September To Do List

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Happy September, friends! Start celebrating all things Fall with the latest to do list below. If you're new to the EH world, we put together monthly lists to help you lead a more brightly decorated life, where we celebrate the little things and spark fun wherever we go! It's the ultimate guide to living life to the FUNNEST! 
  1. Go to a football game (or at least tailgate)! : Lets throw a tailgate party! Celebrate your favorite team with these perfect tailgate munchies! Don't forget dessert
  2. Find a new favorite coffee shop to frequent in the fall!: Who has the best pumpkin spice latte in town?!
  3. Spend a day by the water with a good book!: A good book doesn't have to be new! Re-read some of these classic books by the water!
  4. Organize a weekend hike with your besties!: Celebrate peak leaf season by finding the most brightly decorated tree!
  5. Bake treats for a friend for no reason!: Fall means pumpkin everything! Try out this yummy chocolate chip pumpkin bread!
  6. Make s'mores (with extra marshmallows!) by the fire!: Bundle up by a fire with your besties and snack on our favorite sweet treat of fall!

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Have a wonderful month! If you cross anything off this BDL to do list, be sure to share by tagging @evelyn_henson on instagram and/or by using the #brightlydecoratedlife hashtag! XX

August 31, 2017 — Evelyn Assistant
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July To Do List

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Happy July, friends! Start celebrating all things red, white, and blue with the latest to do list below. If you're new to the EH world, we put together monthly lists to help you lead a more brightly decorated life, where we celebrate the little things and spark fun wherever we go! It's the ultimate guide to living life to the FUNNEST! 
  1. Stack your hamburger high with goodies!: What are your favorite toppings!? We're loving this fun spin on an American classic! 
  2. Brush up on your American history knowledge!: Turn a Friday night into a trivia night!! Winner gets a prize!
  3. Pop champagne at a fireworks show!: Celebrate independence with these cocktails
  4. Bake a red, white, and blue treat!: We're loving these super simple patriotic pretzels! Or these super fun (and delicious!) cake pops!
  5. Celebrate National Ice Cream Day by making a sundae!: We found a list of all the most amazing toppings! Don't forget the sprinkles!
  6. Go to (or create your own!) Fourth of July parade!: Can't find a parade near you? Have no fear! Go to your local craft store and put on a neighborhood parade! Bonus points if you dress up like a founding father! 

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Have a wonderful month! If you cross anything off this BDL to do list, be sure to share by tagging @evelyn_henson on instagram and/or by using the #brightlydecoratedlife hashtag! XX

June 30, 2017 — Evelyn Assistant
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May To Do List

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Happy May, friends! Keep celebrating all things Spring with the latest to do list below. If you're new to the EH world, we put together monthly lists to help you lead a more brightly decorated life, where we celebrate the little things and spark fun wherever we go! It's the ultimate guide to living life to the FUNNEST! 
  1. Pick up some bright May flowers!: This is the perfect time to master a beautiful bouquet! Here are some of our favorite tips! Fresh flowers = a brightly decorated home! 
  2. Perfect your gallery wall!: Dust off those old frames and hang your favorite prints! We've compiled some tips from the pros to make this process a little bit easier for you!
  3. Invent your own Cinco De Mayo guacamole recipe with a secret ingredient!: Get a group of friends together and compete for the best guacamole! We've found a recipe that could be the winner! 
  4. Take a walk through a park!: Grab your bestie and a picnic basket filled with goodies! 
  5. Send thank you notes to all the moms in your life!: Blast some tunes and say thank you to all your favorite moms that keep your life bright! Snail mail is the best mail with these fun greeting cards!
  6. Read a new book!: Enjoy the sunshine and find a good book! Put some of these hits on your summer reading list!

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Have a wonderful month! If you cross anything off this BDL to do list, be sure to share by tagging @evelyn_henson on instagram and/or by using the #brightlydecoratedlife hashtag! XX

April 28, 2017 — Evelyn Assistant
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April To Do List

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Happy April, friends! Start celebrating all things Spring with the latest to do list below. If you're new to the EH world, we put together monthly lists to help you lead a more brightly decorated life, where we celebrate the little things and spark fun wherever we go! It's the ultimate guide to living life to the FUNNEST! 
  1. Play in the April showers: Soak up the sunshine and the rain this month! 
  2. Paint Easter eggs: Get crafty with an Easter themed DIY. If you need inspiration to get started, we're obsessed over these confetti eggs, these nail polished marble eggs, and these glittery eggs. Hop to it! 
  3. Have a rainy day movie marathon: You could pick a few Oscar nominated films like La La Land, Moonlight, and Hidden Figures for a mini-Oscars night, or get your best friends together for classic rom-coms like Miss Congeniality, How to Lose A Guy in Ten Days, and 13 Going on 30. 
  4. Spring clean your closet: As you bring your summer clothes to the front of your closet, use these questions as a guide for getting rid of clothes and clearing out space. 
  5. Buy brunch for a friend: Because life's sweeter with kindness, friends, and extra coffee! Bonus points if you use the opportunity to try out a new brunch spot while you're at it, too! 
  6. Plant a tree for Earth Day: Earth Day is April 22nd. Click here to learn more about how to get involved! 

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Have a wonderful April! If you cross anything off this BDL to do list, be sure to share by tagging @evelyn_henson on instagram and/or by using the #brightlydecoratedlife hashtag! XX

March 31, 2017 — Evelyn Assistant
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