Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Amy’s Notebook 03.09.16

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Dip-Dyed Storage Baskets via Dream a Little Bigger

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I love the hues in these storage baskets.

I love this favorite things list.

Quinoa Crispies- I’m going to have to give that recipe a spin!

A year of dates- what an incredible gift to share together.

Can a capsule wardrobe actually save you money?

Frugal out of necessity versus frugal out of choice- a good read!

5 breakfast sandwiches to ease the morning struggle.

‘Downton Abbey’ fans dream up hilarious alternate endings.

New ways to tie scarves via Whoorl

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New ways to tie scarves.

Hilarious tweets about marriage.

I will have to add a few of these to my cosmetic bag.

I can’t wait to see this documentary!

I often feel like we are parenting upstream so I loved this post.

Debut novels I’d like to read.

Top 10 skills middle school students need to thrive, and how parent can help.

22 bookish You Tubers to follow.

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Amy’s Notebook 03.02.16

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Decorate around a piano via Apartment Therapy

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13 ways to decorate around a piano.

Build your spring wardrobe with these basics.

Bram Stoker Award nominees- I am going to have to check these out!

Nigella Lawson’s Chinese-inspired chicken soup looks so comforting and delicious.

15 Chrome extensions you’ll need if you’re looking to boost productivity.

Stop getting mad at your kids for wanting stuff at Target.

I absolutely love this literary quest. Girl power!

Homemade Jam via WonderHowTo

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Homemade jam in just ten minutes.

DIY leather tassels- I want to make a dozen!

8 apps you can turn to for everything from shipping packages to choosing beauty products.

Pinterest-dictated fashion for one week- what a fun experiment!

Warning: “Hanging in There” is destroying your health.

Audiobook versions of the classics, read by famous people.

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Amy’s Notebook 02.24.16

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Crochet Chunky Blanket via Make It-Love It

Source: Make It & Love It

 

How to crochet a chunky blanket- a fun, affordable beginner project!

The big list of book lists- be still my beating heart.

Accessories for beginners.

11 easy ways to fancy up your avocado toast.

The power of buying less by buying better.

I can’t wait to try this hummus hack!!

25 beautiful life reminders that I needed to read today!

Pigs in Blankets via Shutterbean

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Pigs in blankets- a fun dinner idea!

Friends fans will love this one too.

Cheap online classes to boost your digital skills- a great goal for this year!

Excited to see this book unfold on the big screen.

It doesn’t have to be beautiful to be perfect.

Cook Monica’s best dishes from Friends- I love it!

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Amy’s Notebook 02.10.16

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Make a Pom-Pom Rug via eHow

Source: eHow

 

Adorable pom-pom rug- be still my beating heart.

Baked eggs with veggies…yes, please.

NPR’s book concierge guide to kid’s books- bookmarking!

8 secrets of people who don’t have clutter.

Loving this capsule wardrobe inspiration!

What a great pizza stone hack.

I’m printing these out for my hubby! Ha!

Valentine Pencil Flags via Oh Happy Day

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Valentine’s pencil flags DIY- adorable!

I was doing dry shampoo all wrong.

Decrapify your life with this perfect challenge.

How to create an open closet system- excellent ideas for homes with little closets.

Gretchen Rubin answers how she reads so much.

I love this challenge to write a fan letter this month! #FanFeb

10 great habits you can build around food- love these tips.

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Amy’s Notebook 02.03.16

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

DIY Snow Paint via Design Mom

Source: Design Mom

 

A great way to put old markers to good use.

Love the colors and vertical storage solutions in this home.

How to read 100 books a year.

The cult of Marie Kondo.

I’m madly in love with this wall hanging made from a mop! Who would have guessed?

Which Oscar-nominated movies were adapted from books? Catch up on all the books and movies before the Academy Awards on Feb. 28th!

The authors of “The Color Purple” and “Brooklyn” compare notes on Hollywood, others adapting their work, and how real life has informed their fiction.

How to Hang a Large Photo via Jones Design Co.

Source: Jones Design Co.

 

How to hang a large photo print without a frame- what a genius hack!

Great tips for winter skin.

I’m reading this book and absolutely loving it!

16 winter novels you’ll want to stay in and read.

An inspiring small space home.

Great advice for running a successful book club!

Oh, my kids will enjoy this interview a lot!

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Amy’s Notebook 01.13.16

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Knitting Station via Whipperberry

Source: Whipperberry

 

What a cozy knitting station!

Easy homemade ramen- this looks so good.

Take a 30-day capsule wardrobe challenge!

