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Amy’s Notebook 05.15.19

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

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How delicious do these garlic butter shrimp zoodles look for a weeknight meal?

Look at this smart solution for hanging heavy art. I can’t wait to try it!

Oh, pretty darn pumped for the next season of this show.

This was a really fascinating read!

The best 2-player board games. We are addicted to this one right now.

A healthier approach to summer drinking this year. This had some great advice!

I’ve got this in my earbuds this week. It’s REALLY good!

Also, just finished this book and can’t rave enough. #bookhangovertime

I am in the thick of it and it is HARD. (*language, folks!*)

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How to make perfectly grilled salmon– so many good tips in this post.

A trick for making weekends feel longer. I love this tip.

How an Asian mom says I love you. This was beautiful!

This was a funny read! I’m not a fan either!

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Turn plastic cups into adorable dancer dolls with this tutorial.

Got this gorgeous jumpsuit as a treat to myself for summer. The copper color is UNREAL gorgeous!

This had me rolling! Seriously, these are getting a little TOO targeted.

10 ways to waste less at the grocery store– love these strategies to reduce food waste.

20 recipes every cook should know. I think this would be a fun summer project to work through this list.

I have been hearing a lot about seed cycling lately. Have you tried it?

I hope you enjoyed our notebook, a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, thrifty ways to spruce up your home, and thoughtful reads. Nothing brings me more joy than to highlight other fabulous bloggers. Follow me on Pinterest for daily inspiration!

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Small-Budget Crushes 02.15.19

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Somewhere between sweater and shopping for swimsuits season. I see you, Spring Breakers!

flutter-sleeve top (so many fun colors!)

pom-pom wrap scarf

stair riser stickers

swiss dot dress

plant lady pots

backless loafers

open-front heavyweight sweater (several cute colors)

the one where i’m irish tee

typography art

shapes statement earrings

leopard bow tie slides

thermal poncho hoodie

ruth baby ginsburg bibs

pleated pull-on skirt

travel wrap (several hues)

wood tracing alphabet board

textured straw hat

one piece swimsuit (what a steal!)

moroccan pouf

ties swimsuit

Keep on window shopping by visiting all of my Small-Budget Crushes. This post contains affiliate links!! xoxoxo

Amy’s Notebook 01.17.19

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

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These sheets look adorable with a simple addition of trim?

How to build a capsule wardrobe (and not break the bank).

This was such a wonderful reminder about teaching boundaries to your kids.

I love these strategies for reducing your digital clutter.

The weight I carry– so beautiful and honest.

12 ways to style leggings.

I’m not the only one who has caught the decluttering bug.

I couldn’t love this show more (or this character).

For the record, this is the lowest price I’ve seen on these.

I thought a lot about this piece a lot and related to many elements of the burnout myself. It’s a compelling one!

7 tips for eating more plant-forward this year.

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This diy patchwork rug is adorable and made from simple carpet samples. So smart!

I always get excited to see Laura’s recommendations for best fiction.

Speaking of books, this is in my stack this week.

I love this list of practical personal finance resolutions.

I want to try this simple gluten-free bread recipe this month.

This was your top purchase this month (and MY favorite Christmas gift). Well played!!

Looking for fresh recipes to meal prep? This post has some really yummy ideas!

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I cannot wait to try this Instant Pot Rotisserie Chicken recipe.

7 ways to actually keep those resolutions.

I want to try this dairy-free cheese sauce recipe this month.

Have trouble falling asleep? This is a clever solution.

Now this is a a smart interpretation for this dish.

An effective and totally free way to clean your rugs. So smart!

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3-ingredient Trader Joe’s dinner ideas. A few of these are quite genius!

Along those same lines, here are 15 5-ingredient dinner ideas too.

How to wear dresses when it is cold out. I swear by these– you will thank me!

6 podcasts to get hooked on this winter. Sign me up!

These beautiful wedding images made me cry.

9 smart uses for expired food.

I hope you enjoyed our notebook, a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, thrifty ways to spruce up your home, and thoughtful reads. Nothing brings me more joy than to highlight other fabulous bloggers. Follow me on Pinterest for daily inspiration!

