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December 2017

Behind the Scenes

2017 Year in Review

Happy almost New Year, my friends! A few days ago, I read an article on how to effectively reflect on the past year and use it to propel you forward. One of the suggestions was to name your year. I typically do this at…

Behind the Scenes

Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #81

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #81, 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…

In the Kitchen

In The Kitchen: How To Make Russian Tea Cookies

Hello fellow “last minute holiday preppers still pulling off the hap-hap-happiest Christmas”! The countdown is on and the holidays are in full swing! It’s time to finish making those cookies and wrapping those presents…and I have a super simple and traditional Christmas cookie recipe…

At Home

Cookies & Milk for Santa Digital Download Sign

We are exactly one week away from Christmas! Although the deadline for Christmas shipping has passed on lilyandval.com, we have a last-minute, cute idea for you to bring a touch of playful whimsy to your holiday…a Cookies & Milk for Santa Digital Download Sign!…

Behind the Scenes

Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #80

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #80, 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…

Gift Guides

Lily & Val Gift Guide: The Artsy One

Creatives come in all shapes, sizes, and specialties. Help inspire them with some beautiful and useful items! Whether its a beautiful bit of inspiration to surround themselves with like the Van Gogh Quote Print or a beautiful handmade leather utensil roll to make being…

Gift Guides

Lily & Val Gift Guide: Mama Bear

Moms deserve the world! These selections are great for new moms, experienced moms, your mom, or a mom you love. Get her something to make her smile like this funny award ribbon or the “Cool Mom” tote bag. Pamper her with some cute new…

Gift Guides

Lily & Val Gift Guide: Co-Worker

Co-worker, teachers, that lady who does your nails…everyone needs a little something! Whether it’s for a secret Santa in the office or just because you’re so very nice, these items range from personal to just plain cute and useful. Show off your gift selecting…