May 2016 - Lily & Val Living

May 2016 Archive

Pretty Ordinary Friday #5
Pretty Ordinary Friday #5

This week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday is all about our trip to NYC!  We had such a blast- as you may have seen on Instagram– but we wanted to show you some of the behind-the-scenes moments that made our trip so special! We admit it: this week’s Pretty Ordinary was pretty extra-ordinary! Above “Before heading to […]

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DIY Trip Memory Box – NYC
DIY Trip Memory Box – NYC

If you have been following us on Instagram, you’ll know last week we were having a blast in New York City at the National Stationery Show!  It was a great show and a really fun trip- I couldn’t help but collect some memorable bits and pieces!  During trips like these, it’s easy to collect little […]

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In the Kitchen: Guacamole Recipe Three Ways
In the Kitchen: Guacamole Recipe Three Ways

If you have a Lily & Val 2016 Chalk Art Recipe Calendar, you’ll know the month of May has a guacamole recipe!  We love this calendar because the recipes for each month are perfect for that season and time of year.  This guacamole recipe is so easy to make! We wanted to bring it to […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #4
Pretty Ordinary Friday #4

For the Pretty Ordinary series, we’re documenting snapshots of our week that may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, but we enjoyed each instance and want to remember them! These are the behind-the-scenes, in-between moments – the small peeks that would otherwise be forgotten. Join us as we use this series to scrapbook the unedited, […]

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3 Steps to Perfectly Steeped Tea
3 Steps to Perfectly Steeped Tea

When you’re craving a cozy cup of tea, it’s easy to quickly heat some water, drop in your tea sachet and enjoy.  Sometimes, though, the tea is very delicate and it can end up being a little too strong or bitter. It comes as no surprise, we are tea fans here at L&V, so we […]

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L&V Spring Reading List
L&V Spring Reading List

Springtime means more time outside, taking it easy and picking up a few more books to read!  We love this time of year when the days are longer and a comfy lawn chair paired with a good book makes you forget about your phone and your to-do’s.  This list of good reads covers all areas and […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #3
Pretty Ordinary Friday #3

Welcome to our third week of this series! For the Pretty Ordinary series, we’re documenting snapshots of our week that may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, but we enjoyed each instance and want to remember them! These are the behind-the-scenes, in-between moments – the small peeks that would otherwise be forgotten. Join us as we […]

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May Happy Mail Idea- Cinco de Mayo
May Happy Mail Idea- Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  May’s Happy Mail idea is perfect for celebrating this holiday, but it will also get you ready for your next summer fiesta! Sending happy mail doesn’t need to be on a big budget or a large scale. A festive theme and a hand-written card will make it special. So grab a priority […]

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FREE May Desktop & iPhone Download
FREE May Desktop & iPhone Download

April showers bring May flowers! Last month’s umbrellas have blossomed into a fresh floral for May’s FREE hand-drawn desktop & iPhone downloads!  I hope these fun, cheerful washi-taped flowers brighten your screens this month! Download MAY DESKTOP WALLPAPER  DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS >> Click the “MAY DESKTOP WALLPAPER” link or the image above. When the image is opened […]

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