Wednesday Weekly Wishlist #148

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Weekly Wednesday Wishlist #148

Spring in Lancaster Co. is just so beautiful! The trees are pushing out spring green leaves, and all the cherry, redbud, and dogwood trees are blooming. Farm fields are verdant, and farmstands are buzzing with activity. It’s like the world in my neck of the woods woke up, and I remember how much I love this agrarian place where we live.

I hope spring, where you live, is just as magical!

It’s my turn to go first today…

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Yvonne | StoneGable

detail of a dogwood wreath

1. NEW ON THE BLOG: Do you love tulips? I do, too. How To Care For Cut Tulips 🌷 is a new post full of savvy and practical tips for keeping tulips looking their best for up to a week! The 5 Best Small Space Gardening Tips will give you lots of ideas for container gardens and more.

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: I’m very excited about my decor finds this week!

UNDER $100:

OVER $100:

5. HOME TOURS AND MORE: I could move right into this Sullivan’s Island home. Here’s a pretty, classic home in Georgia with some surprises. This well-appointed home had me at the door knocker!

6. WHAT TO WEAR: Casual and attractive spring through summer clothes you’ll love.

7. FUN AND INTERESTING FACTS: What is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia? What is the happiest country in the world?

8. GOOD TO KNOW: On The Menu is a weekly dinner menu plan + delicious recipes I’m finding from the best food blogs. Check out this week’s menu. Also, you can find roundups for things like best casseroles, slow cooker recipes, delicious puff pastry recipes, chicken dishes everyone loves, and more at the top of StoneGable’s homepage. Click on recipes and recipe roundups from the drop-down box.

9. CULINARY CORNER: It’s asparagus time. Here’s an easy and delicious recipe I’ve been making. Preheat your oven to 425°. Put 1 lb of washed and trimmed asparagus on a rimmed baking sheet. In a bowl, combine 3TBS olive oil and 1- 1/2 TBS minced garlic and pour over asparagus. Toss to combine and salt and pepper liberally. Bake for 10-15 minutes until the asparagus is not quite done. Meanwhile, mix 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese together in a bowl. Take the asparagus out of the oven and sprinkle it with cheese, leaving the tops and the end without the cheese. Broil the asparagus until the cheese is melted and golden. Serve immediately.

10. LOOKING FORWARD: For all of us dreaming about summer… Make this easy early summer Dogwood Wreath. Now is a great time to Plant Hydrangeas In The Ground, Pots, And Urns. Get all the scoop you need to know. And get ideas for creating a serene Summer Bedroom.

Answer To #7: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words. Finland is considered the happiest country in the world six years in a row.

Lory | Designthusiam

beautiful bedroom with white, purple and blue bedding

1. SEASONAL DECOR: Ever feel like you took too much color out of your home? If you want to add a little subtle color back, check out my new Provence-inspired spring/summer bedroom. In this post I use blue and white to create an outdoor room on the patio.

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

3. ALL-YEAR DECOR: I’ve been working on transforming our dining room for several years. Here’s how I used antiques to update and refine our French-style dining room. For the bigger picture, check out: Transforming a Modern Townhouse into a French-Inspired Home.




7. One of my favorite ways to decorate for spring after Easter is by bringing the outdoors in, using garden decor indoors.

8. FASHION PICKS FOR SPRING: This charming curved-bottom linen vest (wear as a top, or over a tee), this lovely off-the-shoulder A-line dress, this elegant white tweed lady jacket, this best selling 3-strap sandal, this adorable raffia ruffle-hem bag, and my number one best seller: this raw hem straight leg jean.

9. OUTDOOR FURNITURE DEALS: Looking to spruce up the patio for spring? This egg chair is a best seller and a great deal. This sectional set has a great look for a great price, as does this pair of swivel chairs. This patio conversation set is also awesome and very affordable. If you prefer a single outdoor sofa, this one is lovely, and this chic teak dining set rounds out the package.

10. UP NEXT: Mother’s Day ideas and gift guide.

Ann | On Sutton Place

Mrs Myer cleaning products near a kitchen sink + flowers

1.) Mother’s Day is coming soon! No matter how you celebrate, remembering the special women in your life is always a good thing. See all the ideas HERE.

2.) I just curated a special collection of Amazon finds for your outdoor spaces. See everything HERE!

3.) FAVORITE QUOTE: “No matter what you do, someone will always talk about you. Someone will always question your judgement. Someone will always doubt you. So just smile and make choices you can live with.” ~Power of Positivity

4.) COTTAGE LOVERS: See how this Nantucket cottage added two showers without changing the original footprint, and see the amazing before and after pictures of this North Carolina cottage that was renovated by the owners on the weekends!

5.) If you wish summer would hurry up and get here, take a look at this 1920’s colorful and happy coastal cottage. It’s airy, beachy, and so functional that you will want to move right in!


7.)  SPLURGE OR SAVE: would you rather have this beautiful coastal blue lamp, or this one for way less money? This French grey Le Creuset dutch oven is absolutely gorgeous…but this one from Martha Stewart is amazing too! Would you splurge on this set of neutral melamine dinnerware…or would you be just as happy with this budget-friendly set?

8.) Are you wishing for easy dinner ideas? One of the easiest ways to make a complete dinner is on a sheet pan. This pork tenderloin recipe is one of our favorites, and this Meyer lemon chicken idea is equally as good. If you want to roast just veggies, check out this sheet pan vegetable medley.

9.) That’s it for me. I mentioned on Saturday that my computer had crashed. Turns out it was not fixable, so I had to admit defeat, and buy a new one. Hopefully very soon I will be up and running again, with new content coming your way. Thank you so much for your patience! XO

Happy middle of the week, Friends!

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  2. I made the blueberry muffins with lemon glaze recipe from your recent WWW. Absolutely delicious! My husband commented they were the best blueberry muffins he had ever had. Thanks for sharing.