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Amy’s Notebook 10.25.19

Friday, October 25th, 2019


Wintertide Stitch Sampler Crochet Blanket source

Now I really want to learn to crochet so I can make this blanket.

A week of Instant Pot meals for two.

It’s time to stop treating parentings as mom’s burden & dad’s adorable hobby. A-MEN.

15 magical recipes for warding off illness

These easy pumpkin bars with cream cheese look like the perfect fall dessert.

4 steps to loving your ordinary life.

5 women share what they want you to know about their journey with cancer

10 great tips for making pizza at home

Did you catch this?

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7 easy Halloween cupcakes to make together. These are all so fun!

Cracking up that this was your favorite purchase this week.

I definitely learned a lot about our flower care myths.

I love seeing what this next generation is up to.

4 ways to begin practicing active meditation.

Reading through heartache. Let’s all agree that reading cures everything.

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Amy’s Notebook 10.18.19

Friday, October 18th, 2019

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These monogrammed pumpkins are adorable for the holidays.

I could not relate to this more. Hahaha!

This is pretty genius.

I caved and bought two more colors

It’s so much more than cooking.

Have you heard of this? AMAZING!!

Why you never see your friends anymore.

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I love the minimalist touch on Halloween decorating.

Looking forward to reporting my results with you this month.

21 book favorites of the year (so far).

4 daily routines that will get you closer to your goals.

These are such fun Halloween decorating ideas. I’m a big fan of the house exterior.

I couldn’t love her more.

10 one pot meals for your family that cost under $10. You are speaking my love language!

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Amy’s Notebook 10.11.19

Friday, October 11th, 2019


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This red pepper and tomato meatball soup looks like comfort food in a bowl.

7 fun fall things to do on a weekend– love these creative ideas.

6 new pumpkin-flavored items to love at ALDI. YASSSS!

This is one of the personal finance tasks I’ve been working on this month. Excited to share more with you!

10 things you need to know about this year’s most controversial film.

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Holy heck! This pumpkin arch is AH-MAZING.

Here is what I’m reading this week. It has more layers than I was expecting, honestly.

This new character has made me cringe through the last couple of episodes. I see why they are weaving this in right now though!

A few good tips for getting stuff done.

This was your favorite purchase this week. Honestly, I can’t start my day without it now.

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I bought yarn to try to tackle this knitting project. I can’t believe how pretty that is!

This mindful habit will put a stop to overspending.

OMG. This is NOT Tom Cruise. I am so confused.

5 ways to bring hygge to your home.

Speaking of hygge, I hope you didn’t miss this!

How to hit unfollow on anxiety.

I love this piece on the 5AM club. I’m a big participant in this too!

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Amy’s Notebook 10.04.19

Friday, October 4th, 2019

No Sew Pacman Costume

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Subscribe to my happy little newsletter and I’ll send you a reading guide!

How adorable is this no-sew Halloween costume?

Why you are more likely to hear about the sober curious movement.

Thinking about painting your brick exterior? This had a great list of pros and cons.

The most important thing you can do about the climate change crisis

20 haircuts that never go out of style.

I started cognitive therapy for managing my chronic pain and have seen enormous benefits. If you struggle with anxiety, these cognitive therapy techniques might be helpful to you too!

Looking to settle in for a television binge? Check out this great list of fall shows.

This is the piece I keep reaching for this fall. It’s sweater perfection.

How to wear leopard print. This is, for sure, my husband’s least favorite fashion trend (that I actually love).

I’ve been blown away by the response to this new series

Mexican Corn Dip

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I want to dive face first into this Mexican Corn Dip. YUM!

The toll of #MeToo.

How to meditate on your commute.  

I’ve got this fall dish bubbling away in my slow cooker today.

This is what I’m reading this week.

How pretty is this punch needle pattern?

This is a sheet pan dish idea that a girl can really get behind.

I struggle with this so I needed these reminders today.

6 ways to keep food fresher longer.

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Amy’s Notebook 09.20.19

Friday, September 20th, 2019

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I am definitely adding this Mediterranean Roast Chicken dish to our menu planner- yum!! 

The best albums of 2019 so far. There are a few on here that I need to check out!

How adorable is this idea?

Okay, I can’t stop laughing (because it’s true).

How to set boundaries that will change your life. This has changed my life, for sure!

I’m so inspired by this budget-friendly kitchen makeover.

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I adore these quirky little paper ferns for a fun room detail.

Speaking of boundaries, I love these tips on saying no. I need to work on this one!

This post has great actionable steps for a life that is less busy.

10 of the best books written by women of color.

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I love, love, love colorful homes and this colorful autumn entry makes me happy.

A new style icon-that wardrobe..I die.

The case for slow mornings. I’m trying to do this more too.

How about vegan taco “meat” for your next taco night? I want to try that!

Bookmarking this paleo chicken bbq recipe for the ol’ Instant Pot.

I’m reading (and loving) this book this month.

This was your favorite purchase this week! I couldn’t believe the price either so I can see why!

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This simple pizza sauce recipe looks like a winner.

Regarding style, I am getting all sorts of style ideas from this queen of fashion.

How to cut pineapple like a Hawaiian– I can’t wait to try this technique.

Well, that’s genius.

Trying to find the best banana bread to bake? I’m feeling inspired after these reviews of the top banana bread recipes.

Do you have a small powder room too? Here are 50 style ideas to maximize and add beauty to your space.

Does anyone else get as excited as me about fall television?

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Amy’s Notebook 09.13.19

Friday, September 13th, 2019

 

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I’m loving this gathering of new manicure trends to try.

If I stop producing, do I still have value? Oh, this one hit close to home.

I love this spread for a fun fall gathering.

