It’s Friday again, which means it’s time for some of my favorite parties! Welcome to Positively Splendid! This is my little space for sharing about all of my passions in life: my family, cooking, crafting, sewing, and more. I am so glad you stopped by for a visit, and I hope you’ll make yourself at home [...]
About Amy @ Positively SplendidHaving grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
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Happy Earth Day! I hope the weather is as beautiful where you are as it is set to be here so you can get out and enjoy some wonderful sunshine! Over the course of the last couple of months, we as a family have been striving to make little changes here and there to be more [...]
Mama Reita recently introduced me to the Mrs. Meyer’s line of cleaning products, and am I ever glad she did! I have truly started looking forward to (no lie, folks) wiping down my counters and scrubbing my commodes. Each and every one of the scents I have tried is absolutely heavenly. (Basil is, by far, [...]
We are back getting settled in at home, which means it’s time to get back to basics with our weekly meal plan. On tap this week: Sunday – Asian-Inspired Spicy Pork Ribs with Asian Slaw (see recipes below)Monday – Roasted Asparagus Salad Tuesday – Chicken and Rice with Sauteed Brussels SproutsWednesday – Cauliflower and Caramelized Onion [...]
What a marvelous week we spent as a family on the sunny beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama! Truly, there couldn’t have possibly been a better setup for our crew: a condo just footsteps from the beach, complete with bunk beds for the older monkeys and all of the comforts of home. The weather was absolutely [...]
I hope y’all will understand a bit of a lull in my blogging efforts this week. With a face like this and surroundings like these, I couldn’t possibly do things any other way. I’ll return next week with new posts and lots of quality time with what I’m sure will be a brimming Google reader!
Today marks my first time participating in two terrific parties… and I’m also joining in on The Girl Creative’s I am so excited to get to know some other talented bloggers by stopping by their places for a visit! To all of you, friends old and new, I really hope you know how thrilled I am you’re here!
So does the fact that Matt and I are enjoying our new Le Creuset braiser more than we ever would a new flat screen television make us real nerds? Oh, the culinary doors this little jewel has opened for us! After preparing paella right out of the gate, our next order of business was brisket. [...]
Our first acquisition as a married couple, a little Kenmore vacuum cleaner, went down (literally) in flames today. It was 7 years old. You should’ve seen the size of Jack and Charlotte’s eyes as I scrambled to ascertain the source of all that black smoke! Thank you for your years of service, Mr. Vacuum. You really sucked…up [...]
My mom. I just cannot say enough how often this woman amazes me with the breadth of her knowledge pertaining to just about anything under the sun. I am so thankful for her, for so many reasons! The drains in our bathrooms have been painfully sloooooow for far longer than I care to admit, but with [...]