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

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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

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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:

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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!

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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...]

Hummingbird Cake Recipe (Most Requested Recipe at Southern Living)


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Here it is, my absolute most favorite cake in the whole wide world.  It’s the most requested recipe at Southern Living, honestly it’s hard to describe in words just how good this cake is!!  If you are looking for the perfect cake recipe, here it is!!  Besides being unbelieveabley delicious, it’s super easy to make – literally just dump and stir the ingredients for the cake.  Only the frosting requires a mixer, if you make it homemade.

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

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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...]