amazing any day of the year. It's lunch and tequila tasting crafted by Modern Dame, along with bougainvillea and cactus pairings by MTF Studio and lots of pretty imagery by ...

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How to Host an Impromptu Fiesta for Cinco De Mayo

We're not sure how anyone can possibly forget about a holiday filled with delicious tacos and margaritas, but it happens. If Cinco de Mayo snuck up on you this year, don't panic—you can host an impromptu fiesta in a pinch! Check out our handy slideshow below for quick and easy tips to celebrate the best holiday ever. Now that you have the food covered, get some Cinco de Mayo decor inspiration below!  ...

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18 Prettiest DIY Gifts For Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day just one week away, we've begun kicking into overdrive planning and prepping for different ways to make our Moms feel...

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12 Recipes Totally Worthy of Mom

Whether Mom is coming to visit, or you're going home, this Mother's Day (lucky you!), you may be called upon to whip something up to impress the most discerning of dinner guests: Mom. Have no fear, we've rounded up 12 of our favorite recipes guaranteed to meet the rigorous standard of the most important woman in your life (we've also got great ...

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Best Hairstyles At Any Age

No matter the age, ever girl needs a good hairstyle, but there are some hairstyles simply better fit depending on age. Let's face it, my grandma is likely not going to rock a fishtail braid, but would sport a chic button bob. Click through the gallery below to see the best hairstyle at any age!

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20 Ideas for the Ultimate Mother’s Day Brunch

Your mom is anything but boring, so, forget the overpriced restaurant brunches and bring this year's Mother's Day festivities closer to home. After all, home is where the heart is. With these inspired ideas, you can create a spread worthy of her fabulousness and guarantee that her day is one to remember.

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SMP Pretty Picks – Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Your mom is one-of-a-kind and so to should be her gift. So in celebration of all the favorite ladies in our life, we've rounded up a smorgasbord of presents that will make her feel oh so special. From the newbies to the seasoned vets, this collection of goodies has just the right something for everyone. So get ready to show her how much you care with a gift as fab as your dearest mom. Product Links:...

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How to Make Mother’s Day Even More Special

In my family, it was tradition that on Mother's Day, mom would get breakfast in bed and the rest of the day was spent doing whatever she wanted. While I can't be there to celebrate with her this year, technology has made it easier than ever to keep in touch. And with the...

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Whimsical Easter Table for the Kids

If you're looking for last minute inspiration for the prettiest Easter table in town, you are so in luck. This Springy spread is perfect for the minis in your life crafted by Valley & Co. with whimsical calligraphy touches by Laura Hooper and lots of pretty pictures by ...

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