Posts Tagged ‘Food & Recipes’

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 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 04.18.19

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

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I’ve been dying to make an Instant Pot Cheesecake and this recipe looks perfect.

What it is like to grow up with more money than you’ll ever spend. Fascinating!

These are some really creative ideas for ways to squeeze in more books.

Things I wish my therapist would say to me– hahaha!

A simple conversation starter for any social situation.

This was your favorite purchase this week.

22 Whole30 recipes you can eat all week long. YUM!

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I can’t get over how stunning this bike wheel wreath is! Such a smart upcycle!

These embellished braids would be so pretty for Easter Sunday.

I’ve got this book on my nightstand this week and this book going on my earbuds.

This piece really hit the nail on the head about friendships & parenting in your 40’s. (*language*)

I loved reading this piece on the new microblading eyebrows trend that’s going on.

Loved volunteering for this organization this week. I wish more schools would do this!

Speaking of South Bend, this was the highlight of my week.

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How good does this broccoli and cheese stuffed chicken breast look? YUM!

This has been my year of branching out and I love this advice on making new friends.

This one-pot dish looks delicious!

We are going to have to try this recipe for our next Indian night.

This is a great gathering of beginner cooking tips. A lot of these are things I learned through trial and error.

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How fun is this faux woven pendant light?

30 foolproof ways to deal with difficult people.

What’s behind the elective-sobriety trend.

Looking for a mocktail to start with? This recipe caught my eye!

It’s harder to focus these days and it isn’t your fault.

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Amy’s Notebook 03.21.19

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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I love the clever tips for candle upcycling and getting every last bit out of your scented candles.

28 April Fools pranks for kids to create.

Coveting those shiny new organizers? Check out this hack to take drab photo boxes to fab.

How to “Marie Kondo” your personal relationships. Such great advice!

Struggle with anxiety? Here are 5 strategies that might help you.

The surprising truth about aging.

This is a great beginner’s guide to meal prep.

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Holy heck! This short rib recipe sounds amazing!

Here is another gorgeous instant pot recipe that I would love to try.

Did you see who launched a skincare line? I’m intrigued.

Instagram created a monster. Honestly, I don’t know if the efforts are always worth the headspace.

Looking for a book to tuck in your bag for spring break? This list looks promising!

This is what I’m reading, I also just got this (so excited to dive in) and I’m wrapping up this fun audiobook in my earbuds.

Ah, those were the days!

This was your favorite purchase this week.

I love adding greenery to our house and this is a great gathering of real & faux plants to add green to your home.

7 more uses for your magic eraser.

This is another smart hack for organizing.

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This sheet pan chicken tinga meal prep idea sounds sooo good!

Speaking of meal prep, I just discovered this archive for meal prep inspiration.

I’m trying to be more focused during my work time so this piece on balancing a work-at-home schedule was really timely.

Your surfaces declare your purposes. Such a good reminder!

I really enjoyed reading this interview.

7 big renovation mistakes to avoid.

This interview was absolutely fascinating (especially the bit about Barbara!!).

Packing a bag for spring break? Here are ten tips on how to pack lighter.

Don’t post your boarding pass on social media. Here’s why.

I have never heard of this option for treating pain, but I’m intrigued.

Here are 5 freezer meals that you don’t have to thaw for dinner.

This is a smart diy art hack for your home.

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Amy’s Notebook 02.14.19

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

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I am bookmarking this sugar cookie frosting recipe because it sounds like such a smart combo for piping.

I love tips for creating better skincare routines and found this advice to be stellar.

What we don’t talk about when we talk about serial killers.

I love that this was your favorite purchase this week. I really want one too!

This is an adorable date night idea! I think I’m going to pitch this one to my hubby.

The new midlife crisis. Wow, so much to think about!

On the flip side, 9 decisions that lead to a life I loved. Such a beautiful piece.

Do you struggle with fluctuating weight too? This piece really spoke to me this week.

Speaking of that topic, let’s be frank about the fear-mongering words we use when it comes to diet.

I can admit that I have poor impulse control and this was a great read on reigning some of that in.

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4 ways to make your sweaters last longer.

How adorable is this?

Enough of the seriousness, this should give you a good giggle.

I finished this book this morning and really enjoyed it.

How Instagram is changing our living spaces.

And another piece that I found compelling about how we use other people’s property in our shots (and how that feels as a homeowner).

I’ve got plans with this book in my earbuds this week. I’ve heard such incredible things.

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Who would have ever guessed that these were pantry cupboards? I’m so inspired!

