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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!

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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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Amy’s Notebook 06.20.19

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

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Doesn’t this faux greenery look like a beautiful way to create privacy on your patio?

6 ways to get to know your neighbors (and why you should).

Need backyard inspiration? I was wowed by all of these ideas. 

4 stretches to relieve fascia tightness after sitting all day. Bookmarking!

The important difference between loneliness and solitude.

You’re not too old for slumber parties.

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These gluten-free ice cream sandwiches look heavenly.

Your iPhone has a setting to declutter itself.

Gosh, this advice for a high school graduate is beautiful.

The rise of meatless meat explained.

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I can’t get over how gorgeous this affordable diy 4th of July bunting is. So smart!

This made my heart happy, especially since we are reading this book this month.

Six easy summer spritzer recipes to try– yum!

This made me belly laugh (*language*).

This was your favorite purchase this week and I couldn’t love it more.

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This dessert tray is always one of the first dishes to go at holiday potlucks.

This is one kitchen update that I would have not thought of.

How fun is this summer fashion challenge?

Keanu is too good for this world. What a gorgeous little snapshot into his life.

I’m such a fan of this woman and her earned success.

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Amy’s Notebook 06.06.19

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

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I can’t wait to try this DIY Wendy’s Frosty recipe for a summer treat. Yum!

Did you know you can make your own Magic Erasers? I didn’t.

The one thing you can do to improve your happiness.

Why suburban moms are delivering your groceries.

I’m enjoying this fun book this week. As a bookish person, I am loving the humor in it.

Speaking of books, did you see this?

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How delicious do these cherry limeade slushies look? Sign me up.

What one writer learned from 30 days without booze. I liked these tips for changing your routines too!

5 ways to unplug and live your summer to the fullest.

This was your favorite purchase this week (and mine too!)

I also love this reminder- the gift of stillness and what we can learn from it.

Wow, I never would have thought to try this tip to keep your guacamole from browning.

6 ways to wear a white t-shirt. I just ordered this one for my summer!

These lemon garlic chicken thighs look like the perfect thing to grill this summer.

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I can’t get over how cool these diy planter heads turned out. Aren’t they gorgeous?

7 things standing in the way of you and joy. Wow, this really couldn’t be more true.

How to stop being shy in just thirteen steps. I belly laughed through this one.

15 ways to refresh your space for under $30. Love these ideas!

How to sleep when your baby sleeps– hahaha!

This is a whole lotta labeling eye candy. I am so inspired.

The 30 most anticipated books coming out for June. I love summer reading.

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Amy’s Notebook 05.23.19

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

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Don’t these vegetarian meatballs look divine? Adding this one to our planner!

Why we gossip and how to stop.

Buying too much stuff is driven by our own uncertainty. Wow, this piece was powerful.

A clever strategy when your dream house is out of your budget.

Friends make everything better.

Don’t use my family for your true crime stories.

I’m bookmarking this chart for how often I should be watering my plants.

38 beginner Instant Pot recipes to try! These looks so yummy!

I’ve got this book in my earbuds this week.

I’m hoping to tackle this project again this week.

Just got this for our outdoor living space and I’m madly in love with the pattern.

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This tasseled mirror is giving me ALL THE DIY FEELINGS. So cute!

This killed me– hahaha!

10 of the best vacation books to check out this summer. I always love a good list!

The cost of being disabled.

Can’t wait to try this Anthropologie-inspired essential oil recipe in my diffuser.

Do you struggle with chronic pain? I was moved to tears reading about this- part 1, part 2, part 3.

These homemade lip balms would make a great gift or fun summer project with your kids.

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How clever is this idea for uniquely displaying your vacation photos? I am in love!

I stayed up way past my bedtime with this fun read. You gotta get it!

The surprising mantras that can help you boost your productivity.

An easy trick for taking better phone photos.

This was a long one, but I think you should read it.

Don’t want to splurge on a manicure? This looks like the next best thing!

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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?

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