Reuse your Valentines Day Cards!

Valentine’s Day cards are a thoughtful gesture from a loved one, or friend. However, once the holiday is over they really aren’t very useful. They can be stored away to look at many years later, or, sadly, they can end up in the recycle bin. There is a third option though: they can be made […]



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I [Heart] Pink Drinks

Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day is all about drinking—whether you’re in a couple, or single. Who doesn’t love a glass of pink champagne on this day some argue is made up by the greeting card, chocolate and jewelry industries? This got me to thinking, what else can I drink that can be made pink? Grenadine […]


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A Book Safe & Candy Dish with Goodwill Finds

A Sweet Storybook Romance Here are two really great gifts you can make from Goodwill finds. The candy dish is a sweet and easy project that can be assembled in a few minutes. The book gift is a little more involved, but is a nice, romantic surprise for a special sweetheart—the inside is hollowed out, […]


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Sweetheart Strawberry Pancakes!

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with something sweet: breakfast in bed. These homemade pancakes are fantastic with just better and syrup, and are a Sunday morning staple in my house, but topped with fresh, heart-shaped strawberries and homemade whipped cream they become a Valentine’s Day treat. Ingredients Strawberry topping: 1-lb strawberries 2 tbsp. lemon […]


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Romantic Decoupage Candles

Add some romantic mood lighting to your Valentine’s Day with these easy decoupage candle holders. They make a great gift for your sweetheart, and they’re simple to make, so make a few to light up the night. These can also double as vases if your Valentine prefers flowers to candles. Materials Glass candle holder Red, […]


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Valentine’s Day Party Favors!!!

This is a fun kids’ Valentine’s Day craft that’s easy to make, and inexpensive too. It’s made with simple materials, but the outcome is so impressive. Plus, they’re filled with candy, and what kid doesn’t like that? Materials Toilet paper tubes Fancy paper: wrapping paper, construction paper, scrapbooking paper, etc. Double-sided tape or glue White […]


3 Kings Day Craft Ideas!

3 Kings Day is traditionally celebrated on January 6th, although it varies from country to country. It commemorates the 3 wise men visiting the Baby Jesus. Children like to celebrate this special day by leaving treats for the camels that carried the Magi. In return, they are rewarded with presents and candy left in their […]


Rosca De Reyes for 3 Kings Day!!!!!

Every year I get on the campaign trail, no I am not running for public office…yet! Instead I try to get my family WHOLE family to downgrade their Christmas celebrations in favor of the fun, traditional and insanely more affordable, Día De Los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Day. And every year I get SOME […]


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Happy New Year! Write a Postcard to Your Future Self

Last year I hosted a small New Year’s party. Instead of making everyone come up with resolutions I had my guests write postcards to their future selves. Some wrote hopeful notes about the upcoming year, some wrote resolutions, some wrote to their significant others, and some were just silly. The plan was to mail them […]