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5 Wardrobe Essentials from Devon Rachel

You may already recognize the sweet Devon Rachel as she's taken over Style Me Pretty as our first ever blogger bride (woot!) But did you know that she also has style for miles? The girl is unstoppable, I swear to you! And today she's sharing five of her absolute must-have...

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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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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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Fall Accessory Essentials

I've pulled together a few of my must-have accessories for this Fall season, a collection of things designed to put a little pep in your step as we move towards Winter and the holidays!  I've had my eye on that Clare Vivier clutch for a bit now and the Nixon watch was just added to my Christmas list.  I hope you love these lovely goodies as much as I do! For more fashion inspiration, head on over to my blog A House in the Hills.

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The Ultimate Boot Essentials

I've made it pretty clear over the past few weeks that fall and I are the very best of friends. Any excuse to hunker down with a big ol' mug of tea is aces in my book, let's be honest. And trailing high on my list of fall-appropriate behaviour? Cute boots of course! 1. Tory Burch Boot: ...

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Fleur de Sel’s Kitchen Essentials

It's no secret that my kitchen acts as my happy place. Whether I'm brewing a cup of tea in the morning or whipping up some chocolate chip cookies at some inappropriate hour of the evening, I always feel my best when I'm putsing around in there. And while I, personally, have my go-to kitchen essentials, I'm always intrigued by some of the pieces my favourite bloggers deem worthy as must-haves. So I've asked the...

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Sarah Yates’ Fall Essentials

Today I'm excited to share my must-haves for Fall:  a cozy fisherman's sweater, a great pair of oxfords, a felt hat, black skinny jeans and a soft...

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Essential Fall Fashion

So I tried to chat with mother nature on everyone's behalf, but unfortunately there isn't much we can do about the weather slowly transitioning from summer to fall. And since it seems we have to accept the inevitable, we might as well dress the part, am I right? So here are a few of my personal favourite fall essentials. And after spending some time on my virtual shopping list, I'm kind of feeling better...

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The Beauty Department & Kristin Ess’ Top 10 Beauty Essentials

Truth be told, I'm not one who typically abides by "beauty essential" tips. With so much on the market and so many vastly different opinions, I usually prefer to stick to my own tried, tested and true rituals. But when we had the chance to catch up with the sweet & savvy Kristin Ess of the ever beloved Beauty Department, you better believe I was all ears. Because when a girls skin is this glowy, and her hair is that luxurious, you...

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Summer Essentials: For the Yard

So first and foremost, I feel like I should preface this post by saying that I'm using the word essentials loosely. Though I'm well aware that flamingo cups, popcorn makers and string lights aren't exactly essentials, I firmly believe that they will make your summer just a little bit better. It's all about the little things, you know? I mean, I don't know about you, but the fact that flamingo cups exist is...

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Spring Essentials with Damsel in Dior

Damsel in Dior's spring essentials are all about easy breezy basics paired with a handful of serious statement pieces. Jacey is notorious for her classic meets edgy style, which rings especially true in this fun little round up she put together just for us. And I kind of can't get enough of each and every item (hello champagne holder!) With a few key pieces, you'll be sure to stand out amongst the crowd this season. From Jacey...

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Spring Essentials with Gal Meets Glam

And we are officially back with another Spring fashion essentials round-up, this time curated by the talented Julia from Gal Meets Glam. This San Fransisco native is no stranger to style, and is here today showing us how to do bright and cheery in the prettiest of ways. And if you ask me, this collection of colourful pieces completely embodies spring in all of it's vibrant glory (I, personally, have got my eyes set on that tangerine orange...

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Spring Essentials with Could I Have That

We recently shared some of our personal spring must-haves, and kind of can't get enough of the whole idea. Being nosey by nature, we thought it'd be fun to take a peek at a few things that our favourite ladies in the fashion world are coveting this season. Over the next little while we'll be showcasing some of the prettiest of the pretty spring fashion round ups, as curated by some of the top names...

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Essential Spring Fashion

If it isn't obvious (based on the one hundred and four times I've mentioned it thus far), we're kind of spring enthusiasts around here. Though winter has a few perks, we're definitely not sorry to see it out. And in order to do so, one must don the proper attire, am I right? We've taken the time to round up a few fabulous finds that will more than get you through the next few weeks, all in great in style. Because, as they say, April showers bring May flowers and with this ensemble we're more...

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Travel Essentials

Today we're talking all things travel and I couldn't be more excited. We've got some incredible travel diaries coming up this afternoon and I'm pretty sure you don't want to miss em' (I don't know about you, but I'm totally living vicariously through our travel posts). In the meantime, we thought we'd round up some of our very favourite travel essentials, SMP styles. While we all know that comfort is of...

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9 Spring Fashion Essentials + Winner!

For the last two days, we've been poring over all of the gorgeous Spring Pinterest boards that you guys have put together. Umm, can I go out on a limb and say we have the most fashion fabulous readers on the planet? Yeah, we do. Anyway, before we announce the winner (and maaaaaaybe a runner up!!), we wanted to give you one little gift of Spring that everyone can...

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Holiday Gift Wrap Essentials + A Gift Tag Download

Before we dive headfirst into our Wrapping Essentials Guide, we thought we'd revisit one of our all time favorite gift wrapping extravaganzas. That we still reference for its crafty goodness and all out gifting beauty. Designed by the beautiful and oh-so-talented Summer Watkins of Grey Likes Weddings this is sure to get your gift wrapping giddies a going. Oh and there is a...

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Guest Bath Essentials

Today, we want to touch base on prepping your guest bath for entertaining. Should you be hosting Thanksgiving dinner later this week, this is not a post to be missed! Readying a guest bath is almost as important as setting your table (if you're in search of advice on this subject, may we suggest taking a peek at our Thanksgiving Guide?). Inevitably, the bathroom is a space in your home that your guests...

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