Valentine Craft Ideas: Make Their Heart “Glow” DIY Crafts!

Valentine kids craft glow-bracelets-100ct

Valentine Craft Ideas with Glow Sticks!/.08

Want some Valentine craft ideas that will really make your valentine “glow?” Look no further! And don’t worry, you won’t have to spend lots of money to whip this craft up. In fact, the glow sticks are only about $.09 each and just about everything else you need can be found at your local dollar store or around your own home.

This craft is budget savvy as well as sweet and perfect for the holiday! Interested? Read on and find out how easy this activity is! [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids: Heart Shaped Crayons

Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids:  Heart-Shaped Crayon

Photo Credit: All You Magazine

If you’re already thinking ahead of Valentine’s Day Crafts to do with your kids – you might want to start collecting old crayons!  I don’t know about you – but I am ALWAYS finding stray crayon pieces around our house, in the van, under the couch cushions – I think this is the perfect Valentine’s Day Craft for us!

Basically, you just melt old crayons in a heart-shaped mold and pop them out, voila!  Heart-Shaped Crayons!  They’d be great to give out to classmates – or if you’re a teacher, a great gift for your kiddos!

Here’s how to make them – and some nice deals on Heart-Shaped baking molds as well:

wilton-ruffled-hearts

[Read more...]

Valentine Cupcakes with X’s and O’s (Save those Red M&M’s and Sixlets!)

photo credit:  Martha Stewart

Valentines Cupcakes with X’s and O’s

It may be a little early to start thinking of Valentine’s Day, but I wanted to give you a heads up before you eat all the red Christmas Candy you’ve been buying!

Here’s a super cute – AND EASY – idea I saw for Valentine Cupcakes over at Martha Stewart!  I bet lots of us have been finding clearance deals on Christmas colored M&M’s or Sixlets – all you need to do is save the red ones in a little Ziploc baggie for Valentines Day!

To this end, I am FORCING my children to eat all the green Sixlets from some clearance candy we got at the Dollar General this week.  They are very broken up about it :)

 What else would you use Christmas Candy for?  Leave your ideas in the comments and we’ll possibly feature it in a future post!

Christmas Dessert Recipe: Easy Fantasy Fudge Recipe!

fantasty-fudge

 

Jamie here, fudge was always something I loved but could not make properly for the life of me.  But to be fair, this fudge-failure gene is one I inherited from my mom (along with spider veins and droopy eyelids).  When I was a kid – she would make fudge at least once a month – chocoholics that we are – and she failed miserably every time.  It was always more chocolate goo than anything, and we had to keep it in the freezer just so it would stay a solid. [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Food: DIY Whimsical Valentine’s Day Fruit Greetings

Source: lilsugar.com via Jessica on Pinterest

 

You might be familiar with conversation hearts at Valentine’s Day. Those are the sugary sweet little candy hearts with the fun messages on them such as “Be Mine” or “Call Me.” These sweet little hearts are fun, and quite tasty, but what if you want, or need, to give a Valentine’s Day gift that is on the healthier side of the snack spectrum? If you are looking for a healthy Valentine’s Day gift, why not consider a Valentine’s Fruit greeting instead? [Read more...]

Valentine Heart Template: Create the Perfect Heart with Free Valentine’s Day Printables

Source: google.com via Lee on Pinterest

 

/
What would Valentine’s Day be without hearts? Some folks just have a knack for drawing or cutting out the perfect heart, but others might find themselves slightly more challenged in this area! If you are one of those people who can’t snip out the perfect heart and using a template is more your style, take a peek at the free printable Valentine heart templates below! [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Jokes: Get Ready for Giggles

 

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for giggles! Valentine’s Day jokes and riddles are fun to share with your kids, either around the dinner table or even when stuck in traffic! Kids can get pretty creative and make their own Valentine’s Day jokes and riddles, or, why not take a peek at some of the fun and family friendly examples below? [Read more...]

Valentines Day Facts: 20 Fun Facts You Might Not Know

Valentines Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a holiday full of sweets and sweethearts! Regardless of how young or old you are, there is still the excitement of exchanging Valentine’s with the ones you love. And while this may seem like a holiday full of candy and flowers, there is a lot more you may not know about this special day. Valentine’s Day facts are a fun way to enjoy this holiday and learn more about it in the process!

Take a peek at these Valentine’s Day facts and learn a little more about this fun day! You might already know some of them, while some might surprise you!

[Read more...]