By guest food contributor Abbey of The Butter Half
This smoothie is what I like to call aromatherapy for the taste buds and stomach. It’s flavors are fresh and fruity, and it leaves you feeling full afterwards too when you need an extra boost to get you through the day.
Keep reading for the recipe…
By DIY contributor Alyson of Bash Studio
I don’t know about you, but it seems like I have a million little things all over my dresser and nightstand, especially earrings. To keep these trinkets somewhat organized and not lost on the floor, I decided DIY catchalls were in order. Instead of just painting the clay, I used a technique called batik.
Here’s how to make them…
Photos and directions by beauty contributors Molly and Joanna of Irrelephant
Our sweet Dot is 4 weeks old on Sunday (Mothers Day!). The last few weeks have been such a blur with both chaotic and sweet moments every day (like the one above- how huge is Edie?!?). Three kids is full.on.parenting for sure! Any advice, fellow mamas? I’ll be starting to get back into work toward the end of next week and excited to share lots more about live with this Dottie May. In the meantime, here are some links to explore. And don’t forget to give a mom a hug!
We just bought a king size bed! Choose this one and love it so far.
My friend made a salad with this yummy dressing
I’d never lose my keys with this gorgeous brass key ring
Great pair of black skinny jeans (only $39!)
A totally normal thing: Nail polish that tastes like fried chicken. Wait, WHAT?
Could you get through parenthood with no regrets? Loved this post
Obsessed with the ceramics from this shop
Great tip for bringing wilted flowers back to life
All these amazing pool floats are getting me excited about summer
This peachy pear smoothie looks delicious!
A pretty kimono to wear around the house, or to the pool
We have a sunroom that connects between our kitchen and the master bedroom. It overlooks a lot of beautiful trees in the backyard and gets pretty light during the day. I wanted to create a little oasis in there, a place to relax and read, maybe even nurse the new baby when she arrives (in a month!). It’s pretty high up and surrounded by trees so it feels like you’re in a treehouse which is really cool. There are huge windows that we can open up on a warm day too. The biggest part of this sunroom makeover project was filling it to the brim with plants of course. I’ve been especially drawn to tropical ones lately. Plants add so much life to a room and make it really feel lived in and natural. So today, I’m working with Miracle-Gro on putting the sunroom together to give our new houseplants the very best care from the start.
Keep reading to see before pictures and some details on how it all came together…
This post is brought to you by Miracle-Gro.
By food contributor Abbey of The Butter Half
These fresh spring rolls are the perfect appetizer or lunch for a warm spring day. They take only 10 minutes to make and will leave you feeling light and satisfied.
Keep reading for the recipe… (more…)
By DIY contributor Alyson of Bash Studio
A couple weeks ago Henry’s cousins came out to visit for spring break. Every night they had a sleepover down in our family room watching movies, having pillow fights, and eating snacks. Kid heaven! When his cousins left Henry said, “Life is boring without Gigi and Augie”. And I had to agree, regular life is not nearly as fun without those two cuties. One day we built a fort with only string and a few blankets and pillows in partnership with Birch Lane and their new kids line of bedding, rugs, furniture, and other accessories for kids 3-8. The line is an updated take on traditional kid styles, includes more than 600 new items (!) with great price points.
Here are a few photos of how we put our fort together…
Mother’s Day is just a week and a half away and if anyone appreciates homemade gifts it’s moms! I thought I’d share a few favorite DIY gift ideas from the Say Yes archives. Which is your favorite?
This DIY fruit and veggie printed tea towel is stamped with fingerling potatoes and colorful craft paint (above)
For your cool, hip, baby making mom. Free printable for clever cards she’ll love.
Keep reading for more…
By Ashley Aikele
Sometimes neutrals can feel a little boring but I love that this look feels warm and fresh with its different patterns and textures woven in. If it’s not warm enough for shorts yet swap them out for some distressed jeans or some cropped brown trousers.
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Hi there! I'm Liz Stanley. Born and raised a New Yorker I now live in the fairytale city of San Francisco with my husband, son, and baby girl. This lifestyle site is a collection of pretty, creative, and budget-friendly ideas to Say Yes to a more crafty, stylish, and family-focused life. MORE >>>
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