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May 2016

Around the Web

Must-Reads from Around the Web | May Edition

May 31, 2016

Another month has gone by already?! Time sure flies these days. Today I’m rounding-up my Must-Reads from Around the Web, May Edition. Looking back at my picks, May must have been a deep month for me because these articles are a little serious. However, I hope you, like me, are inspired and learn something new from these handpicked articles.

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Home Construction Update | May

A month of battle scars on the construction front, but looking forward to the ultimate goal. May has been the most difficult month on the home construction front. So many decisions have had to be made, so many different interests involved and so many…

May 26, 2016
Etiquette

Guide to Wedding Gift Etiquette

Celebrate the bride and groom’s Big Day with my stress-free guide to wedding gift etiquette. I always think of this time of year (late spring to early fall) as celebration season. It seems like there’s always a graduation, shower, engagement party or wedding at…

May 24, 2016
DIY

DIY Lavender & Lemon Body Scrub

Make your own body scrub at home for smooth summer skin. A few years ago before my sister’s wedding, she told me about an awesome body scrub that she found on Pinterest that consisted of just brown sugar and olive oil. She said it…

May 20, 2016
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YOU VOTE: Gray Wall Color

Vote for your favorite gray wall color! Today I’m asking you to vote for our 3rd and final interior paint color for our new house. Just like with the green and blue paint colors, we’re keeping the color palette neutral, gray-tinted and earthy.…

May 18, 2016
apples and oranges, comparison
Inspiration + Wisdom

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Jump off the hamster wheel of comparison and feel the full joyfulness of life. Last week I was at the hair salon partaking in one of my favorite guilty pleasures – reading trashy celebrity tabloids like US Weekly and People. (I promise I only look…

May 17, 2016
dietitian, nutrition, healthy, food
Health + Wellness Inspiration + Wisdom

Ask a Dietician

Get answers to your nutrition questions and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in Sunflower Magnolia’s Q&A with Registered Dietitian Ashley Stein. Living a healthy lifestyle today is easier, and harder, than ever before. Everywhere we go we are bombarded with a new…

May 12, 2016