March 2016 - Lily & Val Living

March 2016 Archive

In the Kitchen: Blueberry Scones & Clotted Cream
In the Kitchen: Blueberry Scones & Clotted Cream

The idea of making time for tea is so appealing to me.  I make dates for coffee with friends at the local coffee shops, but I have always wanted to switch things up and invite them over for tea instead!  The tradition of High Tea includes several small plates or snacks: cucumber sandwiches, mini cakes […]

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Brushstroke Easter Egg DIY
Brushstroke Easter Egg DIY

The list of ways to decorate Easter Eggs is overwhelming!  Silk dye, food color, glitter, stickers, stamps, chalkboard, decoupage- are just a few ways to add some DIY to your Easter decor.  Sometimes these techniques can seem a little daunting with all of the steps and tools necessary!  For our Easter display, we wanted to […]

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Modern Easter Tree – DIY
Modern Easter Tree – DIY

Have you started decorating for Easter yet? Sometimes it’s hard to decorate for Spring and Easter without getting a bit too cheesy. So, we thought it would be fun to put a new spin on a classic piece- the Easter tree. My mom’s tree had pastel eggs with jelly beans and easter bunnies hanging from […]

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In the Kitchen – Irish Coffee Recipe
In the Kitchen – Irish Coffee Recipe

Kick back and relax this weekend with a cup of coffee – the Irish way!  I love that March represents all things green and Irish, and enjoying a traditional recipe for Irish coffee is a great way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.  With the help of our new Irish Coffee Recipe card, I brought the drink to […]

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March Happy Mail Idea – Pampering for Spring
March Happy Mail Idea – Pampering for Spring

Spring is such a time of renewal and refreshment! Inspired by that, we thought our March happy mail idea should include some things to pamper our pals and get them ready for warmer Spring weather! As always, our Lily & Val happy mail ideas are all about small gestures and just-because gifts to make loved ones feel special! We […]

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FREE March Wallpaper – Desktop & iPhone
FREE March Wallpaper – Desktop & iPhone

Happy March 1st, friends! This time of year is filled with such hope and anticipation, isn’t it? The flowers are starting to pop through the ground, the days are getting longer, and we’ve had just a few hints of warmer weather that leave me anxious for it to stick around. After a trip to Trader […]

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