Valentine Exchange Ideas

I got invited to a really fun “Girls only” Valentine Exchange Party this last week. It was so fun!! I have never been to one so I had no idea what to bring. Basically the idea is you invite some ladies over (I think we had about 19-20 gals at ours), and each one brings that many Valentines to the exchange (so I brought 20+ of the same Valentine). So today I wanted to share with you what I took – {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging Tutorial

I made the cutest Valentine Wall Hanging last year and got to hang it up this year to add a cute Holiday Décor to my home. I put together a little tutorial to inspire you! I hope you get a chance to make one. Aren’t they cute! *You can use any colors you like or that would look best in your house! Valentine Wall Hanging Tutorial: Supplies: 4 Wood Heart Cutouts (Check your local craft store, I got mine at {Read More}

Valentine Ideas for Kids – Part 3

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I have some great ideas for you this year! Last years Valentines were such a huge hit. My kids love taking personalized homemade Valentines to their classroom Valentines Day Party. This year I wanted to make a couple non-candy Valentines. And here they are… Sam’s “You are ex-STRAW special” Valentine… I did the same thing as last year for the photo (click here for the tutorial). Once I had the pictures printed we {Read More}

DIY Apothecary Candy Jar Decoration – a Tutorial

I was asked to help make a craft for our upcoming Super Saturday. (A fun day of crafts at my church) So I came up with these adorable Apothecary Candy Jars that make a perfect decorative piece for your home. I also made a few extra for my kids teachers for the holidays. (They make a quick and easy teacher gift!) They are also very inexpensive. Check out the tutorial below and let me know if you make any, I {Read More}

Valentines Day Food Ideas

You know what tomorrow is, right?!?! Valentine’s Day! I am so excited to spend time with the ones I love. And every year I look forward to doing random acts of love for my family. This year I will be going to the kids classrooms during their Valentines Parties and I’ll be making some fun Valentine’s snacks for the kids, and a Valentine dinner for the family. I also like to decorate a little for our special day! So if you’re {Read More}

Valentine Crafts

Here are some super cute Valentine Craft Ideas from around the web that I would love to share with you. Take some time to craft with your kids for Valentines! It’s a great way to show them how much you love them during this season of Love! Check out these cute Heart Shaped dollar bills, perfect for putting a little cash in your kids Valentine basket or fun to teach your kids how to make! Here’s a fun idea for a craft for your hubby! You {Read More}

DIY Homemade Valentines Ideas for Kids – Part 2

I wanted to share a couple more Valentine Ideas with you all. These are my kids Valentines from last year. Here is my daughter Sam’s Valentine… I added some chocolate lips to a cute photo I took of her! After I took her photo I added some text in photoshop.  Then I got a bunch printed and taped on the chocolate lips (I bought the chocolate lips from Oriental Trading Comp. online). Just look at all those Valentines…. My son’s valentine was not {Read More}

Valentines Day Cards for Kids

I’ve come up with a couple really cute Valentines Ideas that I can’t wait to share with you, and show you how to make them yourself!! DIY Valentines Day Cards for Kids These are perfect for making with your kids for their classmates during their school Valentines Day exchange! They’re also inexpensive and personalized, just perfect for Valentines Day! Don’t yah just love them!?!? Okay, so I know what you’re thinking, those are just too complicated to make. But guess again! I am here to {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Photo Booth Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here is a fun idea for taking adorable pictures of your kids for making Valentines, for having as decoration around the house, or just a fun activity for the kids (what kid doesn’t love to make faces and act goofy!!) Add some cute Valentine props to make it even sillier! Just look at all that Valentine Cuteness… Want to do a fun Valentine Photo shoot with your little ones?? Well here’s what you’ll {Read More}

Showing Love to those that Matter Most

I am reading Gretchen Rubin’s book, Happiness at Home, which follows her first book, The Happiness Project.  I love the concept that she uses in both books – focusing for 1 month on a certain topic or theme in order to create a habit, or promote change in her life.  Once Gretchen chooses a theme, she then creates steps or guidelines that will help her reach her goal. I have decided to try this for the month of February.   My theme for February {Read More}