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Your Summer Pool Essentials List
Your Summer Pool Essentials List

.Pittsburgh has been unseasonably warm so far this summer. And I’m a fall girl myself, so I find myself searching out water as often as possible. Luckily, summer means going to the pool! We thought you might need some inspiration for what to throw in your bag if you’re headed for water, too – so […]

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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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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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Top 5 Tips for Getting Started In Your Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Top 5 Tips for Getting Started In Your Keepsake Kitchen Diary

Does this sound familiar? You purchased a new notebook, journal, or planner and it feels amazing to be holding it in your hands- all shiny, new, and filled with possibility. You’re brimming with excitement to use it,  but then the crisp white pages send you into a small panic. Thoughts pop in like: “What if […]

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Two Lessons Learned Away From Instagram
Two Lessons Learned Away From Instagram

Oh hey there, friend! I’m not sure how you’ve joined me, but thank you for being here. I know this space is usually a place of pretty letters and fun recipes & projects, but I’ve had it on my heart to talk about something a bit deeper and share two lessons that came out of […]

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Hygge in the Spring: 6 Ways To Stay Cozy in Warmer Months
Hygge in the Spring: 6 Ways To Stay Cozy in Warmer Months

You probably know by now that we declared 2017 the “year of hygge” at Lily & Val! If you’re not sure what in the world I’m talking about, check out this post. The “coziness of the soul” that encapsulates the concept of hygge is something I’ve been striving for, but it’s also much deeper than that. […]

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How Amy Tangerine Scrapbooks Her Keepsake Kitchen Diary
How Amy Tangerine Scrapbooks Her Keepsake Kitchen Diary

Hey friends! Last week, I shared a scrapbooked Keepsake Kitchen Diary spread using Amy Tangerine scrapbook and planner supplies! Today I’m excited to show you how Amy Tangerine scrapbooks her Keepsake Kitchen Diary! From Amy: ” Though I have been cooking more recently than before, I have never really been one to keep a recipe […]

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Make This DIY Paper Goal Chain
Make This DIY Paper Goal Chain

I’m definitely the type of person who needs a daily reminder of what my goals are and what I’m supposed to be working on. I don’t use planners, I’m easily forgetful about little things, so I needed a different system. Enter the paper goal chain! The idea is simple: determine a goal, make a loop […]

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May To Do List – Free Download
May To Do List – Free Download

Remember our hygge theme for the year? The notion of “coziness of the soul” brings to mind steaming mugs of tea and thick blankets, but we want to share with you how to extend hygge to the warmer months! Enter: the monthly to-do list free download! In addition to our monthly desktop background, we have this […]

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Crafting The Keepsake Kitchen Diary With Amy Tangerine Scrapbook and Planner Supplies
Crafting The Keepsake Kitchen Diary With Amy Tangerine Scrapbook and Planner Supplies

For this post, I wanted to get a bit crafty and share a special recipe that involves crafting the Keepsake Kitchen Diary with Amy Tangerine scrapbook and planner supplies!  Amy’s line of scrapbooking supplies with American Crafts is so colorful, fun, and perfect for using in the Kitchen Diary. I love to see how  Keepsake Kitchen […]

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