Random acts of kindness for every month of the year.

Here are the most stylish shoe trends for 2019.

Trying to keep up with everyone who is running in the 2020 elections? Here is a full list and what their platforms are.

Have you heard of the 2-4 rule? I just might make this part of my routine too!

Ways to survive and thrive in the long winter months.

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Amy’s Notebook 12.05.18

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

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How cute is this pom-pom scarf for the holidays?

Now this is such a fun creative gift for kiddos.

Gosh, I love this idea!! Those are gifts that keep on giving.

I started a ten laughs for Tuesday and it has been a little sunshine in my week. I hope it can give you a chuckle or two too.

I have forgotten how to read.

5-ingredient meal ideas for dinner this month.

I made you something.

How to upgrade an inexpensive wreath– so smart!

Knitters- how cute is this knitted tree garland?

I’m always working on better morning routines and this is some great inspiration.

This is an adorable holiday craft to do with your favorite little crafters.

I love that this was your favorite purchase this month.

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7 fun new date night ideas. I can’t wait to try a few of these with my hubby!

I read this book yesterday and absolutely adored it. Can’t wait to see the movie this week!

So much Christmas decorating eye candy in this post. #bigfan

20 rules for hosting holiday parties with kids. I can’t wait to try a few of these ideas!

If you are still on the hunt for gifts, I love these!

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I love this step-by-step guide on nailing an outdoor planter.

Who wants a basement laundry room that looks like this? (raises hand!)

Pretty sure this is the perfect holiday doormat!

Struggle with reading retention? I do! I love these strategies for rectifying that.

Well, this cauliflower dish is going on my menu plan stat.

Here are the 10 best books of 2018. Shocking, I’ve only read 2!

17 reasons the modern woman is struggling. The struggle is real!

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Amy’s Notebook 11.02.18

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

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How gorgeous are these ornament vases? I would have never thought to use these for that!

A cheap and simple way to upcycle jars. So smart!

Did you see what launched! OMG!

I love seeing the evolution of her style.

Okay, this is the cutest thing I’ve ever seen.

This pattern might just have me busting out my knitting needles again.

Here are some fun recipes to do with your leftover Halloween candy.

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I love a good carbonara and this butternut squash carbonara recipe looks so delicious for fall!

4 things to do to get ready to vote in the midterms.

30 soup and stew recipes to bookmark for these cooler months.

This was your favorite purchase this week. They look so stylish and comfortable!

10 thrillers with supernatural twists that may surprise you.

Speaking of books, here are 10 life-changing books to add to your book stack.

All the motivation you need to simplify your life. This really spoke to me this week!

Do you do this?

I’m thinking this would make a great holiday gift for the ladies in my life.

This was very inspiring this week.

Reading and loving this book this week.

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How gorgeous are these macrame feathers?

What a simple and polished ponytail.

It is puzzle season and I’m starting with this one. Try this DIY for your puzzles too- you’ll thank me!

Adding these to my Christmas wish list.

How gratitude fixed my relationship with Instagram.

A few fall layering tips. I’ve never seen a jacket under a vest, but I like it!

But you don’t look sick. #storyofmylife

How you really should be measuring success. Good advice!

This made me laugh.

Ready to start watching Christmas movies? This Netflix Christmas movie list might help.

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Amy’s Notebook 10.03.18

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

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Korean beef nachos? I’m IN!!

14 simple ways to decorate your home for fall.

Adding this dip to our next board game night plans.

A very simple rule for living. Love this!

What will you do when you age.

This was your favorite purchase in this week’s small-budget crushes. So cute!

Famous writers and their cats. This just makes me happy!

The best scary movies to watch in October. YASSS! #favoriteseason

What a creative idea- how to make a mental health shelf.

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How to print large images for a gallery wall. I love this!

17 unpopular things people with chronic illnesses do. So true.

I can’t wait to hear what you have been reading from this list!

9 books to renew your activism if you’re feeling hopeless right now.

One of the best post I have seen on making the post of small space homes.

I adore the bow on the back of this.

This piece was fascinating. Since we live in a small town, I have always been curious about these places.

I want to diy a blanket ladder for our house.

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Love this free printable autumn to-do list.

Planning to mix up some of these blends for my diffuser for fall.

I’m reading this book and loving it right now.

I’m wowed by these libraries from around the world.

I have some lanterns in my garage that I need to put to work for fall.

Speaking of diffusers, I love this inexpensive one that I use.

20 easy fall outfits.

Screenless Saturdays– something to think about.

Time & money wasters– these are both categories that I could use some work on.

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