Amy’s Notebook 04.10.13


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With Downton Abbey in the off-season, I may be making a set of diy quote napkins – using some of the Dowager Countess’s best lines – to help bridge the gap.

Sometimes I just don’t have time to do a big clean and this post about the art of power cleaning should help me come up with more ways to spot-clean and maintain order.

These flower sachets made with felt are so colorful and visual I wouldn’t want to hide them away in a drawer – maybe piled in a bowl on a table?

I’m loving this light and bright refreshed dining hutch – what a great before and after!


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I love chocolate chips, peanut butter cookies, and brownies, so I’m sure I will adore Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Brownies!

If you’ve got Easter candy left over from the holidays, you’ll definitely want to check out these 15 yummy-looking recipes that use candy.

I’m looking forward to arming myself against junk food temptations with some of these tips for eating healthy on the go.

When spring hits, I’m always in the mood for salads and having sixteen ideas for tasty spring salads should go a long way to helping me with our menus.


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What a great idea to make a gift-in-a-jar with an Earth Day theme that includes activities and treats!

I have a few Easter eggs left over that I hope to use for one of these great kids projects for upcylcling plastic eggs.

This easy technique for kids to make modern art that looks like stained glass for canvas is so clever and should be a lot of fun.

A great idea to help spur kid creativity, a lazy susan art caddy just might be in our future…


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


Published April 10, 2013 by:

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