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Happy May! Find a free printable coloring page featuring flowers and color. Display somewhere you can see it every day.

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Budget Dinner @ Home: Skillet Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Rice (from Mel’s Kitchen Café)

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LYBL – Podcast recommendation: Awesome with Alison. Try Episode 7: Are You in a Yes Phase or a No Phase?

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LYBL – Start a daily gratitude habit.

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Host a Cinco de Mayo potluck. You provide margaritas/other drinks, chips, and salsa, and have your friends bring the rest.

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Try a budget grocery store (such as Aldi) for 2 weeks instead of your regular store and see if it saves you any money.

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Weekly outfit inspiration:

- Neck scarf

- Favorite stripes

- Add bright shoes to a neutral look

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LYBL – Ignore your To-Do List and spend some time relaxing and doing activities that feed your soul.

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Budget Dinner @ Home: Chicken and Rice Fajitas in Foil (from Diethood)

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LYBL – Try unroll.me to clean up your inbox. If you already use it, take some time to update your roll-ups.

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Send your mom (or other important lady in your life) a card or letter letting her know how grateful you are for her.

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Date night in! Play Trivial Pursuit, or another favorite board game, together.

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Sweet Treat: Strawberry Shortcake Bowls (strawberries, cubed pound cake, whipped cream)

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Weekly outfit inspiration:

- Try olive + blush

- Graphic tee @ work

- Leopard + spring brights

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Give yourself an at-home manicure.

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Budget Dinner @ Home: Sheet Pan Asian Stir Fry (from Damn Delicious)

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LYBL – Book recommendation: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

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Eat a meal outside if weather allows. If not, have an indoor picnic on the floor.

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LYBL – “Be the thermostat.” Read this post from Design for Mankind on a small step for a better day.

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DIY: Spruce up old baskets you already have with this color-block DIY seen on In Residence.

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Weekly outfit inspiration:

- Favorite floral

- White jeans + sneakers

- Print on bottom

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Assess your summer closet. What do you need? Plan ahead and budget for it.

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Budget Dinner @ Home: Homemade Crunchy Taco “Hamburger Helper” (from Iowa Girl Eats)

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Update the photos at your work or home office. (Don’t forget your computer background!)

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Healthy Snack: Double Chocolate Granola Balls from Everyday Reading.

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Start a Friday Night Pizza Night tradition to make eating in more fun (and takeout less tempting).

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Breakfast/brunch at home: Make Cheesy Biscuits (from A Cup of Jo) with sausage or bacon and fruit.

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Weekly outfit inspiration:

- Layer with chambray

- Dress + vest

- Jean jacket

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Take a technology break and be more present with loved ones today.

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Budget Dinner @ Home: Buffalo Chicken Wraps (from Tasty Kitchen)

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LYBL – Set goals for June and assess your May accomplishments.

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