Wednesday Weekly Wish List #149

Your weekly dose of new ideas, helpful hints, favorite items, and tidbits of wisdomfrom a trio of lifestyle bloggers who love to share! 

Wednesday weekly wish list


DESIGNTHUSIASM • ON SUTTON PLACE • STONEGABLE

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Ann | On Sutton Place

1.) Get ready to elevate your dessert game with this collection of strawberry recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for something light and airy like a strawberry parfait, or want to indulge in a buttery strawberry scone, this collection has something for everyone!

2.) Shop all my Amazon finds and must-have items by category on THIS PAGE.

3.) FAVORITE QUOTE: “What I know for sure is that when you declutter, whether it’s your home, your head, or your heart, it is astounding what will flow into that space that will enrich you, your life, and your family.” ~Peter Walsh

4.) CURRENT FAVORITE DRINK: equal parts diet ginger beer and Ocean Spray Diet Cranberry Juice Cocktail. So refreshing and hardly any calories!

5.) Just in case you are wishing for a couple of new dinner ideas, I’ve got you covered. These mini chicken pot pies are not just delicious, they are super easy. Then give this homemade macaroni and cheese recipe a try. It’s a great main dish, or it’s also perfect as a side dish. Enjoy!

6.) INSPIRING HOMES: take a look at this historic Captain’s house in Edgartown, Massachusetts…I adore the staircase. Then visit this new build home with classic details that’s charming and so cozy.

7.) TALBOTS SALE: everything is 30% off, but the sale ends today! Here are a few of my favorites.

8.) INSTAGRAM CRUSHES: @harborbluehouse, @theblackbeecottage, @our1842home, @debanddanelle, @adventuresindecorating1, @thecreamcolonial. And of course, if you would like to see what my Instagram looks like, check it out at @onsuttonplace.

9.) That’s it for me. Stay tuned for a summer foyer update, some easy and fun herb garden ideas, and our front porch decked out for summer. Have a wonderful week! XO

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Yvonne | StoneGable

1. ON THE BLOG: Now is the time to plant herbs outdoors and enjoy them all summer through fall. Making Delicious Herb Butter is one of my favorite things to do with herbs planted in my garden or bought from the grocery store. It’s so easy to make and infuses recipes with their glorious flavor! Planting Herbs In Raised Beds has all the information and ideas about planting, caring for, and harvesting herbs.

2. AMAZON FINDS: See all the new things I’m finding on Amazon HERE.

3. FYI: Get early access to our 25-page Summer eMagazine full of inspiration and ideas. Make sure you check out our Facebook and Instagram pages. Get ideas for your home and garden every day.

4. DECOR FINDS THIS WEEK:

UNDER $100:

OVER $100:

5. HOME TOURS AND MORE: This cozy home in Kent, England, was gutted and completely rebuilt. Walk through a famous, small garden in Charleston with Mrs. Whaley and get lots of tips. Let’s stay in S. Carolina and visit four beautiful low-country homes.

6. WHAT TO WEAR: Spring into summer.

7. FUN AND INTERESTING FACTS: What is Allodoxaphobia? What was the last letter of the alphabet to be added?

8. MUST READ DECORATING POSTS: You don’t have to be a designer to have a beautiful home. But you should know the designer’s secrets! I’ve broken down all the secrets and important decorating concepts into easy-to-understand, doable, and repeatable steps.

9. CULINARY CORNER: French Bread Pizza is an easy, fun, and delicious meal! Preheat the oven to 400°. Put 4 TBS of butter and 2 garlic cloves that are finely diced in a small bowl and microwave until the butter melts. Set aside. Cut 1 loaf of French bread lengthwise, put it on a rimmed baking sheet, and brush the butter mixture over the bread. Bake for 10 minutes to lightly toast the French bread, and remove it from the oven. Spread 1 cup of marinara sauce on the bread and sprinkle it with 1 1/2 cups of grated mozzarella cheese. Top with pepperoni slices, 2 TBS parmesan cheese, and a dash of red pepper flakes. Bake for another 10-15 minutes until the cheese melts. Enjoy!

10. IT’S TIME TO: Do you love hydrangeas? It’s no wonder they are such popular flowers. Make sure to see How To Plant Hydrangeas In Planters And In The Ground. Now is the time to plant them.

Answer to # 7: Allodoxaphobia is the fear of other’s opinions. We should all try to get over this phobia! In 1524, the letter J was the last letter of the alphabet to be added. Before that, the letter i was used for both letters.

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Lory | Designthusiasm

1. One of my signature posts that encapsulates the very theme of my blog is this post, Update Your Homestyle to Fit Your Current Lifestyle, especially geared toward empty nesters and those going through lifestyle changes.

2. AMAZON PICKS: here are this week’s favorites from Amazon.

3. THIS WEEK ON THE BLOG I shared two house tours. The first is this Modern French-Inspired House Tour that shows French decor being embraced by younger designers, and this Rustic Beach Cottage House Tour that’s the epitome of rustic chic.

4. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $60:

5. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $125:

6. CURRENT DECOR CRUSHES UNDER $200:

7. With Mother’s Day only a few weeks away, you may enjoy these Ideas for Celebrating Mothers Day at Home (as well as Gift Ideas), these 10 Gift Pairings for a Special Mother’s Day and this Vintage Mother’s Day Tablescape that also happens to be the very first blog post I ever published (although it’s been updated over time… ;-)).

8. FASHION PICKS:

9. WHAT’S INSPIRING ME AROUND THE WEB: A look at the century old castle Chip and Joanna Gaines renovated with rich wood tones, this sophisticated Tribeca loft that was once a dance club, and while most of us will never have this view, this stunning Santorini home is an absolute dream.

10. UP NEXT: Patio decor ideas in vibrant color palettes.

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