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Small-Budget Crushes 01.04.18

Friday, January 4th, 2019

new year, new you!! get it, girl!

wooden keyboard rack

faux fur scarf

floral pressure cooker wrap

wire storage baskets (take extra 10% off with coupon code HOME)

reusable bowl covers

happiness planner

1-ply paperless paper towels

teddy coat

jute yoga mat

criss cross sweatshirt

reusable grocery bags

hot yoga mug

cork yoga mat

soma water bottle

rainbow hopscotch rug

five minute by intelligent change journal

sweater knit joggers

happy mail greeting card organizer

six cube organizers (take an extra 10% off with coupon code HOME)

facial rounds

racerback performance tanks (several gorgeous hues!)

prepd pack

bodyboss foldable gym

cotton tote grocery bags

patterned cushion covers

wall entry hook

weekly eats planner

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Small-Budget Crushes 09.20.18

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

I’ll take one of each please! xoxo

boyfriend cardi (several colors)

tiled mugs (gorgeous and only $10!)

woven booties

long denim shirt

solar system necklace

windproof fleece pants (several colors)

faux poncho

moto leggings

anorak jacket (several colors- what a steal!)

it’s ok throw

striped poncho avocado costume

eyeglasses tie clip simple crossbody (three colors)- use coupon code HEARTEYES for 25% off!!

monstera earrings

shoes off witches welcome mat

plaid shirt (two patterns)

knit jeggings (loads of colors and killer reviews)

hocus pocus tee

pile lined sweatpants

chunky cowl

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Small-Budget Crushes 09.05.18

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

crushes give me all the fall vibes!

perfect black dress perfect black dress

a bunch of cats in here a bunch of cats up in here

leaf ring dish plant lover ring dish

pumpkin spice welcome pumpkin spice welcome

bar back sweater bar back sweater (two colors)

wall calendar wall calendar

bow booties bow booties

oval mirror oval mirror

ruffled midi dress ruffled midi dress

bow back sweater bow back sweater

no prob llama no prob llama

slouchy tote bag slouchy tote bag

moto jeggings moto jeggings (loads of shades)

merry witches merry witches print

fall pillows fall pillows

long tee long tee

personal planner personal planner

circular skirt circular skirt (several hues)

wedge cover-up wedge cardigan (several hues)

newborn shorts newborn shorts

patterned cushion covers patterned cushion covers (several hues)

golden girls mug golden girls mug

crewneck sweatshirt crewneck sweatshirt (so many colors!!)

bengal print skirt bengal print skirt (SO affordable and versatile)

leaf pie roller tropical pie roller

buffalo check throw buffalo checked throw

tablet stand tablet stand

pajama set pajama set

firebird firebird print

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Small-Budget Crushes 04.24.18

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

small budget crushes

This week’s faves! xoxo

adopted a plant shirt adopt a plant shirt

Kerryn Footbed Sandals kerryn footbed sandals (use coupon code SHOES for 20% off!!)

ruffle sleeve top ruffle sleeve top (on sale AND additional 30% off with coupon code GOSHOP)

one line a day journal one line a day journal

embroidered top embroidered top (several shades)

princess and the pea print princess and the pea print

bonus mom candle #bonusmom candle (great Mother’s Day gift!)

brushed fleece wrap brushed fleece wrap

eat well, travel often tea towel eat well travel often tea towel

back-away back away slowly please

ruffled hem midi dress ruffled hem midi dress- several colors

dream bathroom print dream bathroom print

dance bracelet dance bracelet (LOVE!!)

leaf supply book leaf supply book (perfect to pair with a plant for your mama!)

off the shoulder stripes off the shoulder stripes (additional 40% off- no coupon code needed)

cassidy apron cassidy apron

relaxed chambray shirt relaxed chambray shirt (30% off- no coupon code needed)

for what it's worth for what it’s worth quote

twist front sweatshirt sweatshirt with a twist-two colors (on sale AND additional 30% off with coupon code GOSHOP)

linen cushion covers linen cushion covers

white tee perfect tee (under $10 and tons of colors)

woven slide sandals woven slide sandals (use coupon code SHOES for 20% off!!)

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Amy’s Notebook 03.28.18

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

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Download this free Instant Pot Cheat Sheet for your kitchen.

Speaking of the Instant Pot, this dish is going a little bonkers on Pinterest (and it couldn’t be easier!).

This piece on class anxiety within a family was really compelling. That idea of, “too much happy,” troubles me too. Is there such a thing?

13 brand new books to read in April.

After spending a couple of days in the airport last week, I CAN’T STOP LAUGHING.

4 things we think we need today, but won’t matter in the long run. So much yes!

I’m curious about this reboot and like that they stayed true to character development. I’ll be tuning in!

Amazon skincare products with a cult following. I am going to have to give a few of these a spin!

This speech was heartbreakingly beautiful.

I also found this article quite compelling. This next generation inspires me in so many ways!

Hopping on the plant trend for your home? Here are 14 that are potentially harmful to your pets.

Speaking of books, I stayed up way to late last night with this one. It’s so good! (all my book reviews on Fri-yay!)

Wondering how Marie Kondo does it? Take a peek at her typical day. I’m loving the spreadsheet idea!

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Sconces without any hardwiring? WHAT?! Genius.

I love these ideas for putting your clutter to work.

My cow game extracted your Facebook data.

Being authentic is so important to me. I love seeing this list of traits on how to spot an authentic person.

