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Flower Arrangements

DIY Holiday Flower Arrangements

Our friend, Tammy, flew in for a quick visit over the weekend. We had her over for boozy brunch and later that night went out for pizza at Pizza Beach and margaritas at Sweet and Vicious. Before she got…

Ultimate Christmas Playlist

A Very Merry Lilies and Loafers Christmas Playlist

Thanksgiving is over. Santa made his appearance at the Macy’s Parade. The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is about to be lit. The Christmas season has officially begun. Now I can play Christmas music out in the open and no one…

Toys for Tots

27th Annual Toys for Tots Collection Party

Well, I can’t believe this will be our 27th year collecting toys for the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Time seems to go by so quickly and the need seems to grow each year. For as long as…

John's Breakfast Sandwiches Cravings - LiliesandLoafers

John’s Breakfast Sandwiches: Cooking Through Cravings

Our next stop through Cravings is John’s Breakfast Sandwiches. Some links below are affiliate links. Check out our other Cravings posts and be sure to get yourself a copy of the cookbook! Weekend mornings usually include an early visit…

DIY Coffee Scrub

A DIY Coffee Scrub for Your Mom

Growing up with 7 siblings and one full bathroom had its challenges. We all had a some sort of shower caddy because there was no way all our products could be stored in the bathroom. What made the bathroom situation…

Grammy Pat's Pistachio cake

Grammy Pat’s Pistachio Cake

When I think about this pistachio cake, I immediately flashback to my childhood. My mom would make this cake for various family parties and for ‘just because’. This cake is delicious and so (heads up, I’m sorry) moist. What…

Toys for Tots

26th Annual Toys for Tots Collection Party Recap

Last night, was my family’s annual Toys for Tots collection party! Our community collected 5,579 toys for kids in New Haven County! We were joined by the New Haven Marines. For those of you not familiar with Toys for Tots, the…

Cookie Butter Cookies

Cookie Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nutella is to Fatima as cookie butter is to me. I was introduced to cookie a few years ago when my coworker gave me a jar of it around the holidays. Fantastically delicious was the only phrase I could think…

London Map Ornament

DIY London Map Ornament

Fatima and I started a tradition of making these DIY map ornaments from the places we visited. Since starting this project, we’ve grown quite a collection! Our latest ornament takes us across the pond. Here’s the story behind our London…

Harvey Wrapped in Christmas Lights

Elf on the Shelf: Tangled Up in Christmas Lights

While were setting up our apartment with decorations for Christmas, Harvey said wanted to help. We instructed him to go get the Christmas lights. After about 10 minutes, we turn around to find this. He was trying to untangle the…