A round-up of reading challenges for 2016.

3 ways to be more grateful in the new year.

The foolproof way to roast any vegetable.

I just joined this feminist book club. I can’t wait to see the selections!

Colorful Stairs via Design Mom

Source: Design Mom

 

I love a home with unexpected color.

5 steps to inspire kids to love books more than screens.

Why Making a Murderer is more important than church.

It doesn’t matter whether Steven Avery did it…compelling piece.

8 ways to wear a gingham button up.

Inspiring ways to develop a better morning routine.

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Amy’s Notebook 01.06.16

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Read more this year via Modern Mrs. Darcy

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Seven simple ways to read more this year.

Oh, this cowl is gorgeous!

The joy of experiences over things. YES.

The joy of choosing one word for the year. Do you have one?

The best pieces of culture we watched, read and listened to in 2015. Be sure to read the comments for more ideas!

Don’t forget to give thanks.

A big bow DIY with no sewing required!

2016 Goals via Elise Blaha

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Inspiring goals for a new year.

How to read an entire book in a single day.

Have a plain brown paper package? Here’s a few ideas how to dress it up!

Why not try a 30-day shop your closet challenge to try out a capsule wardrobe? So smart!

13 best Google Chrome life hacks.

Snowfall crochet mittens – what a cozy design!

Top 10 mistakes we make when grocery shopping – and how to fix them.

10 ways your freezer can make everyday cooking easier.

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Amy’s Notebook 12.16.15

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Breakfast Casseroles via The Kitchn

Source: The Kitchn

20 crowd-pleasing breakfast casseroles – perfect for Christmas morning!

What a great guide for families that ski & snowboard!

Here’s a tool for building a personalized (capsule) wardrobe.

How cool is this thumbprint technology for music lovers?

A smart gift guide for men.

Teach your Minecraft lovers how to code- so cool!

Chicken Nacho Pizza? HEAVEN!

Low-maintenance art projects with kids- bookmarking for our holiday break.

Reading Nook via The Makerista

Source: The Makerista

Reading nook inspiration!

Up your meatball sub game.

Queen Elizabeth II sent a personal response to the man who has faithfully sent her Christmas cards for over fifty years- this touched my heart!

Harry Potter fans- don’t miss this interview with the illustrator of the new illustrated series.

The best & worst price-matching policies for holiday shoppers.

24 videos that inspired us to do something good in 2015

15 tips for surviving a long flight.

One compelling reason to simplify your wardrobe.

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Amy’s Notebook 12.08.15

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Easy Twisted Updo

source: A Beautiful Mess

An easy twisted updo that I am hoping to try over the holidays.

Now that’s a use for temporary tattoos that I never would have thought of!

Busy morning breakfast cookies- let’s see…that’s almost every morning then.

A truly inspiring home holiday tour- so much eye candy!

Slow cooker peppermint vanilla lattes look like a fun holiday brunch treat!

10 things our kids don’t need this Christmas- I couldn’t agree more!

I am excited to follow this kid’s cooking series and plan to work through this first lesson over the holidays!

46 ways to give experiences instead of stuff- REALLY great ideas!

9 bestsellers that are actually worth the hype- have you read them?

Simple Eucalyptus Wreath

source: Centsational Girl

I love a great simple wreath for any season.

What it is like to raise a transracial family- lots of things I had not thought about until I saw this video.

How to decorate for the holidays without punching someone in the face. Perfection.

An LOL for my fellow Fixer Upper addicts.

A fun book lover’s gift guide- I want all the things.

10 holiday movies you are demanded to watch- I don’t think I have ever seen the first one on this list. Have you?

Addicted to distraction? Guilty!

Even if you don’t feel like you are doing everything right, remember that you are a mom that shows up!

I am curious about this tool for capsule wardrobe building- have you heard of it?

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Amy’s Notebook 11.25.15

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes via Design Mom

Source: Design Mom

 

A Thanksgiving – or any time – side dish: Bacon-Wrapped Sweet Potatoes with Herbed Goat Cheese

I’m inspired to go leaf hunting in the backyard now!

Beautiful Thanksgiving placemats- I’m in love!

3 ways to make mornings rock.

11 comfort foods to eat while crying to the Adele album.

How to want very little.

Girls apron pattern via 5 Minutes for Mom

Source: Design Mom

 

How cute is this free pattern for a little girl’s apron? Perfect for the holidays!

I have a crush on this simple modern wreath.

Be wowed by this beautiful closet.

Beautiful scrappy trees.

#thisis40

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