Here are 15 ways to save on a home renovation.

I’m crazy about this woman’s work and I absolutely loved this piece on her.

Untouchable days sound like a productivity game-changer.

It was a good mail day on Monday.

How do you organize your bookcase? I’m a colored spine girl these day and this made me laugh.

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Switch out those plugins with this smart essential oil hack.

What happens when you stop wearing deodorant– so interesting!

What a delicious way to use up leftover rice.

This is on my spring break plans list….please scare the crap out of me, Netflix!

I’m trying to savor this book.

The top sale this month wasn’t even something I planned to promote (just a pic in my IG feed). I hope you love your small homes as much as me!

Like your chicken skin crispy? Who knew you had the tool to achieve it already in your house.

As I prep my spring capsule, I found this piece to be really helpful on the closet cleanout process.

I added this addition to my smoothie routine and I’m so surprised how much a tablespoon of this helps keep me full during the day. Here is my make-ahead slant on my smoothie game.

This week’s album share below! Even if you hate country, (*raises hand*) this artist is an absolute treat.

I hope you enjoyed our notebook, a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, thrifty ways to spruce up your home, and thoughtful reads. Nothing brings me more joy than to highlight other fabulous bloggers. Follow me on Pinterest for daily inspiration! Please note, there are affiliate links that do help support our site- thank you! xoxo

Amy’s Notebook 01.10.17

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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Sign me up for a bowl of this roasted cauliflower soup– yum!

Looking to try something new with your friends? I LOVE these ideas (Pssttt- I’m in for a wine walk or day of reading quietly side-by-side ANY DAY!)

Speaking of reading, after hearing all your rave reviews, I can’t wait to dig into this one. Oh, and this one because BOOK CLUB!

If you need me, I’ll be listening to this list of the 50 best podcasts of 2017.

Less stuff, more adventure. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this.

What the men DIDN’T say at the Golden Globes.

I can’t wait to try this tip for better tasting chicken.

I’m all about self-love this year and this list of self-care resolutions really resonates with me. I hope it does with you too!

I’m inspired to try a few of these dishes from this vegetarian batch cooking post.

“We stuck a smartphone in every 14-year-old’s hand and told them it could make them famous. Little wonder that the kids who won that lottery don’t know when to turn the camera off. ” The social media star and the suicide.

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Love this easy DIY to glam up rocks into bookends.

Smuggling in toppings for your popcorn? Now this combo is genius!

10 wellness trends everyone will be talking about in 2018.

Here are also 7 books that will put in the right mindset for 2018.

This is also a great to-do list for making 2018 your most healthy year ever.

Maybe she’s born with it…maybe it’s something else.

This update made me so happy to read about.

Know anyone who is highly toxic? This list explains 50 devious ways you are getting played (and why they do it).

This is a fun spin on cakes that I can get behind.

Struggling? I have been thinking about this advice a lot this week.

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Planning to read the Bible more? This free printable planner might help!

Wanting to consume more books this year? I love this article (especially those tips in the comments section). Here are a few of my own strategies.

Do you love Settlers of Catan too? This post should give you a good laugh!

Is decluttering your inbox on your resolutions list? This should help.

Just stocked up on some sweet deals at this unmentionables shop. If you haven’t tried their bralettes, you are in for a treat!

Want to stick to your resolutions? Consider phrasing it differently this year.

Say what? This grocery store is really upping their game.

I bought this printable and I’m having a blast tracking my reading goals now.

If you haven’t watched this show, what the heck are you waiting for? Also, check out this interview with the set artist (SWOON!)

I hope you enjoyed our notebook, a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, thrifty ways to spruce up your home, and thoughtful reads. Nothing brings me more joy than to highlight other fabulous bloggers. Follow me on Pinterest for daily inspiration! Please note, there are affiliate links that do help support our site- thank you! xoxo

 

Small-Budget Crushes 08.15.17

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

purl-knit sweater purl-knit sweater (several colors)

reversible tote

reversible tote (several color combos)

grey cross back sweater

grey cross back sweater

beaded tassel earrings

beaded tassel earrings (several colors)

barre now wine later shirt

barre now wine later shirt

Jersey Knit Swing Dress

jersey knit swing dress

comfy tan cardigan

comfy tan cardigan

 

patterned-canvas-clutch

patterned canvas clutch

puff tulip sleeve tee

tulip sleeve tee

english saddle skinny belt

crisscross detailed skinny belt

double-faced plaid shirt

double-faced plaid shirt

gemstone necklace

gemstone necklace

not getting ready today shirt

not getting ready today, me either matchy-matchy shirts

miranda bib necklace

miranda bib necklace

roll tab sleeve tunic

roll tab sleeve tunic (PERFECT fall wardrobe staple)

weaving loom kit

weaving loom kit

 

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