Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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April’s “Write More Letters” Desktop Download
April’s “Write More Letters” Desktop Download

The month of April always holds a special place in my heart because it is National Letter Writing Month! I’m a firm believer that old-fashioned letters and snail mail are something we need to preserve and cherish. Especially now during this crazy time of social distancing and isolation, a letter can offer encouragement and closeness. […]

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Print Sale for COVID-19 Relief + A Free Download
Print Sale for COVID-19 Relief + A Free Download

Dear Lily & Val Family, Like all of us, I’ve been running through a gamut of emotions these last few days about the situation with COVID-19. My heart breaks for those infected with the virus, but also the extreme financial turmoil and stress this is causing so many people: the parent unable to work due […]

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Dried Floral and Chalkboard Wall Installation
Dried Floral and Chalkboard Wall Installation

Friends, I’m so happy to finally share this chalkboard wall installation I created for a women’s event called The Well at my church, Northway Christian Community back in January.  I absolutely loved working on this project and especially because of what it represented. It’s really nothing more than dust and dead botanicals signifying the theme […]

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March’s “Floral & Bee” Desktop Download
March’s “Floral & Bee” Desktop Download

Hello, March! I’m getting a jump start on all things Springy with this month’s floral and bee wallpapers! I don’t think my bee obsession is going away anytime soon. I hope you enjoy! To download for free during the month of March 2020 use coupon code: DDMARCH20 Download Wallpaper >>

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Free Printable Roll-On and Spray Bottle Labels for Essential Oils
Free Printable Roll-On and Spray Bottle Labels for Essential Oils

Guys, I’m just having so much fun with essential oils! As I mentioned in a previous post, the beginning of my year has been focused on wellness and part of that has been learning about the many therapeutic benefits of oils. Recently, I feel like I have graduated to a new level and that is […]

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8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love
8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love

With it being Valentine’s Day this week, I thought I’d share something that’s been on my mind lately: Self Love. I know, I know it seems that “self care” and “self love” have been buzzwords lately, but for good reason. It’s so important to take the time to fill ourselves up so that we can […]

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How I’m Starting My Essential Oil Journey
How I’m Starting My Essential Oil Journey

Hey friends! Today I wanted to share something I’ve been SUPER into lately… essential oils! For the past few years, you’ve heard me talk about cleaning up what I use in my home and on my body. As part of this, I’ve dabbled with essential oils but only a few that I purchased at Target. […]

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February’s “Conversation Hearts” Desktop Download
February’s “Conversation Hearts” Desktop Download

Happy February and Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! This month’s drawing came as a result of feeling nostalgic for little packages of conversation hearts, perforated valentines, and homemade, decorated card boxes. Wasn’t Valentine’s Day so much fun as a kid?! I hope these free wallpapers make you smile this month. To download for free during the […]

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Lily & Val for Mixbook Custom Photo Baby Book
Lily & Val for Mixbook Custom Photo Baby Book

Friends! If you’ve been following for a while, you probably know how much I love designing for Mixbook! Mixbook offers custom photo cards, wedding invitations, calendars, and books. I’ve purchased their products on several occasions and have had the privilege of creating designs that you can customize for yourself! See the entire Lily & Val […]

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January’s “Humble & Deep” Desktop Download
January’s “Humble & Deep” Desktop Download

Happy new decade, everyone!! For the past few years, I decided to make January’s desktop download my personal word of the year. Lettering it out has been really helpful for me to set an intention for many aspects of my life and actions in the year ahead. I’ve found a word of the year to […]

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