CREATE | coffee & coconut oil scrub

CREATE  |  SWEET COFFEE SCRUB   Prepare yourself for some skin tightening & smoothing! This coffee scrub smells amazing and will leave your skin silky soft. The caffeine increases blood flow to your skin, helping it appear smoother and even a little tighter, while the sugar exfoliates to get rid of dry winter skin! Ingredients 1/2 cup ground … More CREATE | coffee & coconut oil scrub

oh, it makes me uncomfortable, but I am oh so excited!

happy {belated} thanksgiving! I loooove this season of being thankful but really it should last throughout the year like this verse says. {love this verse like crazy!} Though not over yet, this year has been so fun and exciting {thank you!!!} And an extra thank you to everyone that has supported my little handmade jewelry … More oh, it makes me uncomfortable, but I am oh so excited!

Shop Local | Shop Handmade | Support Small Businesses

  We are gearing up for the season of giving and with the “launch” of my little shop, A. Macy Hall, now more than ever I believe in shopping local and shopping handmade. Atlanta is full of local artists and their designs are nothing short of treasures! I love to hear the stories of … More Shop Local | Shop Handmade | Support Small Businesses

Wish List: IKEA

{Wish List: IKEA} We are moving soon {keys in hand!} which means we have a couple of new corners to fill, new DIY project ideas in mind and some room re-dos in mind. {one} Eivor Throw $20 {two} Lidan Baskets $10 {three*} Tarva Chest $80 {four} Fjalltag Area Rug $25 {five} Rens Sheepskin $30 {six*} Agen … More Wish List: IKEA

home happenings

So it’s a rental apartment…but its our home and we are happy.  {and the fireplace turns on like a light switch. amaaaaze!} Updates, projects and crafts have been of abundance post-wedding! I am so very lucky to have a husband that is tolerant of my constant need to always be adding and updating and re-positioning {on a … More home happenings

we celebrated anyways

Thank you to everyone that made my birthday so special! It was a weird one to celebrate since I feel like we have spent the last 10 months celebrating with all of the wedding/bridal festivities. Believe it or not, I actually felt like I met my “Amanda Celebration Attention!” quota…but alas we celebrated anyways.  The … More we celebrated anyways

well lately…

It’s been almost a month since I last posted…a disgrace. November is my favorite month {birthday month!!!} so the Hall’s have been super busy. Therefore instead of an instaweek or instaweeked or whatever it was that I used to do- here is a look back at the month, in true instagram fashion. Makes my life … More well lately…

a reminder

Before October passes us by in a couple of hours, I have to take a moment or two to shout out to the many breast cancer survivors and warriors out there.  Many of you know that my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer while I was in college, it was a big shock to our … More a reminder

Boo! It’s HALLoween!

  It’s HALLoween! It’s a spirited and spooky day at work 🙂  Last night I whipped up the only dessert that I know how to make. Brownie Cookie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese frosting.  Crazy easy to make and decorate!  Eek! 🙂  Artsy Angels! Our creative department matchy matchy matchy!  Seeeeeeesters!  Trick or Treat!  🙂 amh….or … More Boo! It’s HALLoween!

french wine jugs

Regular sized wine bottles are for sissies.  At the Country Living Fair last weekend {more on that soon} I spotted an exhibitor selling french wine jugs in their original crates. Such a cool look! Of course I could think of dozens of ways to decorate with them…but being low on floor space and appalled by the $125+ … More french wine jugs

musings of my friday

I think I am a guest blogger on my own blog. Technology…New names…Guess what…I have no intention of googling around to figure it out, because on this delightful Friday I am brain dead and beyond ready for the weekend. Some pretty pictures for ya… I’m all over this chambray thing. Next stop…leather leggings. I want. Very … More musings of my friday

the final countdown

Today is my last Monday at work as a single gal… these 5 days are surely going to fly by!  Naturally I am newly obsessed with things that say ‘Mr & Mrs’ and ‘His & Hers’ {One Kings Lane} 11 days to ‘Hers’🙂 amc

l o v e

because i am tired. because i am busy. but because i still had an urge to post something on this blog. enjoy some mary kate & ashley l o v e Perfect makeup & perfect hair colors One of my all time favorite shots of the girls- love the denim shorts Fabulous smoky eyes love the … More l o v e


your weekly {-ish} installment of what I did last weekend in instagrammed pictures. because life looks cooler in instagram.  Saturday morning wedding craft time with hot coffee A little calligraphy session thrown in. This is becoming my new obsession.  In the truck and off to Chickaumaga! Enjoying my view from the passenger seat 🙂 Baby Jarrod’s Sports themed … More instagram

Jamie Eason’s Meatloaf Muffins: review & recipe

I thought cooking was exhausting. Re-living all of the cooking through this blog is more exhausting.   Jamie Eason’s Meatloaf Muffins Ingredients:1 lb ground turkey breast1 lb ground chicken breast3 egg whites1 cup of quick cooking oats1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp dried thyme2 tsp dry yellow mustard2 tsp black pepper2 tsp chipotle pepper spice 2 tbsp garlic powder 1 cup … More Jamie Eason’s Meatloaf Muffins: review & recipe