{noteworthy links + announcing the winners from a variety of recent giveaways!}

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* see my guest post on just lovely things :: what’s in your make-up bag?

* love this body scrub, but i bet it smells even lovelier!

* how to keep your blog fresh when you need a breather {vlog}

* beef with snow peas + jasmine rice {recipe}

* inspiring prints

* the best nanny money can buy

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Y-E-O-W! there are 4 giveaways that need winners announced! thanks to everyone that entered and CONGRATS to the winners —

Scrappy Boutique >> giveaway: huge scrapbook package, over $85 with of product!
WINNER: the chatty mommy

Acute Designs >> giveaway: $75 gift card
WINNER: micaela – email is more_vir_ _ _ _ _@yahoo.com

Lisa Leonard >> giveaway: 2 – $50 gift cards
WINNERS: karrie + courtney

Small Bird Studio >> giveaway: a set of 9 mini photo canvases
WINNER: olivia

winners, please check your inbox for an email from me!

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H A P P Y SATURDAY! what are your plans? i’m bringing lunch to a friend who had a baby recently. yay!

PS. happy 35th wedding anniversary to my parents! ♥ ♥ ♥

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