Amy Clark

Katie’s Notebook 11.08.17

Easy Honey Mustard Baked Chicken picture source

Note from Amy-  This month has been a particularly challenging one with my health. I, honestly, hate that this is a thing.  It is annoying, taxing, and makes my heart hurt to talk about it. Can we just move on? Seriously. Ugh!

I am so thankful for my friends who step up in these moments and offer their precious time to me. My amazing friend, Katie, is sharing what she’s been bookmarking this week to free up some headspace for me this week. Please do visit her blog– you will not be disappointed! If you would like to help with the happy list this month or guest spot on the notebook, shoot me an email at amy(at)momadvice(dot)com! xoxo

I’ve been reading MomAdvice since 2008 and always LOVE Amy’s weekly Notebooks. I’m so excited to be guesting for this week’s notebook edition; thank you for having me, Amy!

This Easy Honey Mustard Baked Chicken is what’s for dinner tonight and it is always a winner in our house!

We just got over a super busy week. Every time this happens I am reminded how important self-care is. I loved this article’s perspective on why self-care is so important.

I spend a lot of time shuffling our 4 kids around, so I really appreciate these 12 TED Talks for Women to listen to in the car. I added all of them to my TED app playlist immediately.

the head and the heart

Signs of Light by The Head and The Heart has hardly left my “now playing” lately.

This Wood Butter will be so good to add life back to my many very tired looking wooden cutting boards and spoons. It could make a great homemade gift, too.

alias grace

Have you watched Alias Grace, the new Margaret Atwood adaptation, yet?

Why should you focus on happiness and personal growth? I definitely plan on getting another Happiness Planner for 2018.

I’ve maxed out my library hold list. I’m currently waiting for this, this, this, this, this, this, this, and this (plus a few for the kids).

Just finished: Station Eleven. Currently reading: The Book of Joy.

Spiced Pomegranate Apple Cider Mulled Wine Sangria recipe and photo fall cocktail source

I’m going to be drinking this Spiced Pomegranate Apple Cider Mulled Wine the entire holiday season.

I’ve tried a couple of different subscription services in the last few months and been happy with the wines I’ve received from Winc. It is always fun to try something new without the stress of picking it out myself! Might be a fun holiday gift idea for someone!

How Each Myers-Briggs Personality Shows They Care. Spot.On.For.Me.

create-space source

These 5 Daily Practices are something I’ve really been thinking about lately.

Bookmark these Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic for Thanksgiving.

Has it really been 23 years since Amazon was founded? Amazon founder shares his secret for lasting success.

I don’t know if it gets any more odd than hiring fake friends and family.

After reading Sleep Should be Prescribed, I feel totally justified in my need for 8+ hours of sleep each night.. Matthew Walker has recently been featured in: NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, and tons more. Now I either want to take a nap or read his book Why We Sleep.

Also? Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain.

This looks like the perfect place for a peaceful, relaxing girls weekend.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon and Sage picture and recipe source

We recently had our builder in to fix some things on our master shower tile work. I was cooking this Roasted Butternut Squash with Bacon and Sage that day and the supervisor could not stop raving about how good the house smelled.

I’m basically crushing on all things Hearth and Home. These measuring cups are the cutest.

Kids Whose Parents Make Them Do Chores Are More Successful. Take that, kids!

I’ve been wanting a pair of tan booties. After hearing Amy gush about this pair, I finally bit the bullet and bought them. so I finally bought them. They are a dream. SO COMFORTABLE.

I am obsessed with these Vintage Style No Show Socks. I had been looking for cute no show socks to wear with booties and bought 2 packs of these. They came adorably packed in a little gift box – perfect for the upcoming holiday season!

Simplest Easy Fudgy Brownies source

If you need a sweet treat, these are the Simplest Easy Homemade Fudgy Brownies. They take 1 pot to prep and I bet you have all the ingredients in your kitchen right now.

Find Katie at her blog Good Life Eats or follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, or Twitter.

Published November 08, 2017 by:

Amy Clark

Amy Allen Clark is the founder of You can read all about her here.

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