October 2018 Archive

Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #98
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #98

For this month’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #98, we’re documenting snapshots of our month. 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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Top Ten Wedding Planning Tips From A Former Wedding Planner
Top Ten Wedding Planning Tips From A Former Wedding Planner

With the launch of our Wedding Guestbook and more items being added to our wedding collection soon, we certainly have weddings on our mind! Planning your wedding is an exhilarating time, but it can be equally as stressful. To help make sure your day is as special as you’ve always dreamed, L&V Shop Assistant and […]

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Introducing the 2018 Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas
Introducing the 2018 Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas

Friends, it’s that time of year! Today is a day I look forward to and our biggest launch of the year… introducing the 2018 L&V Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas! Oh, am I ever excited for this year’s theme!  Is there anything better than being home for the holidays? The inexplicable warmth […]

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How To Use The Bookmark in Your L&V Wedding Guestbook
How To Use The Bookmark in Your L&V Wedding Guestbook

When we created the Lily & Val Wedding Guestbook, we really tried to think of everything that might be helpful! Since the concept was completely new, we knew we wanted to provide an easy way for you to give your guests the instructions they need so that you are left with a memorable keepsake. Our […]

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Everyday Black Bean Quinoa Recipe Scrapbooked In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Everyday Black Bean Quinoa Recipe Scrapbooked In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary

You may have already checked out my previous post with the Everyday Black bean Quinoa recipe, so now it is time for recording this trusty standby in the Keepsake Kitchen Diary. This yummy dish is one of my favorites for any time of year. The colors and it’s ease of transport make it a fantastic […]

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The Best Pens To Use In Your L&V Wedding Guestbook
The Best Pens To Use In Your L&V Wedding Guestbook

You purchased the Lily & Val Wedding Guestbook! Hooray! Now you might be wondering…“What pens should I set out for my guests to use?” The good news is: The pages of your guestbook are nice and thick to prevent bleed through, so it’s pretty hard to go wrong. If you have a favorite pen, by all […]

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In The Kitchen: Super Easy Roasted Zucchini Strips
In The Kitchen: Super Easy Roasted Zucchini Strips

How many times do we buy vegetables with the best of intentions…but they go bad in the crisper before we get around to using them? Guilty! I so often buy zucchini with plans to make things like zucchini bread, soup, and fries etc. Then I get distracted and busy and miss my window of opportunity. […]

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Meet the Lily & Val Wedding Guestbook
Meet the Lily & Val Wedding Guestbook

Friends, today is one of those big moments for me. After such a long time in the making, I’m thrilled to say the Lily & Val Wedding Guestbook is now available in the shop!!! Since revealing the guestbook back in May at the National Stationery Show and winning the Best New Product award (still surreal!), […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Pumpkin Items
Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Pumpkin Items

In honor of our love of Fall and all things pumpkin, we have brought together some beautiful handmade pumpkin items to add a little “pumpkin spice” to your everyday life. This dainty little Pumpkin Necklace is so lovely. Since it comes in rose gold, gold, and silver there is a perfect option for everyone. Adding a little […]

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October’s “Hello Sweater Weather” FREE Desktop Download
October’s “Hello Sweater Weather” FREE Desktop Download

Happy October, everyone! Let’s be honest. Sweater weather is the best weather. 🙂 October is my favorite month out of the entire year. The weather is cooling down, the leaves change, Fall festivals are going on, and it’s my birthday month! Plus, this year there are so many amazing things coming in October at Lily […]

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