No box Chocolate Brownies (Easy Homemade Brownie Recipe)

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Handmade Valentine: Smartphone Valentine

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Hi friends! I hope you had a great weekend. I shared this sweet idea over at Remodeloholic....but I thought I would share it here in case you missed it. I love coming up with fun, unique Valentines…even though my kiddos are past the point of giving them out. This one is really cute….easy and just takes a bit of an afternoon to complete. The … [Read more...]

When “two-lips” meet (tulip Valentine)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of iBulb for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I am pretty sure I enjoy coming up with corny Valentines sayings a wee bit too much….but yet that doesn’t stop me…here is one more. I was invited to talk about my most favorite flower…the tulip….and I couldn’t turn down one more opportunity to … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa on a Stick Valentine (hot cocoa on a stick recipe)

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Remember when you didn't finish your dinner…and your mom said no dessert…and you left the table in a huff. And then when she finished cleaning up the dishes you snuck in the kitchen and found something you assumed was just like a Hershey bar….but it was the farthest thing from a Hershey bar. “It must be good…or they wouldn't wrap it in this fancy … [Read more...]

Shake it up: Handmade Valentine

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One more reason that I love blogging is that even though my kiddos are too old for class Valentines…I can still create and share with you ;) I know many of you like to make unique homemade Valentines so I came up with a few fun ones to share. This one is super simple and very little cost. I saw a package of these Wyler’s singles to go in the … [Read more...]

Lip Gloss Valentine

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My Goddaughter called Lip Gloss “glip-gloss” until she was about 5 1/2 . I still call it glip-gloss….it totally makes me smile. So here is a super easy and super sweet little homemade Valentine. I was a little surprised when my daughter said she wanted to hand out some Valentines….but I was so excited!! This is what we came up … [Read more...]

Forget me not….Note Frame

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Love is in the air....exciting and new....come aboard....we're expecting YOUOUUUUUU....(name that tv show tune???) ...cue some easy music.... The love boat. Yes, remember Julie? I kind of wanted to be Julie. Get to live on a cruise ship....and not do school work....all that. Course, how could you not like Gopher?? Cheesy 70's melo-drama at it's … [Read more...]

Weekly Wrapup–Happy Valentines!!

 In honor of Valentines..." I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts......... I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. … [Read more...]

"Pat on the Back" class Valentine activity

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 I offered to help with my daughters 5th grade Valentine's party---I am in charge of the activity. What to do with 11 year olds? Something that wasn't "lame"...and maybe something they would actually enjoy doing and holding onto when they were done.So I thought of these...A t shirt...custom made by them...I call it a "Pat on my Back" t … [Read more...]

Sweet Note pocket….

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 We say "I LOVE YOU" alot in our house....all the time actually. And we LOVE Valentines day....a day dedicated to telling the people you love...that you love them :) I thought of this simple little craft as another way to tell your family how you feel....Old pair of jean pockets get a new life...Cut off the pocket with pinking shears. You will … [Read more...]