Posts Tagged ‘Pottery Barn’

Amy’s Notebook 04.27.12

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Welcome to my little notebook of ideas to help improve your life. This is a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, and thrifty ways to spruce up your home. Nothing brings me more joy then to highlight other fabulous bloggers. I hope you will enjoy this weekly does of loveliness with beautiful links that are individually handpicked just for you!


I am madly in love with this Pottery Barn inspired peony lampshade (@ Sweet C’s Designs)

How cute is this Hunger Games french braid for your hair? (@ love meagan)

I love these ideas for fun new hairstyles for busy moms (@ Prudent Baby)

I love this idea for using a recycled milk jug to create two-toned cupcakes (@ a thousand words)

I love this fun idea of using a decorated wooden box for packaging of homemade cookies (@ You Are My Fave)

I love these six tips for tasting wines (@ the kitchn)

This cheesy chicken & rice soup needs to go in our family’s weekly soup rotation (@ Picky Palate)

Adding cabinet knobs is such a fun way to dress up a thrift store lamp (@ Home Stories A2Z)

This chocolate chip banana cake looks heavenly (@ BruCrew Life)

I love this idea for transforming thrift store ties into luggage tags (@ Craft Test Dummies)

I love this idea for making wine syrup for ice cream topping from leftover wine (@ the kitchn)

This bruschetta chicken looks like a divine idea for putting summer tomatoes to good use (@ The Pioneer Woman)

These are wonderful tips for making your own homemade sprinkles (@ i am baker)


Freebie Friday: April 20, 2012

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Happy Freebie Friday, everyone! We would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week. Be sure to swing by the site to get the scoop on loads of deals, freebies, and coupons happening in your area! This week you will find a cute idea for dressing up a paper plate for gift-giving. This would be a fun way to create a fun platter of treats for your favorite teacher!

This week on MomAdvice I am sharing an easy recipe for Chicken Pesto Open-Faced Flatbread Sandwiches, a fun Teacher School Supplies Cake you can make your favorite teacher (plus 12 more great teacher appreciation gift ideas),  10 unique projects you can do with Goodwill t-shirts, our weekly notebook filled with DIY food & craft projects, and over 160 great giveaways to enter this week!


Health & Beauty

Pureology Hair Care Sample
Prilosec OTC Sample


$2 Amazon MP3 code: MOMROCKS (valid through 4/21)
Printable Baby Birds Preschool Pack
Subway Random Acts of Fitness for Kids Kit
Printable Addition and Subtraction Game
Slow Cooker Recipes eBook
Puppy Care eBook
Ancient Egypt and Africa History Notebooking Pages Download
The Super Red Racer AudioDownload (through 4/22)
The Fitting Room: Putting On the Character of Christ eBook
The Everything Grow Your Own Vegetables Book eBook
Living Organic eBook

Home & Garden

PotShots Plant Food


Rachael Ray Nurtrish Healthy Weight Sample

This Week’s Freebie Events

Apr 21 – 27

21 –  Lakeshore Learning: Decorate a Little Garden Apron, 11 am – 3pm.

21 – Michael’s: Have fun with Body Paint, 1 – 3 pm.

21-22 Pottery Barn for Kids: Free Packet of Sunflower Seeds.

21-29 – Select National Parks: No Entrance Fees

22 – Michael’s: Decorate a Trendy Tote for Earth Day, 1 – 3 pm.

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