Why don’t doctors trust women? They don’t know much about us

7 easy meals to make when you have zero time.

6 minimalism tips to help you focus and be productive.

I REALLY enjoyed this book this week.

I’ve also been listening to this book and learning a lot.

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If you can sew, you will love this tutorial for diy reusable paper towels.

How to decorate for Halloween like a grown-up.

Speaking of books, this is a great book recommendation list for pivotal times in our lives.

It might seem over the top, but I’m thinking about trying this strategy with my friends.

What you can do now to save money and spend less over the holidays. Great tips!

This piece breaks my heart and reminds us how important this topic is.

Intimacy and the internet. This is something I always struggle with too.

This was your favorite purchase this week. SO DANG CUTE!

how to style a long cardigan

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How to style your long cardigans for fall. Isn’t this sweater combo gorgeous?

This post has a lot of great strategies for pulling off a monthly grocery shopping trip.

Here are 4 natural ways to relieve your PMS symptoms.

10 myths about sleep you might have. 

Oh, I love this idea for future dinner parties.

I’m loving this living room makeover.

Why are we obsessed with other people’s daily routine habits?

Meet the unfluencer

I see you, Hallmark movie lovers! Here’s your Christmas movie schedule.

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Amy’s Notebook 09.06.19

Thursday, September 5th, 2019


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These spicy buttered steak bites look like the perfect date-night-in dish to share. 

This carport to porch makeover is unreal beautiful. Anyone else wish they had a carport now?

Looking for new ways to organize your calendar? Don’t miss this post.

Not great, Bob. I felt that.

What are secretly you good at? These comments are gold.

20 new books to read in September. I do love a good book list!

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These sparkling water mocktails look like a great alcohol-free indulgence.

Here is an easy trick to implement to get better sleep

This is the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery.  I’m planning to deep dive into this podcast.

This simple side looks like a great way to use up wrinkly tomatoes. 

This book is magic– I hope you can make time to read it.

I can’t tell you how good this has been on audiobook. If you are looking for a memoir to sink your teeth into, I’m recommending this one.

Stop spending time with people who deplete your energy. A-MEN.

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This nightstand makeover is so inspiring! I love the way the drawer is lined and sorted.

Struggle with pet hair in your home? I love this genius hack to create a giant lint roller.

Looking for some weeknight dinner inspiration? Check out these 35 dinner ideas!

Speaking of dinner inspiration, this looks like an amazing little weeknight meal

This might be me– hahaha!

Sliding another one of these in the oven.

Anyone else a smoothie addict? These 21 recipes look like some fun ways to switch up my smoothie game

Do you recognize these 3 toxic types of mom friends? This has great advice on how to handle them.

This was your favorite purchase this week. I bet you all are AWFULLY cozy. 

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Amy’s Notebook 08.01.02

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

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I love caprese salad so this diy caprese salad bar idea is right up my alley!

Watch this please.

10 reasons you need introverts in your life.

A woman’s greatest enemy? A lack of time for herself. This is an EXCELLENT read.

A new planner won’t change your life.

I am bookmarking these DIY projects for teens.

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Put your ripe summer fruit to work in these homemade Italian sodas. Yum!

Here’s how to train yourself to read faster.

I couldn’t love this thread more.

I’m feeling inspired to pick these items up on my next Costco run.

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Can you believe this is a gift box for a book lover? I can’t wait to use this free printable to spice up my gift card game.

Speaking of books, this is what I can’t put down this week.

Next up? I’m thinking this one.

I’m not sure how I feel about this yet.

Looking for the next great podcast? Check out this incredible list of podcast suggestions.

OMG. Have you seen this collection? SO. FUN.

Well, that solves a problem– hahaha!

One more reason to hit the pause button.

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Amy’s Notebook 07.10.19

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

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How delicious does this veggie egg roll noodle bowl look?

These are great tips on how to make more time for books.

Speaking of books, I read this and need to talk to someone about it STAT.

The 50 best memoirs of the past 50 years. I will definitely be bookmarking that one!

Thinking about painting the exterior of your home? This post should help.

16 steps to financial success at every stage in life.

Losing that glow? I really loved this illustration for a replenishing day.

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How adorable are these diy Florida orange bookmarks?

I love these realistic ways to add more self-care into your life.

I could really get behind this slow cooker dish.

9 books just made for listening.

This was your favorite purchase this week. So cute!

This diy card game holder is perfect for little hands.

Next up in my book stack.

These were made for summer dresses. Also, this– I don’t know what I would do with it.

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These diy popsockets would make such great gifts.

This 3-ingredient margarita recipe looks delicious.

I want to do a picnic just to use this printable. Love it!

This would be a great summer craft to do with my daughter.

If you worry a lot, please read this.

Drowning doesn’t look like drowning.

Addicted to your phone? Check out these smart tips for a phone free weekend.

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Amy’s Notebook 06.27.19

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

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Now this looks like the perfect summer cheese board.

My mind is blown.

“Ask yourself if agreeing to this is for me.” I always need this reminder.

I’m trying to work on this, but the more I say no the less FOMO I feel.

Speaking of staying in, this book is why it has been so easy to stay home this week.

Self-care is not enough to fix moms who are burnt out. Amen.

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Have you ever heard of ice dying? This looks like a fun summer project!

I’m giddy with excitement about this.

This is so inspiring. LOL!

I’m laughing that this was your top purchase this week.

I believe in this idea of needing to be king of the neighborhood. Bigger isn’t always better.

How good does this option look for breakfast meal prep?

This has been keeping me up at night and I’m thankful for this incredible effort. I can’t stop thinking about these kids.

Sometimes we need this life advice.

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