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I am NOT complaining, but the weather is chilly in Los Angeles. Again, I am NOT complaining. Usually, by March, the temps are in the triple digits and it feels like summer, but this year has been amazing and it still feels like spring! So since it both feels like spring AND actually still is spring (at least until June 20th), I thought I would continue with the spring cleaning and tackled my bathroom. Just this last year, we renovated the small guest bathroom in our house and, after months of dust, I’ve moved back into it (because I hate sharing a bathroom with my husband), but since we moved things around in the bathroom and replaced the large sink vanity with a small sink and vanity, I’ve had to get a little creative with organization and storage. To start, the small sink and vanity has a single drawer which is tiny because of all the cut-outs for the sink plumbing. I try to keep everything in this drawer because I hate bathroom clutter. Everything includes my toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, hairbrushes, makeup, and lotions. Here’s what the before looks like, minus a lot of that stuff. It’s gross, but when we got our second cat Lucy, we thought we lost her somewhere in the house, but it turns out she crawled up the back of the sink and she would sleep in this drawer. She did this for about a week. Luckily, she’s now stopped, but the drawer needed to be cleaned out. So I picked up some little plastic containers that I could paint fun colors and fit into the drawer to make little cubbies for everything! If you want to organize your drawer and make it colorful, here’s what you need: I simply spray painted the little containers in fun, bright colors and then cleaned out that drawer with antibacterial spray before putting everything back in. I also replaced my makeup brushes with brand new, clean makeup brushes. Spring cleaning sometimes means you need to just replace the old stuff. And since I was replacing, I listened to my dentist and replaced my toothbrush with one of the electric toothbrushes: a Philips Sonicare Essence toothbrush. Even my mouth needed some spring cleaning! The Philips Sonicare Essence is the perfect toothbrush to upgrade to this spring since it removes up to 2X more plaque than a manual toothbrush and the unique dynamic cleaning action of the electric toothbrush gently and effectively reaches deep between teeth and along the gum line. What I love about this toothbrush is that a 24 hour charge will last for approximately two weeks! So I can charge it for 24 hours and then put the charger away and cut the countertop clutter and put the toothbrush into my drawer. Have you made the switch to an electric toothbrush? I don’t know why I hadn’t upgraded years ago!