Easy Handmade Valentine with free printable


Thanks for all your excitement about our possible adventure.... (see Wednesdays post). All we know at this hour is that we are still "in contention"...fingers crossed:) Till then....here is a sweet craft to do this weekend:) Even though my kiddos are 15 now I still like to come up with a corny little Valentine to give them. We used to spend … [Read more...]

No box Chocolate Brownies (Easy Homemade Brownie Recipe)


Sorry for all the food post….I have been cooking/baking a bunch being stuck inside so much these past few weeks…I will be sharing some fun diy/decorating post this week too:) Promise….Homemade brownies are easier than you think. And when you add in the rich premium Ghirardelli chocolate bits in the mix…they are over the top decadent. I wanted to … [Read more...]

Handmade Valentine: Smartphone Valentine


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)


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


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


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


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


 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...]