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Fondue for Two – Make It a Date!
Fondue for Two – Make It a Date!

Although Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, I’m more of the staying-in type when it comes to this particular holiday. For starters, I don’t love waiting in a long line for a restaurant. Actually, that’s 90% of the reason I stay in on Valentine’s Day. That, and I find doing something special together at home is cost-effective […]

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How to Make Candied Rose Petals
How to Make Candied Rose Petals

Here at Lily & Val, we’re all about taking something simple (like a cupcake) and doing something small to elevate it. I present your new favorite way to top anything – candied rose petals. Cupcakes have a special place in my heart. Not because I’m good at making them – definitely not – but because […]

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In the Kitchen: Creamy Cauliflower Detox Soup
In the Kitchen: Creamy Cauliflower Detox Soup

One resolution on my list this year is to eat meals that make me feel my best.  A book that has been crucial in this change is called “Go With Your Gut” by Robyn Youkilis.  Robyn provides delicious, healthy recipes but also information about diet that I have never heard before.  I really enjoy this book […]

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How to Make Your Own Coffee Bar
How to Make Your Own Coffee Bar

I’m a big fan of creating experiences that make the simple things feel special. It’s one of our core values at Lily & Val – treasuring the simple things in life. For me, coffee has become a simple ritual that can truly make my morning. It wakes me up and starts my day, so it’s […]

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Last Minute Gift Idea: Creamy Hot Chocolate Mix
Last Minute Gift Idea: Creamy Hot Chocolate Mix

If you’ve waited until today to figure out a gift for that coworker, new friend or great aunt, look no further! We’ve got you covered. This easy and unbelievably creamy hot chocolate mix was gifted last minute to my great aunt on a previous Christmas and she loved it. This recipe is special to me (it’s definitely in my […]

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In the Kitchen: Peppermint Bark
In the Kitchen: Peppermint Bark

This is one of my favorite times of year to be in the kitchen.  The flavors, the smells- so many are tied to a memory, and that’s one of many reasons I love baking up Christmas treats!  Anything with peppermint immediately takes me to the magic of the holiday season. Our peppermint bark recipe print […]

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Simple & Nostalgic Salt Dough Ornaments
Simple & Nostalgic Salt Dough Ornaments

Remember making salt dough ornaments as a kid? My aunt always had a Christmas craft for the cousins to do during the holidays – many of which involved making ornaments. One year we painted glass bulbs but the next we were only given baked dough so apparently kids with glass was too much to supervise. […]

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In the Kitchen: Grandma’s Mashed Potatoes
In the Kitchen: Grandma’s Mashed Potatoes

Every year it seems our family holiday get-togethers change- whether it’s the location, the people or whether we celebrate on the actual holiday.  I look forward to this time of year but prepare myself for the new environments or traditions that my fast-growing family produces.  The one thing I can count on every holiday is a familiar […]

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Kitchen Diary Stories – Kari
Kitchen Diary Stories – Kari

With so many Keepsake Kitchen Diaries finding their way into the homes of our customers, we love to see them cherished and filled with your family recipes. Even more, we love hearing your special memories, moments, and the stories behind the dishes you hold dear. Kari is an amazing Watercolor artist who poured her talent into […]

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Kitchen Diary Stories – Neely
Kitchen Diary Stories – Neely

With so many Keepsake Kitchen Diaries finding their way into the homes of our customers, we love to see them cherished and filled with your family recipes. Even more, we love hearing your special memories, moments, and the stories behind the dishes you hold dear. To celebrate the opening of pre-orders as well as the Kitchen […]

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