June 2017 - Lily & Val Living

June 2017 Archive

July’s Patriotic Free Desktop Wallpaper Download
July’s Patriotic Free Desktop Wallpaper Download

I hope everyone’s summer is amazing so far! With the July 4th holiday upon us, I wanted to release July’s free downloads early before you leave your computers behind to enjoy a long weekend! This hand-drawn design has a soft patriotic feel for the month of July! I’m so grateful for the freedom that we […]

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Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #58
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #58

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #58, we’re documenting snapshots of our week. While our pictures may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, 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 […]

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Fourth of July Place Setting Idea – Sparkler Season
Fourth of July Place Setting Idea – Sparkler Season

The Fourth of July is nearly upon us – I don’t know about you, but I am already craving a grilled hamburger and some egg salad! As my tummy rumbled, thoughts of how the table might look (and not just the food part!) began to fill my head. After a few July 4th musings, the […]

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Homemade Popsicles to Sweeten Your Summer
Homemade Popsicles to Sweeten Your Summer

Today’s post is a huge treat (pun intended) because not only do we have delicious homemade popsicles for you to make, we also have tips and tricks from the master: Todd from Pittsburgh’s own Sticklers! Todd chatted with me about how to get your recipe right, how to remove your popsicles from the molds without […]

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Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #57
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #57

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #57, we’re documenting snapshots of our week. While our pictures may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, 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 […]

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Crafting a Pocket for Your Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Crafting a Pocket for Your Keepsake Kitchen Diary

I have to admit that when it comes to my personal Keepsake Kitchen Diary, I go the more minimal route. Most of my filled out spreads are simply a pen and maybe a highlighter for important parts of the recipe. But when we had the idea to try to make a pocket for the Kitchen […]

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Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #56
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #56

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #56, we’re documenting snapshots of our week. While our pictures may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, 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 […]

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How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer
How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer

There really is no better way to kick off warm weather than with the carefree vibes of the 1980s. Am I right? And when it comes to the 80s, you just can’t beat those classic movies like Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and – of course – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So we’ve come […]

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Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #55
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #55

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #55, we’re documenting snapshots of our week. While our pictures may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, 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 […]

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Happy Mail – Lily & Val’s 5th Anniversary!
Happy Mail – Lily & Val’s 5th Anniversary!

Friends, it’s happy mail time! But first – if you are following any of our social media channels, you’re probably aware it’s our 5-year anniversary. We can’t keep it to ourselves! There’s so much to celebrate and so much to marvel over. Valerie certainly had no idea the ripple-effect she created 5 years ago by […]

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