Every year, I resolve to be a bit more organized in all aspects of life – home, work, and personal. And every year, I get a tiny bit closer to actually keeping my resolution. This year, living clutter-free is finally doable with the help of these chic storage essentials.


Our Resolve to Get Organized: Chic Storage Essentials Boutique opens Sunday, January 6, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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January 6, 2013


We’re determined to make 2013 the best year yet, so in honor of the New Year (and our new resolutions), here’s a roundup of Pinboards that will keep us inspired and motivated all year long.

1. We love Skinnytaste’s Pinboard of recipes that make our favorite foods just a little bit healthier.

2. These running tips and guides from SHAPE magazine will have us sticking to our get-fit resolutions – easily.

3. An abundance of winter-outfit ideas will keep us inspired all season (even when it’s 20 below).

4. This year, we resolve to wear more prints.

5. No more excuses: 2013 will be our year to get crafty. Bring on those DIYs!

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.  

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January 1, 2013


Canyon Ranch

It’s that time of year again. We’re making resolutions to kickstart the New Year. If you’re anything like us, you get bogged down throughout the year (ok, by the end of the month) and those pledges get left by the wayside. But this year, we’re turning to the wellness experts at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts to help find ways to stick to them.

1. Find an exercise routine that you actually enjoy.
Don’t fret if running is not for you. Anything that elevates your heartbeat for a sustained period is a good cardio workout – the best exercise for you is the one you enjoy most, because you’ll keep doing it. Try classes that look like fun – indoor cycling, boxing, or high-energy dance classes like Zumba®. If you enjoy competitive sports, get your heart going with racquetball or basketball. If you prefer a solo activity, try swimming, cycling, or walking (mile for mile, walking and running yield about equal benefits). If you like to be social, go out dancing, hiking, or kayaking with friends – even a snowball fight works. Your body doesn’t know the difference between exercise and play, it just loves to be active.
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